Thursday, October 30, 2014
Last Updated October 30, 2014 12:18 PM MDT
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Desert Dash Trail Race Open to All Ages

The Asombro Institute is sponsoring the Desert Dash Trail Race on Saturday, Nov. 8 for all ages.  They will have a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and children’s 1-mile race at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park.  Prizes will be awarded, too!  Registration fees range from $15-$45. For more information, go ... read more.

Ride a Pony at the Horse Carnival This Weekend

Elementary and middle school-age students and their parents are encouraged to attend a Horse Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at NMSU.  The event is sponsored by the NMSU Therapeutic Riding Program and is a fundraising event for the organization.  The carnival will be at 750 ... read more.

High School Transfer Requests Accepted Nov. 3-20

Any high school student in the Las Cruces Public Schools who wants to transfer to a different school for the second semester has until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 to submit a transfer request application.  Completed forms should be submitted to Dr. Wendi Miller-Tomlinson, the LCPS Director ... read more.

Job Seekers Should Attend LCPS Fair

For the first time, Las Cruces Public Schools, the third largest employer in Doña Ana County, will hold a job fair with the hopes of filling employment vacancies within the school district.  The job fair will be 9 a.m. – noon, Friday, Nov. 7 at the LCPS Professional Development Center (PDC) 505 S. ... read more.
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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.
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