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Archive for December, 2016

Wellable Challenge

District Wellness Challenge Helps Staff and Students Stay Healthy

As part of the LCPS Healthy & Fit Project, a districtwide health and wellness program, approximately 500 employees throughout the district participated in the Turkey Trot Challenge, a five-week challenge that was designed to encourage healthy lifestyle choices among students and staff. This is the ... read more.
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LCPS Foundation Awards Nearly $35,000 in Grants

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has awarded $34,441 in grants to fund 15 innovative, teacher-developed projects which will help provide enhanced educational experiences, in a variety of academic subjects, for nearly 2,300 pre-kindergarten through 9th-grade students. “This year, thanks to ... read more.
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LCPS Announces Nakamura Award Winners

Las Cruces Public Schools and the LCPS Professional Development Center have announced that Bernadine Cotton, a teacher at Tombaugh Elementary School, Christina Parra, a teacher a Sierra Middle School, and Lisa J. Ehlers McCullers, a teacher at Arrowhead Park Early College High School, have all been ... read more.
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White Sands Employees Donate Holiday Gifts to Students

For the 19th consecutive year, employees at the White Sands Complex (WSC) donated a variety of holiday gifts to support children throughout LCPS. This year, the employees donated gifts such as bikes, toys, clothing and toiletries for 87 economically disadvantaged children. “The White Sands Complex ... read more.
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LAS CRUCES—Any registered voter who plans to run for the Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education must file a declaration of candidacy between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 20.  School district officials said this is the only day that residents can file their candidacy. Jo Galvan, ... read more.
Jingle Bell Walk

Central Elementary Hosts 4th Annual Jingle Bell Walk

More than 50 students, parents and staff members from Central Elementary School got to start their morning by conducting trains, singing carols, drinking hot cocoa, and a enjoying brisk walk to school with Santa Claus and one of elves, Wednesday, Dec. 14, as part of the school’s Fourth Annual ... read more.
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Hermosa Heights Hosts Student Writing Celebration

Hermosa Heights Elementary School will showcase the work of student writers throughout the school with a schoolwide writing celebration, Monday, Dec. 19 from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Hermosa Heights cafeteria. “This event allows the students to share their work and get constructive feedback from ... read more.
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Las Cruces Moms Group Donates Holiday Gifts to Homeless Students

All of the approximately 750 families currently enrolled in the LCPS Project Link Homeless Education Program are set to receive a holiday gift bag filled with gifts, toys and food items, thanks to the Las Cruces Moms group, a community Facebook group which is composed of thousands of mothers ... read more.
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