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LAHS Seniors Matilde Jacobson And Ben Rees Named Semifinalists In U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

on April 24, 2018 - 5:46pm
LAHS senior Ben Rees is a semi finalist in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Here, he receives a ‘Compete with Class’ scholarship during the state basketball game held in March. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos High School senior Matilde Jacobson is a semifinalist in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Photo by Samantha D’Anna Photography
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Los Alamos High School seniors Matilde Jacobson and Ben Rees are named semifinalists in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
 
Jacobson and Rees are among 630 semifinalists in the 2018 U.S.

Los Alamos Public Schools Ranked #1 In New Mexico’s Top School Districts Of 2018

on April 24, 2018 - 4:27pm

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools is ranked #1 in New Mexico’s Top School Districts of 2018.

According to backgroundcheck.com, the best district in the state is Los Alamos Public Schools due to being rated an “A” school district and its high graduation rate of 87 percent.

The full ranking and information about their methodology can be found here: http://backgroundchecks.org/top-school-districts-in-new-mexico-2018.html

Ranked #2-5 in this list is Logan Municipal Schools, Rio Rancho Public Schools, Dora Consolidated Schools and Moriarty-Edgewood School District.

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Scenes From 28th Annual New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge Awards Ceremony

on April 24, 2018 - 4:13pm

Scene from the 28th Annual New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge Awards Ceremony this morning at the Los Alamos Church of Christ at 2323 Diamond Dr. More than 30 awards and recognitions were presented to high school students at the event. Also, more than $18,000 in scholarships was awarded along with some $5,000 in cash given to participants during an action-packed computer random drawing. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos High School student Lillian Petersen receives the Community Impact Award for her project, Predicting Food Shortages in Africa from Satellite Imagery from

FBI Albuquerque Teen Academy Deadline May 2

on April 24, 2018 - 6:36am
FBI News:

High school students are being offered a chance this summer to see what life is like working for the FBI in Albuquerque, but they better hurry.

The FBI Albuquerque Teen Academy allows high school students (rising 11th and 12th graders for the 2018-2019 school year) an opportunity to get a comprehensive look into today’s FBI.

The Teen Academy is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., June 25-29 at the FBI Field Office in Albuquerque.

Explore Art And Science On Hike To Upper Crossing

on April 24, 2018 - 5:28am

Join Jeremy Sweat and Collin Haffey on a hike 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to Upper Crossing in Frijoles Canyon. This event will tie together science and nature to highlight changes in the Pajarito Plateau. Photo by Beth Cortright

 

PEEC News:

 

Join Jeremy Sweat and Collin Haffey at 8:30 a.m., April 28 on a hike to Upper Crossing in Frijoles Canyon. This event will merge science and art to highlight changes on the Pajarito Plateau.

 

During the hike, Sweat and Haffey will discuss forest ecology and provide a glimpse into how Bandelier National Monument manages its resources.

LAHS Key Club Sweeps Awards At District Convention

on April 23, 2018 - 5:58pm

Members of the Los Alamos High School Key Club with Sponsors Kathy Boerigter, Morrie Pongratz and Don Casperson. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

Members of the Los Alamos High School Key Club swept the awards at the 63rd Annual Southwest District Convention  April 13-15 in Chandler, Ariz.

The District Convention is a way to train new members and vote on the 2018-2019 board. Training sessions included topics like fundraising, service projects and ways to get other members involved.

New Mexico State Police Youth Academy June 24-30

on April 23, 2018 - 5:44pm
NMSP News:
 
The New Mexico State Police Training & Recruiting Bureau is excited to announce its 2018 Youth Academy, June 24-30 at the NMSP Academy in Santa Fe.
 
The purpose of this program is to reinforce positive values including leadership, citizenship, discipline, and accountability with New Mexico youth. The Academy will also provide students with insight regarding the policing profession and seek to improve understanding and cooperation between young people and law enforcement.

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