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Archive for April, 2016


LCHS Student Wins Short Story Writing Contest

Elizabeth Loman, Las Cruces High School, was the first place winner of the GFWC Progress Club short story writing contest. Loman read her short story “The Name of an Angel” to the members of the Progress Club at their meeting. Teachers Kernie Zimmerman at Las Cruces High and Phyllis Wright at Alma ... read more.
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Students Interested in Architecture Should Attend DACC Event

LCPS students, particularly those interested in a future in architecture, should attend the 10th annual Dona Ana Community College Architecture Student Showcase and AIA Architect Presentations.  The event is Friday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. in the DASR Commons area of the Community College’s East Mesa ... read more.
Centennial High School


Centennial High School Marching Band is holding its Spring Market – The Shoppes at Centennial Spring Market – Saturday, April 30th from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, May 1st from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Centennial High School, 1950 S. Sonoma Ranch Blvd in Las Cruces. “We are pleased to offer the ... read more.


LAS CRUCES—Mark Lopez, 41, an assistant football coach for the last 18 years at Las Cruces High School, has been selected as the school’s new head football coach. LCPS Athletics Director Ernest Viramontes said Lopez will replace Bulldawg Coach Jim Miller who is retiring at the end of this school ... read more.


LAS CRUCES—-Hundreds of volunteers are needed to help the students, parents and staff from Fairacres Elementary School clean up their school campus. From 8:00-11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 30, volunteers will participate in Comcast Cares Day, a time when a selected school gets to spruce up its campus ... read more.
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Winners for Salad Bar Logo Contest Announced

How do you get students interested in eating healthy?  One way is to get students involved in developing a logo in the Las Cruces Public Schools’ 2016 Salad Bar Art/Logo contest.  Christine Norris, SNAP-ED nutrition program manager, said thousands of student entries were judged recently and three ... read more.
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Sierra Math Wiz Headed to Washington DC

A Sierra Middle School student has earned two different awards this school year for his skills in mathematics. John Cooper, an 8th-grade student, placed 1st in the MathCounts regional competition, said his coach and mathematics teacher Tina Parra.  She said Cooper was instrumental in helping the ... read more.

Students Soak Up Visual Arts During Denver Trip

The district’s Visual Arts Magnet students from Lynn Middle School returned recently from Denver after three days exploring future art education pathways and the potential for creative careers.  The students were involved with an assortment of activities including a visit to the Denver Museum of ... read more.
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