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Anderson School Of Management Announces Fall Career & Professional Development Courses

on August 23, 2017 - 8:36am
UNM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Each semester, the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management’s Executive & Professional Education Center offers courses designed to help business professionals advance their careers through the Career & Professional Development Programs.
 
These courses help to sharpen skills, advance success, and promote the continuation of learning. 
 
For the Fall 2017 semester, UNM Anderson School of Management will be offering Career & Professional Development Programs in the following areas: SHRM Exam Prep (beginning August 31), Intro to Government Contracts

Nature Center Will Be Open Labor Day Weekend

on August 23, 2017 - 7:37am
This fox has been seen by a variety of visitors and PEEC staff. Check the wildlife viewing area to look for the fox and enjoy the squirrel and chipmunk antics. Photo by Beth Cortright
 
PEEC News:
 
The Los Alamos Nature will be open this holiday weekend, including Labor Day.
 
It is free to stop by the nature center and see the animals, explore the indoor and outdoor exhibits and play areas, and spend time in the Wildlife Observation Area. 
 
For those who are looking for a fun way to explore the outdoors, the nature center has information about hikes and has the Passport to the

Nearly $1,000 In School Supplies Donated To Program That Helps Students Struggling With Homelessness

on August 23, 2017 - 7:31am
NMDP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE North Valley and Downtown Democrats have delivered nearly $1,000 in school supplies to the APS Title I Homeless Project.
 
The sizable donation was collected throughout several weeks of community service action and is part of the Democrats Care Program.
 
Democratic Ward Chair Roxanne Allen was excited to contribute to a program that helps students struggling with homelessness, "We are delighted to be able to help students succeed in our schools.

PED Releases 2017 School Grades For Los Alamos

on August 22, 2017 - 3:22pm

LAPS News:

Today, the Public Education Department (PED) released 2017 Grades for schools across New Mexico. 

The grading system is primarily based upon PED-defined growth in math and reading test scores.

Grades for Los Alamos Public Schools

  • Aspen Elementary School – A, 77.47 points
  • Barranca Mesa Elementary School - A, 85.57 points
  • Chamisa Elementary School – A, 78.96 points
  • Mountain Elementary School – A, 87.00 points
  • Piñon Elementary School – A, 86.01 points
  • Los Alamos Middle School – D, 49.36 points
  • Topper Freshman Academy – B, 73.44 points
  • Los Alamos High School – A, 84.68 points

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Athletics Director Clears Discount Card Confusion

on August 22, 2017 - 10:37am

Los Alamos football discount card. Courtesy image

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Los Alamos High School Athletics Director Ann Stewart confirmed this morning that statements made by the parent of a high school football player at Friday’s Summer Concert are inaccurate.

Robert Cantua told the Los Alamos Daily Post Monday that his son was given discount cards for local businesses worth a total of $300 to sell and was required to turn in the money at today’s practice.

AFTNM Recaps Heinrich’s Visit With Taos Educators

on August 22, 2017 - 8:25am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

 

AFTNM News:

 

TAOS – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) visited Monday with Taos Municipal School educators, specifically discussing the Federal education budget under President Donald Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

 

The conversation focused on protecting Title II funding, STEM Education, Early Literacy needs, and providing quality public education for New Mexico’s rural students, districts, and communities while supporting the needs of public education professionals.

 

Following the visit, Heinrich, American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President

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