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Annual Events

20 – 24 March – Spring break

24 – 28 April, before and after school – Scholastic Book Fair

13 May, starting at 5 PM – End-of-term performance and potluck supper

26 May – Last day of school; there will be an all-school picnic at noon

31 May, 5-7:30 PM – Food for Thought, our big community event and fundraiser


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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Chinese Culture Night

Coming on May 23rd: Chinese Culture Night, 6-8 PM. Tickets can be purchased at the Green Chamber of Commerce page, There's Chinese food, wine, images, stories, and artifacts of China, students singing in Mandarin, martial arts, calligraphy. This is ...
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End-of-term performances May 2017

13 May 2017.  Our students held the stage for an hour and a quarter tonight, singing, dancing, doing a short play, and showing a video they created and edited.  They sang in Spanish, Chinese, and English, in one song also ...
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At the electric fish lab

10 May 2017. Our older students returned to the laboratory of Prof. Graciela Unguez in NMSU's Biology Department, where 2 months earlier they met the undergraduate students who were beginning their experiments.  This time Graciela's students had their experimental results ...
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May open house

Tuesday, 9 May 2017. Another open house - a great opportunity to see what the LCA does for students.  From 8:30 to 10 AM, you can watch classes in Chinese and in grades early K through 2 (grades 3-8 have other ...
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The Book Fair is a Hit

25 April 2017.  Books are a big draw at our school - we use other media and the Internet, but our 7,000 books are a big attraction for our students.  Twice a year, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, our Head of ...
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New sport: table tennis

Fast response to suggestions: We now have a ping-pong table, and the students have taken to it immediately.  We'd bandied the idea about months earlier, but a serious suggestion was made on the 21st at a Parent Committee meeting...and Charlotte ...
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