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Archive for December, 2017


LCPS Concerned with Changes to Statewide Blueprint

LAS CRUCES—High school teachers throughout New Mexico know in advance what general topics will appear on statewide tests that eventually will be given to their students.  The range of topic items are listed on what is known as the End-of-Course blueprint, which is developed by the New Mexico Public ... read more.
LCPD officers

Sierra Middle and LCPD ‘Adopt’ School in Puerto Rico

Story by Dan Truijilo, PIO, Las Cruces Police Department The six Las Cruces Police Department officers deployed to Puerto Rico on Nov. 10 returned home Saturday evening after nearly a month on the island. But, for two of the officers, their commitment to the young residents of the ... read more.
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School Labels Don’t Give Complete Picture of Student Success

LAS CRUCES—When the U.S. Department of Education implemented the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to replace No Child Left Behind, there were changes made to the labels that are given to schools across the country based on academic performance.  But, the labels don’t give a complete picture of how ... read more.
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.
Vista Middle Team

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.

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.

Professional Learning Day Schedule – Jan. 3

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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