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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.

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  • Fall Final Exam Schedule

    Fall Final Exam Schedule

    Finals will be December 17 through December 20 for Fall 2018 semester. Final exam days will be the half days of school and students will be release at 12:50 each day.

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  • Support Lamar ROTC : Purchase Holiday Wreath

    Support Lamar ROTC : Purchase Holiday Wreath

    There are 2 options for ordering the wreaths. One is to order via Schoolpay and have it delivered to Lamar or the second option is to order it on have it delivered to your home. Orders can be placed until November 25 through the Lamar School Pay link listed on the flyer. The wreaths ordered through School Pay are expected to be delivered to Lamar for pick-up on December 7.

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  • Lamar Senior Panoramic Photo

    Lamar Senior Panoramic Photo

    The Class of 2019 Panoramic Photo will be taken on Wednesday, November 28th at 9:00 AM. You can purchase your senior panoramic photo on Thursday, November 29 and Friday, November 30 during all lunches.

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  • Free National Practice Test Weekend: The SAT and ACT

    Free National Practice Test Weekend: The SAT and ACT

    The weekend of November 17th and 18th Kaplan is offering free practice test. It’s simple: sign up for one of free, live online SAT/ACT tests on either November 17 or 18. As soon as you finish the test, you’ll get your results. Our Kaplan teachers will explain what the results mean, so students can choose the right test and maximize their scores for college admissions. Spaces fill up very quickly, so make sure your students sign up as soon as possible.

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  • Lamar's DiscoBots team Qualified for Nationals

    Lamar's DiscoBots team Qualified for Nationals

    Lamar DiscoBots celebrated their 10-year anniversary with a strong showing and hard-fought victory at Cypress Ranch High School, Saturday, October 27. The DiscoBots defended the overall 1st ranked alliance in the finals secured the tournament championship. Discobots currently hold the first-place Mega-alliance National Championship two years in a row and are eager to continue to defend their title in 2019.

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  • Congrats to Coach Ernie Saldivar

    Congrats to Coach Ernie Saldivar

    Congratulate Defensive Coordinator Ernie Saldivar for being awarded the Chevy Spotlight!

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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. Group Audition – Monday, November 5, 2018 from 4:15 to 6:30 in the Choir Room, T501
    Callbacks – Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 4:15 to 6:30 in the Ned S. Holmes Performance Hall

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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'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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