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 email@example.com.
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.
Las Cruces Public Schools will be conducting a Virtual Job Fair for Custodians (via Zoom) on February 25th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please share with anyone you know who is interested in joining our exemplary LCPS team as a Custodian! Anyone interested in an interview for a Custodian position needs to send Mr. Fred Montalvo and e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Las Cruces Public Schools will be conducting a Virtual Job Fair for Nutrition Services Workers on February 25th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please share with anyone you know who is interested in joining our exemplary LCPS team as a Nutrition Service Worker! Anyone interested in an interview for a Nutrition Service Worker position needs to send Ms. Edwanda William and e-mail at email@example.com.
Thank you to Army Specialist Mario Meraz for volunteering as a substitute teacher for Ana Bruner's Kindergarten class at Highland Elementary School. Specialist Meraz helped students identify and sound out letters in the alphabet before moving on to a reading lesson.
LOMA HEIGHTS PARENTS: A water line break in the area has forced an early dismissal for all students on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 10. Busses are in route to the school and parents have been contacted to pick up students immediately.
Las Cruces Public Schools is looking to hire a Production Assistant for LCPS.TV and will be hosting a virtual job fair on Feb. 10, from 2pm-3pm & again from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please contact: Colin Lewis at 575-527-6609 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LCPS is always hiring substitute teachers! Would you like an opportunity to work in your child's school? Earn up to $150 per day, enjoy flexible work days and receive paid training. All background and licensing fees waived. See flyer for more info.
Expanded COVID-19 Testing Opportunities happening in Dona Ana County! The testing opportunities will be held 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.
Vax Mobile is offering Free Covid-19 Vaccines from Feb. 5-6 in Doña Ana County! No insurance necessary, and walk-ins are welcome. See poster for more information.
February is Black History Month! We are kicking the month off by recognizing the great Clara Belle Williams who lived, studied and worked in Las Cruces. Williams was the first African-American graduate of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now NMSU) in 1937. After graduation, Williams taught at the Booker T. Washington School in Las Cruces for twenty-seven years before retiring and moving to Chicago in 1951 to join her sons who had opened a medical clinic. A pictured plaque of Williams is on display on the Legacy Wall at the Las Cruces Public Schools Dr. Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex. The plaque honors Clara Belle Williams, recognizing her establishment of Booker T. Washington Elementary School, calling her a pioneer in education.
Attention: Icy Forecast Cancels In-Person School on Thursday - Athletics, activities and practices canceled. Click the link for more information: https://www.lcps.net/article/645793
Congratulations to the Organ Mountain High School Cheerleading Squad for participating in the NMSU Spirit Competition January 22, where they competed in the Varsity Coed game day division. Each athlete has put in numerous hours of practice into their routine. OMHS came out with a first-place win in their division and was awarded grand champions in the cheer division. On January 27, the team was recognized via Zoom during the New Mexico Senate Floor for their hard work and dedication. Way to go, Knights!
*Attention parents of 8th graders: The LCPS Freshman Next Step/Registration schedule for 2022-2023 is out! Please click the link for more information: https://5il.co/14p0k *As of 1/24/22, registration for all schools will be held in person
*Attention parents of 8th graders: The LCPS High School Open House Schedule is out. Please click the link below for more information. Schedule: https://5il.co/14p0l * As of 1/24/22, all Open Houses will be held in person
Calling all substitute teachers! LCPS has daily, long term and permanent sub positions available. Apply online, interview virtually. Contact Dr. Jeff Spaletta for more information, 575-636-8786, or send an email to email@example.com
Parents of 5th grade students, Tonight's scheduled Open House at Lynn Middle School has been rescheduled and will be held virtually. Lynn is a magnet school, featuring Engineering, Multimedia and Visual Arts programs. If you are interested, the virtual Open House will be from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27 using the following link: https://lcps.zoom.us/j/87089019732 Open Houses at all other middle schools will also be held virtually next week. A schedule with corresponding links will be sent tomorrow.