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Posts tagged Tombaugh Elementary School

K-3 Plus

K-3 Plus Classes Begin for More Than 2,000 Students

Approximately 2,000 students and 180 teachers are back in the classroom Wednesday, July 5, marking the start of the K-3 Plus program, an optional early education program that offers kindergarten through third-grade students 25 additional days of classroom instruction, prior to the start of the ... read more.
Salad Bar Writing Contest

Salad Bar Writing Contest Encourages Healthy Eating

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage healthy eating across the school district, the LCPS Nutrition Services Department recently held a writing contest to encourage the students to use the salad bars, found in every school across LCPS. The contest was open to kindergarten through 12th-grade ... read more.
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Volunteers Needed for Comcast Cares Day at Tombaugh Elementary

Students, parents, staff, and community members are invited to volunteer to help paint, clean and beautify Tombaugh Elementary School, 226 Carver Road, as part of the annual Comcast Cares day, Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All volunteers will receive free breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt.
JOOI Club

Tombaugh Optimist Club Holds Donation Drive

Throughout the past two months, student members of the We All Win Junior Optimist Octagon International club at Tombaugh Elementary School (TES) collected and donated more than 300 various food and cleaning items to the Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley and Safe Haven, two animal service ... 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.
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Tombaugh Students Donate to Community of Hope

Over the course of just one month, the 20 student members of the Tombaugh Elementary School We All Win Junior Optimist Octagon International (JOOI) club collected and donated more than 2,700 toiletries, such a toothpaste, shampoo and combs, to the Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a nonprofit ... read more.
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LCPS Foundation Awards Nearly $35,000 in Grants

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has awarded $34,441 in grants to fund 15 innovative, teacher-developed projects which will help provide enhanced educational experiences, in a variety of academic subjects, for nearly 2,300 pre-kindergarten through 9th-grade students. “This year, thanks to ... read more.
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LCPS Announces Nakamura Award Winners

Las Cruces Public Schools and the LCPS Professional Development Center have announced that Bernadine Cotton, a teacher at Tombaugh Elementary School, Christina Parra, a teacher a Sierra Middle School, and Lisa J. Ehlers McCullers, a teacher at Arrowhead Park Early College High School, have all been ... read more.
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