Sunday, November 23, 2014
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LCPS News / Announcements

Local Veteran Receives 1949 Diploma from Las Cruces High School

Daniel Rivas, a retired veteran in Las Cruces, was supposed to have received his high school diploma from Las Cruces Union High School in 1949.  Instead, at the age of 17, he joined the National Guard and was unable to complete his high school education.  So, he never received a graduation diploma ... read more.

US Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus to Give Free Local Concert

The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus from Washington D.C will perform a free concert in Las Cruces on Wednesday, November 19, at Centennial High School Gymnasium, 1950 S. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.  The concert begins at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are FREE but are required for early seating.  Pick ... read more.

Parents to Graduate from Institute for Parent Engagement Program

Parents from Hermosa Heights and Valley View elementaries, Sierra Middle School and Centennial and Mayfield high schools will graduate on Monday, November 10, from the Institute for Parent Engagement (IPE) program.  The 139 parents have been attending classes for the past nine weeks learning about ... read more.

MHS v LCHS Football Tickets on Sale; Toys Accepted at Gates

Tickets are now on sale for Friday night’s cross-town rivalry football game of the Mayfield Trojans vs the Las Cruces High Bulldawgs, to be held at Aggie Memorial Stadium at NMSU.  Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for students and can be purchased at either high school from 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m. on ... read more.

Mayfield to Host Math-Science Night for Families; Explora! Fun Offered

Mayfield High School wants students and families to attend their second annual Math & Science Night from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 in the school’s commons area.  There will be fun, hands-on experiments involving math and science — activities that will interest all age groups. The evening will ... read more.

Zia Wins Middle School Football Championship

Congratulations to the Zia football team.  They are the 2014 middle school champions after beating Camino Real Middle School 20-12.  The Zia Thunderbirds, under the direction of Head Coach Raul Tucker, had an undefeated season with a record of 6-0.  Congratulations Thunderbirds! —Photo courtesy of ... read more.

Parents Urged to Attend District Advisory Council

Tonight’s (Nov. 3) agenda for the LCPS District Advisory Council will feature amazing examples of technology in our students’ classrooms.  Any parent is welcome to attend the meeting that begins at 5:00 p.m. in the library at Valley View Elementary on California Street.  The DAC organization will ... read more.

Desert Dash Trail Race Open to All Ages

The Asombro Institute is sponsoring the Desert Dash Trail Race on Saturday, Nov. 8 for all ages.  They will have a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and children’s 1-mile race at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park.  Prizes will be awarded, too!  Registration fees range from $15-$45. For more information, go ... read more.
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