Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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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Rio Grande Prep Hosts Community Health Fair

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute (RGPI) is giving the community a chance to get started on those New Year’s health and fitness resolutions by hosting the Second Annual For the Love of Fitness Day, a community health and fitness fair, Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at RGPI, 2355 Avenida de ... read more.
Spelling Bee Winners

Student Earns Her Second District Spelling Bee Title

For the second year in-a-row, Emily Cai, an eighth-grade student at Lynn Middle School, took home first place in the LCPS District Spelling Bee and secured her spot to compete against 180 other regional spelling bee winners in the upcoming El Paso Times Regional Spelling Bee, Friday, March 3 at ... read more.

Early Voting Ends Friday, Feb. 3 for School Board Races

Friday, Feb. 3 is the last day to vote early for registered voters who live in School Board Districts #1, #2 or #3.  The early voting deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office at the County Government Center.  Election day is Tuesday, Feb. 7.  On Tuesday, polls will be ... read more.

Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy Accepting Applications

The Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy, a project-based middle school, is accepting applications for sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students, now through Friday, March 31. Click here to download an application. Applications can be returned via email, mail, or in person to Principal Dr. Toni Hull ... read more.
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Gifted Education Program Hosts Community Meeting Feb. 4

In order to gather community input about the gifted education program, the LCPS Special Education Department will host an Educational Services for Gifted Children Meeting, Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1-3 p.m. in the Doña Ana Room inside the LCPS Professional Development Center, 505 S. Main, Suite 400 ... read more.
Kona Ice Donation

Tombaugh Elementary Receives Donation from Kona Ice

Thanks to a $500 donation from Kona Ice, a local shaved ice company, Tombaugh Elementary School is moving closer to its goal of purchasing a courtyard shade structure. “It’s [the shade structure] a $30,000 purchase, so this contribution is super helpful,” said Tombaugh Principal Guillermo Carmona. ... read more.

Dyslexia Conference Coming to Albuquerque

The Southwest International Dyslexia Association (SWIDA), a nonprofit dedicated to providing information and resources for people with dyslexia, will host the 30th Annual SWIDA Dyslexia Conference, February 24-25 at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, NM. The conference kicks off with a ... read more.


LAS CRUCES—David Morales, a Mayfield High School social studies teacher and the 2016 New Mexico Teacher of the Year, was honored by the New Mexico House of Representatives in Santa Fe.  A proclamation of recognition, sponsored by Rep. Dennis Roch (R) of Logan, NM, was read during the session of the ... read more.
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