Saturday, April 29, 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
Rachel Knight
Based on her extensive professional and community contributions and accomplishments, Rachel Knight, an agriculture and science teacher at Centennial High School (CHS), has been selected as the 2018 LCPS Teacher of the Year at the LCPS Foundation’s Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Dinner, ... read more.
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Renowned Artist George Mendoza Visits Alameda Elementary

George Mendoza, an internationally-acclaimed abstract artist, spoke to hundreds of Alameda Elementary School students, Tuesday, April 18, describing his experiences as a legally-blind artist, renowned novelist and former long-distance runner, during two presentations in the Alameda Elementary ... read more.
Front Row (left to right): Peggy Knudson, Lynn Middle School; Tina Glatz, Onate High School; Heather Doolittle, Sierra Middle School.
Back Row (left to right): Kim Barany, Las Cruces High School; Cynthia Salceda, Camino Real Middle School; Paula Dowding, Mayfield High School; Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima; Sarah Draughon, Zia Middle School; Vicki Romero, Centennial High School; Jackie Dean, Mesa Middle School.

Mayor Visits Sierra for National Library Week

In honor of National Library Week, Sierra Middle School hosted a celebration which brought together librarians from throughout the district, Wednesday, April 12, in the Sierra Middle School Library. The celebration also featured a visit from City of Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima.
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Doña Ana Elementary Hosts Salsa Night

As part of the afterschool program at Doña Ana Elementary School, the school recently hosted a “salsa” night, where students and their families learned the basics of salsa dancing, enjoyed homemade chips and salsa, and created a variety of craft projects. “It was a great evening full of fun ... read more.
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Centennial Students Win National Broadcast Competition

After spending eight continuous hours writing, directing and producing a complete video news magazine, a team of Centennial High School (CHS) students was awarded first place in the Crazy 8s Broadcast News Magazine category at the 2017 Student Television Network (STN) International Convention, ... read more.
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Lynn Magnet Students Experience Art in San Francisco

A group of more than 25 students from Lynn Middle School’s (LMS) visual arts magnet program got to experience the iconic art, architecture and culture of San Francisco, CA last month, as part of the annual LMS educational field trip. The three-day long trip, led by LMS Visual Arts Instructor Amanda ... read more.
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Info. Session for Military Academy Nominations, April 27 at MHS

To help explain the process of congressional nominations to high school students and recent graduates interested in applying to U.S. military service academies this fall, representatives from Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and Rep. Steve Pearce, will host a Military Service Academy Night, ... read more.
Hailee Cook

APECHS Senior Wins National Writing Award & $10,000 Scholarship

A poetry collection written by Hailee Cook, a senior at Arrowhead Park Early College High School (APECHS), was one of just 16 submissions to earn a Gold Medal Portfolio, after being selected from a pool of 330,000 art and writing submissions, created by seventh- through 12th-grade students ... read more.
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