North Lamar 2012 Summer Camps Scheduled

North Lamar Summer Camps and Registration Forms are listed on the North Lamar website at  (Click on 2012 NLISD Summer Camps in the middle of the home page.)



North Lamar Boy’s Basketball Camp – June 5th – 8th

K – 2nd             8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.            $35 before May 27     ($40 after May 27)

3rd – 6th           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            $45 before May 27     ($50 after May 27)

7th – 9th           1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  $45 before May 27     ($50 after May 27)

Family rates are $70 for 2 or $90 for 3 or more.  Participants will meet at the North Lamar High School Gymnasium.  Campers will receive a camp T-shirt and other prizes!  NLHS Panther basketball players will help instruct.  For more information, contact Homer Garner or Don Hillyard at 903-737-2011 X 1040, or Joseph Musgrove or Chad Chalupa at 903-737-2041 X 4052.

NL Panther Baseball Camp - Players will learn the basics of hitting, fielding, pitching, and game situations.

Pre-K & K        June 11-12                  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1st & 2nd          June 11-12                  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

3rd-5th             June 13-14                  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

6th-8th              June 13-14                  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

All ages are $35. Questions or Concerns, contact Coach Igleheart at 903-517-6180 or  All registration forms and fees are due one week before the start of camp in order to guarantee a t-shirt. Forms and fees can be turned in at any time at any North Lamar school office.

NL Pantherette Basketball Camp - The camp will focus on improving individual basketball fundamentals at a higher level, as well as teaching team offenses and defenses in a more competitive environment.

June 11-14 (Monday – Thursday) from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at NLHS Gym – 4th, 5th & 6th grades

June 11-14 (Monday – Thursday) from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at NLHS Gym – 7th, 8th & 9th grades

This will be for girls who will be in the 4th – 9th grades during the 2012-2013 school year.  Cost is $50 and includes the choice of a camp t-shirt or camp basketball.

North Lamar Volleyball Camp - The camp will focus on form and technique in such areas as serving, passing, receiving, setting, spiking, blocking, offense, defense, and scrimmage time.

July 16-19 (Monday – Thursday) for girls who will be in the 5th – 9th grades during the 2012 -2013 school year.


9th- 8 to 2        $75.00

8th- 8 to 2        $75.00

7th- 8 to 11      $50.00

6th- 11 to 2      $50.00

5th- 11 to 2      $50.00

North Lamar Soccer Camp – July 25-27 at NL Practice Fields (by the tennis courts)

Camp Times:

Girls and Boys Ages 5-7        9 AM – 12 PM

Girls and Boys Ages 8-11       1 PM – 4 PM

Cost: $40 includes camp T-shirt

Perfect Season for North Lamar 8th Grade Boys Track

Stone Middle School 8th Grade Boys District Track Champions pictured are, front row beginning left, Versache Buchanan, Cameron Edwards, Jacob Wynn, Pierre Young, Grant Charman, Jakob McClain, Ethan Flippen, and Channing Parker, middle row, Levi Porter, Trey Scudder, Isaiah Harris, Alec Moore, Clayton Drake, Ashton Chaffin, Julique Franklin, and Josh Washington; back row, Cameron Fernandez, Jacob Akard, Grant Erickson, Ross Denman, Ty Dillard, David Aguirre, Forrest White, and Deydren McCarthy. Not pictured is Conner Darnell.

North Lamar’s 8th grade boys track team was named District Champs after capturing nine first places and breaking several Stone Middle School records.

Individual District Champs were  Cameron Edwards (2400), Grant Charman (Pole Vault), Trey Scudder (Relays), Julique Franklin (Relays), Isaiah Harris (Relays,200m), Ashton Chaffin (Relays), Josh Washington (Relays), Parker (Relay ,400m), Jakob McClain (Relay ,800m)

School Record Breaking Relay Teams were Scudder (4×100, 4×200, 4×400) Franklin (4×100), Harris (4×100, 4×200), Chaffin (4×200, 4×400), Washington (4×100,4×200), Parker (4×400), and McClain (4×400).

4×100  Franklin, Washington, Scudder, Harris (46.02)

4×200  Chaffin, Washington, Scudder, Harris (1.37.77)

4×400  McClain, Parker, Chaffin, Scudder (3.48.67 )


All relay teams went undefeated this season against 4A schools.

School Record Breaking Individuals: Parker (56.93 400m), Harris (23.59 200m), McClain (2.14.61 800m), Charman (11′ Pole Vault), Washington (37’11 Triple Jump)

Coaches are Joseph Tellez (Running), Leddy Carder (Throwers & Jumpers), and Larry McFarlin (Pole Vault).

North Lamar Young Authors Place in Writing Competition

Students from Wendy Suttle’s 3rd grade class who placed second in the Authors of Class competition beginning first row left are Bailee Adams, Katelyn Anderson and Chisum Priest, middle row, Brooke Allen (student teacher), Karson Stephens, Wilson Chao and Wendy Suttle (teacher), back row, Kyle Melvin, Emma Doyal and Kyla Householder.

Young authors from Wendy Suttle’s third grade class at Everett Elementary took second place in the Authors of Class writing and illustration competition after their student teacher, Brook Allen, entered their book “Genie, Genie What Do You See?” into the contest.  There were 99 books submitted with a majority of the winners coming from the Mesquite ISD.  Allen attended the recognition celebration in Mesquite and received a certificate on behalf of the North Lamar students.

“Congratulations to you and yours students. You have truly made this year a successful year for encouraging writing,” said Dr. Susan Szabo, Author of Class Chairman.

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.