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Hargraves: Highlights Of School Board Meeting Tuesday

on April 17, 2017 - 5:30pm
By BILL HARGRAVES
LAPS School Board Member

A School Board Meeting is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the School Board Room at 2101 Trinity Dr.

Student Science Fair winners will be recognized by the Board as well as some of our excellent teachers: Michele Altherr (Mountain), Britt Williams (Aspen), Samantha Waidler (Barranca), Kayla Richardson (Mountain), Alicia Kirkland (Mountain), Ashley Merhege (Aspen), and Allison Washburn (Aspen). Come to the Board Meeting for 10 minutes at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate these student’s and teacher’s accomplishments.

Results of the annual Climate

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Fifty Taos 2nd Graders Tour Bradbury Science Museum

on April 17, 2017 - 5:20pm

Fifty Ranchos Elementary School 2nd graders on a field trip Thursday to the Bradbury Science Museum, made possible by the generous sponsorship of Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by KayLinda Crawford

Staff Report

Fifty 2nd graders from Ranchos Elementary in Taos took a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum Thursday, April 13 thanks to the generous sponsorship of bus transportation provided by Los Alamos National Bank.

The Bradbury Science Museum Association, the museum's non-profit education outreach partner, in collaboration with Los Alamos National Bank, is providing the much needed

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes And Naval Postgraduate Program Target Safe Travel

on April 17, 2017 - 7:41am

Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes is taking part in the Naval Postgraduate Program and is enlisted as a member of a small working group that consists of a TSA agent, California Highway Patrol captain, Fairfax, Va., Fire captain, Seattle Police commander and deputy chief of the Tucson Police. As a class assignment, Hughes and his group have written several columns related to travel with the focus on how to be safe while traveling.

Here is the first column in the series:

Hello current and future travelers, welcome aboard!

Governor Signs Bills For Students In State's Care

on April 17, 2017 - 6:57am
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE  Gov. Susana Martinez has signed two bills that will improve support for students in the state’s care. The legislation was developed in collaboration with young people who have had foster care or juvenile justice experience and their insights were critical to ensuring this legislation would provide meaningful help for system-involved students.
 
The Governor’s action places New Mexico at the forefront of a growing movement to improve educational outcomes for children in foster care, homeless students, and those involved in the

Los Alamos Nature Center Open Today

on April 16, 2017 - 7:18am

Pasqueflowers, also known as Easter flowers, are one of the signs of spring that can be found on local trails this time of year. Stop by the Los Alamos Nature Center to find a trail and learn more about local flora and fauna. Photo by Terry Foxx

PEEC News:

This weekend is a great time to enjoy nature and the Los Alamos Nature Center can help. The nature center is open on Easter 1-4 p.m. today, Easter Sunday and the community is invited to stop by to look for signs of spring.

The Los Alamos Nature Center is open on holidays except: Thursday holidays, July 4th, Dec. 24 and 25, and Jan. 1.

Free Savvy Caregiver Course In White Rock

on April 16, 2017 - 7:12am
COMMUNITY News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Families facing Alzheimer’s disease will have access to a free class in White Rock offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter.
 
“The Savvy Caregiver Program” is a FREE seven-session course presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, NM Chapter. The course is 6-8 p.m., Thursdays, May 4 through June 15. The classes will be hosted at the White Rock Senior Center 133 Longview Dr. The classes are open to all citizens of White Rock and surrounding communities.
 
To register or for more information call or email LARSO at 505.662.8920 or the

New Chamisa K-Kids Club Collects Books For African School Library

on April 15, 2017 - 6:35am
Chamisa K-Kids show off some of the books they have collected for Bwaila LEA School in Zomba City, Malawi, Africa. Courtesy photo

EDUCATION News:

The new Chamisa School K-Kids Club is collecting books to create a 1,000 book school library for the Bwaila LEA School in Zomba City, Malawi, Africa. This is being done in cooperation with the African Library Project. (Learn more at www.africanlibraryproject.org ).

The project  has created more than 2,000 school libraries in English-speaking African schools over the last 10 years.

During the next month, the students will be collecting new and

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