Lamar High School’s International Baccalaureate Summer Academy got underway this past week.
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.
Teach Forward Houston, is a joint effort between HISD and the University of Houston to ensure that our city’s best and brightest high school students continue to have a positive impact in the greater Houston ISD community. Together, we are working to ensure HISD schools are staffed with highly effective teachers who have a vested interest in improving our city through education.
Campus now has a two unique options for charging devices a Solar Charging Station and table charging stations. These two options were built by students on campus and were funded by PTO. Thank you to everybody who made these two options possible.
Find out the latest information compiled in the "2014-2015 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.
The Disco-Bots participated with 65 other teams at the FRC Lonestar Regional robotics competition last week, placing 8th in quarterfinals Saturday
Lamar's One Act advance from zone to district at Bellaire High School on March 23,2016. The show follows the women of Troy in the wake of the aftermath of the Battle of Troy which left the widows waiting to be taken by the Greek Conquerors. Though the war is over, exile and degradation lie ahead and the fates of these women, including Queen Hecuba, her daughter Cassandra, the doomed, mad prophetess, and her daughter-in-law Andromache, widow of the great Hector, are still in the balance.
The Lamar's Speech and Debate team attended the Texas Forensic Association’s State Meet held in Pflugerville, Texas, March 10-12. They finished 10th in Overall Sweepstakes of 212 participating schools.