Sunday, September 14, 2014  

Bring Your Own Technology Initiative

BYOT Guidelines


Open House
Monday, September 15
PTA meeting in the cafeteria at 6:30, followed by
open house from 7:00-8:30.

Senior Meeting for parents in the auditorium at 8:30.
 Come-and-go format (don't have to follow a schedule)
Counselors available with details on:  AISD's College Night, 9/18, 7-9pm;
PSAT; junior and senior orientations (important info for the year);
and important info for 9th graders such as personal graduation plan meetings later this year.

Lamar Football Players

Lamar athletes visit Larson Elementary each week to read to students and play games.

Stuco Goes Global

Stuco is  venturing out on a global basis this year in conjuction with the Water Project.
Our goal is to raise money to build a well or clean up a well in Africa.  Fundraisning will be
going on as we gear up for Homecoming October 10th.  There will be a class contest and
we hope to get all clubs and organizations to get involved with donations and support
of their homecoming nominees.  We will also be talking with local organizations for their support

Vikings in the Community

VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event)

 In the same fashion as UIL, our art students competed at the regional level against over
2000 students in VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event). Out of all the students receiving
the highest mark of a IV, only 10 % are chosen to move on to state.We are proud to
announce that Summer K, Paola Alvarado-F, and Maria T (led by teacher Cindy Thomas)
qualified for this state competition in Bryan, Tx.

And a special congratulations goes to freshman Maria T who walked away with a
state medal in her division for a superior rating!

National Technology Honor Society 2014

From left to right
Ashley P, Teresita O, Kathriyn M, Rosa E, Destiny E, Zachary K, Kelly W


HOSA State Competition in San Antonio
Left to right: Jonathan W, Valery L, Kelsey M, Alicia G, Nathaniel T

More than 3000 Health Occupation Students of America from all over Texas competed
March 27th -29th in San Antonio.  Lamar was proudly represented by:
Alicia G - 1st place in Medical Assisting
Jonathan W - 3rd place in Prepared Speaking
Valery L & Nathaniel T - Top ten in CPR & First Aid
Kelsey M - 1st in Area competition advancing to State in Home Health Aide
Alicia and Jonathan will represent Lamar at the HOSA National Competition in June
at Walt Disney World

Lamar Tennis

Junior Michelle T won her third District title this year and also finished third at the Regional
Tournament.  This is the highest finish for a Lamar Tennis player since 1999, and the best finish
ever for a Lamar girl.
Article in the Citizens Journal • Go to this


All AVID students, sophomores and juniors will take the
PSAT test October 15th
here for more information

Lamar High School PTA

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
A Free Parent Workshop, October 9th
Click here for more information

Tuesdays & Thursdays • 3 - 7p.m. in the Library
Math tutor available on Tuesdays • Science tutor available on Thursdays

Senior Portraits

Monday, Nov. 24          7:35am-2:45pm                            Auditorium (Retake Day)
Tuesday, Nov. 25         7:35am-2:45pm                           Auditorium (Retake Day)

Thor and Thor Corps

Austin B - Thor
Left to Right: Jansen R, Zak L, Jake S, Chastity B, Jack M, Charlie B,
Robert R, Adam L, Austin F

Advertising & Graphic Internship Students
Tylen Gerry B, David Antonio L, and Christopher M
successfully passed the Certiport
ACA CS5 Photoshop Certification Test


Senior Haley Y competed at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in early May. She competed in the Creative Marketing Event with her 30-page paper and accompanying oral presentation detailing her plan to rebrand The Class in The Parks where she attends marketing-related classes.  She competed against 120 top students from across the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, and Guam.  Her hard work and persistance earned her a place in the top 10 in the world!

Lamar's Robotics Team

"Powered by Ryan B. and Skippered by Stuart Y.,  boat # "Eleventy-One" cruised to a 4th place finish in Saturday's 25th annual River Legacy Cardboard Boat Regatta.  Their division featured stiff competition against 31 other boats from area High Schools, Colleges, and Businesss.  Finishing so high in their first appearance at the Regatta is a testament to the skill and dedication of the Lamar HS Robotics Team."


UIL Spelling Team
Won Second place team at a practice meet at Timberview High School
Left to right: Jonathan W, Ethan S, and Michelle G.



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