KATY (Covering Katy News) – Memorial Parkway Junior High School opened in 1982 and after a summer of renovations it now offers a lot of new features. So, the facility will be rededicated at 6 p.m. tonight (Monday).
The campus underwent a comprehensive renovation as part of the voter-approved 2014 school building and renovation bonds.
“Although the school has undergone a much-needed facelift, its original charm is still present,” said a statement from the Katy Independent School District.
Students who are part of the Concepts of Engineering program teamed up with architects to preserve some of the large wooden gym bleachers, which can now be seen throughout the refurbished school.
When arriving at MPJH, the first thing visitors notices is the prominent curbside safe student drop-off and pick-up location.
“Inside the school, classroom functionality reflects a focused environment for students with added collaborative spaces,” the statement said.
The public is invited to attend the rededication ceremonies. The Katy ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Lance Hindt will also take part. Part of the ceremony will include performances by members of the MPJH Orchestra, choir, and band.
Memorial Parkway Junior High is located at 21203 Highland Knolls in Katy.
The event takes place at on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at 6 p.m. The ceremony will be held in the cafeteria. There will be an open house to follow.