27-28 October – Book fair for the LCA at Barnes & Noble in the Mesilla Valley Mall
16 December, starting at 5 PM – End-of-term performance and potluck supper
23 – 27 April, before and after school – Scholastic Book Fair
12 May, starting at 5 PM – End-of-term performance and potluck supper
25 May – Last day of school; there will be an all-school picnic at noon
30 May, 5-7:30 PM – Food for Thought, our big community event and fundraiser
Our scrollable calendar is always here on this News and Events page. We also provide this printable, 1-page, full-year calendar in color, as a PDF file; black text on white is for notes about semester starts and ends; blue background indicates breaks with no classes; open house events are on the salmon background, while green is for events for our whole LCA Community.
Early May 2018: Finding out how we’re doing as a school:
We did our first standardized testing, over 2- or 3-hour slots on four days. We chose the Iowa Test of Basic Skills, covering language and math for the kindergarteners, ...Read More
Wednesday, 30 May 2018: Food for Thought,
our 5th run of this community event and school fundraiser. We thank our food donors (La Posta, the Santa Fe Grill, Luna Rossa, and Marv and Marni King), our silent auction donors, our ...Read More
Friday, 25 May 2018: Talent show. This was our last day of the academic year, and a busy one. Students took a break for a picnic at a nearby park. They returned for a talent show, each student choosing what ...Read More
Tuesday, 22 May 2018:
An appreciation of wildlife: snakes come to the Academy. Jeremy Lane, of New Mexico Game & Fish visited again with nonvenomous snakes. Imparting not fear (as you can see) but an awareness of how snakes live, ...Read More
The Las Cruces Academy, at 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla, invites you to visit the school on Saturday, June 16th. While we don’t have classes to observe during the summer, we welcome you to visit us in the morning, ...Read More
Food for Thought 2018 – our signature community event and fundraiser! May 30, 2018, 6-9 PM
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to go to the full, updated page - thanks for visiting! ...Read More
Monday, May 14th: a snapshot of our academics, on two of our whiteboards.
The spelling words for the week for our 1st- and 2nd-graders get pretty advanced! The topics in biology for our middle-schoolers, likewise. ...and school life, Wednesday, May ...
Also Saturday, May 12th, 5-8 PM: We had our classic end-of-term performances
by students of all ages, singing in English, Chinese, Spanish, and American Sign Language, acting and dancing in accompaniment. A number of students played piano pieces. At the ...Read More
Saturday, May 12th: Barnes & Noble in the Mesilla Valley Mall
hosted our school for a book fair. We are grateful. Parent Andrea Camunez read to young people at 11:00. Our students came at 12:30 to sing in English, Chinese, ...Read More
Preps for a student play! So much is going on at our school in May - this play on the 19th, our book fair on the 12th, our end-of-term performances on the 12th, and Food for Thought on the 30th ...Read More
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