Friday, October 20, 2017
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Posts tagged Desert Hills Elementary School

Maggie Hornung

Art Teacher Helps Set National Board Standards

Drawing from her teaching experience and expertise, Maggie Hornung, art teacher at both Valley View and Desert Hills Elementary School, recently joined 271 of the most accomplished teachers across the country in Dulles, VA to help set performance standards for a variety of teaching certifications ... read more.
Desert Hills Elementary School (DHES) Vice Principal Rachel Polk (left) and DHES Nurse Shawna Bailey (right) hold up a $2,000 check from Subway, Tuesday, April 18, at an awards ceremony in the DHES cafeteria.

Desert Hills Wins $2,000 in Subway Fitness Challenge

After being named one of the most physically-active elementary schools in the 9th Annual Subway Fitness Challenge, Desert Hills Elementary School (DHES) was awarded $2,000 —to go towards the purchase of new exercise equipment—by local Subway restaurants, Tuesday, April 18, at an awards ceremony in ... read more.

Desert Hills Students Raise Hundreds of Dollars for Local Charity

The Joyful Hearts Working Together club, an informal philanthropic club at Desert Hills Elementary School, recently raised more than $225 through the sales of hand-decorated pencil holders, bracelets, rocks and other items to benefit Jardin de Los Niños, a nonprofit which provides support for ... read more.
Autism Community Fair

Desert Hills Elementary Hosting Autism Resource Community Fair

To help to provide access to information and services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Desert Hills Elementary School and the Hearts for Autism Fund will host the Pieces of the Puzzle Autism Extravaganza community fair, Saturday, Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Desert Hills ... read more.
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LCPS Hosting Walk to School Day Events

For the second consecutive year, all 25 LCPS elementary schools will be hosting walking events as part of International Walk or Bike to School Day, starting Friday, Sept. 30 through Thursday, Oct. 6. Click Here to download a schedule of all the 2016 Walk to School day events. “These events are a ... read more.
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Paulson Honored for Service to Students

Retired LCPS teacher – and current LCPS volunteer – Jo Paulson was honored with the LCPS Board of Education’s 2014 New Mexico School Boards Association student achievement award at its May 27, 2014 meeting.
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Desert Hills E.S. Has 3rd-Grade Readers’ Theater

By Desert Hills Elementary School Teacher Theresa Saenz-TellesLAS CRUCES – Students in my third-grade class at Desert Hills Elementary School presented a readers’ theater performance May 20-21, 2014 based on the book “Wonder,” written by R. J. Palacio. Throughout the year, as I worked with one ... read more.
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Desert Hills E.S. Has Journey to Mars

By Desert Hills Elementary School Secretary Kay Shelton LAS CRUCES – Desert Hills Elementary School fourth graders participated in their yearly  “Journey to Mars” expedition and public presentation earlier this month. Students have been working together since January to research Mars and Earth. ... read more.
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