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.

Administrative Team

Principal Dr. Troy Y. Bethley  [email protected] 832-223-2300 
Assistant Principal Bertha Alvarez [email protected] 832-223-2300
Administrative Assistant Zella Johnson [email protected] 832-223-2303
Receptionist Veronica Galarza [email protected] 832-223-2300 
Counselor Nicole Bertrand  [email protected]  832-223-2305 
Nurse Winona Miller  [email protected]  832-223-2306 
Speech Therapist Yousrah Wasim  [email protected] 832-223-2334 

Principal's Message

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Dr. Troy Bethley
Principal
Smith Elementary

Dear Smith Families,  

I am delighted to be a part of the Smith Elementary School community. I am thrilled to be the instructional leader of such a student centered school. Smith Elementary School has dedicated and experienced teachers that are motivated to help every student meet and exceed learning goals. One of my goals, as principal, is to support and foster the established foundation of collaboration between teachers to promote continuous student achievement.  

We are fortunate to have a strong community at Smith Elementary School. Likewise, Smith Elementary School is committed to meeting the diverse needs of each child by engaging all students in rigorous academic activities. In addition, we will continue to work hard to provide the best educational experiences to all students.  

I am extremely honored to work with each stakeholder to build a legacy of caring and compassion for all students.  With that being said, I challenge each student to continue to meet and exceed their individual goals throughout their lives!  

Sincerely,  

Dr. Troy Y. Bethley 

Principal  

Estimadas familias de Smith, 

Estoy encantado de ser parte de la comunidad de la Escuela Primaria Smith. Estoy entusiasmado de ser el líder de instrucción de una escuela tan centrada en el estudiante. La Escuela Primaria Smith tiene maestros dedicados y con experiencia que están motivados para ayudar a cada estudiante a alcanzar y superar las metas de aprendizaje. Una de mis metas, como director, es apoyar y fomentar la base establecida de colaboración entre maestros para promover el logro continuo de los estudiantes. 

Somos afortunados de tener una comunidad fuerte en la Escuela Primaria Smith. Asimismo, la Escuela Primaria Smith se compromete a alcanzar las diversas necesidades de cada niño, involucrando a todos los estudiantes en actividades académicas rigurosas. Además, continuaremos trabajando arduamente para brindar las mejores experiencias educativas a todos los estudiantes. 

Me siento extremadamente honrado de trabajar con cada parte interesada para construir un legado de cuidado y compasión para todos los estudiantes. ¡Habiendo dicho eso, reto a cada estudiante a continuar alcanzando y superando sus metas individuales a lo largo de sus vidas! 

Atentamente, 

Dr. Troy Y. Bethley 

Director