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Lamar High School

AN INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE WORLD SCHOOL

School News

  • Lamar Ranked in the National Top 1% for Most Challenging High Schools.

    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.

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  • Lamar High School Advanced Academics Assessment for incoming 9th graders

    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.

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  • Freshman Roundup Part 2

    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.

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  • School Uniforms Jackets

    Please remember that uniform jackets are required as part of our dress code. Jackets can be purchased at the Lamar school store or at Academic Outfitters at 5475 West Loop Street Suite 150.

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  • JROTC and FFA Participate in 10th Annual Wreaths Across America

    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.

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  • NEW Lamar Bell Schedule

    New Bell Schedule effective January 8th, 2018

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  • Lamar's Speech and Debate in the top 8% Nationwide

    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.

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  • Lamar recognized for inclusive practices

    Dr. McSwain and Assitant Principal Ms. Kendra Stokes were honored on December 14, 2017, for their leadership in implementing inclusive practices on the Lamar campus. Lamar was one of seven HISD campus to be honored.

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  • Toy Drive for Houston Community

    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.

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  • Final Exam Schedule

    Final exams will be December 18th through December 21st. There will be two exams per day.

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  • Band Students Advance to All City

    Congratulations to the Lamar Band students for making All City. Of the 16 students who made All City Band 5 of the students are 1st chair positions

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  • Students to Represent Lamar at the National Thespian Competition

    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.

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  • Lamar's DiscoBots where "In the Zone" with another win

    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.

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  • Parent Volunteers Needed

    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.

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  • JROTC Takes part in the Fall Classic Military Drill Completion

    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.

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  • 3D Models helps the DiscoBots

    Lamar's Robotics Team the DiscoBots have been using 3D models to help them build better robots for competitions. Lamar's Robotics team is working with Fusion 360. This technology allows students to build 3D designs and then print them using a 3D printer.

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  • Road Closed at Lamar

    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).

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  • Football Playoff Game

    Come out to Rice Stadium for the Lamar Vs North Shore playoff football game on Friday 12-1-17 @ 7 PM. Grab your friends and wear white. Go Texans!

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  • Magnet Tours

    Magnet tours are offered each Thursday beginning October 5th and ending December 7th. All Thursday tours will begin at 1 pm in the Lamar Library. Due to the construction of the Lamar campus visitor parking is limited. Please plan on arriving early.

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  • IB Exam Registration is Underway

    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.

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  • Lamar DiscoBots qualified for State

    The Lamar DiscoBots veteran team 2587K have qualified for the State Championship in February 2018, at their very first VEX robotics tournament of the season Saturday, November 4,2017 at Cy-Fair High School.

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  • Freshman Round Up

    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.

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  • Join us for Grandparent's Day Lunch and Learn

    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!

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  • Texans Band Receives Straight 1's at UIL

    The Texans Band competed in the UIL competition on October 24, 2017. The Band received straight ones at the UIL competition. We are so proud of all the hard work that students and directors have put in this marching band season.

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  • Fall Choir Concert

    Lamar is proud to have over 165 students in the Choir department this year. Come and support the Choir as they perform a medley of songs on October 31,2017 at 6 PM. For the first time hear all 165 students singing together "The Road Home" adapted by Stephen Paulus.

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