Thursday, January 19, 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.
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In order to save more than $10,000 in school district expenses, the schedule for the high school graduation ceremonies for six Las Cruces high schools has been revised.  The revision was approved by the School Board in December, 2016.  LCPS said the revised schedule will place three ceremonies on ... read more.
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Crystal Apple Nominations Due Jan. 31

Nominations for the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce’s annual Crystal Apple awards are due January 31. The award recognizes local pre-K through 12th-grade educators, in public or private schools, who have shown excellence in teaching and/or administration.
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Doña Ana Elementary Students Donate to Community of Hope

Throughout the month of December, 25 students in the Doña Ana Elementary School EarlyAct club, a student humanitarian organization, collected and donated a variety of winter clothing items to the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to addressing homelessness and poverty in Las ... read more.
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Lynn Middle Honor Society Inducts 74 Students

Based on their demonstrated academic performance, service, leadership and character, 74 students were inducted into the Lynn Middle School National Junior Honor Society, Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lynn Middle School gymnasium. “I’m proud to see so many of our students stepping up to the ... read more.
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Middle/High School Open Houses Begin Jan. 11

As a way to help incoming middle and high school students familiarize themselves with the schools and magnet programs offered in the district, all of the middle and high schools will host individual open house events starting Jan. 11-Feb. 7, 2017. Click here to download the Middle School Open House ... read more.
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Student Writing Contest Now Accepting Submissions

The Leopold Writing Program, a New Mexico-based nonprofit dedicated to building upon the legacy of renowned conservationist and author Aldo Leopold, will be accepting student essay submissions for the Aldo Leopold Writing Contest, now through Tuesday, Feb. 7. The contest, which is open to all ... read more.
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Zia Middle School Honor Society Helps Community

As a way to give back to the community, 121 students in the Zia Middle School National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) spent the fall semester completing a series of philanthropic projects which ranged from purchasing prosthetic limbs for amputees to crafting care packages for hospitalized ... read more.
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Teacher of the Year Nominations Open through Jan. 23

Nominations are now open for the 2017-18 Teacher of the Year. The deadline is 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2017. Nominate a great teacher for this prestigious honor!
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