Wednesday, October 1, 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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Join a School Team and Walk Oct. 2-8

It’s Walk-to-School Week across New Mexico.  Find a school on the schedule and feel free to join them! LCPS has the largest participation in the state for this event.  It gets kids active, allows them to meet friends, and helps them understand safety measures when coming to school or returning ... read more.

Equity and The Value Added Model and Educator Effectiveness

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 2.14.44 PM AAR Director Tim Hand discusses Equity and The Value Added Model and Educator Effectiveness
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General Election Deadlines Approaching

The Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office is reminding residents of important deadlines prior to the November 4, 2014 general election. Anyone who is not currently registered to vote and would like to vote in the November election has until 5 p.m. on Oct. 7 to get registered. Oct. 7 is also the first day ... read more.
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Southern NM State Fair & Rodeo Courts Named

The Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo has crowned Chloe Long, 17, and Jordan Morris, 17, as the 2014 Fair Queen and Rodeo Queen, respectively.  The girls were selected after a competitive two-day pageant held at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum August 9-10, 2014.   The rodeo portion of the ... read more.
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Mesilla Elem Recognized for Good Use of Software

LAS CRUCES—-Mesilla Elementary School has been selected as a 2013/14 Imagine National Super School for their “above-and-beyond enthusiasm and innovative use of Imagine Learning software.”  The software delivers language and literacy solutions to English language learners, struggling readers and ... read more.
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School Health Discussed with Parents at SHAC Meeting

Did you know there is a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) that meets several times a year?  This month the SHAC will discuss snacks, the health curriculum, and school-based health centers. Parents are encouraged to attend the next meeting on Oct. 1, 4-5pm, at the LCPS Professional Development ... read more.
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LCPS Pink Week Celebrated Oct. 2-8

Students and school staff are helping to create awareness about breast cancer prevention. Oct. 2-8 is LCPS "Pink Week," a time when activities educate our youth about this alarming disease. Get involved in one of the activities. Click here for the schedule.
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LCPS Young Artists Dazzle Fair-Goers

Dozens of young artists from Las Cruces Public Schools, kindergarten through 5th grade, had their artistic talents on display during the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque. Students’ artwork represented the following schools: Alameda, Booker T. Washington, Central, César Chávez, Columbia, Desert ... read more.
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