You're invited to the Celebration of Excellence Dinner on Friday, April 29, 2022 at the Farm & Ranch Museum. Cocktail hour is at 6:00 p.m. the dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. Table sponsorships & individual tickets on sale now: https://secure.givelively.org/donate/las-cruces-public-schools-foundation/celebration-of-excellence-dinner-sponsorships before April 13. Silent Auction, Live Music, DJ & Fun Teacher & Educational Support Personnel of the Year Awards More information: https://5il.co/186fd
The Organ Mountain High School Knights of the Stage presents: A Chorus Line - High School Edition. Doors will open April 7th & 8th at 6:15 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:00 p.m. There will be another showing on April 9th, doors will open at 12:15 p.m. and the show will begin at 1:00 p.m. Presale tickets are $5.00 (Only 150 tickets per show are available. Tickets at the door will be $10)
Calling all teachers! LCPS will host a job fair Thursday, April 14. To schedule an interview, email a copy of your resume to Sherley O'Brien, email@example.com.
Las Cruces Public Schools is proud to host its Spring Literacy Extravaganza, Thursday April 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces. Meet local authors and engage in literacy activities. Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite storybook character!
Las Cruces Public Schools will be conducting a Bus Driver Job Fair on April 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the new Operations Building, located at 505 S. Main St., Suite 357. The flyer with the information about this job fair is attached to this message. Please share with anyone you know who is interested in joining our Exemplary LCPS Team as a Bus Driver! Anyone interested in an interview for a Bus Driver position needs to send Mr. Van Wamel an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a great job opportunity for our LCPS community, college students, retirees, and parents of school aged children. *Free Onsite CDL Training and Examination
Las Pequeñas Bibliotecas y Despensas del Condado de Doña Ana (DACLLP) están organizando un Evento Comunitario de Construcción Masiva de Pequeñas Bibliotecas y Despensas el sábado 30 de abril. Estamos ofreciendo a individuos, organizaciones y negocios locales la oportunidad de adquirir una unidad por una donación de $40.00 o más. Para ser elegible para esta beca, debe ser voluntario un mínimo de dos horas en nuestro evento Mass Build Community y ayudar con el ensamblaje de las unidades. La elegibilidad para la beca también se determinará según las áreas de necesidad. Tendremos un número limitado de herramientas disponibles en el evento. Le recomendamos que traiga sus propias herramientas. Como administrador de Little Library & Pantry, usted será el cuidador principal de su unidad y se encargará del mantenimiento básico, como mantener la biblioteca limpia y acogedora. El trabajo del DACLLP está financiado por donaciones y voluntarios de la comunidad. Sus contribuciones se utilizarán para comprar materiales para la construcción y el apoyo de la misión del DACLLP. Para obtener más información, visite: https://tinyurl.com/ysx9wrrx
The Doña Ana County Little Libraries & Pantries (DACLLP) is organizing a Little Libraries & Pantries Mass Build Community Event on Saturday, April 30th. They are offering individuals, organizations and local businesses the opportunity to acquire a unit for a donation of $40.00 or more. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must volunteer a minimum of two hours at our Mass Build Community event and help with the assembly of the units. Scholarship eligibility will also be determined by areas of need. The goal is to share the wealth with other communities outside DAC. If you live outside DAC we encourage you to apply and join us at the event. They will have a limited number of tools available at the event. We highly encourage you to bring your own tools. As a Little Library & Pantry steward, you will be the primary caretaker for your unit, take care of basic maintenance, like keeping the library clean and inviting. The work of the DACLLP is funded by donations & community volunteers. Your contributions will be used to purchase materials for the build and support the mission of the DACLLP. For more information, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/ysx9wrrx
A Town Hall meeting with district and state leaders was held for families and community members interested in learning more about Las Cruces Public Schools’ two calendar options for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The meeting was held in English and Spanish in one combined information session on Wednesday, March 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Town Hall meeting was recorded and can be accessed here: https://livestream.com/lcpstv/meetings/videos/229808850
The newly adopted instructional calendar for the 2022-2023 school year is now available in English and Spanish. The balanced calendar option was adopted on March 15, 2022 by the LCPS Board of Education. Click the link below to view the official instructional calendar for the 2022-2023 school year: https://www.lcps.net/page/calendars-handbooks-school-hours
Booker T. Washington Community Elementary School has partnered with the Amador Health Center and Western Sky Community Care to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for ages 5-11yrs old. The clinic will be held Friday, March 11 from 4-6p.m. snack bags will given out courtesy of WSCC.
