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Archive for March, 2017

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Tombaugh Optimist Club Holds Donation Drive

Throughout the past two months, student members of the We All Win Junior Optimist Octagon International club at Tombaugh Elementary School (TES) collected and donated more than 300 various food and cleaning items to the Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley and Safe Haven, two animal service ... read more.
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Feedback Needed on Next Year’s School Calendar

The Las Cruces Public Schools calendar for the 2017/18 school year is under development and the public’s feedback is needed.  Jo Galvan, LCPS chief communications officer, said a two-question survey will help determine which vacation days would work best for families and for school staff next ... read more.
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MHS Students Excel in Future Educators Competition

Earlier this year a group of Mayfield High School (MHS) students got the chance to test out their teaching skills in a competition at the Second Annual Educators Rising New Mexico Conference, a conference designed to support students interested in entering the education profession, at New Mexico ... read more.
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Student Artwork on Display at Government Center

More than 100 pieces of original student artwork from the Las Cruces and Gadsden Public Schools have been installed in the first-floor corridors of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. in Las Cruces. The exhibit includes paintings, etchings, photographs and drawings. The ... read more.
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APECHS Students Advance to International Science Fair

Hiba Muhyi and Mustafa Muhyi, both students at Arrowhead Park Early College High School (APECHS), recently earned Best Display awards for their science projects at the Southwestern New Mexico Regional Science and Engineering Fair at New Mexico State University. By earning the top spots in their ... read more.
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Rotary Club Gives Dictionaries to All 3rd-Graders

More than 1,900 third-grade students throughout LCPS received a paperback dictionary, Tuesday, March 28, thanks to a donation from the Rio Grande Rotary Club. The civic organization has donated dictionaries to all LCPS third-grade students for the past 11 years, donating an estimated 20,000 ... read more.
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PED Wants Community Input on Education at LCPS

As a way to help determine Las Cruces Public Schools’ strengths and weaknesses, and to help identify potential improvement areas, the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) would like parents and community residents to complete a confidential, ten-question quality of education survey, now ... read more.
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Teachers Honored at Hispanic Chamber Awards

The Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LCHCC) recently honored Mesilla Park Elementary Teacher Marisela Sanchez as the Bilingual Educator of the Year and Centennial High School Teacher Melody Hagaman as the Educator of the Year, at the chamber’s annual banquet. “It’s great to see such ... read more.
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