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Kountze Independent School District
PO Box 460
Kountze, Texas 77625
Phone: 409-246-3352
Fax: 409-246-3217
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Kountze ISD Bond Refinance

At the December meeting of the Kountze Independent School Trustees, they voted to enter into an agreement with U.S. Capital Advisors to refinance the 2006 bonds.

The bonds were sold January 15, 2015.  By refinancing these Bonds the Kountze District realizes a percentage savings of 19.54%.  Over the life of the bonds (through 2036), the taxpayers of Kountze ISD will realize a savings of $103,000 annually totaling $2,268,518.

 

 

Date


Prior Debt
Service

Refunding
Debt Service

Refunding
Receipts


Refunding
Net Cash
Flow

Savings

 

08/31/2015

 

219,059.38

 

166,813.06

 

13,757.78

 

153,055.28

 

66,004.10

08/31/2016

438,118.75

329,550.00

 

329,550.00

108,568.75

08/31/2017

438,118.75

333,750.00

 

333,750.00

104,368.75

08/31/2018

438,118.75

332,750.00

 

332,750.00

105,368.75

08/31/2019

488,118.75

386,750.00

 

386,750.00

101,368.75

08/31/2020

800,868.75

702,950.00

 

702,950.00

97,918.75

08/31/2021

799,443.75

698,950.00

 

698,950.00

100,493.75

08/31/2022

797,343.75

699,237.50

 

699,237.50

98,106.25

08/31/2023

799,568.75

698,575.00

 

698,575.00

100,993.75

08/31/2024

800,893.75

696,962.50

 

696,962.50

103,931.25

08/31/2025

796,318.75

687,962.50

 

687,962.50

108,356.25

08/31/2026

801,068.75

694,625.00

 

694,625.00

106,443.75

08/31/2027

799,693.75

690,737.50

 

690,737.50

108,956.25

08/31/2028

798,706.25

691,575.00

 

691,575.00

107,131.25

08/31/2029

796,406.25

692,000.00

 

692,000.00

104,406.25

08/31/2030

797,793.75

692,012.50

 

692,012.50

105,781.25

08/31/2031

799,043.75

691,612.50

 

691,612.50

107,431.25

08/31/2032

798,793.75

694,362.50

 

694,362.50

104,431.25

08/31/2033

797,043.75

691,512.50

 

691,512.50

105,531.25

08/31/2034

796,287.50

688,212.50

 

688,212.50

108,075.00

08/31/2035

799,143.75

692,900.00

 

692,900.00

106,243.75

08/31/2036

800,381.25

691,775.00

 

691,775.00

108,606.25

 

 

15,600,334.38

 

13,345,575.56

 

13,757.78

 

13,331,817.78

 

2,268,516.60

 

Congratulations to all the art students that won awards in the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Show.  

Click here for a complete list of KMS and KHS students.

 

Pictured above are John Ferguson, Superintendent Kountze ISD, Sharon Bohler, Transportation Supervisor, Charlena McNeely, Bus driver of the year, Jeff Freeman, Director of Maintenance and Transportation.

Charlena McNeely, a Kountze ISD school bus driver, was recently honored by PCAT (Property Causality Alliance of Texas) as the 2014-2015 Bus Driver of the Year for Kountze ISD.  The award was presented to Charlena by Jeff Freeman, Sharon Bohler, Phillip Welch and John Ferguson on 18 Dec 2014 at Kountze transportation Department.  The award was based upon multiple driver attributes: Leadership, Attitude, Perseverance, Student and Parent Relationships, and Technical Skill. 

Student transportation in a yellow school bus continues to be the safest mode of transportation to and from school, due in a large part to the skill and dedication of those who drive school buses. With the PCAT Bus Driver of the Year program drivers are recognized who have made exemplary efforts to provide for the safety, education, and happiness of school children. 

Kountze ISD is proud to have a great staff of transportation professionals that do a terrific job each and every day of the year.  Congratulations to Charlena McNeely.  

 

Congratulations to Coach Duane Joubert on his 400th win!!

 

Congratulations to Austin!!

Austin signed to attend Lamar University

on a Baseball Scholarship

 

Congratulations to all the art students that won awards in the Kirby Hill House Art Show.  

Click here for a complete list of KMS and KHS students.

 

Congratulations to the Cross Country Team!!  

The students pictured on the right advanced to the Regional meet in Atascosita on November 1st

 

The King's Regiment Band received a 1st Division at the UIL Regional Marching contest.  Congratulations Mr. Fife, Long and Ellis and the band!!

 

2014-15 KISD Student Dress Code

 

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