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PEEC: Incoming! Plays Thanksgiving Weekend

on November 21, 2017 - 7:30am
 
PEEC News:
 
The Los Alamos Nature Center is screening the full-dome film Incoming! at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 and 26.
 
The Los Alamos Nature Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day; open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Black Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25; and open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26. The nature center is operated by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC). Entrance is free, and the nature center has a gift shop full of nature-inspired items from guidebooks and novels to art and up-cycled items to science activities and stuffed animals.
 

‘The Pain Behind The Badge’ Awards Scholarship To Autumn Sanchez For Outstanding Community Service

on November 21, 2017 - 7:10am

Autumn Sanchez, daughter of Joy Sanchez and the late Mark Sanchez, was the recipient of a scholarship presented by an organization called 'The Pain Behind the Badge' in recognition of her outstanding community service and in memory of her father's law enforcement career before his death in May 2011. Autumn graduated from New Mexico Virtual Academy as an honor student in May of 2017 with a 4.0 GPA. She is a student at Northern New Mexico College, seeking a degree in Biology to be able to go on to Veterinary School in Colorado.

LAESF: Need $1,000 For School?

on November 21, 2017 - 6:54am

LAESF News:

Are you (or someone you know) enrolled in a two-year degree or certificate program at a regional college? Are you a resident of the seven-county area of Northern New Mexico? (Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe or Taos)? Have you returned to school after a 1+ year break? Can you use $1,000 to help pay for school costs?

If you answered YES - you may qualify for the Regional College/Returning Student (RC/RS) scholarship through the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF).

Visit the LANL Foundation website to read more details about the program and

Thanksgiving Art From Barranca Elementary Hallway

on November 20, 2017 - 4:12pm

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School.

PAC 8 Is Awarded Rotary Grant And Now Offers Free Media Classes To Middle School Students

on November 20, 2017 - 4:11pm
Courtesy photo
 
PAC 8 News:
 
PAC 8 Community Media Center will be holding free classes for middle school students Tuesdays and Thursdays after school.
 
Students will learn how to operate cameras, edit with Adobe Premiere software, and use special effects. They will produce a Public Service Announcement for a local non-profit organization which will play at the Reel Deal Theater. 
 
Classes are 3:30–5 p.m. beginnng Thursday Nov. 16 and up to 10 students will be able to participate. Classes will be taught by PAC 8 CIC intern and LAHS student Peter Watson.
 
PAC 8 was awarded a

Steinhaus: A Message Of Gratitude For Our Students, Staff, Parents And Community

on November 20, 2017 - 7:50am
By Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus
Los Alamos Public Schools

To the LAPS Community,

During this time of Thanksgiving, I share my gratitude to you for being such an important part of our children’s lives and for truly caring about each other. Gratitude comes from the heart and mind. I am moved and inspired by what I see in our schools and celebrate the amazing support from our parents. Our community members make Los Alamos Schools a stronger district and I am extremely grateful for our growing partnerships.

One of the things I am most grateful for is the power of our schools to

Los Alamos High School 2015 Graduate Qualifies As Navy Surface Warfare Specialist

on November 20, 2017 - 6:31am

Los Alamos High School 2015 graduate U.S. Navy GSM3 Jared Rodriguez, right, has qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. He received his insignia Friday on board the USS Donald Cook from CWO2 Walters. The USS Donald Cook is a guided missile destroyer based at Naval Air Station Rota in Cadiz, Spain. Rodriguez is the son of Lloyd and Pam Rodriguez. Courtesy photo

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