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Archive for March, 2018

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Schools Close for Spring Holiday

There will be no classes for all pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2 during the spring holiday. All LCPS schools will be closed during the two-day holiday. Schools will resume their regular schedules Tuesday, April 3. The LCPS administration building, ... read more.
Hearts for Autism Award

Tombaugh Teacher Named Educator of the Year by Hearts for Autism

Dama Dean, head special education teacher at Tombaugh Elementary School, recently earned the Hearts for Autism Educator of the Year Award, based on her contributions to the field of education for those affected by Autism and for her support in furthering the mission of the Hearts for Autism ... read more.

MVLA Moving to Lynn Middle Campus Next School Year

The Las Cruces Public Schools has announced that the Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy, a project-based middle school, will move to a wing on the campus of Lynn Community Middle School, 950 S. Walnut Street.  Students, teachers, and staff will report to the new location at the start of the 2018-19 ... read more.
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Six Educators Earn Board Certification

Adding to a growing number of Board-certified teachers within the district, six LCPS educators recently earned National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification. In order to earn the certification, the educators must demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills, and practice in ... read more.
Kidsight Award

Monte Vista Nurse Earns Operation KidSight Award

Justa Ordorica, school nurse at Monte Vista Elementary School, was recently awarded the New Mexico Lions Club Operation KidSight Program Special Recognition Award for helping to ensure that all of the MVES students who received a referral notice through the program received a comprehensive eye ... read more.

Kindergarten Pre-Registration is April 6

Children who will be five years old by September 1 need to preregister for kindergarten for the 2018/19 school year.  Preregistration will be 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 pm., Friday, April 6 at all elementary schools (except Sunrise Elementary which does not have kindergarten-aged students). Erlinda Martinez, ... read more.
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Spring Break for Students and Staff

There will be no classes for all pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23 during spring break holiday. All LCPS schools will be closed during the week-long holiday. Schools will resume their regular schedules Monday, March 26. The LCPS administration ... read more.
Ag Teacher of the Year

East Picacho Teacher Earns National Ag Teaching Award

Julie Janecka, a fifth-grade teacher at East Picacho Elementary School, was one of eight teachers from across the country who recently earned the 2018 Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award from the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO). Janecka won the award based on ... read more.
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