We are only a few weeks away from the LCPS Foundation 1st Annual Golden Tortilla Rolling Contest and it's time to meet our Celebrity Rollers! Newly elected Mayor Eric Enriquez has been a long time community supporter but did you know he has restaurant experience?! The bar has been set folks! This is going to be fun! Tickets are still available at the link below- JOIN US! https://lcpsf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/event?event_date_id=1726&fbclid=IwAR3pV90hNVQmEeYe2XeEJqhT6VMVCwCyVESnzHTJfCLdsWCEA5--0Nbs_IE
If you're a high school student interested in learning more about a career in engineering, NMSU invites you to explore opportunities with hands-on workshops, demonstrations, and more. Scan the QR Code to register for the Engineering Day Showcase on Feb. 19, from 8am-5pm.
Traffic could impact dismissal at Camino Real Middle School and Sonoma Elementary today - police activity in the area has forced a closure of Sonoma Ranch Blvd. between Rinconada and Sedona Hills Pkwy. Camino parents, please pick up your students in front of the school; the parking lot off Sonoma Ranch is closed.
You won't want to miss the boys and girls wrestling dual meet, happening this Wednesday Jan. 31, starting 6pm at Las Cruces High School. Livestream provided only on LCPS.TV: https://youtube.com/live/recCkfINZEQ?feature=share
The Challenger Learning Center of LCPS is working with 5th graders from Hermosa Heights Elementary on a special space mission. These young scientists are eagerly working on their mission! #WeHaveLiftOff
Hermosa students got a special visit from KFOX 14 meteorologist, Hannah Fresquez (voted best meteorologist for EP City Magazine!). Thank you for giving our students your time Hannah, and for sharing all about your job!
The LCPS Empowered Parent Academy has over 130 community members enrolled in GED and language classes. We are proud to offer our community opportunities to embrace learning and foster personal growth! #JuntosTogether4Families #LCPS
Today was a special day for students and staff from Columbia Elementary as they celebrated the groundbreaking for construction of their new school building. On this day, we turn the soil, and do so with a profound sense of appreciation for the collaboration of many who had a shared vision for a brighter future for the school community.
We are excited to welcome Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine as an LCPS partner. Student doctors will be an asset to our Community Outreach, Migrant, McKinney-Vento, and Community Schools teams in our mission to support students, families, and community. #Adelante
INCOMING 6TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE AND MAGNET OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 2024 The next open house will be for Sierra Middle School (Media and Science Magnets) on Jan. 23, from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Please see attached flyers for more information. For questions, please contact the middle school that is noted on your child’s next school letter. For questions about magnet offerings, please contact the magnet middle school. Open Enrollment Online — January 29th–February 9th Magnet Application Deadline — February 2nd Course Selection Card Due to Teachers — February 2nd Magnet Program Lottery if Needed — February 5th Email Notification of Acceptance — February 6–9th Magnet Acceptance/Decline via Email — February 13th Camino Real Middle School 575-527-6030 Lynn Middle School 575-527-9445 Mesa Middle School 575-527-9510 Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy 575-527-6059 Picacho Middle School 575-527-9455 Sierra Middle School 575-527-9640 Vista Middle School 575-527-9465 Zia Middle School 575-527-9475
Don't miss the action this Saturday as the Organ Mountain Knights take on the Cibola Cougars in basketball. The boys game begins at 4pm, livestream starts at 3:30pm The girls game starts at 5:30pm, livestream will begin at 5pm Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/@LCPSTV/streams
Congratulations to the Showcase Jazz Band at Las Cruces High School for being selected for the 2024 NMMEA Honor Jazz Band! This is such a huge honor for Las Cruces Public Schools! LCHS is under the direction of Ty Frederick and Raul Escobedo.
This year, the New Mexico Art Education Association selected LCPS to receive the Certificate of Recognition. This award goes to an outstanding school district, who has demonstrated support for and commitment to high-quality music education programs district wide.
Congratulations to Dr. Wendi Miller-Tomlinson, last night she was recognized during the Board of Education meeting after she was named the 2024 NMMEA Administrator of the Year.
LCPS is proud to recognize Roman Chip, who retired from LCPS in 2010, he was named Emeritus Teacher of the Year by the New Mexico Educators Association. The New Mexico Music Educators Association wishes to recognize the contributions of retired music educators who continue to contribute to the New Mexico music education community through the Emeritus Teacher Award.
Congratulations to Gabriella Alvarez of Mesa Middle School for earning the 2024 NMMEA New and Emerging Educator of the Year Award.
Joseph Flores, LCPS Fine Arts Coordinator of Teaching of Learning, was recognized during the Board of Education meeting last night for his recent induction into the 2024 New Mexico Music Educators Association (NMMEA) Hall of Fame.
Emily Bennett was recognized during Tuesday's School Board meeting for earning the New Mexico Art Education Association Art Educator Advocacy Award.
Addison Massey was recognized at last night's Board of Education meeting for being named Gatorade New Mexico Volleyball Player of the Year, the seventh player of the year to be selected from Las Cruces High School.
The district formally inducted the late educator and statesman J. Paul Taylor to the Legacy Wall, recognizing several members of the Taylor family who were in attendance. Taylor served the district for 34 years as a teacher, principal, and administrator.