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Archive for November, 2017

Lego League

Lego League Robotics Teams Compete Nov. 18

A total of 25 robotics teams are set to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oñate High School. The teams are composed of elementary and middle school students from public schools, ... read more.
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Doña Ana Elementary Honors Veterans at School Ceremony

As a way to honor past and present military service members, students throughout Doña Ana Elementary School sang songs, recited poems and shared letters of and art projects veterans for their service as the part of the school’s Sixth Annual Veterans Day Celebration Tuesday, Nov. 2. “The celebration ... read more.
Salad Bar Writing Contest

2nd Annual Salad Bar Promotion Writing Contest Seeks Submissions

For the second year in a row, students throughout the district will get the chance pitch their ideas to promote school salad bars in the Second Annual Salad Bar Promotion Writing Contest. The contest runs from Nov. 8-29 and is open to all 1st through 12th-grade students. To participate in the ... read more.
home visits

Spaces Available for Home Visit Teacher Training

The National Education Association-New Mexico (NEA-NM) is inviting LCPS educators to participate in a national training by the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project (PTHV). The training will be offered during two individual sessions Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 7 ... read more.

District Advisory Council Meets Nov. 16

The District Advisory Council (DAC) will meet Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Sierra Middle School library, 1700 Spruce Ave. The meeting will feature discussions about the implementation of restorative justice practices, a presentation about the district’s International Welcome Centers, ... read more.
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School Board Meeting Highlights 11-7-17

After months of research, tours and discussions, the LCPS Capital Outlay Advisory Committee presented the Board of Education with recommendations for a proposed $50 million general obligation bond election which will be presented to voters on Feb. 6, 2018. If the election passes, it would fund new ... read more.
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District Report Card Shows Minor Changes

According to the New Mexico Public Education Department’s (NMPED) 2017 school district report card, districtwide reading proficiency during the 2016/17 school year improved by 11 percent while math and science proficiency rates remained flat. The report also showed that districtwide four-year ... read more.

Rivalry Football Games to be Discussed

LAS CRUCES—After holding two rivalry football games at Aggie Memorial Stadium last week, Superintendent Dr. Greg Ewing said  the district will continue to discuss the long-term feasibility of continuing the tradition of holding the high school games at NMSU. Figures compiled by the LCPS Athletics ... read more.
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