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Support Local Nonprofits On Giving Tuesday Nov. 28

on November 27, 2017 - 5:43am

Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to donate to local nonprofit organizations. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Right in the middle of all the holiday shopping, just after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, falls a special day. Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, is a global day dedicated to giving back, when people around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

Here in Los Alamos, there are many opportunities to make a difference to a nonprofit this Tuesday.

SFCC Clay Club Annual Ceramics Sale Nov. 29-30

on November 27, 2017 - 5:39am
Three handled jugs by Eddie Hironaka. Courtesy photo
 
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College’s Ninth Annual Student SFCC Clay Club Ceramics Sale SFCC Clay Club members – all students – will sell functional and sculptural works in porcelain, earthenware, stoneware and micaceous clays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at SFCC, Main Hallway, 6401 Richards Ave.
 
The Silent Auction will close at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Cost: Free admission. Free parking.
 
The group includes aspiring young artists, lifelong learners and professional

Ernestine Aguirre Wins Xi Nu Craft Fair Quilt

on November 27, 2017 - 5:11am
The ladies of the Xi Nu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi announce their quilt winner from their recent craft fair. Ernestine Aguirre won the handmade quilt from the Xi Nu Craft Fair. The handmade offering is a donation of time and talent by Xi Nu member and quilting vendor Alice Garcia. Garcia makes the quilt each year for the  community fundraiser. Courtesy photo

SFCC Chamber Singers Winter Concert Dec. 7

on November 27, 2017 - 5:11am

SFCC News:

Santa Fe Community College Chamber singers present a Winter Concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 in Room 727 on the SFCC campus, 6401 Richards Ave. 

The program features performances of SFCC’s choral chamber singers who have participated in classes and rehearsals during the past semester.

The concert is presented by the School of Arts, Design and Media Arts. Singers will be directed by SFCC instructor Laurie Romero.

Polaris School Project Launch At Fuller Lodge Dec. 1

on November 26, 2017 - 7:47am

EDUCATION News:

  • Be Part of Navigating the Future of Education

Meet the team that is charting a path toward establishing a 6th To 8th grade public charter school in Los Alamos. Learn about its mission and framework and share aspirations for a new charter school in Los Alamos. 

  • Polaris School Project Launch
  • Friday, December 1, 2017 from 6-7 p.m.
  • Fuller Lodge

Mission

Establish a school that provides an enriching and emotionally grounded learning environment that inspires global citizenship in an interdependent world.

Vision

Engage students, grades 6th to 8th, in the community, environment,

Letter To The Editor: Support Our School Board ... Support Our Students

on November 25, 2017 - 6:23am
By STEPHANIE NAKHLEH
Los Alamos

In the recent flurry of letters to the editor on the Los Alamos School Board’s immigration proposal, it’s evident there’s some confusion over where the board is in the process, as well as what the resolution actually calls for. To clarify: In October, the School Board unanimously voted to approve a resolution to protect students from the threat of increased federal immigration enforcement.

The next step, what was discussed at the last meeting and will be discussed at the next one, is ironing out the specifics of the policy.

Aspen Instructional Assistant Shaves Head For Cause

on November 25, 2017 - 6:20am

Aspen Instructional Assistant Trey Pereyra volunteers to have his head shaved if students meet their goal of raising 1,000 books and $500 ... they exceeded that goal by 200 books and $100. Courtesy photo

Honoring his promise, Aspen Instructional Assistant Trey Pereyra has his head shaved if students meet their goal of 1,000 books and $500, which they exceeded. Courtesy photo

ASPEN News:

The students of Aspen Elementary School found an unusual way to celebrate Tuesday the collection of 1,200 books and $600 in shipping fees to make a library for Kamayoge Primary School on Mfangano Island,

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