Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Register for Turkey Trot at OHS

Get registered right away for the annual Turkey Trot, sponsored by the Las Cruces Running Club.  It’s a great way to get some exercise, especially needed over the holidays.  The event takes place on Thanksgiving Day at Oñate High School. You need to get registered by Nov 21.  Click this link to get ... read more.
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No Classes for Students Nov. 20-24

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no classes for all pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students Monday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Nov. 24. The LCPS Administration Building, 505. S. Main, will close for the Thanksgiving holiday, Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24. Regular ... read more.
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Sierra Middle School Teacher Named Teacher of Distinction

Based on her professional and academic achievements, Christina Parra, a teacher at Sierra Middle School, has been named a 2018 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction by the Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico (GAFNM). The annual recognition is given to nine finalists for the Golden Apple Award for ... read more.
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Thank you to Our Board of Education!

In recognition of LCPS School Board Appreciation Week, LCPS would like to thank President Maria A. Flores, Vice President Ed Frank, Secretary Ray Jaramillo, Member Maury Castro, and Member Terrie Dallman  for their service on the Las Cruces Board of Education. “Every member of our school board ... read more.
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School Board Meeting Highlights 11-14-17

The New Mexico Public Education Department’s (NMPED) proposed changes to the social studies End of Course (EOC) assessment blueprint drew a variety of concerns from LCPS officials and board members at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14. The assessment is a state-mandated U.S. History ... read more.
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Oñate Air Rifle Team Advances in National Competition

The Oñate High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Air Rifle League team earned its fourth win of the season, defeating the team from Apache Junction High School (AJHS) in Apache Junction, AZ, in a national marksmanship tournament. Scoring 1007 points out of 1200 possible ... read more.
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Lego League Robotics Teams Compete Nov. 18

A total of 25 robotics teams are set to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oñate High School. The teams are composed of elementary and middle school students from public schools, ... read more.
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Doña Ana Elementary Honors Veterans at School Ceremony

As a way to honor past and present military service members, students throughout Doña Ana Elementary School sang songs, recited poems and shared letters of and art projects veterans for their service as the part of the school’s Sixth Annual Veterans Day Celebration Tuesday, Nov. 2. “The celebration ... read more.
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