WAAG for August 28, 2014


Monday, September 1, 2014 
Student and Staff Holiday - Enjoy your three-day weekend! 

Thursday, September 4, 2014 
7th Grade Volleyball Game - Murchison at Lamar - 5:30-6:30 
8th Grade Volleyball Game - Lamar at Murchison - 5:30-6:30 

Upcoming Important Dates 
Back to School Night is September 9, 2014. 



· Library Aides 
· Parent Cloud 
· Back to School Night 
· @lamarfinearts 
· T-shirts! 
· Garden Workday 



The library will be taking on student aides this year! We will fill two slots every period with 7th and 8th graders that are: responsible, have good attendance, are in good academic standing, and of course love to read. Please stop by the library and speak to Mrs. Hames for more information and an application if interested. 


Please see the attachments for information on how access to the new TEAMS Parent Self-Serve in the Parent Cloud. Parents will access student grades using this method starting this year. 



Please join us for Back To School Night on Tuesday, September 9th from 6:00-8:00 pm. We will begin in the cafeteria for a PTA announcement and to learn more about our school Booster Clubs. Then, Mr. Llewellyn will speak in the Gym before we visit our students’ classrooms. You will visit the classes according to your student’s schedule. 

Please bring a copy of your student’s schedule. It will save you time! If needed, student schedules will be available in the cafeteria along the wall of windows. 



The Lamar Garden Committee will be hosting a Garden Workday on Saturday, September 6th from 9am to noon. The Lamar Garden is located along Burnet Road, between the Band Hall and the track. Projects will include mulching, weeding, watering and composting. Tools will be provided. Please bring a water bottle and a pair of gloves, and wear light, comfortable clothing. This is a great opportunity to earn community service hours, and is open to the public. Even an hour of your time would be much appreciated!

Questions? Please contact Abby Randall by email


Lamar Fine Arts Twitter

Lamar has a new twitter account! Follow us today at twitter.com/lamarfinearts.



T-shirts are available in three colors this year: 
Grey with purple logo 
Black with white logo 
Purple ladies cut with white logo 

Last year's shirt is still available (limited sizes) $10 each 
T-shirts will be sold in the lobby on Back to School Night 

Cash, credit, or check made out to Lamar PTA 

Get one for everyone in the family to show your Lamar spirit! 

PS. The grey shirts are great for PE, too! 


WAAG Housekeeping

Official WAAG start date for the 2014/2105 school year is this Thursday, August 7th. 

Please send your announcements! Submissions for the WAAG are due in to Ashley Fox by email for inclusion in the Thursday weekly no later than Wednesday at 7 pm. Announcements can be from the PTA, school, teachers, staff and community members so feel free to announce your goings-on here. It is preferable for announcements to be sent in text form in the body of the sender’s email and not as attachments. Special announcements are accepted, but please use these sparingly. We will make accommodations for messages sent later than 7 pm on Wednesdays, but can’t guarantee inclusion. 

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