Saturday, October 25, 2014
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provide a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.
LCPS News / Announcements

Watch Gadsden vs. Oñate Football Game — Live

Viewers can watch the Gadsden vs. Oñate football game tonight beginning at 6:45 p.m. as LCPS.TV continues their webcasts live at Join us as an all student production crew brings you the action from the Field of Dreams! Send your comments to


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Two Oñate Educators Honored by Library Association

Tina Glatz, Oñate High School librarian, and Dr. William “Bill” Soules, a New Mexico state senator and teacher at Oñate High School, were recognized by the New Mexico Library Association (NMLA) during its state conference yesterday (October 23) in Ruidoso, NM. Glatz was given the Honorary Life ... read more.
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Haunted Houses and Fall Festivals Scheduled

Many schools have planned different fall festivals and Halloween-related events for students and families in Las Cruces.  A list of the activities, charges, and ages appropriate for the events are listed by date: Alameda Elementary Fall Festival: Friday, Oct. 24, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Tickets are ... read more.

Two Picacho Parents are LCPS Heroes

The LCPS School Board honored Christopher Herrera and Anna Chacon-Krause who saved the life of 8th grader Hunter Keffer who was struck by lightning but survived because of the parents’ heroic efforts. They are parents of Picacho Mid School students who administered CPR while waiting for an ... read more.

Fall Archery Tournament Rescheduled

There is a new registration deadline (Nov. 3) for the upcoming Thanksgiving Archery Tournament to be held at Oñate High School for students in 3rd grade and up; it’s also for adults.  The new tournament date is Nov. 14 at the OHS gym, 4-8 p.m.  Be sure to click on the registration information and ... read more.

Volleyball Coach Reaches Amazing Heights

There’s no doubt about it — Marian Bennett’s accomplishments are truly amazing!  The Oñate High School volleyball coach has surpassed 900 wins in her career.  And, she will be recognized for that after the Oñate vs. Deming volleyball game on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the OHS gym, 5700 Mesa Grande Dr. ... read more.
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Nighttime Science Event Open to All Ages

Students and parents will get a chance to visit the Oñate High School planetarium and view the nighttime sky during the Knights and Night Science Exploration event, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Oñate High School, 5700 Mesa Grande Drive. The Las Cruces Astronomical Society and the Oñate science ... read more.
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Donations Collected for an LCPS Family

Expressions of sorrow are flowing throughout the community with the sad news of the Oct. 16 passing of Jo Anna Rincon, an 18-year-old NMSU student whose parents are administrators for the Las Cruces Public Schools.  Miss Rincon was a May 2014 graduate from Arrowhead Park Early College High School ... read more.
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