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
Be sure to catch the first inner-city game tonight between Mayfield and Organ Mountain High School. Kickoff is 7pm at the Field of Dreams. Buy your tickets at the game, $2 students & $5 adults. The game will be streamed only on LCPS.TV: https://www.youtube.com/@LCPSTV
Be sure to catch the first inner-city game between Mayfield and Organ Mountain High School. Kickoff is at 7pm at the Field of Dreams. Tickets will be sold at the game, $2 for students & $5 for adults. The game will be streamed only on LCPS.TV: https://www.youtube.com/@LCPSTV
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.
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!
This Saturday, Organ Mountain High School will face the Deming Wildcats at the Field of Dreams. Football fans be advised there is a time change; kickoff will now be at 11 a.m. Tickets are on sale now, $2 students and $5 adults.
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
Congratulations Coach David Nuñez! Over the years, longtime Organ Mountain High School cross-country coach David Nunez has guided the cross-country program for the Knights for nearly 30 years. Since then, he was named the 2021 coach of the year for 5A boys cross-country by the New Mexico Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association. Nunez was also named as an All-Star Cross-Country coach for this years’ 2022-2023 inaugural All-Star Cross-Country event. During his career, Nunez has guided the Knights to numerous District Titles. He has led 17 district wins for boys cross-country, and 13 district wins for girls cross-country. With a total of 30 District Championship titles for Organ Mountain High School. This year, the New Mexico High School Coaches Association Board of Directors, selected Coach David Nunez as the 2023 coach of the year for girls’ cross-country.
Congratulations to Mason Carmona from OMHS for competing in the Desert Light Film Festival and winning the "Best in Festival Award" for his music video, "Interlude." Mason was recognized for his achievement last month by the Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education.
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!!
In this episode, we give you front row seats to all the excitement of the first day of school, you'll meet the new Superintendent of LCPS, hear from students/administrators, and you won't want to miss a special report from LCPS.TV's field reporter, Zaydrien Morales, from Sunrise Elementary. All this and more, only on Super News! Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8FErs4FHRU
LCPS.TV is back with another season of Super News, the LCPS District Newscast! Be sure to catch the first episode of Super News, Season 2, featuring LCPS.TV's field reporter, Zaydrien Morales from Sunrise Elementary. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvXOBFmmFpE Season 2 of Super News will be released today!
Today LCPS broke ground to begin construction on the new LCPS Operations Complex located on Tashiro Dr. Thank you to the community of Las Cruces and Doña Ana County for investing in the future of our kids! #NM #LasCruces #OperationsComplex #GroundBreaking
Dear parents and guardians, several schools at LCPS have gone into a shelter-in-place due to inclement weather and 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.
This morning, staff at Las Cruces Public Schools gathered outside of the Dr. Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex to welcome Superintendent Ignacio Ruíz to the district. Thank you to the Las Cruces High School Drumline for a wonderful performance!
STS of New Mexico has a new email address for LCPS families to communicate comments, questions, or any concerns. If you are having a bus issue, you can email STS of New Mexico directly at: stssupport@DSbussouth.com. You can also sign up for STS of New Mexico Bus Alerts and get important information sent as text messages directly to your mobile device by visiting: https://my.textcaster.com/asa/default.aspx?ID=e57e7dbf-dd59-4d3c-8437-3e5ce3b26122.
Registration for English as a second language (ESL) and Spanish classes will be held July 31 & August 1. Registration for GED classes will be held August 2 & August 3. Come by the LCPS Teaching and Learning Center located at 505 S. Main Street, Ste 400 to register! For information, call: 575-202-0802
This week was Professional Dress Day! Shout out to LCPS High School ACE students as they completed ACE orientation. Right now ACE students are practicing soft skills such as introductions, handshaking, eye contact and working on their résumés. Keep up the good work, ACE students!