Thursday, October 23, 2014
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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Kickball Tournament Needs Participants

Remember playing kickball?  There’s an upcoming 5th grade kickball tournament set for October 18. Anyone interested in putting together a team (coed) to represent your school should contact Abel Chavarria at 525-3712.  A mandatory coaches meeting will be held October 17 at 6 pm at the Meerscheidt ... read more.
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Halloween Archery Event Set, Register Now

October 17 is the deadline to register for the Onate Archery Team Halloween tournament at the OHS “castle” (gym). They are inviting all schools with teams or individuals who have participated in NASP-style archery to join the fun from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 24.  Teams are encouraged to come dressed to ... read more.
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Crossing Guards Recognized for Protecting Kids

Thousands of students each weekday walk to-and-from school, and along the routes many of them are greeted by crossing guards watching out for their safety.  On Oct. 10,  34 crossing guards, employed by the City of Las Cruces, were recognized by the City and the Las Cruces Public Schools during a ... read more.
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LCPS Pink Week Concludes with $16,142 Check

LCPS students, staff and parents went all-out in supporting the 2014 breast cancer awareness week. The LCPS Pink Week ended with a great football game, presentation of a check for $16,142.39 to the Cowboys for Cancer research organization, and the top winners of the schools that raised the most ... read more.
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Five LCPS Seniors are National Merit Semifinalists

  Five school seniors from Las Cruces Public Schools have been named as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The students are: John P. Andersen, 17, from Arrowhead Park Early College High School; Saleem Iqbal, 17, and Jeongmin Lee, 17, from Las Cruces High School; and ... read more.
Portrait of a young boy crossing guard standing on the road holding a stop sign

Crossing Guards to be Honored

An LCPS-City of Las Cruces 2014 school crossing guard recognition event will be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2014 at Centennial High School, 1950 S. Sonoma Blvd., said LCPS Safety and Security Coordinator Todd Gregory. Each year, crossing guards are recognized for their service to the ... read more.
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Free Safety Program for Kids & Families Oct. 11

The Moose Lodge, 514 N. Main (north end of the downtown mall), is having a free Saturday activity for kids and families. Their 2nd annual Safety Program will be 1-3 p.m., Oct. 11. Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to meet Smokey Bear, firemen, Ernie G. Watts (from El Paso Electric) and ... read more.
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Students Get Time Off During Fall Break

The Las Cruces Public Schools’ fall break is scheduled from Thursday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 13.  No classes will be held except for high school students in 11th and 12th grades at Arrowhead Park Early College High School who will attend their university-level classes.  The LCPS Administration ... read more.
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