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Local First Graders Tour Del Norte Credit Union

on May 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
Branch Manager Matthew Waldschmidt talks to Barranca Elementary School Teacher Erin Manazanares and her first grade students. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
​Los Alamos Daily Post
 

In Teacher Erin Manazanares’ first grade class at Barranca Elementary School, students learn mathematical concepts and life skills through a program called Classroom Economy. On Thursday, they were able to experience their lessons applied in the real world.

 

Manazanares’ class visited Del Norte Credit Union on Trinity Drive.

LAHS Class Of 2007 10-Year Reunion May 26-28

on May 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos High School Class of 2007 is celebrating its 10-year reunion this weekend around the community.

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 26

  • Welcome/Check-in: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Bar Crawl: 6:30-11 p.m. Departing from the Holiday Inn Express

Saturday, May 27

  • Dinner and Dancing: 5:30-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 28

  • Family Friendly Lunch: noon to 4 p.m. @ Rover Park
  • Direct questions to Sarah at 505.412.3290 or Megan 505.310.0225

*All events will be at the Holiday Inn Express unless otherwise stated*

Holiday Inn Express and Suites

60 Entrada Dr.

Los Alamos, NM 87544

UNM-LA Community Internship Collaboration Celebrates Fourth Successful Semester

on May 26, 2017 - 5:57am
Student interns with Laura Loy of UNM-LA, far left, and Ken Holmes from Los Alamos HIgh School, far right. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Intern Niamh Short worked as a marketing assistant with Library Program Specialist Katy Korkos. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

EDUCATION News:

The Community Internship Collaboration (CIC) celebrated its fourth successful semester May 10 of matching UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and Los Alamos High School (LAHS) students with local business mentors.

Thirteen student participants gathered in the UNM-LA lecture hall to talk about their experiences with parents and

State And National American Federation Of Teachers Representatives Argue For Public Education Funding

on May 26, 2017 - 5:54am

STATE News:

In advance to the New Mexico legislature's special session, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly, American Federation of Teachers New Mexico Executive Vice President Kathy Chavez, and Albuquerque Teachers Federation President Ellen Bernstein released the following statements:

Randi Weingarten

“I am so honored to be in Santa Fe standing shoulder to shoulder with New Mexico’s educators and legislators who are making educational funding for our students- Pre-K through college a priority.

Scenes From Annual Field Day At Sullivan Field

on May 26, 2017 - 5:50am

A group of students play tug-of-war during Field Day at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com 

Students play ball. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com 

Students work togther during the Field Day event. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com 

LAPS News: 

Field Day is an annual event that brings together all fifth and sixth graders from area elementary schools for a morning of fun activities at Sullivan Field.

The students were grouped with kids they don't already know from other schools to help them get to know each other before heading to middle school.

The activities

Preceptor Beta Chapter: An Idea And 15 Friends

on May 26, 2017 - 5:49am
The official entry in the official book at the Beta Sigma Phi International Offices. Photo by Claire Swinhoe
 
By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
Los Alamos

It just takes one idea and a few friends to make some pretty wonderful things happen that can span a lifetime.

Fifty five years ago this past week, the Preceptor Beta Chapter of internationally known Beta Sigma Phi, celebrated an anniversary of friendship and service to our community. May 24, 1962, 15 women officially established a chapter in Los Alamos and they have been living well and serving ever since.

Today the nine members are led by

Aspen School Celebrates Books, Libraries & Africa

on May 26, 2017 - 5:07am
Aspen students show off some of the books they have collected for The African Library Project. Courtesy photo
 
Chris Bradshaw, founder of The African Library Project, visited Aspen School Tuesday. Kindergarten students presented her with a special handmade hat. Courtesy photo

EDUCATION News:

Tuesday, Aspen students were treated to an assembly celebrating books, libraries and Africa. Chris Bradshaw, founder of The African Library Project, spoke to all 450 students and staff at the school about her experiences making libraries in African countries.

Her presentation highlighted the

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