In its latest list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools for 2017, The Washington Post lists Lamar High School not only in the top 1% of all high schools nationally but also as one of the highest ranking comprehensive
high schools in Texas.
The Lamar High School Advanced Academics Assessment for 8th graders (rising 9th graders) ZONED to Lamar is now available. We would like for the assessment to be returned to us by March 1st, however, the assessment is not binding in anyway and students do not select courses through the assessment so the deadline is flexible.
Attention all incoming freshman please join us on January 30, 2018, to learn about clubs and organization. There will be a campus tour that starts at 5:00 PM and the event will be from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. Clubs will have booths to show some of what Lamar has to offer as extracurriculars.
Lamar's FFA and JROTC students participated in the 10th Annual Wreaths Across America, through the Houston VA Cemetery. Hundreds of volunteers spent Saturday, December 15, 2017, laying wreaths across Veterans’ graves.
Eloise Blair has been Lamar’s Speech and Debate coach for the past twelve years. She has lead Lamar High School to earn a significant recognition from the National & Debate Association.
Lamar HS has partnered with the Salvation Army, KHOU, and Smart Financial Credit Unions to bring toys to our community. Toys can be dropped off on campus from November 17th – December 20th. Any donated toys can be dropped off at the attendance office and at the Smart Financial room, E210.
Lamar had many students auditioned at Texas thespian Convention in Dallas for college scholarships. Four Lamar students will be representing Lamar at the National Thespian Competition this summer in Lincoln Nebraska.
The Lamar DiscoBots continued their success on Saturday, December 2 at the HCC South event, “In the Zone”. The veteran team 2587K won another Tournament Championship with a final score of 98 to 42.
We are in need of parent volunteers for our Group 4 Science Project at the University of Houston during the week of Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Friday, January 12, 2018. Please sign up to volunteer as the students complete this exciting lab-based project.
The Group 4 Project is held at the University of Houston, and emphasizes collaboration through interdisciplinary work involving all of the experimental sciences. This exercise will provide the opportunity for students to explore scientific solutions to specific global questions.
On November 4, 2017 the Lamar JROTC battalion participated in the Annual HISD Fall Classic Military Drill Competition.Lamar H.S. JROTC male PT team won 3rd place overall and for the drill portion of the competition, the Secondary Color Guard Team won 2nd place overall.
We have been informed by the Upper Kirby District and TxDot that the Eastside St. improvements will begin Monday, November 27, 2017.
The City of Houston has approved a total road closure for Eastside St., from Westheimer Rd. to W. Alabama St., through 02/25/17.
Access to this construction zone will be limited to Construction Traffic (TxDot, Gilbane, and associated contractors) or Emergency Vehicles only, there will be no public access, including pedestrian traffic and LHS traffic (bus staging).
IB Exam Registration is underway, Juniors and seniors enrolled in any IB diploma-level classes are required to sit for IB exams. Pay registration fees by November 12 in order to avoid late fees. See http://www.houstonisd.org/Page/122451 for details. Payment can be made via SchoolPay at https://www.schoolpay.com.
Prospective students and parents, join us for the Freshman Round-Up. There are two events each year one for academics and one for clubs and organizations. Round-Up part one is December 6, 2017, and is about academics and part two is January 30, 2018, it is about clubs and organizations.
To all of our Lamar Parents and Grandparents!!! We would like you to join us as we honor our Grandparents and showcase some of the exciting things that our students are doing. The Lunch and Learn will be this Friday, November 10th from 12:30pm - 1:30pm in the Lamar Library. Some of the student groups we will introduce include the Lamar Cheerleaders, Rangerettes, a few members from our Lamar Band, and more!