Monday, January 26, 2015
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LCPS News / Announcements

SADD Students Sponsoring Unique Fun Run

The local chapters of the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is sponsoring a unique and “colorful” fundraiser! On Saturday, Jan. 31, the 2nd Annual Dye Out Drugs 5K Color Fun Run will begin from La Llorona Park in west Las Cruces. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The funds will help ... read more.


LAS CRUCES — A group of 13 Vista Middle School students won 1st place in the annual New Mexico Middle School Electric Car Challenge held in Albuquerque. Competing against 46 teams from throughout New Mexico, it was the second year in a row that the Vista team won the first place trophy, said ... read more.
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LAS CRUCES—The principal, students and staff from Loma Heights Elementary were singled out by Governor Susana Martinez as a school that has worked hard at improving academic achievement.  On Tuesday at the state capitol, Governor Martinez made her annual State of the State address to both chambers ... read more.

TONIGHT: Call or eMail Questions to School Board Candidates During Forum

LAS CRUCES—The League of Women Voters of Greater Las Cruces (LWV) will hold a School Board candidates’ forum on Wednesday, Jan. 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  It will be televised live and streamed online so that the public will be able to ask the candidates questions, officials said. Jo Galvan, ... read more.
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View the Night Skies During Science Exploration Event at Oñate

LAS CRUCES—Students and parents will get a chance to visit the Oñate High School planetarium and view the nighttime sky during the “Knights at Night” Science Exploration event, 6-8 p.m., Thursday, January 22 at Oñate High School, 5700 Mesa Grande Drive. The Las Cruces Astronomical Society and the ... read more.

Enroll in Free Language Classes by Thursday

Middle and high school students and their parents can enroll in a new academy to help them learn a second language in English, Spanish or American Sign Language.  Sponsored by the Las Cruces Public Schools, the new language academy is free. Mari Rincon, coordinator of dual-language for LCPS, said ... read more.

Early Voting Begins for School Board Election and DACC Bond

You can now cast your early vote in the Board of Education election, scheduled for Feb. 3, 2015.  Two seats on the School Board are up for election: District #4 and District #5.  There are seven locations in Doña Ana County where registered voters can vote for Board members, but they must live ... read more.
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Governor Unveils State Budget Proposal at Doña Ana Elementary

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez introduced her Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal today at Doña Ana Elementary School.  In front of students, teachers and administrators, the Governor said her budget will focus on several education-related needs and initiatives. “This budget targets and ... read more.
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