Picture Day: October 27th
Lamar's picture day is October 27th. This is also a red ribbon day "dress for success." Students can dress up for pictures and to support red ribbon week. Students may not wear jeans, dress and skirts must be at least fingertip length, and no spaghetti straps.
Red Ribbon Week October 24-28
Lamar will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 24th-28th. Red Ribbon Week was created to support students and teachers in pledging to be drug free. Students will be allowed to show their support by participating in our crazy dress days. The schedule is as follows:
Monday, October 24: "Too Bright to Use Drugs" Wear neon colored shirts
Tuesday, October 25: "Sock it to Drugs" Wear Crazy Socks
Wednesday, October 26: "Team up Against Drugs" Wear a team shirt or jersey
Thursday, October 27: "Suit up Against Drugs-Don't Do Drugs" Wear your best dress or shirt & tie
Friday, October 28: "Be a Hero- Don't do Drugs" Students and staff wear superhero shirts
Fall Festival: October 28th
Lamar is hosting a fall festival is October 28 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Lamar families are welcome to participate in Trunk or Treat, dance, and carnival games. Lamar students must bring their id.
Book Fair 10/31-11/4
The fall book fair will be open October 31st -November 4th. Parent night will be November 3rd from 4:00-7:00pm.
2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
Our 2nd annual pumpkin carving contest has begun! To participate, students need to carve or paint a pumpkin(s) based on their favorite book and either write or record an explanation about how their pumpkin represents their chosen book. Students take a picture of their pumpkin and share it with Mrs. Noah via Google Drive or email (email@example.com). 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will get a prize and PRIDE BUCKS. All entries due by October 31st.
AGF Frequently Asked Questions
AGF’s After-School Program provides children with the chance to develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends, and discover new interests. We offer an abundance of topics, activities, and lesson plans that are enjoyable and relatable to youth in pre-K all the way through high school. We also give them access to homework help and tutoring along with a nutritious snack, followed by supper.
Registration is online at www.amadiguessfoundation.org.
It is open now!
Elementary & Middle Schools – September 6, 2016
Middle Schools 3:45-6:30 p.m.
To guarantee that students are receiving the full benefits of the program, parents are not allowed to pick up their child until 5:15 at early childhood centers, 5:20 at elementary schools, and 6:20 at middle schools. If you need to pick up your child earlier for emergencies, appointments, and/or schedule conflicts, please make arrangements with the staff.
No, any child who is registered at a participating site is allowed to be a part of AGF’s After-School Program.
Depends on the capacity of the site. We will notify parents when there is a waiting list.
If your child does not attend any of the schools listed, you can still register your child for the program. However, they will need their own transportation to the participating schools and approval from the principal.
Thank you for your interest in our After School Program and we look forward to working with your child in the near future!
Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.
$22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.