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Lamar Middle School was established in 1956 as Lamar Junior High. The school was named in honor of the 2nd president of the Republic of Texas and the Father of Education in Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. As a junior high campus, students in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades attended. As a middle school campus since 1975, Lamar now holds classes for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.
 
School colors are maroon and gold.
The school mascot is the bearcat.
The unofficial school motto is “Once a Bearcat Always a Bearcat!”
 
Classes begin each week day at 7:50 AM and classes are dismissed for the day at 3:45 PM.

News & Announcements

Accelerated Summer School Registration

Accelerated course offered for incoming 9th graders is PE. Students will register online beginning Monday, May 6th. Watch the THS Counselor webpage and Facebook for link to the registration form. Registration is not complete until payment is received. Space is limited.

Pennies for Patients

Help NJHS support Pennies for Patients. Click on the link below, search for Lamar MS in Temple, TX, and the page will show up for donations. You may also send donations in to Ms. Estes.

Construction Changes Traffic Patterns

Construction will begin at Lamar on Monday, December 10th. Please check out the graphic below. Notice, the buses will be dropping off in the front of the building, and parent drop off is now closest to Miller Park. Please be aware and watch out for students crossing!

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