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Lamar School District Offering Lamar Thunder as Mascot Alternative

Lamar School District Offering Lamar Thunder as Mascot Alternative

The Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs ruled the newly offered Lamar Savage mascot and logo (Savage Thunder) does not meet with the Commission’s approval.  The Re-2 district school board made its most recent presentation to the CCIA on Friday, April 15th via Zoom, during which Superintendent, Dr. Chad Krug used the five-minute allotted time slot […]

CCIA Says Savages Must Change, School Board Votes for New Suggestion

CCIA Says Savages Must Change, School Board Votes for New Suggestion

May 19, 2022   The Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs (CCIA) met for their fourth quarterly meeting today, May 19, 2022. CCIA voted  to amend the list of schools which were non-compliant with SB21-116. Lamar High School was not removed from the list following our submission of evidence of change and other relevant artifacts which were provided […]

Out-of-Control Mascot Association is Making up its Own Rules

Out-of-Control Mascot Association is Making up its Own Rules

CAPITOL REVIEW By Mark Hillman   The state commission charged with adjudicating which Colorado schools must expunge their “American Indian mascots” devolved further into a kangaroo court last week.  Chaired by Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs was required to “identify each public school in the state that is using an […]

Lamar School District Offers New Logo/Mascot to Indian Affairs Commission

Lamar School District Offers New Logo/Mascot to Indian Affairs Commission

    The Lamar School Board was given five minutes to make its presentation for a new logo and mascot for the high school before the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs this past Friday, April 15th.  Superintendent Dr. Chad Krug made the best use of that time span, outlining the board’s efforts since May 21, […]

Proposed Mascot Alternative is Recommended to Lamar School Board

Proposed Mascot Alternative is Recommended to Lamar School Board

    The Lamar School District mascot committee, tasked with developing a new logo and imagery to replace the decades old Lamar Savages, made their presentation to the Lamar District School Board during its March 21st meeting. A law passed by the Colorado legislature last year, SB21-116, mandates mascot imagery used by schools and deemed […]