Category archives for: Lamar CISD

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 […]

“Bee” an A

Iris Ung (left) and Saniya Cole (right) pictured with LCISD district employee and guest pronouncer, Beverly Richard.

By Iris Ung The author, Iris Ung, is a student at Wertheimer Middle School According to their website, Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program, whose purpose is to “help students improve their vocabularies, learn concepts, and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.”  Since the […]

Lamar CISD sends nine to state wrestling tournament

Five girls and four boys from Lamar CISD schools will compete Friday and Saturday in Garland, each vying to be the champion at the State Wrestling Tournament. Loren Braun (girls, 102 lbs.), Naomi Minturn (girls, 110 lbs.), Alexandra Sanchez (girls, 119 lbs.) will all represent George Ranch High School at the State Tournament. Foster High’s […]

Middle school band director wins Latin Grammy for Children’s Album

Christina Martinez-Benitez is shown here in the band classroom.

Like most teachers, Christina Martinez-Benitez has a hobby she enjoys while away from the classroom. Unlike most teachers, Martinez-Benitez’s hobby is collecting Grammys. Martinez-Benitez, in her second year as the Director of Bands at Wessendorff Middle School, recently went to Las Vegas to collect the Latin Grammy for Best Children’s Album. She and her husband, […]

Local tennis team 18-under to represent Houston at Championships

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The team led by Erwin Caeg, Bethuel Gabriel, Jessie Madamba and Lowell Grageda from Missouri City will represent Houston at the United States Tennis Association’s Fall Section Championships on November 16 and 17 in Waco. Pictured Left to right: Reniel Lindo, Emmanuel Abad, Allyson Kwan, Christopher Ocampo, Crystal Gabriel, Max Selbst, and Mitchell Zwang. Seated […]

LCISD’s Falcon Band to state marching contest to be webcast

You won’t have to drive to San Antonio to follow the Falcon Band in the state marching contest. Just fire up the computer. The UIL Texas State Marching Band Contest will be streamed live this year by Mr. Video. The cost is $10/day or $18 for both days. 

Monday’s Prelims will begin at 7:30 a.m. with […]

Terry/Lamar SkillsUSA team on their way to Corpus Christi for State Competition

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The combined Lamar/Terry High Schools’ SkillsUSA team, Chapter 3696, dominated the SkillsUSA District 9 competition. No team or individual placed no lower than 4th place in any event. They competed against teams from Angleton, Friendswood, Fort Bend ISD, Dickinson, Royal, Texas City, Waller, Clear Springs and Clear Lake. All qualified for the SkillsUSA state competition in Corpus Christi, April 4-7. […]

Lady Falcons and Lady Mustangs advance in basketball playoffs

The Foster High School Lady Falcons and Lamar Consolidated High School Lady Mustangs won their first round basketball playoff games Tuesday night and will play second round games Friday night at Don Coleman Coliseum in Spring Branch. Foster will play Tomball at 5:30 p.m., with Lamar scheduled to tip-off against Spring Branch Stratford at 7 […]

Football playoff information for Terry High School

Congratulations to the Terry Rangers for advancing to the UIL Class 4A Area Playoffs! B.F. Terry Rangers vs. North Forest High Bulldogs; Galena Park ISD Stadium; Saturday – November 24; 1 p.m.Ticket prices:  Pre sale  adult $6, student $4, gate sale $8. Passes: UIL District 23-4A, THSCA.Tickets available at Terry High School and Lamar CISD […]

LCISD works with local automotive industry to provide internships

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Gillman Honda Rosenberg and their Service Manager, Troy Schroeder, are working with  Lamar CISD’s Automotive  Youth and Education (AYES) Instructor, Allen Deon Wilson, to provide high school students  with  job-shadowing and  internship opportunities.  Richard Fonseca, former LCISD student, became a paid employee of Gillman Honda while in high school last school year. Even after graduation, […]

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