The 2015 winner of the “Our Community Salutes, Fort Bend” Colin Powell Award is Oscar Cervantes, Assistant Principal at Lamar Consolidated High School. The award was presented by Petty Officer Jason Schofield of the US Navy. PO Schofield said of Cervantes in his nomination, “Mr. Cervantes helps ensure these young people are afforded the opportunity to gain knowledge about … [Read more...] about CERVANTES HONORED
Lamar CISD teachers will be busy this summer drafting ideas for grants from the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation. While the teachers are always looking for innovative ways to educate students, they know the funds will be there, due to the success of Surf’s Up presented by OakBend Medical Center. “Our beach party is becoming the social event of the year,” said L.E.A.F. … [Read more...] about Another successful Surf’s Up!
By Morgan Grieve 6th Grade Student LCISD's Wertheimer campus Everyone has differing opinions when it comes to the topic of summertime. Some people like to use this time find fun and exciting things to do, such as vacationing or taking advantage of the neighborhood pool, while others choose this time to relax and take it easy. To get a better idea of how the Wertheimer … [Read more...] about Sharing opinions on summertime
Four of Lamar’s stars were recognized by the Lamar Classroom Teachers Association as Paraprofessionals or Teachers of the Year. Frost Elementary secretary Shyla Hansche is the Elementary Paraprofessional of the year. Phoenicia Wilson, teacher’s aide and nurse at Ryon Middle School is the Secondary Paraprofessional of the Year. Williams Elementary reading … [Read more...] about LCTA names top paraprofessionals and teachers for 2014
Oakland Elementary School students were among more than 2,000 children from across the state to take part in the Houston Kids Triathlon, held April 13 at the University of Houston. The event gave children the opportunity to experience the benefits of a healthy lifestyle focused on exercise by having them complete three athletic courses: swim, bike and run. This was the first … [Read more...] about Oakland Elementary School students complete first triathlon