Happy HR Appreciation Day! To our HR team at Las Cruces Public Schools: Your dedication, expertise, and unwavering support are the cornerstones of our success. Thank you!
"Thank you to the LCPS Foundation for hosting the Superintendent Meet & Greet on Thursday at La Posta de Mesilla! We had local dignitaries, retired educators, and former board members who joined to hear about my 90-Day plan and some takeaways from our previous Meet & Greet events." -Superintendent Ignacio Ruiz
Come out and support our Las Cruces Public Schools marching bands as they compete in the Bands of America New Mexico Regional this Saturday, September 23rd, at NMSU Aggie Memorial Stadium. 10:21am - Mayfield 11:33am - Las Cruces High School Band 12:21pm - Centennial High School Band 12:33pm - Royal Knight Regiment - Organ Mountain High School Full schedule, event, and ticket information can be found online at https://marching.musicforall.org/event/newmexico23/ — at NMSU Aggie Memorial Stadium.
It’s Community Schools Coordinator Appreciation Week! Thank you to our dedicated Community School Coordinators who do their very best to go above and beyond for students every day!
Still don't know what to make for dinner? Skip it and order from Papa John's tonight to help support the Children's Organ Transplant Association for Karina's Fundraiser. Karina is a student at Organ Mountain High School who is living with a rare condition called Alström syndrome and is in need of a new liver and kidney. Order from Papa John's and use promo code: 2059PN 20% of tonight's proceeds will be donated to the Children's Transplant Association for Karina! Learn more about her story here: https://kvia.com/news/2023/09/18/organ-mountain-high-student-living-with-rare-condition-in-need-of-double-transplant/
Thank you to the students, families, educators and community members for attending the series of meet-&-greets with Superintendent Ignacio Ruíz. Last night’s meet-and-greet was held at Centennial High, where students got to ask questions about strategic planning for the district.
Thank you to the students, families, educators and community members for attending the series of meet-and-greets with Superintendent Ignacio Ruíz. Last night’s meet-&-greet was held at Centennial High, where students got to ask questions about strategic planning for the district.
Parents, students and educators are invited to attend a series of meet-and-greet events to hear from Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Ignacio Ruíz. Join us tonight, September 14 at the Centennial High School Performing Arts Lab from 5-7pm. Click here for more information: https://www.lcps.net/article/1205829
Paint and Chill! You are invited to grown-up and child painting even on Monday, September 18. Click the graphic for more information on how to sign up.
Are you interested in designing media solutions to reduce food waste? We invite students entering grades 6 through 8 during the 2023–2024 school year to apply to participate in the Learning Games Lab Food Waste Hackathon. Click here to learn more: https://innovativemedia.nmsu.edu/documents/fall2023-think-tank1.pdf
Picture retakes! Click the image for more information.
Las Cruces Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of a middle and high school Fine Arts tutoring program titled, “ArtSmart.” The program will bring Fine Arts experts into the classroom to teach individual, small group, and large group lessons. ArtSmart has been developed to help our secondary level students recover from learning loss that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply today to be a Las Cruces Public Schools ArtSmart tutor! For more information, please visit our website: https://www.lcps.net/o/lcps/page/fine-arts-artsmart-tutoring-program
Dear parents and guardians, all school at LCPS have gone into a shelter-in-place due to lightning detected within 10 miles of our schools. Upon the occurrence of lightning at dismissal time, students who drive may be released based on principal’s discretion. All bus riders and walkers will be sheltered until the area is deemed safe. If you are picking up your child while a school is sheltering in place due to weather, you may do so at your own risk. We apologize for the inconvenience. *Please note that buses will be running late today.
Dear parents and guardians, the shelter-in-place due to lightning has been lifted for all middle schools at LCPS. *Please note that buses will be running late today.
Dear parents and guardians, all middle schools at LCPS have gone into a shelter-in-place due to lightning detected within 10 miles of our schools. Upon the occurrence of lightning at dismissal time, students who drive may be released based on principal’s discretion. All bus riders and walkers will be sheltered until the area is deemed safe. If you are picking up your child while a school is sheltering in place due to weather, you may do so at your own risk. We apologize for the inconvenience. *Please note that buses will be running late today.
The LCPS Bilingual Community Outreach Team is excited to announce a new offering for our Empowered Parent Language Academy in partnership with Dr. Shindi & NMSU Afghan Refugee Education Supports Program. Scan the QR to register!
Tonight will be the first football game at the new and improved Field of Dreams. The stadium includes a new videoboard that will give us a closer look at the action on the field. Teams will be playing on new artificial turf featuring logos from each high school at LCPS. A new track will be installed next!
Las Cruces Public Schools is collaborating with Best Buy Drugs to offer a limited number of back-to-school immunizations on Wednesday, August 9th and Thursday, August 10th from 7:30 am-5 pm both days at the LCPS Operations Center located at 505 S. Main St. Learn more: https://www.lcps.net/article/1192257 Las Escuelas Públicas de Las Cruces en coordinación con Best Buy Drugs ofrecerá un número limitado de vacunas para el regreso a la escuela el miércoles, 9 de agosto y el jueves, 10 de agosto de 7:30 am a 5:00 pm ambos días en el Centro de Operaciones LCPS ubicado en 505 S. Main St. El estudiante debe tener una tarjeta de seguro médico válida (Medicaid o privado) para recibir estas vacunas. Si no tiene seguro, favor de llamar a la Oficina del Departamento de Salud de NM al 575-528-5006 para hacer una cita. Aprende más: https://www.lcps.net/article/1192257
Join us tomorrow night for some Trivia Night Fun! Register here: https://lcpsf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/event?event_date_id=1660
Lauren Apodaca, a fifth grade teacher at East Picacho Elementary School was nominated for the 2023-2024 Life Changer of the Year Award! Lauren Apodaca was nominated by someone who wants to stay anonymous. Mx. Apodaca is the definition of excellence in education. They are constantly working on adding to their school's atmosphere by organizing community-wide events, leading girls to join STEM careers through an afterschool program, and being a leader in every opportunity presented. In Mx. Apodaca's six years of teaching, they have been a union representative, team leader, and member of district-wide leadership teams to improve science in LCPS. Mx. Apodaca is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing classroom environment. They have completed projects to keep a hygiene pantry in their classroom to help students access hygiene products such as toothpaste, body wash, and hair combs. Mx. Apodaca also focuses on creating a classroom environment that encourages students to be their most authentic selves. "Every student that has the honor of being in Mx. Apodaca's classroom is forever changed and leaves the classroom with the confidence to be a successful and empathetic human," said the nominator. Congratulations, Mx. Apodaca!!