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LAPS Unity Day: Wear And Share Orange Oct. 24

on October 19, 2018 - 9:42am
Third grade student Bianca Perraglio holds a poster she made for Aspen's Bully Prevention Poster Contest. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
Unity Day is Wednesday, Oct. 24 and the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month.
 
The goal of Unity Day is to come together against bullying and stand united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
 
Bullying is one of the top concerns of the Los Alamos Public Schools’ Prevention Program.

Thanks To Many For Taste Of Knowledge Success!

on October 19, 2018 - 7:55am
LAPS Foundation student board members Maddie Ovaska and Isaac Ronning address the crowd at the Foundation’s recent fundraiser, A Taste of Knowledge. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
 
Event goers during live auction portion of the LAPSF fundraiser. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
 
Attendees including Jill Cook and Liz Cavasos, left, check out the silent auction items, generously donated by local businesses to raise funds for the LAPSF. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
 
LAPSF News:
 
Once again, Los Alamos came out to support public education at this year’s Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s annual

PEEC Hosts Wilderness First Aid Course Nov. 3 & 4

on October 18, 2018 - 4:15pm

Earn Wilderness First Aid certifications at a two-day course 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3-4 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is hosting a two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

The class 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 4. Participants will receive their WFA certification, which is good for two years. Register now at peecnature.org or by visiting or calling the Los Alamos Nature Center at 505.662.0460.

Jeff DeBellis from SOLO Wilderness Medical School will teach this class.

Re/Max Hot Air Balloon Visits Piñon Elementary School

on October 18, 2018 - 10:13am

A hot air balloon from Re/Max First of Los Alamos delights students this morning at Piñon Elementary School in White Rock. Some of the students' favorite questions: How high can the balloon go? Where is the restroom? Is there anyway the balloon can pop? How fast can it go? RE/MAX has been serving clients in the region for more than 20 years. For more information, click here. Photo by JJ Mortensen

Time Travelers Childrens Program Registration Opens

on October 18, 2018 - 5:05am
Scenes from a previous session of Time Travelers. Courtesy/Los Alamos History Museum
 
Los Alamos History Museum News:
 
Time Travelers Children's Program from the Los Alamos History Museum Registration is open for two sessions of Time Travelers, a free after-school, drop-off program Wednesdays from the Los Alamos History Museum.
 
Time Travelers will set students on an adventure of exploration, investigating our local history through artifacts in the Los Alamos History Museum and hands-on activities. The program is for students in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades and will meet 1:15–3 p.m.

Early Vote Kick-Off Rally & March Saturday

on October 18, 2018 - 5:02am
AFT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will lead a kick-off rally marking the first day of in-person early voting in New Mexico 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Wilson Middle School, 1138 Cardenas Dr. SE in Albuquerque.
 
President Weingarten will visit New Mexico specifically in support of public education and labor champions, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, Candidate for Congressional District 1 Deb Haaland, and Candidate for Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.
 
New Mexico is at a turning point.

Quorum Notice: LAPS Board At Leaders’ Breakfast

on October 17, 2018 - 8:10pm

LAPS News:

Members of the Los Alamos School Board may attend the Los Alamos Leaders’ Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in Building 2 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr.

A quorum may be present, however, no action will be taken.

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