NL SHAC Recognizes Poster Winners

North Lamar’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) kicked off the Kids Marathon with a third grade “Get Healthy” poster contest.  Recognizing the winners are SHAC Advisory Council members Brittney White, LMSW, (left) and NLISD Assistant Superintendent Shelley McDowell (right).  Winners from left are Nicole Parker, 1st place from Parker Elementary, Brianna Swafford, 2nd place from Everett Elementary, and Ashtin Stutsman, 3rd place from Everett.  Wal-Mart gift cards in increments of $50, $30 and $20 were given to the students.

SHAC is an advisory group of individuals who represent segments of the community.  The group acts collectively to provide advice to the school system on aspects of the school health program.  SHAC is responsible for program planning, advocacy, fiscal planning, liaison with district and state agencies, direct intervention, and evaluation, accountability, and quality control.

For more information, contact Brittney White at

North Lamar Student Places 2nd at State Beta Competition

Dakota Kilcrease will now compete at the National Beta Contest in Greensboro, North Carolina in June after taking 2nd at the State meet in Social Studies.  Sponsor is Patti Haley.

NLHS Student Receives a Bronze Medal for High Jump at 3A State Track Meet

NLHS Kara Erickson

State 3A 3rd Place High Jump 5’6”

Auto Show Held for North Lamar Scholarships

Scoops Auto show sponsor Collin Hadley of Maximum Elevation runs over the Skills USA Taurus Saturday during the Panther Press Club event at North Lamar High School. Two scholarships will be awarded from proceeds collected from the auto show that featured more than 30 off-road, classic, and modified vehicles.

Pantherette Midfielder Signs to Play Soccer at Mountain View College

Paris, TX, Thursday, May 10, 2012 – North Lamar Pantherette midfielder, Marisca Escobedo (seated center), signed to play soccer for the Mountain View College Lions in Dallas.  MVC, a part of the Dallas County Community College District, is a member of the NJCAA Region V conference where the women’s soccer team finished the 2011 season as Region V Champions.

Seated with Marisca are her aunt, Aida Flores (right), and her grandmother, Teresa Escobedo (left).  Standing are NLHS Head Girls Soccer Coach Kendall Kirk, NLHS Assistant Coach Duanna Ewell, MVC Head Soccer Coach Steve Rodriquez, MVC Assistant Soccer Coach Kim Rodriguez, and Marisca’s cousin, Lydia Flores.