Tuesday, January 27, 2015
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provide a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.
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Mayfield Celebrates Golden Year; Dinner Ticket Sales End Friday

Mayfield High School was founded in 1965 with much celebration. Now, Mayfield students and staff are preparing to celebrate “50 Years of Excellence” in 2015. The 50th anniversary celebration will begin on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 with the Golden Ball Dance and Dinner at the Las Cruces Convention ... read more.
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LCPS and Retired Choir Director Receive Top Music Honors

LAS CRUCES—The Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) and Diane Schutz, a well-known music teacher who formerly was the choir director at Las Cruces High School, both received honors today (Friday, Nov. 9) by the New Mexico Music Educators Association (NMMEA). LCPS received the Award of Distinction based ... read more.
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Court Charter School Campus Groundbreaking Event Held

With a shovel in hand, the Honorable J. Paul Taylor helped break ground today for the future charter school that bares his name – the J. Paul Taylor Academy.  In the cold winter morning, the entire student body from the charter school attended the groundbreaking event immediately behind Alma d’arte ... read more.

Healthy Living is the Focus of Advisory Council

The Las Cruces Public Schools’ Nutrition Advisory Council meets four times a year and will continue its 2015 discussions regarding student health.  The group is open to all-comers and will meet Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 3:45 p.m. at the LCPS Professional Development Center, 505 S. Main (next to Motor ... read more.

Court Charter Campus Groundbreaking Event Set

LAS CRUCES—Students and staff from J. Paul Taylor Academy and Alma d’arte Charter High School, along with dignitaries from Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS), will celebrate the New Year with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Court Charter School Campus.  The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. on ... read more.
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Mayfield Yearbook Wins Awards; 50th Anniversary Yearbook on Sale

LAS CRUCES — The yearbook class from Mayfield High School has earned two major press association awards for the school’s 2014 yearbook. And, the students are also preparing a special commemorative edition for the school’s 50th anniversary.  Mayfield first opened in 1965. Mayfield teacher Karen ... read more.


A total of 128 music students from Centennial, Las Cruces, Mayfield and Oñate high schools have been selected to perform with one of the All-State honor performing groups in January 2015.   The students are among 675 students statewide who were selected and are considered the “best of the best,” ... read more.

Jardin de los Niños Receives Gifts from LCPS Students

LAS CRUCES—Jardin de los Niños was the beneficiary from two different fundraising activities conducted by students from Mayfield High School and East Picacho Elementary.  Jardin de los Niños, a local non-profit organization, provides services to homeless or near homeless children and their ... read more.
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