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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.

 

Chinese culture: martial arts

29 Sept. 2017. Our students not only speak, read, and write Mandarin Chinese; they learn the culture. Teacher Yulin Zhang invited martial arts expert Xue Jun from NMSU's Confucius Institute to teach students some martial arts. Here the beginning class ...
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Open house at the LCA

We have another great open house event on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. Come see our school, engage with our outreach in science and world culture, view classes (8:30-10:00 AM), talk with teachers (5:30-6:30 PM). We welcome families considering enrolling their ...
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Junior First Lego League

Once more into the joyful fray!  Our young students are competing again in the Junior First Lego League.  This year’s theme is Aqua Adventure.  From the FirstInspires website, here’s a descriptor: “Find out where the water you use in your ...
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Our fundraiser that saves you money

Here’s an opportunity for you to save money on restaurants, groceries, books, sporting goods, and more.  We’re selling great discount coupon books, raising money for us as a 501(c)(3) public educational charity and saving you much in the bargain.  SaveAround ...
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We support the Las Cruces Chamber Ballet

26 September 2017. The LCA supports the arts, inside our school and outside.  We just submitted copy for an ad in the program of the Las Cruces Chamber Ballet’s Nutcracker 2017 performance.  The rehearsals go on for months, of course.  ...
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Recognition for our recycling program

10 & 22 September 2017. Both city newspapers have featured the LCA for our extensive recycling program.  The Bulletin ran a story on 10 September and the Sun-News on 22 September.  Thanks, you two, for the recognition, and thanks to ...
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Chinese teacher – her vigorous program

25 September 2017. Our new teacher for Mandarin Chinese, Yulin Zhang, has been on the job now for 6 weeks.  She and the students are thriving.  Here she’s teaching the students to write the characters for the numbers 1-12.  They’re ...
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Open house, 12 September

We have another great open house event on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017. Come see our school, engage with our outreach in science and world culture, view classes (8:30-10:00 AM), talk with teachers (5:30-7:00 PM). We welcome families considering enrolling their ...
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Experiencing the Great American Eclipse

Monday, 21 August 2017. LCA students view the eclipse, three ways. The Great American Eclipse of 2017 treated our students to an outdoor experience, a rare optical treat, and an appreciation of the Solar System. Students came out in groups, about ...
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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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