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Archive for May, 2017

Charles Nichols

NASA Engineer Delivers Keynote at East Picacho Graduation

Speaking to a crowd of soon-to-be middle school students, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) engineer Charles Nichols emphasized the importance of perseverance and provided insight into career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math during his keynote speech at ... read more.
PBS NewsHour Fellow

LCHS Junior Earns National Fellowship

As one of only 20 student journalists from across the U.S. selected for the PBS NewsHour Fellowship, Stefanie Gutierrez, a junior at Las Cruces High School, is set to spend one week this summer working to advance the future of journalism and public media at the third annual Student Reporting Labs ... read more.

Summer School Gets Underway on May 31

LAS CRUCES—Summer vacation is already over for several hundred high school students as they begin summer school courses on Wednesday (May 31) at Rio Grande Preparatory Institute in Mesilla.  Summer school is for students from all high schools, said Principal Kathie Davis.  Schedules will be ... read more.
List of Top Cities

Las Cruces Named Among Top Cities for K-12 Teachers

Citing factors such as strong educational values, the availability of full-time teaching positions, favorable teacher salaries and the low cost of living, consumer research website, ranked Las Cruces 22 out of 689 U.S. cities identified as prime areas for teachers to live and work in ... read more.

Dept of Health: Stay Healthy & Safe During Holiday

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) offers tips for residents to stay safe and healthy this Memorial Day weekend and throughout the summer, while enjoying all the outdoor activities New Mexico has to offer. With warmer temperatures, there are increased concerns with heat ... read more.
Las Cruces HS Graduation

Congrats to All of Our 2017 Graduates!

Congratulations to the 1,553 LCPS graduates who donned their caps and gowns during the 2017 commencement ceremonies which took place in Las Cruces from Friday, May 19 to Tuesday, May 23.  A total of 1,553 seniors graduated from the following schools:  Arrowhead Park Early College High School (104 ... read more.
HEAL Film Fest

Student Film Fest Puts Spotlight on Health

As part of a districtwide effort to highlight the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity, budding filmmakers from four Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) middle schools premiered their student-produced short films at the Fifth Annual Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Film ... read more.
Salad Bar Writing Contest

Salad Bar Writing Contest Encourages Healthy Eating

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage healthy eating across the school district, the LCPS Nutrition Services Department recently held a writing contest to encourage the students to use the salad bars, found in every school across LCPS. The contest was open to kindergarten through 12th-grade ... read more.
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