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West U Elementary Early Dismissal is FRIDAY

September 22, 2014

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Although many HISD schools will have early dismissal Wednesday, West U Elementary School Principal John Threet is reminding parents that will be a full school day. Students at West U Elementary will have their first Early Dismissal Day on Friday, September 26. All students should be picked up no later than 12:30 p.m.

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WUES Kindergarten Parents to Meet

August 5, 2014

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West U Get Magnitized-FINAL selected Layouts

Parents of children who will be kindergarteners this year at West University Elementary School will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Molina’s, located at 3801 Bellaire Blvd. Even parents who didn’t sign up online are welcome to attend. It’s a great way to meet other parents whose children will be starting school, and to have […]

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Two Lamar HS Students Awarded Scholarships

May 13, 2014

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Two Lamar High School students were among 30 Houston Independent School District graduating seniors who received $550,000 in college scholarships this year, as a result of the district winning the prestigious Broad Prize in 2013. The winning students who enroll in 4-year colleges or universities will receive $20,000 scholarships, or $5,000 per year. Students who […]

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Strake, Lamar, Bellaire set to begin first-round baseball playoff matchups

April 30, 2014

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It’s the first weekend in May and that means the state 5A high school baseball playoffs will begin with Bi-District action that has Bellaire, Lamar, and Strake Jesuit all involved in a first-round bes

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Redskins Become Texans

April 15, 2014

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The Redskins are no more. Welcome the Lamar High School Texans. After complaints that “Redskins” was offensive, HISD decided it was time for Lamar High School to have a new mascot. Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier announced the new mascot for Tuesday morning. The debate for change matured back in December when Senator Rodney Ellis wrote […]

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You Can Cut Class Friday to Pray

April 15, 2014

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The Houston Independent School District will hold classes on this Friday, April 18, 2014, as a bad weather make-up day. However, HISD has clarified what to do if parents are observing Good Friday as a religious Holy Day. Parents can give their school attendance office a written excuse that documents the religious observance, and/or an […]

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WUES Top in Country for Food Giving

March 12, 2014

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For the fourth consecutive year, students at West University Elementary School collected more food for the Souper Bowl of caring than any other school in the United States. Houston Texans star Duane Brown, along with several Houston Texans cheerleaders, visited the campus recently to congratulate the WUES students for their 30,908 pound donation with a […]

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West University Elementary Students Get Creative During Art Night

March 5, 2014

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Parents and students make capes and other super creations during West University Elementary School’s annual Art Night.

West University Elementary K-2 students spent an art- and activity-filled evening at the school’s annual Art Night. Community partners—iKids, Monart, Foelber Pottery, Snap Photo Booth, Main Street Theater, and Dinky Drums—and parent volunteers were on hand to encourage youngsters to draw, paint, dance, drum and create at twelve different art stations. In keeping with this […]

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Lamar HS History Book On-sale

February 11, 2014

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History buffs will treasure a new book about the history of Lamar High School. The Lamar Alumni Association recently commissioned local historian Anne Sloan to write a history of Lamar as part of the school’s 75th anniversary celebration. During Sloan’s year-long research, she interviewed more than 200 alumni and teachers. The result is a 225-page […]

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OFFICIAL: Lamar Redskins No More, Mascot Change Ordered

January 16, 2014

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On Thursday, the Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted 7-0 with one abstention and one member absent to approve the second reading of a policy update to prohibit the use of any race or ethnic group as a mascot or nickname. This policy update affects four schools — Lamar High School Redskins, Westbury […]

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