Lamar Middle School

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  • This weekend we rolled out 700+ ipads to begin our 1 to 1 Verizon grant.  Our student and teachers are super excited to start revolutionizing education.  If you were not able to receive your ipad this past Friday, please come see us in the morning from 7:30-8:00am Tuesday through Friday this week.

    Tech squad helping teacher Interactive soccer station Bowling with spheros

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  • College Shirts Every Wednesday

    Our AVID program wants teachers and students to show their support for continuing education by wearing college t-shirts every Wednesday.  In addition, we will be taking students on virtual trips to a variety of colleges and university in hopes of sparking excitement. Thank you for your support!

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  • VILS Lamar Middle School is now a Verizon Innovative Learning School

    As of today, there are over 4 million jobs in science, technology engineering and math fields[1]. Verizon has committed over $160 million over the past 5 years to building and sustaining programs across the country that provide free technology, access and immersive, hands-on learning to students and teachers, particularly in underserved and minority communities.

    What is a Verizon Innovative Learning school?

    In partnership with Digital Promise, Verizon provides tablets with data plans and training to every student and teacher at underserved middle schools for 24/7 learning and to prepare students for success. 

    To learn more or join our mission to give technology and tech education to students in need at weneedmore.com.  Parents, click here to learn more.

    [1] http://www.usnews.com/news/stem-solutions/articles/2014/02/05/report-stem-job-market-much-larger-than-previously-reported

     

     

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  • PTA Join PTA

    Please help support our PTA who works hard to supply our students and teachers with supplies, school dances, and other fun events.  Visit joinPTA.org to become a member of Lamar's PTA.  Like our PTA facebook page at MB Lamar PTA for news and updates.  We are also continuing out Box Top for Education drive.  Send all box tops to school with your child and they will turn them into their 2nd period DEN teacher to earn jeans days.  Email lamarmspta55@gmail.com any questions you may have.

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  • Yearbook On Sale Now!

    Don't wait for school to start to order your yearbook and preserve the memories of this school year.  The best price of the year is now.  Order online now until August 20th and pay only $30.  After August 20th, the price will increast to $34 until sales close at the beginning of May.  

    For all 8th graders, please don't forget to order a special ad to be published in the yearbook for your child.  Now through January 31, 2018 you can purchase ¼ page - $15, ½ page- $30, or a full page - $60.

     Click HERE to start your online order.  

    Check out our infographic with live links: Yearbook Infographic

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  • School Supplies List 2017-2018

    Lamar's recommended list:

    Pencils (lots of them)

    Pens

    Paper

    Glue sticks

    Highlighters

    Stylus for ipad

    Binder with folders/tabs

    Headphones/ear buds

    Backpack 

    ID Badge (students will receive their badge during registration and must be worn at all times while on campus).

    Teachers may hand out an additional supplies list the first week of school.

    Irving ISD supplies list for the 2017-2018 school year can be found HERE.

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  • Lamar Middle School Dress Code for 2017-2018

    English and Spanish

    Lamar Dress Code

    Please click the link above to see the Lamar Middle School dress code for the 2016-17 school year.

     


     

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  • Teacher and Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to Mrs. South and Mr. Henderson for being Lamar's teacher and employee of the month for March.  Mrs. South is our amazing 7th /8th GT ELAH teacher and Mr. Henderson is our Dean.  Both work hard to serve our students and help them succeed. 

    south   hend

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  • Field Trip to Dallas Holocaust Museum

    115 8th graders visited the Dallas Holocaust Museum March 31st.  Students took a guided tour and watched videos of holocaust survivors sharing their memorys of the historic tragedy.  Afterwards, students enjoyed lunch at Klyde Warren Park.  Students returned to school and were given time to write letters of thanks to the museum and create a product as a reflections of their visit.  The entire field trip was planned by two 8th grade students who took initiative to get their fellow classmates an experience they will never forget.

    Dallas Holocaust Museum  Exiting the museum  Klyde Warren Park  Klyde Warren Park  Letters of thanks  Reflections

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  • Irving ISD Art Show

    Lamar students entered a variety of pieces into the Irving art show this past week.  Please check out the wonderful work done by the hands of our creative students.

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  • Destination Imagination

    Lamar sent one small group of students to this year’s Regional Tournament, held in Haltom City this past Saturday.  This small group of 6th graders have been working extra hard, twice a week, since December to prepare themselves for the tournament. This year, they chose the Improv Challenge, where they placed 5th out of all the middle level teams who performed (a total of 16 teams).  Lamar’s Nerdy Birdy Trio was the only team to place in the Middle Level Improv Challenge in Irving ISD!  In addition to placing, this team also won the Spirit of DI award for their enthusiasm, teamwork, and dynamic imagination!

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  • Author Varian Johnson Visits Lamar

    Varian Johson, author of The Great Greene Heist and To Catch A Cheat, visited Lamar Middle School last Friday.  Mr. Johnson spoke to our students about his life and how he became a published author.  This was a wonderful experience for our students and staff.

    Varian Johnson

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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon 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.

     

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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.

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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.

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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.

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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.

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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.

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  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness Workshop

    Join us on October 26 from 6-8 pm at Nimitz High School for the 2nd Annual Alcohol and Drug Awareness Workshop. Click here to register.

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  • Report Bullying Anonymously

    Parents and students, Irving ISD has a new anonymous bullying reporting form. This option will allow you to report any type of bullying - physical, verbal, cyber or online bullying - without disclosing your name or email address.

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  • #MyIrvingISD Lends a Helping Hand

    Irving ISD is committed to serving any students affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. If you have been displaced and need to enroll in Irving ISD please call our Program for Assisting Students in School (P.A.S.S.) at 972-600-6113.

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  • Gold Card Club Fall Series 2017

    For more information about our Gold Card Club and our Spring Series, click here.

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