Stellar results on Chinese test

10 July 2019 This May, seven of our students in grades 2-7 took the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) exam, a test of proficiency in the Mandarin Chinese language including both reading and listening comprehension components. Their performance was stellar: 100% of students received perfect marks on one or both parts the average score for all […]

A break, and sharing culture

Our webmaster was on travel for a well-earned vacation for a month. We’ll have frequent posts now. Here are several photos from the trip, a cultural tour in Croatia and Greece.  You may well recognize the Acropolis; another image is Meteora, location of the monasteries on the cliff tops; the third is a market in […]

Another year!

The new academic year: Classes start on August 8th, coincident with the LCPS schedule. We’re looking forward to another very successful year for our students in grades early kindergarten through 8. We’re exceptionally strong in languages (English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese), math, and science, with a solid curriculum that covers social studies, art, music, PE. Our […]

Open house for July

11 July 2019: It’s open house time again, as every 2nd Thursday (other than in June).  We’ll be at the school from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Come see what we offer to students and to the community.  We’re at 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla, near the Paisano Cafe, the Bulletin, and the Dona […]

Top 1%

The Las Cruces Academy is proud to announce the excellent results from a recent administration of the Iowa Assessments, a widely used set of standardized tests for measuring academic achievement; the LCA students had composite scores in the top 1% of schools across the nation who administered the test and in the top 13% of […]

Silent auction 2019

Food for Thought, our signature community event and fundraiser is coming on Wednesday, May 29th at the school, 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla.  At each Food for Thought event we have a silent auction of items donated by businesses, LCA families, and friends of the school.  Here’s a selection of items that will go […]

Great performances by our students

11 May 2019: The end-of-term performance at our school brought out fine singing and dancing by our students from kindergarten through 8th grade.  English, Spanish, and Chinese were all featured, in classics, folk songs, and new creations.  Kudos to the students and to our teachers, who all put in so much productive work.  The main […]

Signature event

Coming up quickly, Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 6 PM onward:  Food for Thought is our signature community event and fundraiser.  We have 11 interesting people at 10 different tables, ready to share discussions on 10 different topics over dinner, with guests who buy tickets ($50 per person) in advance or at the door.  This is […]