This year 8 Lamar theater arts students have participated in the National August Wilson Monologue competition. The contest was available to Dallas-area high school students for the first time this year and has been organized and hosted by theater professors and professionals from SMU and Dallas Theater Center. Students took workshops at DTC and competed at SMU. Stakiah Washington has advanced to the second round which will take place at SMU on February 15th. Please follow the link below to read a wonderful article about the event that mentions Lamar and our students several times. Click HERE to read the full article.
Our Ac Dec Team made up of Andrea R., Grace K., Lucas A., Patrick G., Pamela R., Alexis F., Maria A., and Chowdhury B. competed Essay, Speech, Interview, Math, Science, Language & Literature, Social Science, Economics, Music, and Art, on Jan 29 &30. This year's topic was India. Here's how we did:
- Andrea R.- bronze in Language & Literature, bronze in Math, bronze in Science, gold in interview (with a perfect score), and had the 5th highest score our of all Honors students competing.
- Grace K.- bronze in Science and a sliver is Speech. Patrick G.- silver in Economics, bronze in Science, and a bronze in Social Science.
- Maria A. - bronze in Speech. Chowdhury B. - silver in Essay.
- Our team came in 3rd place with a final score of 30,687.8. We will not advance to the state competition, but we could not be prouder of our team. None of these students have ever been in Academic Decathlon before and only two of our team members are seniors!
Click HERE to see the highlights video from the Football Banquet
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TEA Accountability Results
Click HERE for our TEA accountability results. We met standard and earned three distinctions!
Our TEA School Report Cards have been released, click to read more about them in English or Spanish.
Download the actual School Report Card pdf HERE.
An explanation of the terminology is available in English or Spanish.
AISD's Adult Education & Literacy Dept has classes in GED Prep and English as a Second Language.
Click HERE to learn more about other Adult Literacy Programs available in Arlington.
Lamar is a certified PLTW campus, click HERE for more info
Robotics in Texas now an officially sanctioned UIL competition. Click HERE to go to the Lamar Robotics page.