Category archives for: Lamar CISD

Kranchers honored for dedication to Special Olympics

Shown are "Volunteers of the Year" Jane and Les Kracher.

  Jane and Les Krancher were honored at the 33rd Annual Lamar CISD Special Olympics Invitational as the Volunteers of the Year. For the past 16 years, the couple has worked the grill at the Special Olympics, cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for the volunteers, athletes and coaches. This year, that number was an estimated […]

Velasquez’ Berdou a finalist in Excellence in Education

Pamela Berdou, center in glasses, poses with her family after being surprised in her classroom.

She was born to be in a classroom. That’s what Velasquez 5th-grade reading teacher Pamela Berdou said while explaining her path to being nominated as a finalist in the HEB 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program. The 24-year veteran – the daughter and granddaughter of teachers – is among one of only five teachers still […]

Helping parents increase desired behaviors

Lamar CISD invites parents to attend “Increasing Desired Behaviors,” a workshop to be held April 2, in the Brazos Crossing Administration Building, from 4 to 5 p.m. This workshop will provide parents with easy to follow activities to increase desired behaviors, then discuss the dreaded certain times of the day, or certain activities, when children […]

Lamar CISD blood drive scheduled for April 2 in Rosenberg

Lamar CISD is sponsoring a blood drive, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You can call Becky Guntle at 832-223-0128 to schedule a time, or simply walk in and help save lives. The drive will be held in the Brazos Crossing Building, 3911 Avenue I in Rosenberg.

A bright beginning with a bright future

Satta Testamark, Science teacher at Wertheimer.

By Iris Ung 6th grade student Wertheimer in LCISD A solid educational foundation is key to success in later life.  The teachers and staff at Wertheimer Middle recognize the importance of a quality education and have eagerly dedicated their time and efforts to make sure that our students are successful. Teachers at WMS work hard […]

Shaun McDowell of LCISD Foster HS takes a leading role in USA Football’s Heads Up program

Foster High School head football coach SHAUN MCDOWELL is taking a leading role within USA Football’s Heads Up Football program, promoting a better and safer game on youth and high school levels nationwide. USA Football will instruct McDowell and 23 other football experts from 16 states – including high school coaches and former NFL and […]

Lamar Educational Awards Foundation offering scholarships

Attending college is often an expensive experience, but local organizations are offering scholarship opportunities to take the sting out of writing that expensive tuition check. The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation(L.E.A.F.) is awarding one-time $500 scholarship to three Lamar CISD paraprofessionals.  Applicants must be a non-certified employee working toward a teaching certificate. Lamar CISD employees who […]

Gifted and Talented Academy students become future problem solvers 

Shown (from left) are: Tyler C., Maya B., Evan B., Gabriel H., Emma B., and (back row) Program Manager for Border Security Denise Blackwell and Public Affairs Liaison David Patino.

To help students prepare for an upcoming Future Problem Solving competition, law enforcement officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection visited students at FBISD’s Gifted and Talented Academy to discuss their role in surveillance of U.S. borders. The students welcomed Supervisory Program Manager for Border Security Denise Blackwell and Public Affairs Liaison David Patino, […]

Lamar CISD Community Relations Department brings home state awards

Shown front row are: Blanca Martinez, Jacqulyn Cobbin, Jill Duban, Barbara Johnson, Margaret Leger, Courtney White; back row: Phillip Sulak, Greg Mikes, Jorge Carmona, Mike Rockwood, Justin Terry, Reginald Blanks, and Jerry Gania.

Members of the Lamar CISD’s Community Relations Department were honored by their peers recently, as the team earned four Best of Category awards at the 2014 Texas School Public Relations Association Star Awards Banquet. Competing against school districts from across Texas, the group also earned 10 Gold Stars, three Silver Stars and one Bronze Star. […]

LEAF grant helps Jackson Elementary students Remember the Alamo

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Fourth-grade students from Lamar CISD’s Jackson Elementary will always “Remember the Alamo” after a recent trip to San Antonio. Students learned about Texas history by watching the IMAX film “Alamo: The Price of Freedom.”  The 45-minute film took them on a journey back in time to witness the historic Battle of the Alamo. After the […]

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