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LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.
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Parents Encouraged to Attend Advisory Committee

Parents are encouraged to attend this month’s meeting of the LCPS District Advisory Council.  On Monday, Feb. 8 beginning at 5:30 p.m., parents will discuss testing for all students. The meeting will be held at Mayfield High School in the multimedia center/library, 1955 N. Valley Drive. Tim Hand, ... read more.
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Parent Engagement Program Begins Spring Sessions

The popular IPE Program (Institute for Parent Engagement) has begun its spring sessions and parents can still get involved in the program.  IPE is a collaborative effort to connect families, schools and the community as partners, to advance the education of every child, said Brigitte Zigelhofer, ... read more.
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u-n-i-c-y-c-l-e is Winning Word at District Spelling Bee

LAS CRUCES —Seventh-grader Emily Cai may have never been on a unicycle, but she knew how to spell “unicycle” in order to win the Las Cruces Public Schools’ annual spelling bee. Cai, 13, from Lynn Middle School, is now eligible to compete in the regional spelling bee in El Paso on March 4, ... read more.
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Centennial Student Honored for Computer Achievements

LAS CRUCES—Elisabeth Partin, a senior at Centennial High School, has been selected for the National Center For Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Award. Partin, 17, will be honored during a special ceremony at an expo March 4-6, 2016, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in ... read more.
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Autism Support Group is Available for Families

If you know of a child who has autism, the child’s family may want to know about a new support group that can assist with a number of issues.  The Autism Support Group meetings at the LCPS Administration Building, 505 S. Main, in the Loretto Towne Center, once a month.  Click on this flyer to get ... read more.
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Money Smart Week Essay Contest for Mid School Students

The 2016 Money Smart Week Essay Contest is open to all middle school students and the deadline has been extended to January 29, 2016.  Essays will be scored, and finalists will be asked to create an art project using shredded money.  The winning essays/art projects will earn prizes.  View the ... read more.
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Superintendent’s 2016 Welcome Back

Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds addresses the LCPS staff with this message about The Las Cruces Way, which supports the district's mission of "Going Above and Beyond for Every Student, Every Day." Click here to play.
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My Favorite Teacher Contest

Barnes & Noble is looking for middle and high school students to show their appreciation for a special teacher by nominating them for the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year Contest. To participate, students will need to submit an essay, poem, or thank-you letter explaining how a teacher has influenced your life.  View the Flyer | Download the Entry Form
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