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Lamar Thunder Mascot Approved by CCIA

Lamar Thunder Mascot Approved by CCIA

    The Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs voted to remove the Lamar Re-2 School District from their list of schools using a mascot or logo deemed offensive to Native Americans last week, following a special session with Lamar School Board officials.  Listed mascot removals or alterations were mandated throughout the state last year with […]

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 […]

PEP Board to Assist Local Alternative Education Project

PEP Board to Assist Local Alternative Education Project

  PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity board members, have been asked to consider assisting a three-year, grant-funded collaborative venture bringing businesses and students together for the benefit of each.  Anthony LaTour, Alternative Education Coordinator for the Lamar Re-2 school district, proposed the concept to the PEP board during its May 16th monthly meeting. “We’re looking at […]

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, […]

Update from Lamar School District Mascot Committee

Update from Lamar School District Mascot Committee

Lamar School District Press Release February 28, 2022   In response to SB21-116 Concerning the Prohibition of American Indian Mascots in Colorado Schools, the Lamar RE-2 Board of Education conducted a community meeting in July. At that meeting a timeline for the adoption of a new logo for Lamar High School was shared. The logo […]

RE-2 Mascot Committee Selected

RE-2 Mascot Committee Selected

  The Lamar RE-2 School District, Board of Education, recently announced the members of the Lamar High School Logo committee, tasked with deciding on an alternate logo for the school.  This past summer, the state passed Senate Bill 21-116, mandating potentially offensive Native American mascots be eliminated and the Lamar School District is one of […]

Lamar Re-2 School Board Approves 2022 Budget

Lamar Re-2 School Board Approves 2022 Budget

    The Lamar School Board approved a resolution certifying the levy of the school district for 2022 during its December 13th meeting.  The Mill Levy per HB20-1418 was set at 27 mills with a Tax Credit of 6.405 Mills and Net Mill Levy of 20.595 Mills.  The total mill levy is factored at 24.1075 […]

Lamar School District RE-2 High School Logo Committee Nomination Information

Lamar School District RE-2 High School Logo Committee Nomination Information

December 1, 2021 In response to SB21-116 Concerning the Prohibition of American Indian Mascots in Colorado Schools, the Lamar RE-2 Board of Education conducted a community meeting in July. At that meeting a timeline for the adoption of a new logo for Lamar High School was shared. While SB21-116 is currently being challenged legally, the […]

School Mascot Meeting Cancelled

School Mascot Meeting Cancelled

    The Lamar Re-2 School Board had been planning since this past July, for a meeting with the Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs, hoping for direction on maintaining the name for the Savages at the Lamar High School.  Superintendent Chad Krug said the board had learned at the literal last minute the Commission cancelled […]

Lamar School District RE 2-Returning to School: Entry Plan 2021-2022

Lamar School District RE 2-Returning to School: Entry Plan 2021-2022

August 2, 2021 Governor Polis decided to end the remaining health emergency executive orders on July 8, 2021. Accordingly, as the school year is set to begin, information follows for the Lamar School District. No publication can be expected to address every question and it is important to recognize that such planning is subject to […]

RE-2 School District Registration Information

RE-2 School District Registration Information

  Lamar RE-2 School District:  Dear Parents and Guardians,  Registration information for Lamar School District:  Online registration can be accessed through the parent portal on the Power School link, which can be found on the Lamar School District Website. The link in Power School is titled “FORMS”. If you do not have a parent account […]

Lamar School District Superintendent Search Form

Lamar School District Superintendent Search Form

  The Lamar School District is seeking volunteers to participate in the interviews of finalists for the superintendent of schools position. If you wish to participate, please complete the attached application and return it to Terri Farmer at terri.farmer@lamarschools.org. Additionally, you should have the following times available: Two-hour training session to be held on April […]

Lamar Middle School/Lamar High School Class Schedule for all Classes to be Held at Lamar Middle School

Lamar Middle School/Lamar High School Class Schedule for all Classes to be Held at Lamar Middle School

  This schedule is being implemented because construction at the high school will NOT BE COMPLETED before the scheduled first day of school for all students. As of Wednesday, August 7th, we are notifying parents through our Alert System of our plan for the start of the school year.  Information will also be available on […]

LAMAR SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM

LAMAR SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM

FREE FOR ALL CHILDREN AGE 18 AND UNDER!! LOCATIONS Washington Elementary   May 28th – June 20th                                        (Monday – Thursday – Use side gym door)       ******************************* Breakfast served: 8:00am – 8:30am Lunch served: 11:00am – 11:30pm  ******************************* Willow Creek Park June 24th – July 18th (Monday – Thursday)  ************************************** Lunch served: 12:30 pm – 1:30 […]

Lamar District School Board Receives Best Grant, Needs Matching Funds

Lamar District School Board Receives Best Grant, Needs Matching Funds

    Lamar High School and Lincoln School are in dire need of infrastructure upgrades. The RE-2 District School Board approved a resolution during their August 13th meeting to place a question on the November 6th ballot to secure the balance of funds needed to complete a BEST Cash Grant Award to pay for the […]