In the aftermath of Hurricane Beryl across our area, Lamar CISD is canceling all summer school classes, programs, extracurricular activities, and practices scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11. All locations will remain closed to students and staff on Wednesday, July 10, and Thursday, July 11. This closure will allow our maintenance teams to work efficiently and without interruptions, ensuring our schools are safe. We will welcome all staff and students on Monday, July 15.

Clubs

Academic UIL

Academic UIL is designed to challenge students academically.  The students will have opportunities to master specific skills using critical thinking and creativity.  Practice for Academic UIL begins in November and the Academic UIL meet  is at the end of January. 

List of Events: Art Memory, Calculator Applications, Dictionary Skills, Impromptu Speaking, Listening, Maps, Graphs, & Charts, Mathematics, Modern Oratory, Number Sense, Oral Reading, Science I and II, Spelling, Social Studies and Chess.  Contact Ms. Boeding at [email protected] for details.

Sponsors 
Shawna Hardy
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FFA

​FFA-  

Membership will be handled through enrollment in the Principles of Agriculture classes (a prerequisite).

Lamar FFA meetings will be held every second Tuesday of the month at Lamar HS.  Students are responsible for their own ride home after the meetings.

Practices for teams going to contests will be held as needed through Mrs. Korenek’s Prin. of Ag classes. Contact Mrs. Korenek at [email protected] for details.

Sponsor
Deborah Korenek
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Boys to Gents

​A mentoring program with the aim to teach and build young men into becoming prominent individuals.  Members will work on becoming future leaders and explore opportunities for personal growth and friendship.

Sponsor
Ryan Gusman 
[email protected]

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad- Science Olympiad meetings will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month. Meetings will become more frequent nearer competitions. 

Sponsors
Emely Placidon
[email protected]

National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Five main purposes have guided chapters of NJHS from the beginning: to create enthusiasm for scholarship; to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; to encourage responsible citizenship; and to develop character in the students of secondary schools.

NJHS members meet in room A120 on the first Monday of every month from 4-5pm. 

Sponsor
 


Student Council

Student Council

Lamar Junior High School's Student Council is a group of elected and volunteer students working together to provide a means for student participation and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership and encourage student/faculty/community relations. LJH's Student Council is led by individuals with good character, integrity, pride and desires to serve others. 

We will meet on the second Friday of each month in room E113 from 7:30-8:05 a.m.

Sponsor

Chess Club

Chess club- ​More information to come

Sponsor
Alfred Guzman
[email protected]

Technology Student Association (TSA)

TSA - The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Imagine an activity so captivating that your students spend hours working on it after school for weeks at a time. That’s what happens when TSA members engage in TSA's competitions. Only TSA members have the opportunity to compete at exciting regional conferences, state conferences and then at the annual National Conference. Expert judging by technology educators and industry representatives inspires the best from participants. Members are rewarded not only with medals or trophies, but also with memories of the camaraderie and the challenge of a national TSA conference. TSA meets every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.in D111. For more details or other information please contact Allen Gerbermann at [email protected]

Meeting Days/Times:

 Mondays 7:30-8:00 am

Tuesdays (Mandatory for all members) 7:30-8:00 am

Wednesdays  7:30-8:00 am

There will be two additional after school meetings each month.  Specific dates are TBD.

Sponsor
Allen Gerbermann
[email protected]


Lunch & Listen (Podcast) Club

     Lunch & Listen Club: We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month during

     lunch. Sign up in the library at the Circulation Desk or in the LJH Library Canvas course. 

     The first meeting is TBD.
Sponsor

Dawn McGowen
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