Shark News

Friday, August 18th, 2023

First Week Of School Highlights

It's been an incredible start to the 23-24 school year! We are incredibly proud of our students' enthusiasm and the dedication of our staff during this first week. Thank you for entrusting us with your children's education. We can't wait to see what the rest of the school year holds for our Sharks!

Meet Our 23-24 Staff!

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Administrative Team

Mrs. Fox, Principal

Mrs. Belmarez, Assistant Principal, Grades 2 and 5,

Ms. Wilson, Assistant Principal, Grades 1 and 4.

Mr. Noel, Assistant Principal, Grades PK,K, and 3.

Mrs. Ihediwa, Counselor, Grades 1,3, and 5.

Mrs. Johnson, Counselor, Grades PK, K, 2, and 4

Mrs. Martinez, Instructional Coordinator.

Mr. Vaughn, RLA Instructional Coach.

Mrs. Nguyen, Math/Science Instructional Coach.

Attached is a picture of what the back of the SMARTtag will look like. The front looks exactly like an I.D. but the back lets you know it is not a regular I.D.

Please click on the links to get more information:



Want to Know If Your Student Can Ride the Bus?

Enter your address and find out!

Join the Schmalz PTA

If you have any questions, please reach out to or any of your board members for assistance!

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Volunteer and Raptor Registration

Katy ISD is excited to announce the implementation of the Raptor Volunteer Initiative:

The district is requiring all volunteers serving on campus during the instructional day to register with the district through its Raptor security system.

Raptor ensures quick and easy volunteer registration allowing individual volunteers to create and manage a personal volunteer profile.
In addition, the Raptor Volunteer Initiative will:

  • Provide an additional layer of protection for Katy ISD students, staff, volunteers, and campus visitors
  • Unite all district volunteers into one Katy ISD volunteer community
  • Measure and communicate the positive impact of Katy ISD volunteer organizations

The volunteer registration requirement will extend to all volunteers serving on or off-campus, during or after the instructional day effective January 2023

Join our volunteer community and register today!
Volunteer Application-English:
Volunteer Application-Spanish:

23-24 School Supply LIst

Pre-Packaged School Supplies WERE NOT sold this year.

23-24 Arrival/Dismissal Map

The following link will provide you with a link to the map of what arrival/dismissal areas will look like this coming year.

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Book Fair/Feria de Libros

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Attendance Information

Attendance is very important, please be sure to read the following for important information:
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Informacion de Asistencia

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On Campus Before & After School Care (through the YMCA)

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Programas Antes y Despues de La Escuela YMCA

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Support Our Community and Business Partners


We are searching for campus mentors!

The KEYS Mentoring program (Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success) has been so helpful to our students in Katy ISD. I'm sure you are aware that mentoring creates a positive impact in youth’s lives. They find more self-confidence, self-esteem, and are able to create big goals for themselves. Our goal is for every student who needs a mentor to have one. No waitlists, or students who go without because we are short. If you are open to mentoring or know someone who would love to mentor at Schmalz, please complete or share the application at the link below and be sure to choose Schmalz as your mentor campus. Likewise, if you would like your student to have a mentor, please contact one of the school counselors for more information.

Katy ISD KEYS Mentor Profile Application

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Thank you, Danny Nunez & the HPD

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23-24 Registration Link

Registration Link

PK Registration

Parents must complete the online registration process through Katy ISD's PowerSchool Registration website. Only students whose registration paperwork is complete will be offered the opportunity to be screened for EL eligibility or prekindergarten program eligibility.

Please note that due to the limited number of spaces, campus placement is determined by availability at the time of your completed registration process. If the home campus is full, PreK students will be redirected to the closest available campus.

Access Katy ISD's main registration page with detailed instructions for online registration.