Saturday, December 20, 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.
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Girls Can Attend Soccer Camp During Winter Break

Girls have a unique opportunity to attend a soccer camp during the LCPS winter break. The camp is for girls ages 14-17 and will be held at Mayfield High School.  There is a registration form.   For more information, contact Mayfield Boy’s Head Coach Esteban Loya at  915-929-2099. Read more about ... read more.


A total of 128 music students from Centennial, Las Cruces, Mayfield and Oñate high schools have been selected to perform with one of the All-State honor performing groups in January 2015.   The students are among 675 students statewide who were selected and are considered the “best of the best,” ... read more.
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LAS CRUCES—The Las Cruces Public Schools wants community residents to give the school district a letter grade, A-through-F, on how well they believe the district is achieving its educational mission.  This is one of the questions included in the school district’s annual community survey. Jo Galvan, ... read more.

Jardin de los Niños Receives Gifts from LCPS Students

LAS CRUCES—Jardin de los Niños was the beneficiary from two different fundraising activities conducted by students from Mayfield High School and East Picacho Elementary.  Jardin de los Niños, a local non-profit organization, provides services to homeless or near homeless children and their ... read more.
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Schools Closed for Winter Holiday

LAS CRUCES—All schools in the Las Cruces school district  ended the semester on Friday, Dec. 19. All schools, including Arrowhead Park Early College High School and Arrowhead Park Medical Academy, will be closed until Monday, January 5, 2015, which is the first day for staff to return.  ... read more.

Sunrise Elementary Celebrates 25 Years

 LAS CRUCES—Current and former students and staff of Sunrise Elementary School celebrated the school’s 25th anniversary on Dec. 18.  The school originally opened at 5300 Holman Road in August 1989. During a celebratory gathering in the school’s multipurpose room, visiting dignitaries included Dick ... read more.

Valley View Principal Resigns; New Principal is Named

LAS CRUCES—Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds announced today that Dr. Arsenio Romero, principal of Valley View Elementary School, has resigned from the school district, effective January 5, 2015.  Romero has been hired by the Roswell (NM) Independent School District as the ... read more.

Six Residents Want to be a Member of the School Board

Six Las Cruces residents want to be a member of the Las Cruces Board of Education.  Tuesday, Dec. 16, was the only day that local voters could file their intention to run for two seats on the Board of Education. Those who filed a declaration of candidacy at the County Bureau of Elections for the ... read more.
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