In its latest list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools for 2017, The Washington Post lists Lamar High School at rank 152.
This ranking places Lamar not only in the top 1% of all high schools nationally, but also as one of the highest ranking comprehensive
high schools in Texas.
Under the direction of the Head Drum Major Jonathan Salinas, The Lamar Band was named Grand Champions on Saturday, October 22, 2017, at the PVA&M Contest. Along with being named Grand Champion, the Band was also awarded three other individual awards.
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.
If you are interested in joining the All-School Musical about a Twenty-seven-year-old New York window washer, J. Pierpont Finch, who believes he can be successful in the corporate world after he impulsively picks up the book "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". The book promises its reader that he can climb the corporate ladder simply and quickly. Join us on Monday, October 23 at 4:00 PM in Room N319 to get more information and the audition packet. Auditions will be on Wednesday, October 25.
Join us for Greatest Homecoming dance of all October 21, 2017, from 7 PM to 11 PM.
Pre-Sale Tickets are 1 for $20 or 2 for $30. No cash will be accepted at the door.
The Houston Independent School District is serving as the host school district for the 2017 Title I Statewide Parental Involvement Conference. Per the 2017-2018 Title I Family Engagement Compliance Calendar, all Title I campuses are requested to register for the Title I Statewide Parental Involvement Conference being held at the Crowne Plaza Houston near NRG Center, November 30-December 2, 2017.
Lamar received a Gold Family Friendly Certification from the Family and Community Empowerment Department. This award is for campuses who worked diligently during this past school year to offer their families and communities research-based activities and strategies to expand and build relationships, link events to student learning, and build capacity and support efforts for family and community empowerment.
Saturday, October 7, 2017, was the annual Retiree Activity Day was held at Joint Base Ellington Field. This is a day for local military veterans/retirees can get on the base and take advantage of the services offered.Our Cadets volunteered to help support our veterans by providing an array of support.
On September 30, 2017, the Lamar Texans Band competed in their first competition of the season at USband in Baytown TX. The Lamar Texans band show Time the Unanswered Questions won 2nd place overall, Best Drumline and Best Visuals. All three awards are well the deserved.
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