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New Option Available For LAHS Registration

on July 25, 2013 - 7:36am

LAHS News:

Registration for Los Alamos High School is rapidly approaching. Registration will take place Aug. 5-8. 

This year Los Alamos High School is excited to announce a new option to pay online that will be a timesaver for students and their parents. 

Aug. 1, students’ schedules for the 2013-14 school year will be available on PowerSchool, which is accessible on the Los Alamos Schools website at  Prior to registration, parents can go onto PowerSchool and get their student’s schedule.


Michelangelo Lobato Leaving Teen Center

on July 23, 2013 - 3:43pm

Director Michelangelo Lobato of the Los Alamos Teen Center is leaving to become a school counselor at Chamisa Elementary School. Lobato is credited with doing an outstanding job leading the Teen Center and mentoring the youth. A search for his replacement is underway. Courtesy photo

Position Summary:
The person selected for this position will be responsible for the overall development and administration of the Teen Center programs and activities.
Essential Functions and jub duties include:

  • Enforce set standards for qualified staff and safe programs
  • Hire, train, supervise, evaluate and provide

Julie's Helpers Memorial Scholarships Awarded

on July 22, 2013 - 6:39am
Valentina Dawn Chee, left, and Celine Yazzie Olson are the recipients of Julie's Helpers Memorial Scholarships for 2013. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Before her passing from a brain tumor in December of 2009, Julie Meadows and her family got all kinds of practical help from friends, the community and fellow church members, organized as "Julie’s Helpers."  

Launched in May 2011, the annual Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Fund seeks to provide the kind of practical help that Julie would have been proud of.

Kiwanis Awards Christina Moore the Jeannette O. Wallace Scholarship

on July 22, 2013 - 6:30am

The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented Christina Moore with the Jeannette O. Wallace Scholarship in memory of longtime Kiwanian and State Rep. Jeannette Wallace. Christina will be attending Maclester College in St. Paul, NM and will study International Studies. From left, Christina's mother Tammy Moore, her father David Moore, Christina Moore, Terry Wallace, son of Jeannette Wallace and Kiwanis President Don Casperson. Christina was selected because of her strong leadership in Key Club, a Kiwanis program for students, Natural Helpers and her work with her church.

Unleash Your Inner Cowboy on Wild West Weekend

on July 22, 2013 - 6:23am

A young buckaroo gets up close and personal with a lasso. Photo by Cheron Bayna Ryan

NMHM News:

SANTA FE—Immerse yourself in cowboy culture Aug. 9-11 at the New Mexico History Museum’s Wild West Weekend, a special event celebrating the exhibition Cowboys Real and Imagined.

Cowboy musicians and poets join trick ropers, saddle makers, silversmiths and more to provide three days of hands-on fun for the whole family. The events are free; the exhibition is by regular admission (Sundays free to New Mexico residents, Friday evenings free to everyone, children 16 and under free daily.)


SFI Lecture Tackles What Tomorrow's University Must Be

on July 21, 2013 - 7:53am

Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University. Courtesy photo

SFI News:

The Santa Fe Institute will host a Community Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 at the James A. Little Theatre on the campus of the NM School For The Deaf, 1060 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe.

The lecture, by Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, is titled, “New Problems, New Partnerships: What Tomorrow’s University Must Be.” SFI Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

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