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Annual Events

17 November , 2018- Book fair for the LCA at Barnes & Noble in the Mesilla Valley Mall

8 December, 2018, starting at 5 PM – End-of-term performance and potluck supper

22 – 26 April, 2019, before and after school – Scholastic Book Fair

11 May, 2019, starting at 5 PM – End-of-term performance and potluck supper

24 May, 2019 – Last day of school; there will be an all-school picnic at noon

29 May, 6-8:30 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.

 

Stellar results on Chinese test

10 July 2019 This May, seven of our students in grades 2-7 took the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) exam, a test of proficiency in the Mandarin Chinese language including both reading and listening comprehension components. Their performance was stellar:

A break, and sharing culture

Our webmaster was on travel for a well-earned vacation for a month. We'll have frequent posts now. Here are several photos from the trip, a cultural tour in Croatia and Greece.  You may well recognize the Acropolis; another image is ...
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Another year!

The new academic year: Classes start on August 8th, coincident with the LCPS schedule. We're looking forward to another very successful year for our students in grades early kindergarten through 8. We're exceptionally strong in languages (English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese), ...
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Open house for July

11 July 2019: It's open house time again, as every 2nd Thursday (other than in June).  We'll be at the school from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Come see what we offer to students and to the community.  We're at ...
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Rocketry fun after the school year ended

27 May 2019. Alden just finished kindergarten with us.  In the process he picked up a fascination with rockets, to add to his fascination with learning in general.  A week or so before the school year ended, he and four ...
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Top 1%

The Las Cruces Academy is proud to announce the excellent results from a recent administration of the Iowa Assessments, a widely used set of standardized tests for measuring academic achievement; the LCA students had composite scores in the top 1% ...
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Silent auction 2019

Food for Thought, our signature community event and fundraiser is coming on Wednesday, May 29th at the school, 1755 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla.  At each Food for Thought event we have a silent auction of items donated by businesses, ...
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Reading the Odyssey and loving it

Fourth- through eighth-graders reading the Odyssey and loving it! We are an academy, in the fullest sense ...
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Great performances by our students

11 May 2019: The end-of-term performance at our school brought out fine singing and dancing by our students from kindergarten through 8th grade.  English, Spanish, and Chinese were all featured, in classics, folk songs, and new creations.  Kudos to the ...
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Signature event

Coming up quickly, Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 6 PM onward:  Food for Thought is our signature community event and fundraiser.  We have 11 interesting people at 10 different tables, ready to share discussions on 10 different topics over dinner, with ...
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