Schools

PSU releases summer honor roll
PITTSBURG, Kan.- Pittsburg State University has released the honor roll for the 2017 summer sessions. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors a student must complete at...
Elise Ferris and Cyan Rea are shown loading boxes of collected school supplies into the bus. Stuff the Bus proves to be huge success
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat After discovering that there would not be enough funds to enable the Tools For Schools program to provide the...


University of Missouri releases spring 2017 graduation list
COLUMBIA, Mo.- The University of Missouri spring semester 2017 graduation list as been released. Area students graduating included Gustus Matthew Scott, Golden City,...
Lamar Community Betterment (LCB) donated a truckload of supplies to Lamar R-1 Schools. The supplies will be distributed to students and their families as needs arise. Another focus of LCB is the ongoing support for local families and especially children through their donation of weekend snack-packs. Lamar R-1 Schools appreciate the partnership of Lamar Community Betterment. Community Betterment donates supplies to Lamar R-1 Schools


Local school supply lists now available on TeacherLists
Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their school’s supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com. With...
Professional Development Week for Lamar teachers was held at Thiebaud Auditorium. The Lamar Middle School Student Council provided a great “welcome back” for teachers on Tuesday morning, Aug. 8. LMS Student Council provides “welcome back” for teachers


Chances being sold by LHS Class of 2022
The Lamar High School Class of 2022 is kicking off the 2017-18 school year by selling chances of winning a fourth of a side of beef. In fact, the class will raffle off...
Come help Stuff the Bus
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat As most children know, part of the excitement of a new school year comes with the purchase of back-to-school...


Area school districts to feature new online school menus
With the start of school coming up this month, parents and students from Lamar R-1 School District and Jasper R-V School District will be able to view new online school...
Littles graduate from St. Louis College of Pharmacy
ST. LOUIS- Alana Little and Lauren Little, Lamar, recently graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The Littles were two of 223 students to receive a Doctor of...
Crowder College releases Dean’s list
The Spring 2017 Dean’s list at Crowder College has been released. To achieve this honor students must complete 12 or more college credit hours courses and earn a 3.5 or...
Before and after school care available in Lockwood
LOCKWOOD- Immanuel Lutheran School in Lockwood offers before and after school care during the school year for students four years old through elementary age that are...
R-I District in midst of summer building program
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The Lamar R-I School District is well into its summer maintenance and repair program. Superintendent Dr. Zach Harris updated...
Sheldon Alumni Association gathers
SHELDON- Sheldon Alumni Association met May 27, for its yearly meeting. The class of 1967 were the hosts, with Kerry Fowler serving as emcee. Kerry welcomed the 86 alumni...
Barton County residents named to dean’s list
COLUMBIA, Mo.- Samson Bailey, Lamar, and Mason Nichols, Liberal, who are both majoring in Agricultural Systems Management, have been named to the College of Agriculture,...