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 and Lamar moved up in the rankings to number 180 nationwide, with a Challenge Index ratio of 4.482. This the second year that Lamar has been ranked in the top 1%. Lamar ranks number 37 among all Texas high schools.
An article has appeared in TakePart by a noted author of two books and an assistant professor of an undergraduate Roman Catholic, Jesuit liberal arts college. In his article, he states that most people believe the misconception that private and charter schools are better than public schools. To draw your own conclusion and read his article, please click on the link below: http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/03/28/public-vs-private-schools-charters-branding
Find out the latest information compiled in the "2013-2014 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.
Two Lamar High School tennis players will go to Austin the last week of April for the state playoffs. The mixed doubles team of Emily Chen and John Milstead advanced to the state quarterfinals after defeating a team from Spring Branch Memorial High School on April 16.Emily and John’s quarterfinals game is set for Monday, April 28, at 12:30 p.m. at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center at the University of Texas in Austin. If they win, they will advance to the semifinals later that afternoon. The finals match will be played the following day.
The Texas Education Agency has developed the Federal Report Card—a Web-based system to generate campus-, district-, and state-level reports with information regarding student achievement, academic expectations, school improvement status, and teacher quality.The Federal Report Card information is available for school year 2012–2013.Lamar High School is sharing this information about the district and your child’s campus with you as part of its obligations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Federal Report Cards for the state, the district, and each of the district’s campuses are now available on the district’s website at this link:http://www.houstonisd.org//Domain/8026 or are also available on the Texas Education Agency’s website athttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=4638&menu_id=2147483742.
It’s not too late to audition for the 2014 – 2015 Lamar Loading Dock Production Company! Lamar theatre is still looking for qualified candidates to audition for the acting and technical theatre classes. Loading Dock Productions (LDP) is responsible for all of the AMAZING theatre shows that happen each year. We build all the sets, we act all the parts, and most of all we have FUN! If this sounds like something that might be right for you or you want to know more information, stop by the theater and pick up an audition packet. You may also contact Mr. Scott at email@example.com or Mrs. Shirl at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Please visit the LDP website http://www.houstonisd.org/domain/19812 to see picture of our past productions or to download an audition form. Help us make next season the most exciting season ever!
Lamar fired a 2-day team score of 655. Bellaire finished second with a team score of 667. Evan Morreale shot the low round for Lamar with a 79 and 76. Jake Benefield finished second with 84 and 81. The girls finished second to Bellaire on Monday with Rachel Hanchera carding the low round for Lamar. Aelish Brown finished second for Lamar with an 85. Both boys and girls varsity teams begin regional play next week at Eagle Pointe Golf Club in Mt. Belvieu,Texas.
Organized by history teacher, Kathleen Mundy and edited by Lamar student, Andrew Haworth, this smile provoking video is a great example of Communicators and Risk-takers at Lamar High School. This could be the happiest 4 minutes you'll have all day.
The cast and crew of Lamar's UIL One-Act play presentation "August: Osage County" placed third at the District 20-5A One-Act play contest this past Saturday at Madison High School. In addition to this honor, four acting and one technical awards were received. Eliseo Valerio and Samantha Donaldson were selected to the Honorable Mention All-Star cast. Hannah Friend and Elli Devine were selected to the All-Star cast. Charity Sells received an Outstanding Technician award. Next week the cast will be performing the play for the school on Wednesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lamar Theater.
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Social Studies TAKS retesting
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM JV Baseball vs. Bellaire
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Sophomore Baseball vs. Waltrip
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Varsity Softball Playoff Game vs. Katy
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Dance Department Spring Concert
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Rangerette/RITS Audition Clinic
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Rangerette/RITS Audition Clinic