January 25, 2021
Important Upcoming Dates

January 25  All sports in HISD resumed today
January 27  Spirit Afternoon/Night at Raising Cane's
January 28  Last Day of 3rd 6 weeks Grading Cycle
January 29  Teacher Prep Day/ No School for Students
February 1   First day of 2nd Semester
February 3-4 Face to Face Students Individual Portraits
February 10  12:30-3:40pm Virtual Students Individual Portraits (link to sign up below)
Click here for full HISD academic calendar

Student Photos at Lanier

Student photos for face-to-face students will happen at Lanier on Feb. 3rd and 4th.  Students will have their picture taken during their PE class.  Parents may contact Alan Ross at www.alanrossphotographer.com for information regarding purchasing your student’s photo.
Parents may sign up to bring their virtual student to campus to have their photo taken on Wednesday, Feb. 10th.  Info and link below. 
Please note:  Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Students will remove their masks briefly for the photo only.
Please contact Mrs. Olivier at molivier@houstonisd.org if you have any questions about student photos.

Wednesday, February 10th, 12:30 - 3:40pm. INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS FOR VIRTUAL STUDENTS. We want to make sure that everyone is included in the Yearbook! Please click on the link below to sign your student up for one of the 10 minute slots.  All further direction and guidance is included in the link.
Raising Cane's will donate 15% of sales on Any order that mentions Lanier Middle School between 4pm and 10pm, Wednesday, January 27th
Huntington Learning Center Fundraiser!
Huntington Learning Center Fundraiser
Sign up for a $95 academic evaluation and Hunting Learning Center of West University will donate $50 to the Lanier PTO! Please click here for more information.


Souper Bowl Food Drive This Week! (Jan. 25-29)

  • Please donate non-perishable food items this week (Jan. 25-29)! 
  • There will be labeled boxes by the front desk where students can drop off donations. 
  • Virtual students can click here to participate!



Tennis Anyone?
Lanier Tennis Team tryouts are next week:
Monday 2/1/21 Girls tryouts 4:30-5:45pm at Lamar HS
Friday 2/5/21 Boys tryouts 4:30-5:45pm at Lamar HS
Please get information and signup for the tryouts at lanierorchestra.org under the tennis tab.
See you on the court!
-Coach Cole

Great 8 - Lanier Class of 2021 Attention Eighth Grade Parents!
Join the Great 8 Committee on Wednesday, January 27th for the Great Parent Volunteer Meeting. Learn about the Great 8 activities planned to celebrate our 8th graders and the parent volunteer opportunities for the various events.
• When: Wednesday, January 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
• Where: Please join via Zoom Link below Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89839131772?pwd=bGluSWRydDg5djZGWG14MGRWT UNsZz09 Meeting ID: 898 3913 1772 Passcode: Great8

What is Great 8? Great 8 is the name for the end-of-year celebrations for Lanier's 8th grade class. These traditions are a special time for student to celebrate their time at Lanier.

What should I do now? To be able to have all these wonderful events, we need everyone to participate. If possible, please consider sponsoring one or more students. You can find more info about all the end-of-year events and make an online payment at: www.laniergreat8.simplesite.com.
Lamar High School Course Selection for Zoned Students
We are looking forward to welcoming our Zoned Students for the 2021-2022 school year.  Want to learn more about Lamar High School? Watch our virtual tour video to learn more!
Course selection for ZONED rising 9th graders will open on January 25, 2021.  Course Selection will take place online (Lamar New Student Course Selection) and we will offer two virtual meetings (February 2nd and February 16th from 5:30 to 6:30) for families who have questions or need assistance. (Lamar Virtual Course Selection Meeting)  If you are waiting for acceptance notification from another school, please do not complete the Lamar course selection yet.
Course selection for rising 9th graders with an approved transfer will take place in March and April.


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