Tuesday, December 12, 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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NEA-NM

NEA-NM Honors Las Cruces Educators

Sabina Aguilar and Mary Underwood, both retired LCPS employees, were inducted into the National Education Association-New Mexico Hall of Fame, Saturday, Oct. 28, based on their leadership and contributions to public education, students and the community. In addition, Tommy Flores, lead custodian at ... read more.
fishing

Special Student Services Hosts Annual Fishing Trip

Over the course of three days, more than 150 students from elementary, middle and high schools throughout the district got the opportunity to learn how fish at the Special Student Services department’s annual fishing field trip Nov. 2 to 4 at the New Mexico State University Alumni Pond. “The field ... read more.
CrossRoads Donation

Community Groups Donate Meal Baskets to CrossRoads

Dozens of students enrolled in the LCPS CrossRoads program each received all the makings of a complete Thanksgiving meal, Friday, Nov. 17, thanks to several community groups and churches who donated thanksgiving meal baskets to the program. “I like to thank all of the groups that donated their ... read more.
Leave it Local Donation

Business Donates Hundreds of Occupational Therapy Items

Earlier this month, Leave it Local, Las Cruces donated 450 sensory integration items to the LCPS Special Student Services department, to help support students with cognitive and physical disabilities. Leave it Local, Las Cruces is a business designed to connect Las Cruces consumers with ... read more.
Christina Parra

Sierra Middle School Teacher Named Teacher of Distinction

Based on her professional and academic achievements, Christina Parra, a teacher at Sierra Middle School, has been named a 2018 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction by the Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico (GAFNM). The annual recognition is given to nine finalists for the Golden Apple Award for ... read more.
school board

Thank you to Our Board of Education!

In recognition of LCPS School Board Appreciation Week, LCPS would like to thank President Maria A. Flores, Vice President Ed Frank, Secretary Ray Jaramillo, Member Maury Castro, and Member Terrie Dallman  for their service on the Las Cruces Board of Education. “Every member of our school board ... read more.
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School Board Meeting Highlights 11-14-17

The New Mexico Public Education Department’s (NMPED) proposed changes to the social studies End of Course (EOC) assessment blueprint drew a variety of concerns from LCPS officials and board members at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14. The assessment is a state-mandated U.S. History ... read more.
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Oñate Air Rifle Team Advances in National Competition

The Oñate High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Air Rifle League team earned its fourth win of the season, defeating the team from Apache Junction High School (AJHS) in Apache Junction, AZ, in a national marksmanship tournament. Scoring 1007 points out of 1200 possible ... read more.
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