On Tuesday, March 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. […]
Monday, 17 February 2020: Seeing how pizza is made in a pizzeria. Our younger students in grades early K through 2 visited Dion’s Pizza on El Paseo Rd. They rode the city bus, another experience, had a tour of the restaurant’s facilities in action, and enjoyed 3 slices of pizza each. Teachers Arielle Lane and […]
Friday, 14 February 2020: Valentine’s Day, of course. Students presented each other with valentine’s cards that they had made and then had a party after the 9th period of classes. The older students arranged games and treats. It was a good break for all.
Monday, 10 February 2020: we turned the famous elephant toothpaste demonstration into a real science experiment, in our grades 5-8 science class. The demo is just the mixing of hydrogen peroxide solution with yeast so that the catalase enzyme in yeast rapidly breaks down the peroxide; detergent added earlier allows voluminous foam to form. We […]
27 January 2020. On our first class day after the Chinese New Year, we celebrated the holiday. Teacher Yulin gathered the food and the dragon costume, older students helped serve the food, all the students enjoyed the meal and the dragon parade, and teachers took pictures. We’re so proud of all that Yulin and her […]
The Engineering Club. 17 January 2020. LCA parent Jessica Houston challenges willing students to find the efficient way to operate a wind turbine, in this case, a windmill. The turbine’s rotation winds a string on a narrow shaft in order to lift a weight, here, a pair of scissors. A question is, How does the […]
Classes start again! Wednesday, January 8th begins the spring semester. Eager students again join our great teachers.
Special edition of the Las Cruces Bulletin: Outstanding Women of the Mesilla Valley. Our founder and Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, is one of 13 awardees! She was nominated by friends, relatives, a teacher, and parents of LCA students. We invite you to read on, here, as well as the mission statement for […]
On Tuesday, January 14th: 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. […]
18 December 2019: The inaugural run of the LCA running club. Teacher and runner Kelly Lin got inspired to start a running club. The response was strong – about 30 students, several parents, and a second teacher joined in. They ran around our long building, including through the courtyards, to reach a mile in 12 […]