School News

  • Weekly Newsletter for the Week of  February 10,2020

    Weekly Newsletter for the Week of February 10,2020

    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.

    Comments (-1)
  • Congrats to Lamar Dance Theater and Rangerettes

    Congrats to Lamar Dance Theater and Rangerettes

    Let’s hear it for our Rangerettes & LDT!! They competed at the MA Dance district competition and both groups did incredibly well. LDT won district and Rangerettes won Super Sweepstakes. Both groups also took many more awards as well.

    Comments (-1)
  • Reserved Student Parking Space and Raffle

    Reserved Student Parking Space and Raffle

    Get ready for the second annual reserved parking space auction. You can bid on one of three lower-level, reserved student parking spaces for the 2020/2021 school year and beat the traffic getting out of the garage!

    Comments (-1)
  • Door Decorating Competition

    Door Decorating Competition

    The 2nd Annual Lamar Door Decorating contest will take part with Go Texan Day. Decorate the Front of hte neighborhood windows or a classroom door with the Go Texan Theme. Make sure you sign up in the main office by Feb 20th. Prizes this year include Rodeo Tickets and jean passes.

    Comments (-1)
  • Go Texan Day : A day of Western Fun

    Go Texan Day : A day of Western Fun

    Celebrate Go Texan Day on February 28th. Dress in your best Western outfit, line dance and enjoy hot dogs and hamburgers.

    Comments (-1)
  • Check out this Months Lamar Life

    Check out this Months Lamar Life

    Check out the newest issue of the student magazine Lamar Life. This month is an extended issue to cover all the exciting things that happened in December and January.

    Comments (-1)
  • 2020 Graduation Day Announcement

    2020 Graduation Day Announcement

    The Class of 2020 Graduation will be at NRG Stadium on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

    Comments (-1)
  • Spring Band Camp

    Spring Band Camp

    Friday, January 31, 2020, will be the first Spring Band Camp of the 2020 season! Located in the brand new front entrance, the band hall is to the right. All students who plan on marching next season are required to attend all camps.

    Comments (-1)
  • Houston Center for Photography Exhibition

    Houston Center for Photography Exhibition

    We are so proud of our visual art students, Ryliegh Bridges and "Liza" Elizaveta Tulyankina, for participating in Houston Center for Photography's Open Lab for Teens after school program, one of HCP's Access and Community Education (A.C.E.) programs.

    Comments (-1)
  • Sandy Hook Promise

    Sandy Hook Promise

    Lamar High School is working with Sandy Hook Promise to implement the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS). According to Sandy Hook Promise, the system helps prevent violence before it happens through education for adults and youth on “how to recognize warning signs and signals of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others” and a 24-hour hotline for submission of safety concerns.

    Comments (-1)
  • Congratulations to Coach Mac!

    Congratulations to Coach Mac!

    Coach Steven McDonald was named Coach of the Year from the Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association!

    Comments (-1)
  • Coach Lindsey Named Coach of the Year

    Coach Lindsey Named Coach of the Year

    Congrats to Coach Mike Lindsey who was named District 18-6A Coach of the Year. He leads a great team of coaches and inspires the entire team to work hard.

    Comments (-1)
  • Report Card Information NG

    Report Card Information NG

    If you have an NG on your report card from the Fall semester, you may be eligible to clear it through Credit Appeal. The deadline to clear an NG through credit appeal is February 27th. After that date, students will be required to retake the course in summer school (June 2020).

    Comments (-1)
  • Incoming 9th Grade Zoned Enrollment Details

    Incoming 9th Grade Zoned Enrollment Details

    If you are zoned to Lamar and currently enrolled in an HISD school, then you do not need to complete the enrollment process. You will enroll on our campus automatically. If you are not enrolled in an HISD school, then you will need to complete the enrollment process on one of the dates March 31, April 1, April 14 or April 15 from 4:30-6 PM. Make sure you bring all the required information to enroll.

    Comments (-1)
  • June 2020 China Summer Study Abroad for Houston ISD Students

    June 2020 China Summer Study Abroad for Houston ISD Students

    Study Abroad in China with other HISD students. HISD students who will be 9th-12th graders in an HISD high school in SY20-21, who want to learn Chinese language and culture in an intensive setting, and who will be recommended highly by their teachers. You do not have to be enrolled in Chinese class to apply.

    Comments (-1)
  • ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Program

    ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Program

    Attention 10 - 12th graders interested in taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB will be administered at Lamar HS on Wednesday, January 29th . The ASVAB is a multiple choice assessment, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces.

    Comments (-1)
  • FAFSA/TAFSA Early Deadline for Seniors

    FAFSA/TAFSA Early Deadline for Seniors

    With the passing of House Bill 3, Texas has put in place graduation requirements for students that will include completion of FAFSA, TAFSA, or the signing of an opting out form. We are working to implement these requirements this year to prepare to adequately support all Lamar Texans.

    Comments (-1)
  • Lamar's Uniform Policy

    Lamar's Uniform Policy

    Make sure that you know what the expectations are for the school uniforms. As the weather gets colder students are required to wear Lamar approved outerwear. All students should wear blue or white polo and khaki bottoms or red and blue plaid skirts. Please make sure to read all the details to make sure you are complying with the dress code.

    Comments (-1)
  • TTM

    TTM

    This year we have built in a time during the day for students to take advantage of the many resources available to them on campus. It is meant to be a time when students can get extra help from teachers, work with groups on projects, or simply take care of their business.

    Comments (-1)
  • Spring 2020 Final Exemption Policy

    Spring 2020 Final Exemption Policy

    Student may gain eligibility for finals exemptions if they meet the following two conditions:
    • Student may have no more than 3 absences in any one class.
    • Student must have an E or S in conduct and no discipline referrals.

    Comments (-1)
  • Lots to Celebrate !

    Lots to Celebrate !

    Lamar has a small school feel but we have big school options. This means that weekly we have things to celebrate. Check out this week's celebrations.

    Comments (-1)
  • Final Exam Schedule

    Final Exam Schedule

    Winter Finals will be Monday, December 16- Thursday, through Thursday, December 19. The school will release early at 12:40 PM. Winter break for Students is December 20th through January 3rd.

    Comments (-1)
  • JROTC Annual Program Accreditation (JPA) Inspection

    JROTC Annual Program Accreditation (JPA) Inspection

    Lamar's JROTC cadets did a tremendous job during their JPA Inspection. Overall, JROTC achieved 97 of the possible 100 and is certified as a program for another year.

    Comments (-1)
  • STAAR EOC Retakes - December 10th-13th

    STAAR EOC Retakes - December 10th-13th

    Identified students will be taking the STAAR EOC in one or more subjects next week on Tuesday through Friday. All students who previously took an EOC or were absent during testing and have not met the passing standard yet, will have an opportunity to retake the EOC next week.

    Comments (-1)
  • FFA Fundraiser

    FFA Fundraiser

    Shop for the holidays and support the Lamar FFA chapter with Charleston Wraps. All items are shipped directly to your home to enjoy, so share the cheer with friends and family all over the country.

    Comments (-1)