Field trip – Three Rivers Petroglyphs

What a beautiful, sunny, mild, and very educational day we had at Three Rivers Petroglyphs site in the Tularosa Basin north of Alamogordo. From about 400 AD to 1400 AD, Native Americans lived here. Among other pieces of their life story, they left over 21,000 petroglyphs, designs of all sorts chipped into the desert varnish […]

Open house, November 12th

On Tuesday, November 12th | We’re holding an open house! When | 8-10 AM and 5:30-6:30 PM Where | 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla What to expect | You can meet with our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, in the morning observe students in classes and at play, and talk with our […]

Changing color and back again

In grades 5-8 science today, we delved into heat, temperature, and chemical reactions accelerated by heat or by catalysts such as enzymes.  We ran one beautiful demonstration of a chemical reaction driven one way by rising temperature and back by decreasing temperature. It is the change in the molecules or ions surrounding cobalt II ions […]

Robotics demo

LCA graduate Arabella and her colleagues at the Arrowhead Early College High came to the school to demonstrate robotics to students of all ages. Students learned some of the principles, designed platforms, and got to operate some robots.

Open house, Tuesday, October 8th

Open house: We invite the public to visit the school on Thursday, May 9th, from 11 AM to 1 PM. 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 we can offer for the community […]

Moon Festival on the Plaza

Saturday, 28 September 2019.  Our students attracted the crowd at the band shell on the Downtown Plaza, as they sang five songs in Chinese.  They youngest group, kindergarten through 2nd grade, came first, with the longer-experienced 3rd- through 8th-graders following.  They all wore beautiful sky-blue costumes that teacher Yulin Zhang bought in China recently.  Scholar, […]

Open house, September

On Tuesday, September 10th: The Las Cruces Academy is holding an open house, 8-10 AM and 5:30-6:30 PM, at the school, 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. You can meet with our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, in the morning observe students in classes and at play, and talk with our great teachers. […]