Thursday, October 27, 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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Pink Ribbon

LCPS Celebrates Pink Week Oct. 17-22

Students, faculty and staff throughout LCPS are joining together to create awareness about breast cancer prevention and to help raise funds for cancer research from Monday, Oct. 17 to Saturday, Oct. 22. There will be district-wide events happening throughout the week and schools will be collecting ... read more.

Oñate High School Student Earns National Merit Commendation

Scoring among the top five percent of students who took the 2016 SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, David Fiszbein, a senior at Oñate High School, was named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. “The young men and women being named Commended Students have ... read more.

Three LCPS Administrators Announced

LAS CRUCES—Three administrators with the Las Cruces Public Schools have been selected for new positions by Interim Superintendent Dr. Steven Sanchez. Rey Gomez is the new principal for Lynn Middle School, Gema Suggs is Lynn Middle School’s new assistant principal and Albert Vega is the new ... read more.
Quesadilla Run

Inaugural Quesadilla Run to Support Education in NM

Ngage New Mexico, the nonprofit currently assisting with the community schools initiative at LCPS, will host the Inaugural Quesadilla Run, Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 8 a.m. at La Llorona Park, 3440 W. Picacho Avenue, as a way to raise funds for the organization’s numerous education ... read more.

Oñate High School JROTC Air Rifle Team Advances in National Competition

The Oñate High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Air Rifle League team won its first match of the season and advanced in the Orion National division rankings earlier this month by defeating the team from El Camino Real Charter High School of Woodland Hills, CA, in a ... read more.
State Fair Ribbons

MVLA Students Win Big at State Fair Baking Competitions

Middle school students from the Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy (MVLA) took home four first place ribbons and three second place ribbons in this year’s youth baking competitions, Sunday Oct. 2, at the Southern New Mexico State Fair (SNMSF), 12125 Robert Larson Blvd. The award-winning baked goods ... read more.
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Superintendent Finalists’ Videos Online

LAS CRUCES—In early November, the Board of Education will make its final selection of a new superintendent for the Las Cruces school district. Until that decision is reached, community residents can review comments made by the three finalists during a recent community forum, said LCPS spokeswoman ... read more.

Finance Committee Meets Thursday

The LCPS Finance Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13 in the Superintendent’s Conference Room, 505 S. Main, Loretto Towne Centre.  The meetings are open to the public.  During the meetings, Chief Financial Officer Crystal Valdez discusses the latest news involving the ... read more.
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