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INCOMING 6TH GRADERS:  Please RSVP your TRANSITION CAMP reservation to lamarrsvp@gmail.com. 

PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFO IN THE RSVP: 1) student's legal name; 2) session choice #1 OR #2 (sessions cannot be split); and 3)contact phone number.

NOTE:  Transition camp is recommended; it is not required.  If the student can only attend one day of camp, that is fine.  

SESSION 1 - JULY 30 & 31 - 10AM - 1PM

SESSION 2 - AUGUST 1 & 2 - 10AM - 1PM

New 7th and 8th graders and any 6th graders unable to attend Transition Camp - New Student Orientation is Thursday, August 9th, 8:30 am - 10am in the Lamar Cafeteria.

Questions specifically regarding course levels (e.g. academic vs. pre-ap, advanced math vs. algebra), please contact your grade specific Counselor.  Please be patient in awaiting a reply as Counselors are working with STAAR preparations/testing from May 14th-18th.

2018-2019 Counselors:

6th grade: shanley.mclaughlin@austinisd.org   


7th grade: judith.m.berrean@austinisd.org 


8th grade: bernadette.dodd@austinisd.org 


When the school year ends, summer meals begin!  Click here for info on the Summer Food Service Program for kids (english).  Haga clic aquí para obtener información sobre el programa de servicio de comida de verano para niños

Scottie Football Summer Mini-Camp

When:  July 30th - August 3rd

Where:  Lamar Middle School

Times:  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cost:  FREE!!!

To RSVP for camp, please email Coach Perez at Matthew.Perez2@austinisd.org by July 6th.

Click here for more information on summer mini-camp

Click here for more information on football at lamar

Austin ISD Safety Update from Dr. Cruz: Click HERE for English version, click AQUI por Espanol.

Congratulations to


AISD's Middle School


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The Visual Arts Department is pleased to announce that Mia Gomez has earned national recognition in the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.  She has been identified by panels of creative professionals as one of the most talented young artists and writers in the nation.  This year, nearly 350,000 works of art and writing were submitted.  Less than 1% were recognized at the national level.  These students have been invited to attend a ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall on Thursday, June 7.  Congratulations Mia - we are proud of you!   

Do you have questions about BLEND?  Check out these videos - How to work in Google from home  and BLEND tips and tricks for parents and students.

Congratulations to the following students for their success in the regional "Young Playwrights for Change" playwriting contest sponsored by ZACH Theatre:

Regional Finalists:

Avi Blum - 1st place winner

Lucy Nichols - 2nd place winner

Annika Tracy - 3rd place winner

Daniel Jaramillo - finalist

Sierra Winter - finalist

Honorable Mention:

Anna Bausman

Ruby Borden

Kai Kirkham

Madelynn Niles

As first place winner in the Regional contest, Avi Blum's play moved on to the National "Young Playwright's for Change" competition also sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre & Education.  Avi's script was honored as a finalist placing in the top six!  

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!

For AISD students experiencing homelessness, AISD has Project HELP - (Hope & Empowerment ~ Leveraging Possibilities)

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


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. 


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!