Fluor Foundation donates to LCISD STEM program

The Fluor Foundation has donated $20,800 to the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation to underwrite science, technology engineering and math (STEM) programs. “It’s encouraging to see the results of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program at Lamar CISD,” said Tim Palmore, Senior Project Manager for Fluor. “I was invited to meet with the students […]

Lamar Consolidated senior is a Gates Millennium Scholar

Every organization needs that one person that can diagnose and repair absolutely every computer problem. Lamar Consolidated High School senior Jose Zelaya is already that person, and he wants to learn even more. “I have researched and compared different pieces of computer hardware and know which parts are compatible,” Zelaya said, “and I also have […]

LCISD principal nominated for award

Arredondo Elementary Principal Amber Barbarow is a member of an elite group after being named one of only nine recently selected as Texas National Distinguished Principal (NDP) finalists by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). The winner will receive a surprise school visit in May, alerting him or her of their recognition as […]

LEAF offers teaching scholarships

Want to make a difference? Send a message to the future. Teach. To help defray the cost of college, the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation is awarding one-time $500 scholarships to three Lamar CISD paraprofessionals. Applicants must be a non-certified employee working toward a teaching certificate. Lamar CISD employees who plan on working in the field […]

Ray Elementary student wins HLSR art contest

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a time for students to show off the animals they have raised. Or, in the case of Ray Elementary third-grader Jeremiah Castrillon, the animal he drew. Castrillon’s work, a chalk and glue relief, titled “The Bright Chicken,” was named Elementary Champion at this year’s HLSR Art Show. Prior […]

FBCSO investigating attempted bribery of LCISD trustees

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has begun an investigation into recent allegations made in the Lamar CISD board elections. “Our office has been asked to conduct an investigation into recent actions and allegations being made in the most recent LCISD election,” said Sheriff Troy E. Nehls. “The allegations being made are receiving an enormous […]

SSLW & Partners Award Five Scholarships

Sugar Land: Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) and Phenomenal Partners recently held their annual and auspicious Service and Academic Excellence Luncheon honoring their 2015 scholarship recipients. The 2015 scholarship recipients are graduating high school seniors from Fort Bend ISD and Lamar Consolidated ISD. Daisy Gilbert, Lamar Consolidated, plans to attend Wharton County Junior College and […]

Lamar CISD students’ art to be on display at rodeo

Sixteen Lamar CISD artists will have their works shown at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show, with 12 being eligible for the Rodeo Art Show Auction. The students’ works were judged as part of the Lamar CISD Student Art Exhibit. Foster High School’s Orapan Riyasu won Best of Show at the Lamar […]

Common Threads sponsoring Back-to-School Fair July 26

Lamar CISD’s Common Threads program, the Texas Children’s Health Plan and Children’s Dentistry of Texas are sponsoring a back-to-school fair, located at Common Threads, 710 Houston St., Richmond. The fair will be July 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be free school supplies for children, grades k-12. Every child must be accompanied […]

Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse and LCISD host Leadership Project

Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc. along with Lamar Consolidated Independent School District joined Fort Bend County community leaders to host Leadership High School 2014.  This annual initiative united 60 teens from four LCISD high schools, alumni leaders, FBRC staff and school district and community volunteers to empower students to be leaders within […]

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