2022-23 FAQS

Who Are WATCH D.O.G.S.?

Dads, Step-Dads, Grand-Dads & Other Important Males in the lives of our MPE students.

Do You Want to be a WATCH D.O.G.S.?

Follow these simple steps:

Step 1 - Register as a volunteer for Katy ISD visiting this URL

Step 2 - Go to the 2022-23 MPE Watch D.O.G.S. sign-up by visiting this URL

Step 3 - Ensure you have an official Watch D.O.G.S. shirt; this must be worn during your visit to the campus. The shirts can be purchased from MPE for $10 cash only (exact change only). MPE only carries the original, short-sleeved white T-Shirt design; quantities limited. Additional sizes and styles can be purchased directly from Watch D.O.G.S. at their online store. NOTE - If you are ordering from Watch D.O.G.S. directly, please ensure you have your shirt delivered in time. You need to have this shirt on during your visit at MPE, you will not be able to volunteer as one of our Watch D.O.G.S. without the shirt.

Step 4 - Ensure you receive an official confirmation from Steve Kowalski (

Step 5 - Ensure you bring your valid, state issued photo ID for sign-in at the Main Office the morning you arrive. Their you will be granted a white Raptor badge; the badge must be worn on your shirt in a highly visible location.

What Does a Typical WATCH D.O.G.S. Day Look Like at MPE?

The responsibilities of WATCH D.O.G.S. really depend on the day itself, as responsibilities and priorities change day-to-day, and sometimes minute-to-minute in a school. With that said, flexibility and adaptability are key. But a typical day, might look like this:

- Sign-in at Front Office

7:35 - 7:55 - Arrival car-rider duty

8:00 - 8:10 - Morning Announcements

8:10 - 10:55 - Classroom

11:00 - 1:45 - Cafeteria Duty

1:45 - 2:15 - Lunch

2:15 - 3:00 - Classroom

3:00 - 3:30 - Dismissal car-rider duty

3:30 - 3:45 - Pick up your child from staff room, and sign-out in Main Office

What Do WATCH D.O.G.S. do at MPE?

Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with arrival duty
  • Assisting with dismissal duty
  • Assisting the custodial crew
  • Assisting in the lunchroom
  • Assisting the front office staff
  • Perhaps some "heavy lifting"
  • Spending time with your student(s)
  • Spending time with other students
  • Helping classroom teachers with light teaching, tutoring, reading, etc.
  • Really whatever "pops up"