HISD is subject to sending $162 million in local property- tax dollars to the state this year by purchasing attendance credits, local voters will be given the option of authorizing the payment before it can be sent. HISD Board of Education has placed the 162 million dollar recapture on the ballot for the election on November 8. HISD has gathered information to better help you understand what this all means for the Houston voting community.
Do not miss you chance to see Lamar's theatre students on October 7th and 8th at 7:00 pm in the small theatre at Lamar High School. This seasons first show is"The Competition Piece", by John Wells, it's a humorous look at three different groups of high school theatre students as they prepare for a play competition. This satire shows the stresses, successes, and relationships of working in school theatre groups.
A perfectionist director leads a group of “preppies.” A failed basketball coach “demoted” to theatre director leads a group of “metalheads,” and a flowing artsy director leads the “arties.”
On Wednesday September 21, Lamar hosted one of the meetings for the Listen and Learn Tour with new superintendent Richard Carranza. This meeting allowed for people of the community to to have chance to speak with and hear from Mr. Carranza on the new direction he sees for the district.
Please join the HISD Board of Education Trustee Harvin Moore for a town hall meeting with the newly appointed HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza. Mr. Carranza is excited to hear what the HISD community has to share with him about what they would like the future of HISD to look like. There are three sessions to choose from to attend to meet with Mr. Carranza. Lamar will be hosting one of these meetings on Wednesday September 21, at 4:00 PM in the Cafeteria.
The 2nd Annual Lamar FFA Poinsettia Sale is starting now with a “Pre-Sale” online available through SchoolPay. This Pre-Sale will end on Sept. 29th. There will be limited plants available in the open sale in December so in order to secure your plants, you must order them now! Plants are $10 each.
What is UIL? The University Interscholastic League was created by The University of Texas at Austin to provide leadership and guidance to public school debate and athletic teachers.Interscholastic competition is a fine way for students to enrich their education and expand their horizons.Participating in UIL helps build up your resume for college! There are many different activities so you are sure to find something you are interested in.
Incoming freshman for the 2017-2018 you will not want to miss the chance to come and learn more about Lamar.
November 9,2016 @ 6 PM will help you under stand the academics side of Lamar.
February 2, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 PM you can learn about campus life, including different clubs and organization that you can get involved in.
Superintendent Carranza would like to share a letter with the community, his letter outlines his goals as he steps into his new role and how he intends to work with the HISD community to ensure that every student has the skills to be college- and career-ready.
Top Tier College Experience is for seniors and juniors and their families. Get tips on the college admissions process as well as learn about financial aid and scholorships. Top Tier College Experience will be taking place at the Kingdom Builders Center (6011 W. Orem Dr. Houston, TX 77085) on October 6,2016 at from 4:30-7.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Presidential Debate Watch Party
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM 9/JV Volleyball vs. Chavez
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM Chavez @ Barnett
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Dumbledore's Army (Harry Potter Club)
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Freshman Football vs. Westside
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM JV Football vs. Westside
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM 9/JV Volleyball vs. Sam Houston