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Katy ISD Receives Houston Symphony Education Resource

Wood Group Management Services, in collaboration with the Houston Symphony and Katy ISD’s Partners in Education, has provided funding for each Katy ISD campus to receive a free educational CD-ROM and DVD copy of “The Planets-An HD Odyssey” produced by the Houston Symphony.

The DVD features Gustav Holt’s famous orchestral suite “The Planets” performed by the Houston Symphony accompanied by state-of-the-art, high-definition images returned from space.  Cross-curriculum lesson plans for grades 1 through 12 are also included.  Subject areas include science, history, mythology, music history and language arts.

Thanks to Wood Group’s support, Katy ISD is the first district in the Houston Area to receive the highly valued CD-ROM set, and is currently the only district to receive one for every campus.

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Pictured above presenting the first set to Exley Elementary, from left to right: Imelda Medrano, Principal; Cindi Faldyn, Exley 3rd grade teacher; Marcy Canady, Katy ISD Assistant Superintendent for School and Community Engagement; Dr. Christine Caskey, Katy ISD Chief Academic Officer; Steve Brosvik, Houston Symphony General Manager; Bobbie Ireland, Wood Group Director of Corporate Communications; Brandon VanWaeyenberghe, Houston Symphony Director Corporate Relations. Kneeling from left to right: Exley 3rd graders, Haley and Michael Schaefer

 

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