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Mountain Choir Sings Carols Downtown Dec. 14

on December 10, 2017 - 7:07am
MOUNTAIN CHOIR News:

The Mountain School Choir, which recently sang with the Los Alamos High School choir at the Municipal Building for the Holiday Tree Lighting, is performing Christmas Carols beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in front of the downtown post office on Central Ave.

The choir will walk down the street singing in front of businesses, cross the road and sing in CB FOX, walk on that side of the street and will finish will a few songs in Starbucks.

Mountain Choir invites the community to come downtown Thursday evening to hear the students and enjoy the holiday season with singing!

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Debbie Grothaus

on December 10, 2017 - 7:02am

Gluten-Free Holiday Baking Class Dec. 15

on December 9, 2017 - 11:15am

Library Books Are Off To Kenya!

on December 9, 2017 - 4:52am

Students carry box of books to U-Haul truck. Courtesy photo

Students, faculty and community members help load books into U-Haul truck. Photo by Morrie Pongratz

EDUCATION News: 

A sendoff celebration for the African Library Project was held Tuesday, Nov. 28 in the Sullivan field parking lot. 

A U-Haul truck decorated with balloons and a sign for the African Library Project was loaded by kids of all ages from all the schools in Los Alamos with boxes of books headed to Kenya, Africa, to make 12 school libraries.

LAPS Statement On Tragic News In Aztec

on December 8, 2017 - 5:17pm

By LAPS Board of Education 
 
Jenny McCumber, President
Andrea Cunningham, Vice President
Ellen Ben-Naim, Secretary
Bill Hargraves, Member
Steven Boerigter, Member
Kurt Steinhaus, Superintendent

The School Board and I are deeply troubled by the tragic news from Aztec, New Mexico. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families. We are keeping the students, parents, staff, and the entire Aztec community in our thoughts and prayers. We want to also acknowledge and appreciate the quick actions of the school staff and first responders in Aztec.

While school shootings are rare, we

Jingle Bell Run Sunday

on December 8, 2017 - 4:57pm

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos High School Band is hosting the third Annual Jingle Bell Rock 'N Run Sunday, Dec. 10 to raise money for the Los Alamos High School and Middle School band programs.

The fun run includes the choice of a 5K or 1 mile run and is modeled after the popular Rock and Roll marathons by featuring live music along the routes. Students from the Los Alamos High School and Middle School bands will be playing holiday tunes for the runners. Costs are $30 for the 5K (race day registration is $35) and $10 for the mile.

Both of the fun runs start and end at Los Alamos Middle

Pinon Collect Books For Kenyan School Libraries

on December 8, 2017 - 4:51pm
Students pack books to send to Kenyan school libraries. Courtesy photo
 
By Ian Swavely and Miles Weaver
Pinon School Students

Pinon School is trying to help kids in Africa by sending books to the kids in Kenya so they can learn to read and read more.

We gathered one thousand books and we wrote a grant to the Alex Kirk Foundation, which donated $200 to help us finish our goal of $500. We rasied  have all the money we need to send the books to Kenya. People from the community donated bookmarks they made which also helped pay to send the books.

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