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Our Story

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

Book and Toy Drive to Support Temple PD Blue Santa

Lamar National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is collecting donations of new toys and books to support the Temple PD Blue Santa. We will be collecting donations until November 13th. Donations can be turned in at the reception desk.

Food Drive until November 22nd

Lamar, along with all of TISD will be taking a collection of non-perishable food items until November 22nd to help support several food banks in our area. See the list attached for what items have been requested. Send your items to school and turn them in to the containers near the front door. Please contact the office if you have questions.

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!