Readers weigh in on Lamar's library "upgrade".
Goodbye paper books, hello Facebook.
We love the smell of burning literature in the morning.Just adding a coffee shop to a neighborhood library so people can feel like they're in Starbucks and ultra hip was apparently too passe a trend for Principal James McSwain of Lamar High School. Finishing up a week ago, McSwain has thrown ... More >>
Lamar High School, like several HISD schools, has a mandatory uniform for its students -- polo shirt with the school's name, khaki pants or shorts. Parents are expected to pay for the clothing, although we're sure there's some program that helps those who can't afford it.Some Lamar students, because ... More >>
Vending machines are leaving Texas school cafeterias. But the mother lode of "minimal nutritional value" has hardly gone away.
Indians battle Lamar's "Redskins" and a suspect student vote
Alex Golubitsky was a high school revolutionary in search of a cause. Then he became his own cause.
Parents and students fight to save Lamar High School's International Baccalaureate program. Administrators don't see a problem.
Fat starting salaries! Hefty raises! HISD says its administrators deserve them.