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Annual Events

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

News

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.

 

School calendar for 2017-18 is up

There's always access to our scrolling calendar on this News and Events page, upper left; we also provide a printable full-academic-year calendar here.  It's color-coded, with school event in black text on white, open houses in black text on salmon, ...
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Visit us at Kids’ Expo, July 29th

We'll be on the Downtown Plaza on Saturday, July 29th, with activities and information about our extensive programs that let students express their motivation and interests.  We're a high-performing academic school with a very diverse student body and expert teachers ...
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One of our fine STEM students

Arabella Camunez has been in the LCA since 1st grade, starting in August, 2010.  Last academic year, 2016-17, she completed 7th grade in our middle-school program, and along the way, she participated strongly in a 3-year student project creating a ...
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Our students show their proficiency in Chinese

Results of the official HSK exams from the Chinese government: out students score very high. From our very beginning in August, 2009, we've been teaching our students Mandarin Chinese daily, now covering three levels.  Our students learn to read, write, ...
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School calendar for 2017-18 is up

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 ...
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Open house on August 8th

We have an open house coming up, 1-3 PM, on Tuesday, August 8th. You can meet with our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, two teachers, and our Board Chair, Dr. Vince Gutschick, and tour the school. We're proud ...
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Food for Thought 4 takes place

31 May 2017.  After several months of planning, our signature community event and fundraiser, Food for Thought took place, for the 4th year in a row.  Eleven discussion leaders engaged 41 guests and 11 volunteers on a wide range of ...
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Chinese Culture Night – a success

We held a Chinese Culture Night on Wednesday, 23 May 2017 at the Academy.  The event was captured in a series of videos (on YouTube, as listed below) and still images by Vince Gutschick, Board Chair, with another image from ...
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End-of-term picnic

May 26, 2017. Our spring semester always ends with a picnic in the park, followed by preparations for our signature community event and fundraiser, Food for Thought; students, teachers, and our head of school head back to move furniture. At ...
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Student talent show

19 May 2017 - 2-3 PM.  Eleven of our students, ages 6 through 13, showed us their talents in singing, acting, dancing, and hula-hooping.  The stills and the movies speak for themselves! (At least in VLC Media Player, the movies ...
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Browse the news archive here.  Once you get to the archive, to see an entire post with its images, click on the date (rather than “Vince Gutschick” or “News and Events”).