SPRING GARDEN BEAUTIFICATION DAY! Come join us this Saturday, April 1st. See attached flyer for more information.
This week, some of the K-12 district science leadership team are spending part of their Spring Break in Atlanta, Georgia at the National Science Teachers Association Conference!
Join the LCPS Finance Division, on March 29th at 5:30p.m. for a Town Hall Meeting covering your district's budget. Next week, voice your child's needs and participate in the decision-making. We'll see you soon!
The LCPS Board of Education will hold a Special session on March 13, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the vacancy in District 1 and the appointment of an acting and/or interim superintendent (closed session) at the Dr. Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex. You can watch a livestream here: https://livestream.com/lcpstv/events/10584699
Mission 1 signup link: Friday, March 31, 2023, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm https://forms.gle/R9no9ss2iVYkAQL5A Mission 2 signup link: Saturday April 1, 2023, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm https://forms.gle/wtY22dwz1ShVTL3NA Mission 3 signup link: Saturday April 1, 2023, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm MISSION 3 IS FULL AND CLOSED
As part of the 2023 Las Cruces Space Festival, our center is offering free space simulation missions to the public. Bring the family, friends, co-workers, or just yourself for a trip to the Moon or Mars. The missions are open to anyone ages 8 and above. Space is limited and these offerings usually fill quickly. Registration is required and we'll post a link to register on our Facebook page this Friday (3/10). More details to follow.
Zia Remote Learning Day is March 10th. Students....click on view image below for instructions.
Parents, We hope you can still join us for "One Pill Can Kill", a conversation with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Mexico National Guard on the threat of fentanyl in our community. This event is open to the public Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dr. Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex. Translation services will be available. A livestream of the meeting is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBCvAbg7imQ
Power Outage for White Sands School Prompts Remote Learning for Monday Students at White Sands School will be working remotely from home on Monday February 26, due to a reported power outage after overnight high wind gusts. El Paso Electric is working to resolve the issue. Busing for High School students who live on the installation traveling from the White Sands area will still be available for students and will resume as normally scheduled. Parents and staff are advised to check www.lcps.net for any additional Information.
*Please see the following updated advisory, which corrects the middle school game to Sierra Middle School v. White Sands. Wednesday's weather forced the cancellation of three scheduled games for Las Cruces Public Schools: Sierra Middle School v. White Sands (boys basketball) and the District 3-5A Boys Basketball Tournament between Alamogordo and Las Cruces High and Organ Mountain versus Centennial High School. The district games have been rescheduled as follows: Alamogordo v. LCHS - Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. OMHS v. Centennial - Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. To accommodate the rescheduled games, start times for the District 3-5A Girls Basketball Tournament had to be adjusted. Please see attached brackets for additional information.
WEATHER PROMPTS BASKETBALL CANCELLATIONS Wednesday's weather forced the cancellation of three scheduled games for Las Cruces Public Schools: Picacho Middle School v. White Sands (boys basketball) and the District 3-5A Boys Basketball Tournament between Alamogordo and Las Cruces High and Organ Mountain versus Centennial High School. The district games have been rescheduled as follows: Alamogordo v. LCHS - Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. OMHS v. Centennial - Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. To accommodate the rescheduled games, start times for the District 3-5A Girls Basketball Tournament had to be adjusted. Please see attached brackets for additional information.
This week, on Around The District, LCPS.TV shows you scenes from the Middle School Boys basketball game Camino Real vs Zia. Photography credit: Paul Baugh, Centennial HS Around The District: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg_vxjExZqE
New Mexico State University's Physics Graduate Student Organization (PGSO) will host their annual Physics Fun Day on March 24, Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Gardiner Hall, NMSU. This popular event, which has been taking place since 2009 obviously last couple of years has been difficult to organize because of COVID-19, is designed to introduce the public to the exciting world of physics. With hands-on demonstrations and some poster presentations, participants will get a glimpse into the cool physics demos. The experiment will be set-up outdoor and indoor of Gardiner Hall. PGSO's commitment to diversity and inclusion within STEM fields is evident through the event's aim to attract a diversified audience, including high school students, college students, and members of the NMSU community. The experiments will be presented in multiple languages, including Spanish, to ensure that everyone can participate and engage with the demonstrations. The goal of the event is not only to generate excitement for physics but to showcase the kind of work and research that takes place at NMSU's Physics department. The demonstrations will cover basic physics concepts such as conservation of energy and angular momentum, as well as more advanced topics like optics and space-time curvature. Additionally, attendees will get to see and taste ice cream made with liquid nitrogen. President of PGSO, Krishna Acharya said that Physics Fun Day is not just about fun; it's about inspiring the next generation of scientists and showcasing the importance of physics dissemination. PGSO believes that diversifying the field of physics is crucial for the advancement of science and society as a whole. Any questions, you may contact Krishna Acharya email@example.com or Marisela Chavez firstname.lastname@example.org
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation will be hosting Trivia Night on Wednesday, February 15 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on the patio at the Game II, located at 4131 Northrise Dr. Register your teams of 3-5 participants, test your knowledge, have fun, win cash prizes, and support our Supply Mini-Grant program. Register here: https://lcpsf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/event?event_date_id=1331. The LCPS Foundation awarded $40,000 during the 21-22 School Year, supporting all of our outstanding LCPS educators in the quest for excellence in our classrooms. With the help of generous donors, the Foundation provided $100 vouchers to Alpha Teaching Tools for classroom supplies. *See the attached flyer for more information. If you have questions, contact Michael at 575-640-1923 or email: email@example.com
Happy Valentine's Day! Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you know. – Robin, Winnie the Pooh
Incoming 6th grade students and parents. Come visit us to register for 2023-2024 classes this Thursday or Friday.
Zia Middle School First Lego League is off to State! Good luck students!! #NM #LasCruces #LegoLeague
Zia Lego League is headed to State! Good luck and have fun!!!
Congratulations to all of the 4th-9th grade Las Cruces Public Schools students who were selected for and performed in the 2023 New Mexico American Choral Directors Association Youth All-State music festival! Many thanks to our teachers for preparing students and traveling with them to Farmington! Leslie Kowalski, Mesilla ES Jonathan Wheatley, CRMS Marco Jimenez, LMS Ida Holguin, MMS/OMHS Virginia Ramos, PMS Anton Tan, SMS Autumn Haeker, WSS Kylie Taylor, ZMS Christa Fredrickson, CHS Chelsea Bolas, MHS
Congratulations to the Las Cruces Public Schools students who auditioned for and were selected to our first annual LCPS All-City Dance Ensemble! Students will present a dance performance ensemble showcase in April. Date and more information to come. #wearelcps Middle Schools: Victoria, ZMS Abigail Brown, MVLA Jazel Camarillo, ZMS Nika Pivkina, MVLA Rachel Snow, ZMS High Schools: Pearl Carter, MHS Madison Figueroa, LCHS Layla Gonzales, MHS Aliyah Juarez, LCHS Marielena Simental, LCHS Amanda Tapia, LCHS