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. This the third year that Lamar has been ranked in the top 1%. Lamar ranks number 38 among all Texas high schools.
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.
Congratulation to Lamar's Debate team for your 1st place finish at the Katy Taylor TFA/TOC tournamen. Hundreds of students from 45 areas schools competed in the two day event.
Anon(ymous) follows a young refugee who has been separated from his mother as he tries to create a fresh start in America. Do not miss the show opens November 19th at 6 PM and runs through November 21st. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office before the show.
This study compares students who are enrolled in IB courses and the long term effect that IB program has on students in an Urban area.
Do you have questions about what to college ? Don't miss a chance to get them answered by Rob Franek from The Princeton Review.
Mr. Franek will be answering questions about
how to be savvy college shopper, the applicant process,financial Aid and more.
Lamar is hosting another Lunch and Learn on January 15th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. This Lunch and Learn will focus on Academic Pathways. If you are wanting to learn more about the different plans for graduation at Lamar do not miss this meeting.
On October 14 Lamar High School students will join millions of others across the country in taking the PSAT, or Preliminary SAT Test. The PSAT plays an important role in ensuring that students are college and career ready by helping educators track student progress. It also shows students what Advanced Placement (AP) courses they have potential to succeed in, opening up doors to earn college credit and save time and money. And, the test connects students of all backgrounds to millions of dollars in scholarship opportunities this year, in addition to the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Lamar's students were able to visit cities and places all over the world without leaving the classroom thanks to Google expeditions. Students use smart phones and glasses to have a three dimensional view of different places.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Chick-fil-A Leader Academy: Servant Leadership
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Freshman Girl's Basketball vs. Chavez
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Varsity Swim Team vs. Westside
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM JV Girl's Basketball vs. Chavez
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Varsity Boy's Basketball vs. Alief Elsik
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Band and Orchestra Winter Concert
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM JV Swim Team vs. Episcopal & DASH/St. Thomas