James and the Giant Peach

May 21, 2022.  In the culmination of more than a year of preparation, students in grades 3 through 8 presented the full-hour play, James and the Giant Peach, based on the story by Roald Dahl. Siblings, parents, grandparents, and teachers packed the school courtyard in the warm late afternoon sunlight. The actors hit their marks […]

End-of-term performance 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022. We’re back into live performances! With due caution against COVID-19 out students were able to sing, recite, and act outdoors in our second courtyard. All grades were up there, K through 8, before a packed audience of parents, grandparents, friends, and teachers. There were songs for every group, in English and […]

Field day – fun and athletic tests

Tuesday, May 28, 2022. Students enjoy vigorous activity outside and some friendly competition. Teacher and Deputy Head of School Elizabeth Brasher has been getting our students in grades 3-8 into diverse sports – basketball, flag football, kickball, soccer, and track and field. On this sunny Tuesday the students got to test themselves in the great […]

In-person education

Operations of the Las Cruces Academy for the 2020-21 academic year Classes will begin on September 8th for in-person instruction 5 days per week We, teachers and administration, have reached this decision to open to classroom instruction on the basis that it is the best choice for the good of both students and their families. […]

Distance education in Chinese

Our incredibly effective Chinese program continues in distance-education mode.  Teacher Yulin Zhang meets with students on Zoom.  She also gives them assignments in ClassDojo, including quizzes to take on Quizlet.  Students are in 5 groups by level of advancement in instruction. Here are instructions for 2 of the 5 groups: Red Group: Last week: Students […]