CONGRATULATIONS TO THE Lmsfaa symphonic winds band 2017-2018 - THEY ARE PARTICIPATING IN CHICAGO'S MIDWEST CLINIC THIS FALL!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE Lmsfaa symphonic winds band 2017-2018 - THEY ARE PARTICIPATING IN CHICAGO'S MIDWEST CLINIC THIS FALL!

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Lamar Middle School and Fine Arts Academy is a middle school serving 6th - 8th grades in the AISD system. 

MISSION
Lamar Middle School and Fine Arts Academy is a caring community with diverse programs that engage all students in meaningful and creative learning opportunities that will prepare them for the future.

VISION
Lamar Middle School and Fine Arts Academy will be recognized for its excellence in developing the whole child by providing rigorous academic programs and creative opportunities in order to meet the challenges of a competitive, global society.

School Goals

  • All students will grow in a healthy and responsible way by learning through their own social and emotional experiences.
  • All students will achieve success in their academic and elective programs.
  • All students will develop a sense of community that encourages an awareness of the diversity in today's society.

INFORMATION COMING HERE ON OCTOBER 1 ABOUT THE 2018-2019 LAMAR MS & FINE ARTS ACADEMY APPLICATION PROCESS!

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Do you have a student who is motivated by the arts?  Would you like to see him or her attend an academically excellent school with other kids who love the arts?  If you said yes to these questions and wish for your student to receive the very best pre-professional arts education, then McCallum High School’s Fine Arts Academy is for you!

On Tuesday, October 3rd from 7 – 9pm in the MAC Theatre on campus, prospective students and families are invited to attend McCallum Fine Art Academy’s Showcase 2017.  The evening will include performances and presentations by each of the arts strands, such as band, choir, dance, film, guitar, musical theatre, orchestra, piano, and visual art.

The McCallum Fine Arts Academy offers students from across AISD the opportunity to pursue an accelerated curriculum as fine arts majors in an inclusive public school setting. Here one will find an established and exceptional pre-professional program for talented students district-wide that has greatly contributed to McCallum High School’s growing reputation for academic excellence. Today, this outstanding program regularly earns state, national and even international recognition on behalf of AISD.  You can learn more at https://mccallumhs.com/fine-arts-academy/  See you at Showcase 2017!

Did you fail a class the first six weeks?  Do you just need extra help?  Then check out IGNITE LAMAR!

Did you fail a class the first six weeks?  Do you just need extra help?  Then check out IGNITE LAMAR!  Extended-day opportunities for students who need extra support.


Order your yearbook now!  

Pricing schedule:  August 21 - September 30 - $30.00

                                   October 1 - January 31 - $35.00

                                    February 1 - end of school - $40.00

Instructions for ordering online in English

Instrucciones para pedidos en línea en Español

Order forms to be taken to office (if unable to purchase online) - English

Formularios de pedido a ser llevados a la oficina (si no puede comprar en línea)-Español


Come to Lamar Open House - November 16, 2017 from 8:45 - 11:00am!   (En Espanol aqui)  This will be the ONLY open house this year!


MacTheatre presents Catch Me if You Can.  The big-hearted musical adventure based on an astonishing real-life story of being young, in love ....and in deep, deep trouble!  September 28 - October 1 & October 5-8, 2017.

Office Depot/Office Max - Give Back to Schools!  Use the attached slips to give money to Lamar when you shop at Office Depot/Office Max!


Lamar News & Events

For news and the latest information about what's happening at Lamar, look at the Scottie Newsletter (scroll down below).
 

Staff Directory

Click here for the 2017-2018 Lamar Staff Email Directory.

 

Volunteer at Lamar

There are so many ways to get involved at Lamar Middle School, from joining PTA to helping with ongoing committees, our Scottie Dads program that encourages Dads to get involved on campus, and helping to keep the Lamar campus beautiful. 

Learn about the volunteer opportunities available and get connected at Lamar!



Instructions for Using Google "Classroom" - click here.  We will be using Google "Classroom" to view the 2-week agenda for each class, communicate with your teachers, turn-in assignments, access teacher websites and much more.

Join Lamar PTA today!  Click here for the form.

AISD Attendance Policy

Attendance Law (90% and Compulsory Attendance Law) - FAQs and Explanation - click here

Attendance - Compulsory Attendance (AISD code) - click here

WANT TO DONATE MONEY, BUY TICKETS, PAY FEES ONLINE?  

Click here for the school cash online store!

Scottie Dad Program

Calling all dads, granddads, uncles, brothers…we need you!  The Lamar Middle School Scottie Dad Program is ready to kick off the 2017-2018 school year! This program is designed to increase the adult male presence on our campus, while building quality relationships between our parents and students. Scottie Dads help increase student safety during all three lunch periods, while keeping connected with their child's school life and experiences.  You can sign up for all three lunch periods or just parts of the lunch periods...your help and time is much appreciated no matter what. 

LAMAR FINE ARTS ACADEMY

The Fine Arts Academy (FAA) at Lamar Middle School is pleased to provide an inspiring and robust program for students across Austin for the purpose of pursuing an accelerated arts curriculum as fine arts majors. Lamar FAA offers its students both meaningful and enriching opportunities in the areas of visual arts, dance, band, orchestra, choral music, drama, classical guitar, piano, digital arts and media, as well as our nationally recognized Lamar Jazz Band.  Lamar FAA attracts a vastly diverse student body from across the city, including students from private, charter and parochial schools.  Additionally, as the primary feeder school for McCallum High School and Fine Arts Academy, we are strongly aligned with McCallum's fine arts programs.  Lamar FAA is Austin's top choice for middle school fine arts, as we strive to provide every student with a fulfilling and all encompassing middle school experience that nurtures the whole child.  In short, our academic programs are comprehensive and rigorous, our athletic programs are dynamic, our parent and community involvement is flourishing, and most importantly, our student body is happy.  We are Lamar!