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District News and Information
November 15, 2017
From Superintendent Romero:

Deming Public Schools would like to inform the community that we continue to take precautions at all building sites today. There is a heightened sense of security in all district buildings and we thank our faculty and staff for assisting in all efforts to address student safety.

Work with local law enforcement also continues. We are working together to investigate rumors and address all concerns and leads as they arise. Any information that you may have can be reported directly to Deming PD.

Police officers will be on the high school campus through the end of the week and are also assisting district efforts to monitor all District campuses.

Parents are encouraged to update all contact information with their building secretary and/or principal and continue to check the District website and Facebook page for updates and additional information.

Dr. Arsenio Romero
Superintendent
Deming Public Schools



November 14, 2017
Deming Public Schools is aware of rumors and conversations circulating on social media of a planned incident at Deming High School. Local law enforcement has been working with the district to investigate this matter and will continue to address any additional leads that may arise.

We will continue to prioritize academics and student safety and ask that all students and parents report any suspicious activity to a teacher, administrator or police officer or to the main office at the high school.

Police officers will be placed at the school for added security this week as a precaution but the school day will continue as normal with all planned activities.
The schools are not on lock down.

Please continue to check the District website for updates and additional information.



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About Deming Public Schools
About Deming Public Schools
Deming Public Schools is a public school district headquartered in Deming, New Mexico. It is the fifteenth largest school district in New Mexico. Located 33 miles north of the US-Mexico border, it serves the City of Deming, the village of Columbus as well as other areas in rural Luna County.

The Deming district has 10 schools: one Pre-K school; six elementary schools; one sixth-grade school; one middle school (7th-8th); and one high school. DPS has 6 multi-age JUMP classrooms (K-2nd) in 4 elementary schools. The district also offers bilingual/dual-language programs and Preschool on many campuses.

Student enrollment is approximately 5,200 students.

Deming Public Schools is the largest employer in Luna County with approximately 813 employees.

District Mission Statement
The Board of Education, staff, and community join forces to provide a high quality, comprehensive education for all Deming Public Schools students so that they will have the opportunity to prepare themselves to become productive, responsible, and culturally enriched citizens allowing them to meet the challenges of an ever-changing, global society.