A week full of homecoming activities began Monday for North Lamar ISD.
“One of the things the improvement plan should be asking is, ‘Why do we lose our experienced teachers?’” North Lamar ISD trustee Sheila Daughtrey asked at a board meeting earlier this week.
North Lamar trustees at a Monday night meeting approved a $1.146 per $100 valuation property tax rate, learned enrollment numbers are on the increase and took action to move forward on bond-related athletic facility improvements in time for the 2020 school.
North Lamar ISD trustees are expected to adopt a 2022 tax rate of $1.15 cents per $100 valuation at a 6 p.m. Monday meeting in the Roy C. Chadwick Administration Office, 3130 North Main St.
In total, North Lamar’s cheerleading team consists of 32 students this year, which sponsor Amber Soliz said opens up a whole new world of possibilities.
“I’m feeling really good about this year,” Panthers band director Jason Smith said. “The kids are working really, really hard and you’re already starting to see the payoff from that work.”
Like many school districts nationwide, nearly all Lamar County school districts are experiencing a shortage of bus drivers. Some districts are consolidating bus routes in order to meet their transportation needs.
Nine students at North Lamar High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams during spring 2021 testing.
North Lamar ISD and Texas A&M University-Commerce have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that opens pathways for North Lamar student graduates and employees to receive financial and advisory assistance at TAMUC.
To date, one Red River Valley school district has shut down a campus because of Covid-19 spread. All districts are reporting active cases among students and some staff.
Abbott says local district attorneys have the authority to enforce his ban on local mask mandates. But urban DAs are unlikely to go after their fellow local officials.
Businesses should be aware of a possible advertising scam involving the sale of a 2021 fall sports poster.
The top 25 percent of the 2022 graduating class at North Lamar High School has scholarship opportunities and guaranteed admission thanks to an agreement between North Lamar ISD and Tarleton State University.
A cadre of professional wrestlers took to the ring at North Lamar High School in partnership with King of Sports Championship Wrestling to provide wrestling fans, North Lamar families and everyone in between with a high-flying show.
“I am kind of nervous but my mother said she loves me and I’ll do just fine,” North Lamar fifth grade student Cor’Taezion Hickson said Monday morning upon arrival at Bailey Intermediate for the first day of school.
Back-and-forth legal rulings have left some school districts with the choice of flouting Abbott and mandating masks — or waiting for the dust to settle.
The Rotary Club of Paris gathered 437 pairs of jeans that were delivered to Paris ISD, North Lamar ISD and Chisum ISD. These jeans will go to students of all ages in need and at all school locations regardless of their grade level.
Architects share design plans for the new North Lamar ISD elementary school along with projected timelines for other construction projects related to $51.55 million bond proposal voters approved in May.
North Lamar ISD students scored higher than state and regional averages on spring STAAR testing results, but the district still will need to provide tutoring for roughly 500 students who did not meet passing levels.
The new guidance will allow for remote learning for up to 20 days for students who are sick with COVID-19 or have been exposed to it.