Find out the latest information compiled in the "State of The School 2011-2012" publication reporting on Lamar High School's outstanding test scores, academics, business, culinary, agricultural, and fine arts programs, as well as special services and awards.
The Washington Post has just released the listing of America’s most challenging high schools for 2013. Mirabeau B. Lamar High School, of Houston, is ranked 289 out of 1,925 schools nationally. Only 146 high schools in Texas made the listing and Lamar is ranked 41.
Gregory Ross (junior) placed third in Informative Speaking and Vera Ranneft (senior) placed second in Persuasive Speaking in UIL State Speech and Debate Competition in Austin this week, May 20-21. This was Vera's second qualification for UIL State and Gregory's third. Michael Portal finished fifth in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
Caps and gowns will be delivered to the school during senior checkout on Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5. If you do not pick up your gown or if you have a balance, you may pick it up at Balfour—1665 Fuqua Suite E500 or you may contact them at 281-464-8400.
Lamar High School was built in 1937 in a distinctive Art Deco style. Lamar High School is known as a school that has graduated award-winning journalists and authors, and Nobel laureates and professional athletes over the years. While Houstonians embrace the school’s rich alumni culture, few realize that the building’s structure has its own legacy with a deeply rooted foundation in its surrounding community.
Six Lamar Students Win Regional and Advance to State to be held in Austin May 20-22 on the University of Texas campus. Michael Portal, senior, 2nd in Lincoln-Douglas Debate Vera Ranneft, senior, 2nd in Persuasive Speaking and Alternate in L-D Debate Dylan Berens, sophomore, 5th in Persuasive Speaking Gregory Ross, junior, 1st in Informative Speaking David Ratnoff, junior, 1st in Current issues and 2nd place Current Issues team Ademali Sengal, junior, 2nd place Current Issues teamFirst place Regional Speech TeamSecond place Regional Current Issues Team
Recently, juniors Emily Chen and Anjali Singal set a new record for Lamar tennis by finishing third at the Regional Championships in Girls Doubles. The Girls Doubles team just missed the chance to advance to the State Championships. Only the top two finishers at the regional level will advance to the state level.
7:00 PM Choir's Pop Show
11:50 AM - 2:05 PM Senior Only Exams Pd. 3
2:05 PM - 3:45 PM Senior Only Period 4 Final