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  • IB World School
    Principal: Rita Graves 
    Phone: 713-522-5960

     Lamar High School is an International Baccalaureate school whose goal it is to provide the best opportunity for a diverse group of students to receive a rigorous, internationally accredited education, with a broad range of extracurricular activities, in a safe and nurturing environment. The goal of the IB is for students to be challenged academically, while also finding creative and physical fitness outlets, getting involved in the community around them, and developing a global view that takes the student beyond their immediate environment.

    Mission Statement

    M. B. Lamar High School encourages ALL students to be inquiring and knowledgeable individuals who can achieve their highest potential within an atmosphere of shared responsibility, academic challenge, intercultural understanding, and mutual respect.


    The vision of Lamar High School is to provide a quality education in a safe, student-centered learning environment that facilitates high-quality educational opportunities for every student. Both faculty and staff will generate teaching and learning that supports critical thinking, high achievement, ethical behavior, and respect for intercultural diversity. Leadership, service and positive character traits will be nurtured by and for all. Teachers, administrators, staff, students, and parents alike are charged with preparing each student to be productive citizens in a technological and global society.


School News

  • To all Lamar Students

    To all Lamar Students

    Homecoming is just right around the corner!
    If you are planning to bring a guest for homecoming please fill out the guest form.

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  • Homecoming Spirit Week Dress

    Homecoming Spirit Week Dress

    Homecoming week is October 15th through 20th. Let's show our Texan Spirit with dress up days! Monday is superhero, Tuesday is tacky tourist, Wednesday is Pink out, Thursday is Team Spirit, and Friday is Homecoming shirt day. Make sure you read the guidelines and understand what is required for each day.

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  • Homecoming Game and "Night under the stars"Dance

    Homecoming Game and "Night under the stars"Dance

    Homeingcoming Game is Saturday October 20th at 1 PM at Delmar. The Homecoming Dance is October 20th at Lamar from 7:00 PM to 11 PM.

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  • All-School Musical Auditions "The Addams Family"

    All-School Musical Auditions "The Addams Family"

    This year Lamar High School has chosen “The Adams Family” as the school-wide musical. It is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The show is based on The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams and depicts a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. Informational Meeting Monday, October 22, 2018 in N319
    Group Audition – Monday, November 5, 2018 from 4:15 to 6:30 in the Choir Room, T501
    Callbacks – Tuesday, November 6, 2019 from 4:15 to 6:30 in the Ned S. Holmes Performance Hall

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  • Cheer and Dance Clinic

    Cheer and Dance Clinic

    Join the Lamar Cheerleaders and the Lamar Rangerettes Clinic on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00 to 12:00. The Lamar High School Cheer and Dance Teams would like to invite young cheerleaders and dancers to participate in the cheer and dance clinic.
    Ages 2-13 are invited to learn cheers, chants and stand dances.

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  • Lamar HS Construction Passed the Halfway Mark

    Lamar HS Construction Passed the Halfway Mark

    Construction at Lamar High School made steady progress over the summer, positioning the $129.2 million state-of-the-art learning facility to surpass 50 percent completion this month.

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  • Lamar Boys Cross Country Wins District Championship

    Lamar Boys Cross Country Wins District Championship

    Congrats to the Lamar Boys Cross Country team and to Coach Jerry Martinez for winning the district championship. All five runners placed in top 10 and Camilo Meisel won with a time of 16:52. JV and Freshmen teams also won.

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  • Lamar FFA 4th Annual Poinsettia Sale

    Lamar FFA 4th Annual Poinsettia Sale

    The Lamar FFA is hosting its 4th Annual Poinsettia Sale!! We will be accepting Pre-Sale orders until October 26th on SchoolPay using the link: All plants will be RED with foil wrap included. They will be delivered December 4th and must be picked up in the Greenhouse between 4:00PM-6:00PM that day. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the students of the Lamar FFA in the 59th Annual Livestock Show & Auction!

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  • Lamar's Drumline Lead parade for Noble Prize winner : Dr. Jim Allison

    Lamar's Drumline Lead parade for Noble Prize winner : Dr. Jim Allison

    Four members of the Lamar Texans' Drumline, Naomi Pryzant, Jace Jester, Jonathan Quinones, and Leo Ryes led a parade for Noble Prize winner, Dr. Jim Allison. Dr. Allisonr received the 2018 Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine for launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system rather than the tumor.

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  • College Night

    College Night

    College Night is Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 6 PM for College Night. Texas Universities will be the Cafeteria and out of State Universities will be in the small gym. #lamarproud

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