School News

  • Campus Closed : Thanksgiving Break

    Campus Closed : Thanksgiving Break

    Lamar and all HISD campuses will be closed from 11/22 thru 11/28. The campus will reopen at 8 AM on 11/29.

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  • Weekly Newsletter for the Week of  November 29, 2021

    Weekly Newsletter for the Week of November 29, 2021

    Every Thursday Lamar sends out a newsletter via school messenger to keep parents and students in the loop on what is happening on campus. Make sure you check here each Thursday to see what exciting things happened on campus.

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  • MD Anderson Blood Drive

    MD Anderson Blood Drive

    The annual Lamar Student Blood Drive will be on November 30th. To participate you will need to schedule an appointment and have your parent sign the permission slip.

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  • This Weeks Big Shout Out

    This Weeks Big Shout Out

    We have lots to celebrate this week. We have had students go to Region Treble Choir, completed in Houston Resilience Design Challenge and Youth Leadership Summit, Cross country Girls and Boys won District, Debate Team had a wonderful showing at Cypress Lakes High School and a Cross Country runner is heading to State.

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  • Purchase your Cap and Gown and Graduation Invitations

    Purchase your Cap and Gown and Graduation Invitations

    Seniors it is time to purchase your Cap and Gown for Graduation. Balfour will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday, November 3 and 4 during lunch in the Transit Center.

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  • Lamar Softball Fundraiser

    Lamar Softball Fundraiser

    Support the Lamar Texans' Softball by and pick up some Lamar swag all at the same time. The fundraiser is now through November 5th.

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  •   Purchase a Yearbook, Student Ads and Senior Photos

     Purchase a Yearbook, Student Ads and Senior Photos

    The 2022 yearbook is NOW ON SALE!
    Further, you can make the yearbook even more special for your student by creating a personalized ad at www.balfour.com! A yearbook ad is a loving tribute to your student, customized with photos, a photo collage, and/or own sentimental message.

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  • Underclassmen Photos

    Underclassmen Photos

    Underclassmen photos will take place on October 25th and 26th.
    Students will be scheduled to take their photos during their history class.

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  • GET YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING DONE EARLY WITH LAMAR FFA

    GET YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING DONE EARLY WITH LAMAR FFA

    The Lamar FFA Parent Booster organization is hosting a fundraiser with Charleston Wrap. Charleston Wrap has over 2,500 items including gift items that can be personalized.

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  • Congratulations Melba Carson Ervin!

    Congratulations Melba Carson Ervin!

    The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has announced the 2021-2022 Trailblazer Honorees! Our very own Ms. Ervin has been chosen to to be Honored as a Trailblazer.

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  • All School Musical : The Crack of Doom or : How I Learned to Love the Meteor

    All School Musical : The Crack of Doom or : How I Learned to Love the Meteor

    Do you love to sing, dance or act? Then we need you to join us for the North American Premium of this year's All-School Musical The Crack of Doom or: How I Learned to Love the Meteor. Join us for an information meeting on Friday, October 15 in the Black Box during Lunch, and auditions will be October 18th and callbacks will be October 19th.

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  • PSAT/SAT

    PSAT/SAT

    There is a lot of Important information about the PSAT/SAT. Lamar will be giving these tests to all grade levels that they apply for. Please note that students not testing on a specific day have an alternative schedule for that school day.

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  • Activity Fair : Find somewhere to plug in

    Activity Fair : Find somewhere to plug in

    At Lamar, we believe that every student should be involved in at least one activity on campus. We offer tons of actives to choose from, Fine Arts groups, to over 50 clubs and even sports there is always something to join in on. We will be hosting an activity fair on October 15 to help you find an activity to join.

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  • Everything You need to Know about Homecoming

    Everything You need to Know about Homecoming

    Homecoming will be a fun-filled week of events. Make sure you know everything so you don't miss out on the fun. You can purchase your Homecoming shirts, dance tickets, mums and garters.

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  • Understanding GPA and Grade Conversion

    Understanding GPA and Grade Conversion

    Ms. Graves and Mr. Guinther share with you the important impact GPA conversion can have on your GPA.

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  • Class Ring Orders

    Class Ring Orders

    Class Ring. Senior Ring. Graduation Ring. Whatever you call it, we’ve got you covered. ALL GRADES CAN ORDER CLASS RINGS!!

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  • Ready Set Go Plan

    Ready Set Go Plan

    Ready, Set, Go! Safety Plan
    We know that in-person instruction is critical for high school age students and creating a safe environment for students to return to campus is our number one goal. To that end, strong mitigation strategies are critical. We need to support and cooperation of the entire Lamar community to make that happen.

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  • Opportunities for Academic Support

    Opportunities for Academic Support

    Lamar offers tutorials before school, during lunch, and after school. Tutorials start on August 30, 2021. We are offering accelerated instruction in accordance with HB 4545.

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  • College Corner

    College Corner

    Class of 2022, the College Corner is here to help you prepare for all things college, or after graduation planning.

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  • Project MOONSHOT

    Project MOONSHOT

    Project Moonshot – Calling HS Juniors
    Texas High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS), as sponsored through HISD partner NASA, offers a one-of-a kind experience for High school juniors to explore the possibilities of a STEM related major or career. Student participants will potentially earn one full science credit, participate in a five-day summer experience, and mentoring by NASA scientists and engineers.

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  • Lamar HS 10th, 11th & 12th Gr HB4545 Parent Meeting Recording

    Lamar HS 10th, 11th & 12th Gr HB4545 Parent Meeting Recording

    In response to HB4545 (Accelerating Instruction to Combat Learning Loss), we will be identifying students who may need some additional support to close any learning gaps that may be a result of virtual instruction last school year. If you missed the meeting on Wednesday, September 1st you can view the video here.

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  • Freshman : HB4545 Information

    Freshman : HB4545 Information

    Attention all Freshmen and parents have you heard the latest on House Bill 4545? Ms . Graves held a meeting to make sure you are in the know. If you missed the meeting, please watch the video to know what is expected under this new bill.

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  • HB4545: Accelerating Instruction to Combat Learning Loss

    HB4545: Accelerating Instruction to Combat Learning Loss

    In response to HB4545, we will be identifying students who may need some additional support to close any learning gaps that may be a result of virtual instruction last school year. You will be learning more over the coming weeks, but I would like to offer an overview of the requirements.

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  • First Day August 23,2021

    First Day August 23,2021

    There is a lot to know about the first day of school. This is the spot to learn it all.

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  • Dress Code and Uniform Updates

    Dress Code and Uniform Updates

    Make sure you know the changes to the dress code for the 21-22 school year and where you can purchase it. Important all students and visitors to campus must be wearing a Mask

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