Sunday, March 22, 2015
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.
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ONATE STUDENTS SEE GOVERNMENT IN ACTION

LAS CRUCES—Before the New Mexico Legislative session came to a close at noon on Saturday, March 21, a group of 26 students from Oñate High School got to see government in action during a school field trip to Santa Fe. The Oñate students also took with them a New Mexico flag, which was flown over ... read more.
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LCPS STUDENTS AND STAFF TO ENJOY SPRING BREAK

All schools in the Las Cruces school district will be closed Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27 for Spring Break. No classes will be held. The LCPS Administration Building, 505 S. Main, will be open during Spring Break. All classes resume their normal schedule on Monday, March 30, 2015.
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7th Grade Wrestler Takes State Championship

Mario Navarrette, a 7th-grade student at Vista Middle School, recently won the New Mexico Junior Wrestling State Championship in his 165-pound weight division. He won a championship medal and a new wrestling singlet (uniform) for taking 1st in his weight class. Navarrette, 13, is a member of the ... read more.
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Oñate Medical Reserve Corp Volunteers Win Top Awards

LAS CRUCES—Members of the Oñate High School Jr. Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) recently attended a statewide MRC Volunteer Summit in Albuquerque and returned with several top awards. The Medical Reserve Corps is a national organization of volunteers that work toward improving the health and safety in ... read more.
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Students: Nominate an Outstanding Teacher, Deadline Approaching!

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico is seeking student nominations to recognize outstanding teachers in Dona Ana County – and that includes teachers in Las Cruces Public Schools.  There are cash prizes and a three-day cruise that our teachers could win for being selected. Teachers certainly deserve ... read more.
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FREE CONCERT FEATURES JUAREZ YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

LAS CRUCES — A free concert by the Esperanza Azteca Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Ciudad Juarez will be held at 3:00 p.m. on March 21 at the Oñate High School Performing Arts Center, 5700 Mesa Grande Drive. The orchestra and choral group have approximately 150 members, ages from five to 17 years ... read more.
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PENNIES ADD UP TO $1,975 FOR CANCER PREVENTION

LAS CRUCES—Central Elementary students and staff recently concluded its annual “Pennies for Patients” campaign in support of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Over five-week’s time, they collected $1,975, said teacher Renee Perry. Yolanda Luna’s third-grade class collected the most, $258.54, and ... read more.
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New Mexico Camp Rising Sun

New Mexico's Summer Camp for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is accepting applications. Camp Rising Sun provides an inclusive summer camp environment for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their same-age peers. Camp sessions are designed specifically for children ages 8-17 years old...click here for more information.
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