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. […]

Labor Day 2019

It’s Labor Day.  We salute our hardworking teachers – Elizabeth Brasher (English, writing, music, social studies, Assistant Head of School, theater and engineering clubs); Arielle Lane (early kinder and kindergarten, 1&2 reading, fitness, garden club, overseeing applications and admissions) ; Kelly Lin (grades 1&2, math 1-8, 1&2 social studies); Yulin Zhang (Mandarin Chinese at 5 […]

New academic year, added teacher

The new academic year starts on August 8th! We’re proud to announce a new Spanish teacher, Yolanda Guevara. Yolanda just rejoined us for the upcoming 2019-20 academic year, having taught Spanish in our first year of operation.  She stepped out to meet family needs and now we welcome her back.  She has a master’s degree […]

Welcoming new students for 2019-2010

There are still open places in kindergarten and grades 3-8; grades 1&2 are projected to be nearly full. What are we offering to our students?   We provide a high-quality education at the level that is both supportive and challenging.  We assess each student and place him or her at the level that is appropriate for […]

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 […]