In their latest list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools for 2016, The Washington Post listed Lamar High School at rank 277, once again placing it within the top 1% nationally. The ranking was based on a ratio called the Challenge Index, created by Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews.
Lamar's all-school musical this year is Little Shop of Horrors and will be performed in the Ned S. Holmes Performace Hall January 26- January 29. Lamar is doing something that has never been done in the all-school musical, the fine arts department has two full cast of performers. Make sure you mark calendars to enjoy the show.
Junior Shawn Cornelius was named the KPRC Houston's Star athlete of the week for the first week of 2017. KPRC awarded Shawn this honor due to the impact that he has on the Lamar basketball team.
Lamar 2016 International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipients were honored at a ceremony on Tuesday January 3rd 2017 at the Bayou Center.The recipients and their families attended a dinner where they formally received their IB diplomas and were honored for their hard work and dedication during their time at Lamar.
Congratulation to Abby Andrews to be voted in to the Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Post Team.
The initial construction phase for Lamar High School is expected to get underway this month after the district approves the project’s Guaranteed Maximum Price and issues a “Notice-to-Proceed” to the construction manager-at-risk, Gilbane Construction.
In light of the recent presidential election, many HISD families have questions about the possible impact a new administration may have on them personally. We strive to ensure that our schools are safe spaces where a student’s race, ethnicity, religion, or immigration status do not create any barriers to that child’s education. We have created this document to address some questions HISD families may have regarding their immigration status and our commitment to protect students from discrimination and harassment.
Lamar's JROTC competed the HISD Fall Classic. This is a two part competition where the Physical Training, Color Guard and Service Drill Team compete in many different stages to show how much and how fast they've learned the material. This years competition took place October 14 and October 22,2016. Lamar was well represented by all three teams.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Freshman Boy's Basketball vs. Houston
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Freshman Girls' Basketball vs. Houston
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM JV Boy's Basketball vs. Houston
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM JV Girl's Basketball vs. Houston
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM National Honor Society Meeting
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM National Honor Society Meeting
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Varsity Boy's Soccer vs. Sam Houston
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Varsity Girl's
9:40 AM - 10:15 AM Progress Rpt to Students