The incredible food service staff at Lynn Community Middle School have been “caught in the act” helping our refugee students during the lunch break, going above and beyond encouraging students to try the new foods while showing them how to eat the tuna meal kits. A teacher at Lynn helped the food service staff put together some graphics of food items and translated them in both Persian and Arabic languages in order to show students what foods are being served each day. The “Lunch Heroes" pictured from left to right are Kitchen Manager: Martha Madrid, workers: Julia Gonzalez, Lizeth Quiñones, Teresa Delgado, Eliseo Meza and not shown Christina Sanchez.
The Organ Mountain vs. Albuquerque Girls Basketball Game originally set for 6:00p.m. has been rescheduled for 6:30p.m. tonight at Organ Mountain High School. The schedule for the NMAA State Basketball Tournament can be found here: https://www.lcps.net/article/672687
Rio Grande Prep will be hosting the first open house for 2022 Tuesday, March 15th, from 2 to 4 pm. In hopes to establish a better relationship with the community and businesses in Mesilla, you are cordially invited to attend and get to know more about student clubs and organizations and ask staff questions. Above are pictures of some of the classes we provide including printmaking, culinary arts, media journalism and many more. We encourage you to come check out what we have to offer.
If you're looking to start a great career in education, join our team today! For questions, please contact Anisa Schomburg: 575-527-6096 email@example.com
Please join us for the LCPS High School Art Exhibit that will formally open Tuesday, March 1st 3:30-5:00pm in the foyer of the Dr. Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex. There is no need to arrive exactly at 3:30pm, but your presence before 5:00pm closing would be much appreciated. Our district gallery team has juried all exhibit pieces and the following works were selected for award. All exhibit entries were truly outstanding! Congratulations to the award-winning students and all of the students and their teachers whose work is featured in the exhibition. The two selected students and their teachers will be recognized at the March 15 regular school board meeting and each will be presented a cash prize of $25 donated by the owner of Picture Frame Outlet, Greg Groves. • 2 Dimension Award - "Shoes in the Classroom" by Mikaella Nieto, 10th grade, Organ Mountain HS (Ana Iguaran, Art teacher) • 3 Dimension Award - "Turtle Tiles" by Alena Hernandez, 11th grade, Centennial HS, (Amanda Marcott, Art teacher)
The City of Las Cruces will be working with the United Way of Southwest New Mexico in hosting a financial literacy program. The program will teach residents about their finances, how to save, budgeting, fixing their credit and other topics. The English cohort starts on Tuesday March 8th and the Spanish cohort starts on Wednesday March 9th. For more information please contact Amanda Morales with United Way at 575-524-7561 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be an opportunity for children 5-11 to receive a Pfizer vaccine on February 25, from 1:00pm-4:00pm at Alameda Elementary Community School, located at 1325 N Alameda Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Walk-ins are welcome and snack bags will be provided. Parents and guardians must register their child by visiting: www.vaccinenm.org. Español: Habrá una oportunidad para que los niños de 5 a 11 años reciban una vacuna de Pfizer el 25 de febrero, de 1:00 p. m. a 4:00 p. Se proporcionarán bolsas de bienvenida y refrigerios. Los padres y tutores deben registrar a su hijo visitando: www.vaccinenm.org
District Lifts Mask Mandate : Following orders from the governor, Las Cruces Public Schools has lifted the indoor mask mandate for students and staff. Effective immediately, masks will be optional while district officials evaluate current COVID-safe practices. Please click the link for more information in English and Spanish: https://www.lcps.net/article/661646
Several of our campuses have been affected by a power outage that includes 4,000 residents, according to El Paso Electric. Staff and students are safe according to district officials. Campuses included in the power outage are Mayfield, Jornada, East Picacho and Vista.
Expanded COVID-19 Testing Opportunities happening in Dona Ana County! Free COVID-19 testing opportunities will be available Monday – Saturday from 08:30am to 5:00pm at the Field of Dreams Football Stadium West (home) parking lot. Testing is free to the public. Each person seeking a COVID test must register/create a separate account on the eTrueNorth web portal prior to test. • Users can access the website via the link: https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/LasCruces_NM_16177.html or, by QR Code attached in the flyer.