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  • Lamar's 2013-2014 State of the School is Available

    Find out the latest information compiled in the "2013-2014 State of the School" publication reporting on Lamar High School's outstanding test scores, academics, business administration magnet, culinary, agricultural, athletics, and fine arts programs, as well as the alumni and PTO, special services, and awards.

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  • Lamar High School Moves Up to 180 in the Rankings of the Most Academically Rigorous and Successful Schools in America

    Lamar High School is proud to be in the top 1% of American high schools as rated by The Washington Post. There are approximately 22,000 high schools in this country and Lamar moved up in the rankings to number 180 nationwide, with a Challenge Index ratio of 4.482. This the second year that Lamar has been ranked in the top 1%. Lamar ranks number 37 among all Texas high schools.

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  • Public vs Private Schools—Always a Question

    An article has appeared in TakePart by a noted author of two books and an assistant professor of an undergraduate Roman Catholic, Jesuit liberal arts college. In his article, he states that most people believe the misconception that private and charter schools are better than public schools. To draw your own conclusion and read his article, please click on the link below: http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/03/28/public-vs-private-schools-charters-branding

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  • Freshman & New Member Marching Band Camp Begins Wednesday, July 30

    Marching band camp for all incoming freshmen & new band members currently enrolled in band and those interested in being in band will begin Wednesday, July 30 at 8:00 a.m. Any parent and/or student who has not received information via email regarding summer marching band camp should contact Mr. Chitmon, Director of Bands at kchitmon@houstonisd.org for more information.

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  • Lamar Offers a Big "Thank You" To The PTO For Volunteer Hours!

    After counting up the hours the PTO volunteers spent doing various jobs at Lamar during the 2013-14 year, the total is over 4,000 hours. Lamar thanks you for all your hard work—this is one reason Lamar is so unique.

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  • Lamar Debate Team Received a School of Excellence in Debate for Overall School Performance

    The National Speech and Debate Association held the national debate conference in June in Kansas City, Kansas. The Lamar Team received a School of Excellence in Debate for overall school performance. Final Results are as follow: 4th Place Public Forum team (15 rounds of competition and the last Texas team in competition in the event) - Dylan Berens and Gavin Martin, just completed junior year (left to right) with Eloise Blair in the middle of the picture holding the school/excellence trophy.

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  • EMERGEtour Ends at Brown, Stonehill

    The final day of a tour of northeast colleges and Universities by HISD EMERGE students meant stops at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and historic Brown University in Providence, R.I. The #EMERGEtour is took more than 95 students from 15 HISD high schools to nine top-tier university campuses last week.

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  • Lamar Scores High in End-of-Course Exams

    Lamar’s End-of-Course Exam scores are in and we were very successful. At Lamar’s End-of-Year celebration on Friday, May 30, Dr. James McSwain named all of the “Super Teachers” and recognized them with an official “Superman” and “Superwoman” cape. Our performance increased in all areas. Lamar students, with the help of our Super STAAR hard-working teachers, tested extremely well on the recent state STAAR End-of-Course exams.Lamar’s performance increased in all EOC subjects, most notably Algebra 1, which had a 19-percentage point increase of students meeting the standard.Students and teachers worked extremely hard all year to get ready for STAAR.

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  • Summer Verification of Enrollment Forms Available

    A Verification of Enrollment (VOE) is needed when you apply for an instructional driver’s permit and/or a license to operate a motor vehicle. Click the article to find out how to get one. Eligible requesting students can receive a VOE the next business day. No forms are available the same day.

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  • Class of 2015 Senior Photos

    Class of 2015 students can begin setting up their Senior Portraits appointments beginning June 2, 2014 with Prestige Portraits at their Sugarland Location. Phone number: 281-277-3900; Address: 13847 Southwest Freeway; Sugarland, TX 77478. Prestige Photography will also be on campus in the Library on the following dates: September 25 & 26 (8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.); October 23 & 24 (8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.).

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