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  • Lamar High School Moves Up to 180 in the Rankings of the Most Academically Rigorous and Successful Schools in America

    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.

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  • Public vs Private Schools—Always a Question

    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:

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  • Lamar's 2013-2014 State of the School is Available

    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.

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  • Lamar HS Mixed Doubles Tennis Team Headed to State Playoffs

    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.

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  • 2012-2013 Federal Report Card

    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: or are also available on the Texas Education Agency’s website at

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  • Do You Love the Spotlight, or Are Power Tools More Your Thing?

    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 or Mrs. Shirl at if you have any questions. Please visit the LDP website to see picture of our past productions or to download an audition form. Help us make next season the most exciting season ever!

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  • The Lamar Boys Varsity Golf Team Captured the 20-5A District Championship

    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.

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  • Watch the Official Lamar 'Happy' Video

    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.

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  • Lamar's UIL District 20-5A Results

    UIL District 20-5A ResultsCompetition took place on Saturday, March 29 at Westside High School. Students placing first through third or on a first place team will advance to Regionals to be held the first weekend in May.

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  • Congratulation to the Cast and Crew of "August: Osage County" for Third Place at District

    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.

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