School News

  • Weekly Newsletter for the Week of April 15, 2019

    Weekly Newsletter for the Week of April 15, 2019

    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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  • Class of 2019 Senior Interviews

    Class of 2019 Senior Interviews

    Lamar asked some of the class of 2019 to reflex back on their last four years and share lessons they have learned during their time at Lamar.

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  • Laptop Backup and Laptop Return Dates

    Laptop Backup and Laptop Return Dates

    Laptop collection is May 13-May 16 students will need to backup all important files on their computers before they are turned in. The Lamar Techsans have created a click sheet with step by step instructions on how to backup the computer.

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  • Student Parking Applications 2019-2020

    Student Parking Applications 2019-2020

    Student parking application permits for the 2019-2020 school year are available in the main office beginning April 5th.

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  • Girls Track

    Girls Track

    Great season for the Lady Texans Track Team ! Freshman and JV both were District Champs and the Varisty Girls were District Runners-Up.

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  • Two A/V Students win First Take Video Competition

    Two A/V Students win First Take Video Competition

    Students, Anna Faubus and Margaret Hudson, took the award for the First Take video competition where they spotlight the various career pathways at Lamar High School

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  • Lamar Cadet Winners at HISD JROTC Competition

    Lamar Cadet Winners at HISD JROTC Competition

    HISD JROTC hosts a competition which picks approximately 25 Cadets from each grade level against each other. The competition consists of a written test of military knowledge, a test of knowledge of first aid and geography, as well as a presentation to a board about Medal of Honor Recipient, President, or Texas Hero. All 4 of Lamar's candidates were selected for promotion and appointment to positions on the Corps Staff.

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  • Water polo Scholarship Winners!

    Water polo Scholarship Winners!

    Congratulations to Lily Abbott, Nick Cerasuolo, and Evan Poythress who were honored with $1,000 "Maeve the Brave" scholarships at last weekend's tournament.

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  • IGNITE Women's Conference

    IGNITE Women's Conference

    IGNITE is hosting the Young Women Run Houston Conference at East Early College High School on April 6. We will welcome 200+ students, over 20 women elected officials and community supporters from across the state. High school and college students will participate in a day of workshops on civic engagement, political leadership, policy and activism.

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  • Lamar's Smart Financial Food Drive

    Lamar's Smart Financial Food Drive

    Smart Financial will collect donations for the Christian Community Service Center beginning Friday, March 1st until Friday, April 5th, 2019. Donation bins are located in Room E210. We appreciate and welcome any donation.

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  • Safe2save Driving Contest

    Safe2save Driving Contest

    TxDot will be awarding $1500 to the school with the most participation.

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  • What do Students Want to Know about the new building?

    What do Students Want to Know about the new building?

    Ms. Graves hosted question and answers sessions last week for students in regards to the new school. There were some repeated questions over the multi-day event. Here were the most commonly asked questions from students with the answers.

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  • Sandy Hook Promise

    Sandy Hook Promise

    Lamar High School and Houston ISD are working with Sandy Hook Promise to implement the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS).

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  • Lamar's JROTC named Unit of Distinction (HUD)

    Lamar's JROTC named Unit of Distinction (HUD)

    We are happy to announce that our JROTC program scored 95.25 out of a possible 100. We are tremendously proud of our cadets and their performance before, during and after the inspection.

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  • Smart Financial Foundation for Scholarships

    Smart Financial Foundation for Scholarships

    Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarship will be awarded to six students will be awarded a $2500 scholarship for College.

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  • Gently Used Uniforms Needed

    Gently Used Uniforms Needed

    Last May we collected hundreds of Lamar uniform parts from our graduating seniors. We thought that we would enable us to provide students with uniform parts as needed throughout the academic year.The need is greater than the supply! Since dress code is mandatory at Lamar High School we want all of our students in dress code every day. If you have gently used uniforms please donate them to Lamar.

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  • Class of 2021 :IB Math Changes

    Class of 2021 :IB Math Changes

    IB has changed the math courses you will have access to next year. Join us for an informational parent meeting and Q&A next Tuesday, March 5 at 6 pm in the cafeteria where we will walk through the options and answer your questions.

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  • Lamar Dance Theater Audtions

    Lamar Dance Theater Audtions

    Lamar Dance Theater auditions will be on April 6, 2019. LDT Modern auditions will be from 8:30 AM - 12 PM and LDT hip hop will be 12:30 - 4 PM in the large Gym.

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  • Lamar Rangereettes Tryouts

    Lamar Rangereettes Tryouts

    The Award-winning Lamar Rangerettes Drill Team will hold tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year on March 18-22 in the Lamar Gym. Dancers must complete the application before trying out.

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  • Reserved Parking Space Auction for 2019-2020 School Year

    Reserved Parking Space Auction for 2019-2020 School Year

    For the first time in Lamar’s history, you can now bid on a LOWER-LEVEL RESERVED STUDENT PARKING SPACE for the entire 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Lamar's Rangerettes and LDT Competed at Distinct Dance Contest

    Lamar's Rangerettes and LDT Competed at Distinct Dance Contest

    The Lamar Dance Department represented Lamar well this past weekend at the District Dance Competition at Waltrip High School.

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  • Special Olympic Field Day

    Special Olympic Field Day

    HISD will be hosting Special Olympics Field Days on March 5th, 6th and 7th at Butler Stadium from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm each day. Please share the information with your volunteers. They need at least 300 volunteers for the event.

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  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation Scholarships for class 2020

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation Scholarships for class 2020

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation announces the 2019 Distinguished Scholars Program to assist students who plan to continue their education in a two or four-year university. Up to forty (40) scholarships in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to select graduates of the class of 2020 Scholarships will be awarded in the following categories: Beating the Odds, Career and Technical Education, Communications, Performing and Fine Arts, STEM, Service and Leadership, Spirit and Student Athletics.

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  • Lamar Baseball Family 2019

    Lamar Baseball Family 2019

    It’s always special when the young men in the program take ownership and take baseball to another level. Here’s a sneak peek of what it means to be part of the Lamar Baseball Family!

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  • Youth Tedx Expo

    Youth Tedx Expo

    On March 2nd Lamar will be hosting a Youth Tedx Event. A Youth Tedx is a speaking expo where kids from high schools across Houston can come and give a 10-18 minute lecture about an issue they feel they are either knowledgeable or passionate about.

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