Saturday, April 25, 2015  

Bring Your Own Technology Initiative

BYOT Guidelines

Starting Tuesday, 1/27, we will have a central, dedicated location for students to earn redemption hours. Our library will be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm specifically for students needing to redeem credits. Mrs. Jenkins will be joined by two teachers, and they will work with students needing assistance, as well as ensuring that our redemption students are using their time productively. As stated on the redemption contract, students have other options for redeeming credits lost due to attendance, but this one is especially helpful because of the consistent availability. Non-redemption students may also be in the library, but Mrs. Jenkins and the two teachers will direct their efforts towards the redemption students first and foremost.

Redemption Expectations

  1.  Upon arrival, student must check in with a Late Night Lamar instructor.  Not doing so, will invalidate the earned hours for the specific day.
  2. Student must sign in and sign out every time he/she comes in or leaves the library (even to go to the bathroom). Not signing in or out will invalidate the earned hours for the specific day.
  3. Student must have his/her redemption form or make arrangements for the document.
  4. Student must work with assigned instructor.
  5. Student must be working.  Sleeping, sitting, doing nothing, talking/playing on phone, playing computer games etc. will not be allowed.
  6. Student will follow all school rules and expectations.
  7. Late Night Lamar is a privilege and any student not following the expectations may be asked to leave.
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Senior Class Meeting

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Media Fair 2015 Winners

Digital Graphics - Natalie T. won Silver, title "Pride of Lamar", Teacher - Don Adair
Digital Graphics - Dulce C.,
Honorable Mentioned, title "Lilac", Teacher - Don Adair

Digital Video - Deja S., won Gold, title "Stalker", Teacher - Greg Cartwright
Digital Video - Kyler R., Amir M., Andre B., Matthew S.
Silver, title "All A Dream" Teacher - Greg Cartwright

Programming & Application Development 
Amanda L. won
Gold title "House", Teacher - Jane Abel
Programming & Application Development
Michael C. won
Silver, title "Dragon Curve", Teacher - Jane Abel

Summer School 2015

For more infomation about Summer School 2015 click (here)

Rotary Four-Way Speech

Julian Q won the regional round of the Rotary Four-Way Speech contest and will progress on to the state level. Congratulations, Julian!

Signing Day


Keaton Bates - Southern Methodist University
Landry Bray - Southwestern University (Georgetown)
Jordan Sturgeon - Southwestern University (Georgetown)

Madeline Walsh - Saint Mary's University

Mathew Kahlig - College of Idaho

Michelle Torres - Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego)

Girls Basketball
Dezirae Hampton - New Mexico Junior College

Girls Soccer
Savanna Bryant - Texas Women's University

District UIL

 UIL Computer Application students placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd  at the District Meet March
Uzodinma M, Bronze, Jonathan T, Gold, David S, Silver

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NTHS 2015 Induction Ceremony

Lamar Boys Soccer Team goes to Pope Elementary each week and reads to the
First Graders.

Interested in a career in medicine? Want to start in high school? Learn about our Health Science classes
by clicking on Image

Calendar of Events



Lamar Art Department Contest Winners

On February 7 th over 2000 high school students competed in the annual regional art V.A.S.E. Competition in Mansfield . 13 students brought back regional medals in their division. These students are: (bottom right):
Skye K, Dulce C, Dallas S, Kelsi J, Alora C, Madison H, Frida R, Luz C, Paola A, Alexis G, Natalie T, Jourdain B, and not pictured Tashuyn P.

Only 10 percent of these 2000 will get to advance to state.This year Mrs. Thomas will be taking 6 Lamar students to the Hilton Anatole in Dallas April 24-25th.  They are: ( bottom right):
Jourdain B, Alora C, Frida R, Natalie T, Skye K, and Kelsi J.
Please congratulate and encourage these students!

Academic Decathlon

Honors Students:  Tara F, Sarah (bronze in Economics and 5th place out of all Honors students present), and Ritu P (bronze in Language & Literature, gold for Lamar's top Honors student, and 4th Place out of all Honors students present)

Scholastic Students:  Jenna H (bronze in Speech), Dulce M (gold in Language & Literature), and Rebecca V (bronze in Music, silver in Art, silver in Social Science, gold in Science, gold for Lamar's top Scholastic student, and 4th place out of all Scholastic students present)

Varsity Students:  Mycah B (gold in speech), Zahraa I, and Pamela A (bronze in Economics, silver in Essay, silver in Social Science, gold in Interview, gold for Lamar's top Varsity student, and silver out of all Varsity students present)

We took 2nd Place at Super Quiz and came in Second Place OVERALL!

first row left to right - Haley W. (4th place PSA team)  Linda Tran (2nd place Public Health team) , Annisaa H. ( 2nd place  Public Health team) Sarah A. (2nd Place Public Health team)  Naponi J. (4th Place Persuasive Speaking)   back row - Brianna W.  (4th Place PSA team) Reasat B. (2nd Place Public Health team) Sierra S. (4th Place PSA team) Uzo M. (3rd place Public Health Team).  Lauren P. - not pictured (1st place Medical Spelling)

26 LHS HOSA members (Health Occupation Students of America) competed in Killeen, TX.  LHS Medical Spelling and Public Health team advanced to State competition in April.

AVID National
Demonstration School

Lamar is an AVID National Demonstration School. This recognition is earned for beingan exemplary model of the Advancement Via Individual Determination program and demonstrating the very best AVID methodologies and strategies. They join Carter and Hutcheson junior highs in achieving this high honor; of the4,800 schools implementing AVID. Approximately 120 schools have this designation.



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