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.
Lamar's Speech and Debate team has earned a significant recognition from the National Speech and Debate Association, the 200 Club award. The speech and debate team is currently ranks in top 8% of schools nation wide for debate.
Five of Lamar's female Athletes signed to play college sports on November 10,2016. These athletes represent some of Lamar's most talented in their respective sports. Lamar is proud to have its students representing us on the collegiate level next year in volleyball, softball, track and cross country and Lacrosse.
Lamar's Marching Band competed in the Region 23 marching contest on October 25,2016. Receiving a division one rating. The band will be advancing to Area Competition based on the scores receives. This is the first time Marching Band has advanced to Area in Lamar's history.
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM JV Girl's Soccer vs. St. John's
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM JV Boy's Soccer (B) vs. Katy
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Freshman Boy's Basketball vs. Chavez
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 12th Grade Graduation Requirements Mtg. Transcript Review
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM JV Boy's Basketball vs. Chavez
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM JV Boy's Soccer vs. Katy
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Varsity Boy's Basketball vs. Bellaire
We have moved!
Please note: We have moved to Wharton Village, the temporary academic campus that will house us while our current school is rebuilt as part of the 2012 Bond Program. Wharton Village is located at 1101 Taft St., just north of Gregory Lincoln Education Center near the corner of West Dallas and Taft streets. We expect to remain at this temporary location throughout the construction process. Our new campus is expected to be ready by fall 2018.
¡Nos hemos mudado!
Aviso importante: Nos mudamos a Wharton Village, el edificio escolar que nos albergará provisionalmente mientras se construye nuestra nueva escuela del Programa de Bonos de 2012. Wharton Village está ubicada en 1101 Taft St., al norte del Centro Educativo Gregory Lincoln cerca de la esquina de las calles West Dallas y Taft. Se prevé que permaneceremos en este sitio provisional durante todo el proceso de construcción, hasta que nuestra escuela esté lista para el otoño del 2018.