LCPS NOTIFICATION: DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR A SCHOOL TRANSFER ENDS MONDAY
Last Updated February 26, 2015 10:41 AM MST
Deadline to Apply for a School Transfer Ends Monday
Parents of students in all grade levels have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2 to apply for a transfer to a school outside of their home attendance zone. Elementary and middle school requests are submitted at the home school and high school requests must be done through the LCPS Department of Instruction, 505 S. Main. This is the only time that requests for transfers for the 2015/16 school year will be considered for elementary and middle school students. For more information, contact your school.
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.
You may have heard through social media that high school students may be participating in a
demonstration against state-required testing that begins in our district on March 2, 2015. The test for all
students in grades 3-through-11 is the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and
Careers) assessment. It’s a new test in our state that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and
will be used to gather information on how well LCPS students are doing academically.
We encourage parents to have conversations with their children before students decide whether to
participate in any demonstration that would impact their school day. While students have the right to voice
their opinions about the new standardized test, they need to have complete information as to how their
absence during the March testing sessions could impact their...click here to read more.
Students (Pre-kindergarten to 12th grade) may nominate a special teacher by telling your story about a teacher who made a life-changing impact on you. Deadline for nominations is March 20. Your outstanding teacher could earn a $1,000 cash award! Download the Flyer.
Ed Frank and Maury Castro, who will join the LCPS Board of Education on March 1, took an Oath of Office today in Santa Fe at the New Mexico School Boards Association conference. Both were elected earlier this month to four-year terms on the local School Board.
They will be sworn into office in Las ... read more.
Two members of the Las Cruces Board of Education participated in their final meeting on Tuesday after serving for eight years. Dr. Connie Phillips and Dr. Bonnie Votaw were recognized at the meeting with two Nambe platters in honor of their years of service. Both of their terms end on February ... read more.
Centennial High School is inviting 8th-grade students who will attend Centennial next school year to attend the 8th Grade Expo on Thursday, Feb. 19 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the school gym. School officials said students will be able to get information about the school’s programs, clubs and ... read more.
LAS CRUCES—Sierra Middle School students won first place overall at the middle school division of the 2015 Regional Science Olympiad Tournament held January 31, 2015 in Silver City. Two Sierra teams of 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade students competed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and ... read more.
Welcome Class of 2019!
Las Cruces High School will host its annual Bulldawg Showcase on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 for students who will enter 9th grade next school year. The evening will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with an assembly in the gym and students will be greeted with performances by the LCHS ... read more.
LAS CRUCES—Students and staff of Las Cruces Public Schools will observe the Presidents’ Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Most classes will not be held and the LCPS Administration Building will also be closed.
Ninth- and tenth-grade students who attend Arrowhead Park Early College High School and ... read more.
The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.