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.
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.
Houston is hosting Super Bowl LI, the first Super Bowl after 50 historic games past. Come share in the excitement that surrounds the arrival of the nations biggest games to our city, with the Touchdown Tour. The Touchdown Tour is a free event open to the public. Come enjoy music,games,food and fun for the whole family at the Touchdown Tours around Houston.
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.
Attention All Seniors, your senior fees are $75. They are due on Friday October 14,2016.You can pay your dues in the Cafeteria during all lunches. Payments that are accepted are cash, cashier check, Money orders ( made out to Lamar High School) or you can pay online using school pay website.
Attention Lamar parents and family members, community members, and parents interested in Lamar: You are invited to join us for our first Lunch and Learn of 2016 – 2017 school year on Friday, October 21st from 12:30pm – 1:30pm in the Lamar Library. Please join us for lunch as you learn about Campus Life here at Lamar. We will be discussing some of the many student organizations here at Lamar and the importance of student involvement. Please click on the link to RSVP for lunch made by our Culinary Arts students.
The Houston Independent School District and the Houston Public Library have formed a partnership to ensure every HISD student has access to HPL's vast assortment of books and resources. Students can now use their student id to check out books at any of HPL's 43 locations and access online, pre-approved, age appropriate HPL resources through the HUB.
Tuesday, October 4 is College Night at Lamar starting at 6 PM. Over 100 schools will be here on campus,there will be both Texas and out of state universities on campus. This is a great opportunity to see a lot of different schools and what they have to offer.
The Lamar IB Ambassadors are organizing a campaign to raise money for LIMBS International in efforts to provide prosthetic legs for those in need, all around the globe. Lamar's students campaign wants students,parents,teachers and community members to buy socks (proceeds going directly to LIMBS) or donate directly to the cause.
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM 9/JV Volleyball vs. Sam Houston
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sam Houston @ Pavilion
9:40 AM - 10:15 AM Progress Rpts. to Students
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tour of Lamar
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Freshman Football vs. Bellaire
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM JV Football vs. Bellaire
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Varsity Football vs. Bellaire