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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 Holding Public Forum on Future Name of School Mascot

Lamar School District Holding Public Forum on Future Name of School Mascot

Please join the Lamar School District Board of Education for a community forum on July 15th at 7:00 PM at the Lamar High School Auditorium to learn about and discuss Senate Bill 21-116 Concerning the Prohibition of American Indian Mascots in Colorado. The bill was signed into law by Governor Jared Polis on June 28th. […]

Re-2 School District on "Mascot" - Updated Mailing Info

Re-2 School District on “Mascot” – Updated Mailing Info

  The Lamar School District Board of Education would like to draw the community’s attention to proposed legislation that could impact the school district. SB21-116 Prohibit American Indian Mascots Concerning the prohibition of American Indian mascots in Colorado. BILL SUMMARY The bill prohibits the use of American Indian mascots (mascots) by public schools, including charter […]

Busy Weekend for Prowers County

Busy Weekend for Prowers County

The first weekend of autumn provided a busy schedule in and around Prowers County. This year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest was moved up on the calendar to September 24th.   The date change coincided with the weekend of Holly Gateway Fair activities, which featured their annual 10am parade and even though it was a couple […]

Gov. Hickenlooper, Commission Release Report on the Study of American Indian Representations in Public Schools (Lamar Included)

Gov. Hickenlooper, Commission Release Report on the Study of American Indian Representations in Public Schools (Lamar Included)

(Editor’s Note) Due to a lack of space, the full report has been condensed and focuses on the Lamar High School Findings DENVER — Monday, April 18, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Governor’s Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools today released their final report on the use of mascots and […]

Dear Editor: Savages Under Attack – Again

Dear Editor: Savages Under Attack – Again

Dear Editor: I also attended ‘the meeting’ to discuss the continued use of the name and mascot Savages for Lamar High School. ‘The meeting’ began with why they (the commission) were here and the purpose of their meeting.  Ernest House, the Executive Sec. explained that they weren’t here to tell us what to do or […]