Thursday, October 23, 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.
LCPS News / Announcements

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.

Volleyball Coach Reaches Amazing Heights

There’s no doubt about it — Marian Bennett’s accomplishments are truly amazing!  The Oñate High School volleyball coach has surpassed 900 wins in her career.  And, she will be recognized for that after the Oñate vs. Deming volleyball game on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the OHS gym, 5700 Mesa Grande Dr. ... read more.
Stars Prom

Nighttime Science Event Open to All Ages

Students and parents will get a chance to visit the Oñate High School planetarium and view the nighttime sky during the Knights and Night Science Exploration event, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Oñate High School, 5700 Mesa Grande Drive. The Las Cruces Astronomical Society and the Oñate science ... read more.
Blooming White Rose

Donations Collected for an LCPS Family

Expressions of sorrow are flowing throughout the community with the sad news of the Oct. 16 passing of Jo Anna Rincon, an 18-year-old NMSU student whose parents are administrators for the Las Cruces Public Schools.  Miss Rincon was a May 2014 graduate from Arrowhead Park Early College High School ... read more.

Bosses Day Thanks to Stan Rounds

Happy boss’ day Stan Rounds!  He is the boss to more than 3,600 employees in the Las Cruces school district.  Mr. Rounds has been the Superintendent for nearly eight years. LCPS is honored to have him at the helm. He always keeps students as his number 1 priority as he manages the second largest ... read more.
I see you

Science Literacy Event for Entire Family

A unique and fun activity for elementary and middle school kids is scheduled for Oct. 18, 10am-2pm at Lynn Middle School, 950 S. Walnut.  There will be hands-on science activities; even parents will learn something at the “Exploring Science Through Literacy” event. There will be lunch served, free ... read more.

Stay Healthy! Get a Free Flu Shot

Let’s all stay healthy by getting a flu shot.  The flu season is here and there’s a community opportunity for children and adults to get a free flu shot or flu mist.  LCPS is in support of the flu clinic scheduled from 8am – 3pm (or until supplies last) on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Memorial Medical ... read more.
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