Sunday, October 22, 2017
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October 3, 2017 | Christopher N. Ruszkowski Acting Secretary of Education New Mexico Public Education Department | Dear Mr. Secretary: As the state moves forward with the long-anticipated adoption of new science standards, the Las Cruces Public Schools wishes to express concerns about key omissions ... read more.
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NMSU Hosting Free Ag Day Street Fair

Families are invited to attend the free 5th Annual NMSU Ag Day street fair Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2-6 p.m. at Aggie Memorial Stadium parking lot, 1810 E University Ave. (on the corner of Arrowhead and Stewart Street) The street fair will take place prior to the start of New Mexico State University ... read more.
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School Board Meeting Highlights-10-17-17

Voicing a chorus of concerns from his fellow students, Cameron Castillo, Centennial High School student and Student Advisory Council (SAC) member, denounced the New Mexico Public Education Department’s proposed changes to the state’s science teaching standards during his student advisor report at ... read more.
Foundation Grant Recipients

LCPS Foundation Awards $31,004 in Teacher Grants

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has awarded $31,004 in grants to fund 11 innovative, teacher-developed projects which will help provide enhanced educational experiences for more than 2,500 kindergarten through 12th-grade students. “This year we awarded $31,004 in grants that will benefit ... read more.
Passport Fair

LCPS Passport Fair Set for Saturday, Oct. 21

To help students and families apply for or renew their passports without having to miss classes,  LCPS will host a passport fair Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. in Breland Hall, Rm #152G on the New Mexico State University campus. The fair is open to all LCPS employees. Visit: ... read more.
MVLA State Fair

MVLA Students Earn Recognition at State Fair

Thanks to their culinary creations and creative artwork, middle school students from the Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy (MVLA) took home some of the Southern New Mexico State Fair’s (SNMSF) most prestigious youth awards Sunday, Oct. 1 at the SNMSF. “As a project-based school, we actively ... read more.
East Picacho Fall Fest

East Picacho Elementary to Host Annual Fall Festival

East Picacho Elementary School (EPES) is once again inviting families and community members to enjoy carnival games, food trucks, a haunted house, hayrides, and live music by Ghetto Blaster at the school’s annual Fall Festival, Friday, Oct. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at East Picacho Elementary, 4450 N. ... read more.

DACC to Host Career Technical Education Day

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is inviting educators, administrators and counselors to learn about the DACC Career Technical Education (CTE) programs at the annual CTE Day, Friday, Oct. 27. The all-day event will feature tours of the CTE programs, presentations about logistics for dual-credit, ... read more.
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