Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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 February, 2018

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Elementary, middle and high school students who want to transfer to a new school as of August 2018 must submit their transfer request application during the transfer request period, Feb. 1 through Feb. 22, 2018. Transfer request application forms can be found below. In order to be considered, all ... read more.
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Doña Ana Elementary Students Collect $1,100 to Support Fire Victims

A fundraiser organized by the student council at Doña Ana Elementary School recently collected $1,100 to support the recent victims of a home fire that occurred earlier this month. During the fundraiser, students got an opportunity to wear pajamas, wear a baseball cap and/or bring in a favorite ... read more.
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PRESIDENTS’ HOLIDAY OBSERVED

All LCPS schools are observing the Presidents’ Holiday on Monday, Feb. 19.  There are no classes, except for juniors and seniors at Arrowhead Park Early College High School and Arrowhead Park Medical Academy who are attending their college classes.  The Las Cruces Public Schools Administration ... read more.
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Centennial Media Students Win State Journalism Contest

Taking home top honors at a statewide student journalism competition, students from the Centennial High School media program won 28 individual awards and first place in the team competition at the New Mexico Activities Association/New Mexico Scholastic Press Association State Competition Saturday, ... read more.
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Read the Visual & Performing Arts Newsletter

The annual LCPS high school art show is scheduled to begin on Feb. 23 in the LCPS Administration Building.  It is one of many items that is promoted in this month’s LCPS Visual & Performing Arts Newsletter. The high school artists will have their paintings, sculptures and drawings on display for ... read more.
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67 Students Compete in Spanish Spelling Bee

LAS CRUCES—It proved to be a special day for 13-year-old Karla Robles-Guzmán who correctly spelled the word “especialmente,” the Spanish word for special, in the Las Cruces Public Schools’ annual Spanish spelling bee. The Sierra Middle School 8th-grader was declared the district champion after ... read more.
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MHS Students Win State for Bilingual Children’s Book

Earlier this month, Amanda Valverde and Juliana Wisner, both students at Mayfield High School (MHS), earned first place in the K-3 Children’s Literature competition at the Third Annual Educators Rising New Mexico Conference in Albuquerque. The conference, hosted by New Mexico State University, is ... read more.
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District Partners with Workforce Solutions for Career Readiness Training

The Las Cruces Public Schools Career Readiness Program, working in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS), recently held “mock” job interviews for 45 LCPS high school students who put their career readiness skills to the test with career specialists from the New ... read more.
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