Wednesday, September 19, 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 September, 2018


Happy National Teach Ag Day!

Las Cruces Public Schools would like to express our appreciation for the hard-working ag teachers across the district. Thursday, Sept. 20, is National Teach Ag Day, so it seemed like a great time to thank you for your commitment to our students. For more information about National Teach Ag Day, ... read more.
Tickets for the Organ Mountain Rivalry Football Game between the Centennial High School Hawks and the Oñate High School Knights go on sale Thursday, Sept. 20. The game will begin at 7:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at NMSU’s Aggie Memorial Stadium. Tickets prices are $8 for adults and $4 for ... read more.

Moody’s Affirms LCPS Bond Rating, Removes Negative Outlook

Moody’s Investors Service last week removed the negative outlook from Las Cruces Public Schools, while affirming the Aa3 bond rating for the district’s $12.3 million 2018 general obligation school bonds. Moody’s stated that the removal of the negative outlook is based on a trend of balanced ... read more.

District Advisory Council to Meet Sept. 27

The District Advisory Council (DAC) will meet Thursday, Sept. 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Camino Real Middle School library, 2961 Roadrunner Pkwy. The meeting will feature discussions about the LCPS Strategic Plan and how the district identifies and serves English language learners. Click here to ... read more.
Lorenzo Alba, executive director of Casa de Peregrinos, opens a lighted display refrigerator used to store fresh fruits and vegetables to be distributed through Lynn Community Middle School’s healthy snack bar.

Casa de Peregrinos Debuts Healthy Snack Bar at Lynn Community School Open House

Lynn Community Middle School and Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy on Wednesday, Sept. 5, hosted an open house for students, parents and the community at large to see what is new at the district’s first community school. At the event, Casa de Peregrinos Emergency Food Program debuted its latest ... read more.

School Board Meeting Highlights, 9-4-18

The Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education met on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. For a summary of what was discussed, the School Board Meeting Highlights newsletter can be downloaded HERE. — Damien Willis, LCPS Director of Communications, 575-527-5811,

Columbia Elementary Students Relocated Due to Discovery of Mold

After consulting with experts at Southwest Hazard Control and Sun City Analytical, Las Cruces Public Schools has decided to relocate students who attend Columbia Elementary School to address issues with mold and air quality. On Thursday, students who attend Columbia Elementary were relocated to ... read more.
Should We Talk About Suicide Sept 19

Events Planned for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Las Cruces Public Schools will hold two events in September, in observance of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. A two-mile suicide prevention awareness walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, at Young Park. Registration for the “Out of the Darkness” walk begins at 8 a.m. A number of ... read more.
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