Our students’ winter end-of-term performance

Saturday, 8 December 2018: students, parents, teachers, and friends revel in the students’ end-of-term performance, featuring songs in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese.  The students got a standing ovation at the end.  Head of School Lou Ellen Kay thanked everyone,  students, our wonderful teachers, our donors,  and our board of trustees.  The potluck dinner after […]

Open house

Thursday, December 13th: The Las Cruces Academy is holding an open house, 11 AM to 1 PM, at the school, 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. You can meet with our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, observe students in classes and at play, and talk with our great teachers.  We’re proud of what […]

End-of-term performance!

8 December 2018, coming up fast: Our LCA families, teachers, Board, and friends meet at the school for an evening of performances by our students in a variety of languages, followed by a potluck dinner of dishes as diverse as is our student body.  It all starts at 5 PM.

Book fair at Barnes and Noble

Saturday, 17 November 2018.  Barnes & Noble hosted another book fair for us at their Mesilla Valley store.  We’ll be getting gift card and/or cash, based on sales that date to customers who identified us at the cash register…or even through tomorrow, the 22nd, online, with coupon code 12437737. We had many activities in their children’s […]

Science demo at Barnes & Noble

17 November 2018: The Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Mesilla Valley Mall hosted us for a book fair.  As part of our activities there, Board chair and teacher Vince Gutschick did a 40-minute science demo.  He made the video into four segments, adding some later videos showing details.  The contents, and their links on […]

LCA on the radio

Once more unto the breach….well, that’s too melodramatic. This Friday, November 16th at 8 AM, Board Chair Vince Gutschick returns to community radio, KTAL LP FM, 101.5, with an hour-lone interview with Prof. Scott Denning from Colorado State University. Scott is an internationally prominent researcher on climate and carbon. He and Vince both worked at […]

Barnes & Noble book fair

A win-win for the Academy and for Barnes & Noble is in the offing, a book fair hosted for us at their Mesilla Valley Mall store.  It’s on Saturday, November 17th.  We’ll have students singing in a variety of the languages they’ve learned, face-painting, calligraphy, readings, Harry Potter crafts, B&N’s introduction of a new Harry […]

Open house

Thursday, November 8th: The Las Cruces Academy is holding an open house, 11 AM to 1 PM, at the school, 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. You can meet with our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, observe students in classes and at play, and talk with our great teachers.  We’re proud of what […]

Math progress galore

25 October 2018: Fast progress in high-quality math.  Teacher Kelly Lin toted up a new book order for all our math classes.  Our students are progressing so fast through the Singapore Math books that we’ve had to order more books even in the middle of this first semester. We have always used Singapore Math, the […]