The growth in Katy ISD has necessitated new schools opening year after year. The newest junior high school for the 2019-20 year is Adams Junior High.

77彩票网appWhile classes have been ongoing since the start of school in August 2019, the formal dedication is just now happening. Dignitaries will gather from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, to formally dedicate Adams Junior High School at 4141 Cross Creek Bend Lane in Fulshear.

77彩票网appThe school is named after Joe M. Adams, who served on the Katy ISD board of trustees for 27 years.

“During his tenure as a trustee, Adams experienced the district's exponential growth and was instrumental in ensuring that Katy ISD's reputation, for educational excellence, continued,” the district reported in a news release. “He brought a wealth of knowledge to his position, and along with his genuine passion for public schools, he made decisions based on what was in the best interest of the district's students and employees.”

Adams Junior High is the 16 in the district, joining 42 elementary schools, eight high schools and three other campuses.

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Ribbon cutting

The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome Burn Boot Camp-Cinco Ranch from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3. The ribbon will be cut at 11 a.m.

Burn Boot Camp-Cinco Ranch is located at 23930 Westheimer Parkway No. 111 in Katy. For more information, go to .

Summer school registration

Getting a jump on thing, Katy ISD will open online registration for summer classes on Monday, Feb. 3.

77彩票网appAccording to the district, “Katy Summer Academic Term offers in-person courses for high school original credit and credit recovery courses. Parents of elementary and junior high students will be notified if their students need to attend summer school.”

For high school students, summer school takes place at Morton Ranch High School, at 21000 Franz Road in Katy from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Summer Session One takes place June 1-11. Session Two takes place June 15-30.

77彩票网appThe course fee is $225 per semester. Physical education course fees are $250 per semester.

For more information and to access the registration link for high school courses visit the website at .

Networking luncheon

The Houston Area Realtors will host a networking meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Willow Fork Country Club, 21055 Westheimer Road in Katy.

77彩票网appThere is no charge for HAR members with current HAR membership card to attend. Late cancellations and no-shows will be charged $25. The fee for those without current HAR cards and guests is $25 payable to Willow Fork Country Club at the door.

The featured speaker will be Chad Prior. To register go to .

GOP meet and greet

77彩票网appThe Greater Richmond Area Republicans have scheduled a candidate meet and greet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at County Line Bar & Grill, 19412 Farm to Market 1093 in Richmond.

Early voting for the March primary starts Feb. 18 and this serves as an opportunity to get to know the candidates. While this is a free event, tickets are required. For more information contact Justin Schiro at justingschiro17@gmail.com. To register go to .

Chamber gala

While it is already sold out, a waiting list is being maintained for the 2020 Katy Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala featured a Roaring ’20s theme. If you can get in the door, attendees are encouraged to dress as flappers, gangsters or silent screen stars.

The gala will be held from 6:30 to 11:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Houston West-Katy, 16435 Katy Freeway in Houston.

To get on the waiting list, send an email to ashley@katychamber.com.

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