Tuesday, December 12, 2017
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

Archive for December, 2017

DACC Day of Tech

DACC Day of Tech Teaches Students Computer Skills

One hundred and seventy-four students from Camino Real Middle School spent the day exploring topics such as cyber security, coding and computer maintenance at the Doña Ana Community College (DACC) East Mesa Campus Day of Technology Friday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Throughout the day student ... read more.
Luminarias, little bags filled with sand and a candle, are a tradition in the Mesilla Valley.

LCHS Band Hosts 30th Annual Luminaria Sale

Now through Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Las Cruces High School (LCHS) Showcase Band Parent Association will be selling holiday luminarias to raise funds for ongoing music program activities. Luminaria order reservations, which vary in price and require a minimum order of 36 luminarias, can be made online ... read more.
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Vista Middle Students Place 2nd in State STEM Competition

Students from Vista Middle School’s Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) program claimed second place, a $500 check and a trophy for displaying the best teamwork at the annual New Mexico Electric Car Challenge Sunday, Nov. 18 in Albuquerque. As part of the event, students ... read more.
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Students & Staff Featured in “Annie” the Musical

A total of 14 students and staff members from throughout the district are currently using their theatrical talents to put on the Las Cruces Community Theatre’s production of “Annie” the musical. The LCPS students and staff members featured in the production include: Janet Beatty-Payne (Director) ... read more.
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Click here to view the final schedule for the district professional learning day on January 3, 2018 (schedule includes the Go Sign Me Up registration links). In addition to the Mindfulness Kick-Off, there will be also be sessions for teachers of students on the autism spectrum, DD Pre-school ... read more.
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Superintendent Testifies on Immigration Impact

LAS CRUCES—Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) Superintendent Dr. Greg Ewing said the uncertainty over the future of U.S. immigration laws continues to create anxiety among families that live in border communities. Ewing’s comments came during discussion by panelists testifying before members of ... read more.
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Arrowhead Park Campuses Now Accepting Applications

Now through Feb. 9, 2018, Arrowhead Park Early College High School (APECHS) and Arrowhead Park Medical Academy (APMA) will be accepting applications from current 8th-grade students who are interested in enrolling in the free, comprehensive college and career readiness high schools. Click here to ... read more.
Teacher of the Year

East Picacho Teacher Named NM Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year

Based on her ability to consistently incorporate agricultural education into her teaching curriculum, East Picacho Elementary School Teacher Julie Janecka was awarded the 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year award by the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau’s New Mexico Agriculture in the Classroom ... read more.
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