Saturday, February 6, 2016
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.
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LCPS Announces Professional Development Excellence Award Winner

LAS CRUCES—Nina Nuñez, a math and engineering teacher from Arrowhead Park Early College High School, is the 2015 Dr. Sandra K. Nakamura Professional Development Excellence Award recipient. Given by the LCPS Professional Development Center, the award recognizes teachers and administrators who ... read more.

Head Start Continues Recruitment for 2015/16 School Year

LAS CRUCES – Recruitment is underway for the LCPS Head Start program, which services to more than 400 students in Las Cruces and to parents and families. Recruitment for the Head Start program will continue through March for the current school year, said Dr. Maria Artiaga, coordinator. The Head ... read more.
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Help Find the Next LCPS Teacher of the Year!

Las Cruces Public Schools needs your help to find the 2017 Teacher of the Year!  Anyone—teacher, parent, student, classified staff, community member—may nominate one teacher for LCPS Teacher of the Year. This is a search for one who exemplifies the finest teachers in the profession. Download: 2017 TOTY Nomination Form


LAS CRUCES—Clyde W. Tombaugh Elementary is inviting current and past students, teachers and family members to attend the school’s 25th anniversary celebration beginning at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2016, in the school cafeteria, 226 Carver Road. A presentation will be made at 6:00 p.m. with ... read more.

School Health Committee Open to New Members

Healthy kids and healthy adults is the driving force behind the Las Cruces Public Schools’ SHAC Committee (School Health Advisory Committee).  The committee meets once a month and discusses topics that promote healthy lifestyles for children and adults.  The next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 ... read more.

Winter Art Camp

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will present “Winter Art Camp” for local youth grades 7 – 12.   Teens will explore the fundamentals of art through various activities that will lead up to painting a mural on City property. Participants will be encouraged to play with and develop ... read more.

Nominate a Teacher for VFW Award

There are dozens of teachers in Las Cruces Public Schools that deserve an award for educational excellence.  If you know of a teacher who may qualify for this exciting opportunity, read this flyer and nominate a teacher for a $1,000 prize.  The teacher’s school would also win $1,000!  The ... read more.
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Students Participate in First-Ever Science Pentathlon

LAS CRUCES – On Saturday, December 5, students from Sierra Middle School and Picacho Middle School competed in the 1st Annual Science Pentathlon, a practice competition to prepare the students for the Regional Science Olympiad Competition. The Pentathlon event was hosted at Centennial High School ... read more.
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