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Barbara Yarnell, left, and advanced student Sufong Milonni hard at work in the UNM-LA ceramics studio. Courtesy/UNM-LA
For the first year ever, UNM-LA will be stop #6 along the Los Alamos Artist Studio Tour (LAAST). Fine art students’ drawings, paintings, and ceramics will be on display and for sale to the public.
2015 Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, with 20 artists’ studios open across the city.
Instructors and students will host an all-day reception Saturday serving snacks and drinks in the Jeanette O. Wallace Hall at UNM-Los
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Los Alamos Public Schools is once again asking the community for help.
Oct. 14 is the 40th day of school and this means that the Public Education Department counts for all eligible students who are on the bus that day to calculate transportation funding for LAPS for the year.
All eligible students who ride at least once Oct 14 will be given a certificate for a free ice cream cone. Last year students helped to increase LAPS funding for transportation by $122,000 dollars!!
Please help to encourage all eligible students to ride the bus Oct. 14.
The Mountain PTA annual Halloween Carnival scares up some spooky fun. Courtesy photo
Ghosts, goblins and other Halloween creatures of all shapes and sizes will appear at Mountain Elementary School 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.
The carnival began in the 1970’s as a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating. This 40 plus year-old tradition is a community event. Students, staff and parents created many of the original games and activities, and some are still in use. Look for the Star Wars bean bag toss, silent auction, cake walk, and the updated haunted house, which is still
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The Los Alamos High School Choirs October Pumpkin Patch OPENS SUNDAY 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Columbus Day 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 3:30-6 p.m., Wednesday 12:30-6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Canyon School southeast parking lot at 1100 4th St. Find the perfect pumpkin and participate in Gourds and Wee Bees, Coloring Corner, Halloween Coloring Books, photo opportunities and more. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
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From Earth to the Universe Film Poster
Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is holding a show in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium: a full-dome feature film From Earth to the Universe at 2 p.m. Sunday. The nature center also will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.
Whether you want to enjoy the wildlife observation room, get a head start on holiday shopping, help the kids explore the Satch & George Cowan Children’s Discovery Area, or enjoy a planetarium show, the Los Alamos Nature Center is a great place to connect
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Exchange student Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany discusses her life back home during a recent presentation to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Photo by Hal Davis
LAHS student Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany shares reasons why she wanted to be a Rotary exchange student. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany is attending Los Alamos High School this year under an exchange program sponsored by the Rotary Club of Los Alamos.
In a recent presentation to members of the local Rotary Club gathered at the
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Dr. Daniel Meyers of Whole System Minimally Invasive Orthodontics in Los Alamos has made significant advances in the field of orthodontics and will share these strives with the world – literally.
Meyers will present a lecture titled, “The Evolution from Orthodontics to Clinical Orthodontic Medicine” at the BIT’s Second Annual World Congress of Oral and Dental Medicine Nov. 2 in Dalian, China. Specifically, he will discuss contemporary concepts of care in orthodontics with next generation technology.
“To be a part of
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Time: 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Instructor: Karen Brown
Cost: $40/individual or couple. Financial aid available, please ask!
Child Care: Available on-site at no extra cost. Must be requested at least one week in advance.
Registration Required: Online at lafsn.org
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Although school is not in session for students Oct. 9, staff members of Los Alamos Public Schools will be busy participating in professional development sessions in order to gain new skills and knowledge to implement into their classrooms and throughout the District.
There are 45 different sessions being offered to staff members Friday.
Some of the highlights include:
- First Aid/CPR type training: (not certification, but on the topics of Bleeding Control for the Injured followed by Heart Start; and
- CPI for
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair” to:
- Tomas Lindahl Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, UK;
- Paul Modrich Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA; and
- Aziz Sancar University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
The cells’ toolbox for DNA repair
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 is awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for having mapped, at a molecular level, how cells repair damaged
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Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez
Due to threats posted Tuesday on social media about a potential shooting at Espanola Valley High School, Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez has cancelled today’s classes.made the decision Tuesday evening
Early Tuesday morning, the school learned of the threat on social media and police were able to determine that the student who made that threat attends a neighboring school. Their investigation continues.
In a briefing Tuesday afternoon with staff, law enforcement advised the district to either institute a lockdown or school closure
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LANL FOUNDATION News:
The LANL Foundation offers Educational Outreach Small Grants to school districts and nonprofits with programs that strengthen teaching and learning.
Grants of up to $1,500 are available monthly to support public schools and nonprofits working in K-12 education in Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos counties. Nonprofit focus should be on teacher professional development, curriculum enhancement, and support for classroom instruction and student learning. Grants are no longer restricted to programs related to STEM (science, technology,
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To everyone in the Los Alamos Public Schools,
LAPS is already into the 8th week of school. Based upon conversations with students, staff, and parents, we are off to a great school year. Yeah!
Your hard work and dedication to students is noted and greatly appreciated.
Now to the topic of Roseburg, Ore. Many in the district feel a special connection to the people of Roseburg because Gerry and Audrey Washburn recently moved to that community. For those new to LAPS, Gerry and
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