Monday, February 27, 2017
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.
LCPS News / Announcements
LAS CRUCES—Students who want to transfer to a school outside of their home attendance zone beginning next school year will face several changes to the transfer process.  Las Cruces Public Schools officials said transfer applications are being accepted between February 1 and March 1.  However, ... read more.
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Centennial Broadcast Team Named Runner-Up at State Competition

Taking home some of the top honors at a statewide student journalism competition, the Centennial High School (CHS) broadcast news team placed second overall and earned six individual awards at the New Mexico Activities Association/New Mexico Scholastic Press Association State Competition, Saturday, ... read more.
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Vista Middle School Student Wins State Essay Contest

Thanks to his original essay entitled, “The America I Believe In,” Adam Mssika, a sixth-grade student at Vista Middle School, won first-place in the New Mexico Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2016-17 Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest, after his essay was selected from a pool of more than 840 ... read more.
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Mayfield Freshman Wins Big in Back-to-Back Competitions

Although the year just started, 2017 is off to a great start for Mayfield High School (MHS) freshman Mireya Sanchez-Maes. In addition to winning the 2017 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Essay or Poetry Contest, she recently won four individual and team awards at ... read more.
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Centennial Band to Host Play All Day Fundraiser

Keeping with its annual tradition, the Centennial High School (CHS) Band will once again perform for a total of 12 continuous hours, spread across three separate venues, for the band’s Fourth Annual Play All Day fundraiser, Saturday, Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. “The event is a fun, unique way to ... read more.
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LCPS to Close for Presidents’ Holiday

LAS CRUCES—In observance of Presidents’ Holiday, schools in the Las Cruces school district will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20. The only students who will attend classes are juniors and seniors from Arrowhead Park Early College High School.  The LCPS Administration Building will also be closed on ... read more.

Athletic Director Featured in NMAA Promotion

LCPS Athletics Director Ernie Viramontes was recently featured in the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) promotion called, “#MyReasonWhy.” In the video Viramontes explains why he decided to become an Athletic Director. “On any given day, you might see Ernie at any one of the multiple sporting ... read more.

Tips for Technology – Phishing/Spoofing

Tips for Technology Reading your email safely Over the past month chances are you have received an email from what appears to be someone or some company you are familiar with.  You recognize the name, so you open the message.  From this point, you may be part of a spoofing or phishing scheme meant ... read more.
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Oñate Choir to Perform with Renowned College Choir

The internationally-acclaimed Concordia College Choir of Moorhead, Minnesota will perform with the Oñate High School Choir, Thursday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 200 East Boutz Road, as part of the college choir’s 15-day tour of the Southwestern United States. “This [concert] ... read more.
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