Wednesday, April 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.
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Mayor’s Top Teens Seeks Nominations

The Mayor's Top Teens of Las Cruces is seeking nominations for its 2014 program, sponsored by Mayor Ken Miyagishima and a host of corporate sponsors. The deadline to nominate a current ninth-, 10th- or 11th-grade student is 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014.
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Bike to School Event Is May 7

Ten LCPS schools are already signed up for the Wednesday, May 7, 2014 national Bike to School Day. That's more than half of all the bike to school events scheduled so far in the entire state.

East Picacho E.S. Math & Science Night Is April 24

East Picacho Elementary School will host its annual math and science night – better known as “Passports to Adventures,” 6:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the school, 4450 N. Highway 85. It's also Sonic Night at the Sonic Drive-In at Valley Drive and Picacho Boulevard; 10 percent of their sales will go to the school, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
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Volunteer for Comcast Cares Day: Saturday, April 26, Mesilla E.S.

School and community groups and individuals are requested to volunteer for Comcast Cares Day 2014, which will take place 8:00 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Mesilla Elementary School, 2363 Calle del Sur in Mesilla.

Dallas Cowboys’ Ryan Cook at Mayfield April 24

takes a Cook to know a good cook, and that’s what’s happening at Mayfield High School Thursday, April 24, 2014, as Dallas Cowboys center/guard Ryan Cook visits the school to congratulate its student chefs for winning the LCPS High School Breakfast Challenge.
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Tapia Is 2015 Teacher of the Year; Torres is Bilingual Teacher of the Year

East Pcacho Elementary School first-grade teacher Mindy Tapia was named the LCPS 2015 teacher of the year at the LCPS Foundation's third annual Celebration of Excellence dinner, April 21, 2014 at Hotel Encanto. Ana Torres, who teaches fourth grade dual language at Loma Heights Elementary School, was named LCPS 2014 bilingual teacher of the year.

Summer School Registration Is May 3; Classes Begin May 28

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 is the last day for students to register for LCPS summer school 2014, which will begin Wednesday, May 28 and continue thru Thursday, June 26 at Rio Grande Preparatory Institute (RGPI), 2355 Avenida de Mesilla in Mesilla. Or, students can take summer school classes fully online through the LCPS Virtual Learning Academy.
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Mayfield Student Qualifies for Speech and Debate Nationals

Mayfield High School Speech and Debate Club President Kalei Simmons will represent Mayfield and LCPS at the High School National Speech & Debate Tournament June 15-20, 2014 in Overland Park, KS.
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