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Winners for Salad Bar Logo Contest Announced

How do you get students interested in eating healthy?  One way is to get students involved in developing a logo in the Las Cruces Public Schools’ 2016 Salad Bar Art/Logo contest.  Christine Norris, SNAP-ED nutrition program manager, said thousands of student entries were judged recently and three ... read more.
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Sierra Math Wiz Headed to Washington DC

A Sierra Middle School student has earned two different awards this school year for his skills in mathematics. John Cooper, an 8th-grade student, placed 1st in the MathCounts regional competition, said his coach and mathematics teacher Tina Parra.  She said Cooper was instrumental in helping the ... read more.

Students Soak Up Visual Arts During Denver Trip

The district’s Visual Arts Magnet students from Lynn Middle School returned recently from Denver after three days exploring future art education pathways and the potential for creative careers.  The students were involved with an assortment of activities including a visit to the Denver Museum of ... read more.

Pre-K for Advanced Learners

Las Cruces Public Schools, in collaboration with NMSU, has Pre-K classes for advanced learners available for the 2016/17 school year.  This is a special program for children who will turn 5 between September 1 and November 30, 2016, and exhibit characteristics of advanced learning, as measured by a ... read more.

Cheryl Carreon Named LCPS Teacher of the Year

Cheryl Carreon, a preschool educator who teaches developmentally delayed students at East Picacho Elementary School, has been selected as the 2017 LCPS Teacher of the Year.  She has been a special education or primary grade level teacher for the past 26 years. Carreon was selected from among 52 ... read more.

Service Academy Night in Las Cruces

Join representatives of Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and Rep. Steve Pearce for Military Service Academy Night Thursday, April 21, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Las Cruces High School Performing Arts Lab.  Those in attendance will receive information about Service Academy nominations, ... read more.

5th Annual Avenue Art New Mexico Street-Painting Festival!

It’s time to sign up for the 5th Annual Avenue Art New Mexico street-painting festival!  The festival is to be held Saturday, April 30th, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  There is no charge to enter, just submit previous work and a sketch of the painting you plan to create. Materials, breakfast and ... read more.

Oñate 5th Annual Jazz Festival

Oñate High School presents the 5th Annual Jazz Festival April 21 & 22 at the Oñate High School Performing Arts Center.  For more information, view the Poster.
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