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Training Fire at Lamar High School

The Prowers County Rural Fire Department conducted a control burn grass fire in the fields just west of the Lamar High School last night, March 9th.  The area was between the soccer field and the livestock barn used by agricultural students.  Rural Fire Chief Staffon Warn said the calm night provided an opportunity for a […]

When is a Sports Mascot Racist?

There have been some changes to team mascots in the sports world, from the pro ranks to high school, even though most have been viewed as being unintentionally racist. There have been two public discussions on the Lamar Savages mascot of recent note.  One took place this past September during Governor Hickenlooper’s town hall visit […]

Prowers County Democrat Caucus Set for March 1

  The Prowers County Democrats will be holding their CAUCUS, March 1, 2016 @ the Lamar High School, with registration beginning @ 6:00pm, and the CAUCUS convening at 7:00pm.   Prowers County Democrats – CAUCUS TUESDAY, – March 1, 2016 – 6PM Registration / 7:00 CAUCUS Lamar High School 1900 S. 11th Street Lamar, CO […]

Lamar High School Painters Become Santa Helpers

These Lamar high school students are on Santa’s ‘nice’ list this year for the work they contributed to upgrading and painting the decorative panels on the sides of Santa’s train. Art instructor, John Gersick, answered a request to use his painting skills to spruce up the side panels for the train known as Santa’s Express. […]

Southeast Alaskan Odyssey – with the Alaska String Band in Lamar November 13

Hailing from Alaska’s capital city of Juneau, the Zahasky family, also recognized internationally as the Alaska String Band, brings the best of American music to their audiences…and their next audience will be at the Lamar High School Auditorium on Friday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. This dynamic family band arrives here under the auspices of […]

The Pros are Possible for These Players

The 2015 Colorado High School Futures Game was played with a field of some twenty high school seniors and several underclassmen at Coors Field on Thursday, May 28.    The event, formerly, the Top 40 Game showcased the talents of high school seniors and juniors over the course of nine innings. Lamar High School senior, Brent […]

Young Artists Create A New Look

Just a quick look at the pictures will tell you the nature of the businesses in Ron Farmer’s building in the 200 Block of West Oak Street in Lamar.  “Ron called me and said he wanted something new and different to showcase the property,” said Lamar High School art teacher, John Gersick.  “I’ve never done […]

LHS DECA Program Begins Coat Drive

    Lamar— October 15, 2014 — The annual Lamar High School DECA Coat Drive is now underway. Drop-off boxes are located at Thriftway, Safeway, Walmart, and LHS. Cold weather gear such as coats, sweaters, gloves, and hats are needed. This yearly community service project is used to help children and adults who are in […]

Lamar Re-2 School District Registration for 2014-2015

The district will be holding registration for all schools (MHDC Preschool, Parkview Elementary, Washington Elementary, Lamar Middle School, Lamar High School and Alta Vista Charter School) at the Community Building on Tuesday, August 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information you can […]

CenturyLink Funds LHS Computer Project

  The Lamar High School woodshop and computer design class will benefit from a CenturyLink grant of $4,832, presented to teacher Luke Richard at the high school.  The presentation was made Wednesday, June 25, by Art Roybal, Eastern Regional Supervisor for CenturyLink. “CenturyLink is presenting about 300 grants totaling $1.4M to classroom teachers through the […]

Winners Announced for the “Why I Love the Lamar Public Library” Poster Contest

Library Lovers’ Month is a month-long celebration of school, public, and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the nation’s libraries continue to serve. In recognition of Library Lovers’ Month, Lamar Public Library sponsored a poster contest for students Kindergarten […]

Lamar Savage Sports Weekly Report, February 12, 2014

It has been a busy week for the winter sports teams at Lamar High School, with both basketball teams playing three games each, and the wrestlers squaring off in three duals. The Lady Savages, and the Savage wrestlers each went undefeated during the week, while the Savage basketball squad struggled to an 0-3 record during […]

Savages Host Miners for Homecoming, 2013

The traditional Lamar Savage Homecoming parade along Main Street kicked off at 2pm, Friday, September 27. The visiting YAK airplanes for the annual Fly-In provided some additional excitement and entertainment with a special fly-over along the parade route as the students began their route to Savage Stadium. Other events of the afternoon included the 5pm […]

Walter Ely Scholarship Award Presented to Two Area Students

   Sixteen candidates were entered in the third annual Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship this year.  According to Kim Engburg, Executive Director of SDS, Southeastern Developmental Services, the applicatants achieved such a degree of excellence, that two recipients were selected for the annual $500 scholarship.    Kody Wallace, a Wiley High School Senior, and Mykinthia Ebron, […]

Urban Land Institute Conducting Health Seminars in Lamar

  Persons affiliated with the local medical community and interested citizens in general attended a briefing regarding a series of interviews delving into health concerns for Lamar residents.  Several panelists and members of the Urban Land Institute were introduced to the gathering by Edward McMahon, Senior Fellow for Sustainable Development, from ULI, following their afternoon […]

Lamar DECA Attends State Leadership Conference, Diane Pool Receives Award

Twenty three members of the Lamar High School DECA Club attended the DECA State Leadership Conference held Feb. 24-26, 2013 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. During the three days, students attended the opening and closing ceremonies, attended workshops and competed in their events. Students competed in team events, individual events and written events. […]

2012 FFA Heifer Wrangle Update

By Theresa Butler Lamar FFA Chapter congratulates the third member within the last five years to compete in the FFA Heifer Wrangle Program. Jesse Shelton, a freshman from Lamar High School will take the responsibility of being this year’s Heifer Wrangler. Shelton is sponsored by DTM Cattle (Lamar, CO), Kenny and Teresa Burns (Hotchkiss, CO), […]

2012 FFA Creed Contest Results

The Lamar FFA Chapter held their annual FFA Creed speaking contest in the Lamar High School auditorium for all first year agricultural education students this past Wednesday, October 3rd from 4:30-6:00pm. The objectives of the Lamar FFA Creed Contest are as follows: Students will be able to memorize and recite all five paragraphs of the […]

Lamar Homecoming, 2012

Click on a picture to go into slideshow mode. The Lamar High School Homecoming Parade marched down Main St. full of cheering students and included Homecoming Royalty, Class Floats of all ages, the Soccer team, & a semi load of Football players all led by the Lamar High School Marching Band. This years parade goers […]

To Mrs. Munro, with Love

  Former Lamar school teacher, Dixie Munro, was honored this past Saturday, August 18, by her former students for her years of service to the community.    Several dozen students were on hand at the Lamar Cultural Event Center for remarks and presentations made by emcee Richard McCloughan, a student of Dixie Munro’s from the […]