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Los Alamos High School NJROTC Car Wash May 20

on May 14, 2017 - 9:09am

Martin Salazar Of Los Alamos Graduates With Honors From New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology

on May 14, 2017 - 8:08am

Martin Salazar of Los Alamos graduated with honors earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology. The commencement ceremony was Saturday, May 13 in Socorro. After graduation, Salazar plans to spend time at home  while he starts his application for medical school in the fall of 2018. New Mexico Tech serves the state and beyond through education, research and service, focused in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, visit www.nmt.edu. Courtesy photo

Students Step Into Shoes Of Remarkable People

on May 13, 2017 - 4:09pm

Mountain Elementary School student Elizabeth Merrill describes the life and work of Harriet Beacher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Merrill took part in the school's wax museum Wednesday; the project required students to study a significant person in history and, at a drop of a ticket, will give a presentation as if they were that particular individual. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Mountain Elementary School Teacher Bernadette Ziomek listens to Mairen Hoch give her presentation as Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist who earned two Nobel prizes.
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Del Norte Credit Union Announces 2017-18 DNCU Scholarship Winners

on May 13, 2017 - 3:33pm
DNCU News:
 
SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, is pleased to announce the winners of the DNCU Scholarship program for 2017-18.
 
The 10 winners each will receive $1,000 toward their higher education for the 2017-18 school year.
 
“Our DNCU Scholarship program demonstrates our commitment to supporting young people in New Mexico, in line with our mission of Improving Lives,” DNCU President and CEO Chuck Valenti said. “We are very pleased this year to offer 10 scholarships to deserving students in Northern New Mexico.”
 
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GATE Showcase Reveals Students' Talents

on May 12, 2017 - 4:30pm

During the Gifted and Talented Education showcase Wednesday, Los Alamos Middle School student Kyle Kenamond presented a song that he wrote, recorded and performed. The song featured percussion, keyboard and guitar-all of which Kenamond played himself. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Middle School student Takauma Shiina plays an animation movie he and fellow student May Vo created in the software program, Keynote. The movie is based on the book, Chains, that they read in language arts class. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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'I Get By With A Little HEP From My Friends': Lives Changed By High School Equivalency Program

on May 12, 2017 - 5:59am
NNMC students Aida Saucedo and Marina Lopez. Courtesy photo
 
NNMC News:
 
Marina Lopez has a hectic schedule. After working a graveyard shift as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at Aspen Ridge Lodge in Los Alamos, she barely gets a few hours rest before rushing off to a full day of classes.
 
What the 26-year-old student lacks in sleep, she makes up for in drive and enthusiasm. Her life didn’t always look like this. She had been out of school for 10 years. After realizing that being a high school student was just not for her, she decided to drop out and enter the real world.
 

AFT New Mexico And ATF Respond To Second Round Of Cuts To K-3 Plus And Bilingual Programs

on May 12, 2017 - 5:17am
AFTNM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly, and Albuquerque Teachers Federation President Ellen Bernstein, released the following joint statement:
 
“The announcement by Secretary of Education Hannah Skandera and the New Mexico Public Education Department of proposed cuts to the State’s Bilingual programs on top of already announced cuts to K-3 Plus programs is an outright assault on the ability of New Mexico’s students to receive a quality public education in our State.
 
“Secretary Skandera and Governor Martinez’s so-called

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