Wednesday, October 18, 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
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.
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.
Maggie Hornung

Art Teacher Helps Set National Board Standards

Drawing from her teaching experience and expertise, Maggie Hornung, art teacher at both Valley View and Desert Hills Elementary School, recently joined 271 of the most accomplished teachers across the country in Dulles, VA to help set performance standards for a variety of teaching certifications ... read more.
PPD Welding Dept.

LCPS Custodial/Physical Plant/Print Shop/Warehouse Appreciation Week

In honor of LCPS Custodial/Physical Plant/Print Shop/Warehouse appreciation week, LCPS would like to recognize all of our hardworking custodial, physical plant, print shop and warehouse employees!  
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Social Justice Exhibit on Display at Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Cultural Center is now featuring “Trotando Pasos Ajenos: Social Justice and Inequalities in the Borderlands” an art and cultural exhibit that focuses on regional issues of justice inequality as they pertain to identity, environment, history, immigration, law and faith. The exhibit runs ... read more.
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Valley View Seeking Volunteers for Toss No Mas Event

As part of the citywide “Toss No Mas” campaign, Valley View Elementary School is seeking volunteers to help clean the school’s garden and pond area Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Valley View Elementary School, 915 California Ave. Breakfast will be provided in the garden area and the ... read more.

Proposed Science Standards Drawing Teacher’s Comments

Michelle Estrada, a former Las Cruces Public Schools Teacher of the Year, and recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, has offered her perspective on the proposed changes to New Mexico’s science standards being considered by the NM Public Education ... read more.
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