CLAREMONT, Calif. — Two Los Alamos students graduated May 17 from Harvey Mudd College.
Martin Loncaric received a bachelor of science degree in physics and mathematics, graduating with distinction and departmental honors in mathematics. He attended Los Alamos High School.
Alexander Kent Kendrick received a bachelor of science degree in physics, graduating with distinction. He attended Los Alamos High School.
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Through his LACDC Youth Business Grant, Junseo Kim is ready to teach his knowledge of tennis to elementary and middle school students this summer. Courtesy photo
If the doldrums of the dog days of summer have kids cloistered in their rooms complaining of nothing to do, then Junseo Kim can help you get them out of the house and onto the courts, the tennis courts.
Kim, a Los Alamos High School sophomore and member of multiple tennis teams is a new recipient of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation Youth Business
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The Los Alamos School Board will hold a Special Board Meeting at noon today in the School Administration Board Room to discuss the temporary continuation of the School District’s agreement with the Family YMCA.
A memorandum of understanding with the union on classified employees also is on the agenda.
The Board will then go into executive session to discuss contract negotiations between the union and LAPS.
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Mountain Elementary School Principal Jennifer Guy enjoys the Kinder Safety Town Graduation Ceremony with Instructional Assistants Susie Bustos, Sara Cooper, and Alyssa Van Anne. Courtesy/LAPS
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone and Sgt. Jordan Redmond worked in conjunction with Los Alamos County and Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) to organize the first Los Alamos Kinder Safety Town program.
Police Chief Dino Sgambellone initiated the program based upon his attendance at a similar program when he was a five-year old student. Courtesy/LAPS
Students in the two-week
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ALBUQUERQUE – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage:
“By writing four words, ‘It is so ordered,’ Justice Anthony Kennedy, on behalf of the majority of the Supreme Court of the United States, ushered in marriage equality for all Americans.
“Today’s ruling sends a strong message to students in New Mexico who have same-sex parents and for educators who are in same-sex relationships
Mario’s aspiration was to attend college to become a welder; Josh applied for a security guard position at a casino and Maggie wanted to join the Navy.
All three found that they wouldn’t even be considered for these programs without their high school diploma or a High School Equivalency (HSE) credential.
“Life happens and people may find they could really benefit from getting a HSE,” said Program Manager
There’s no better time than the present to learn to save a life.
UNM-LA Community Education is offering a one-day certification course on CPR and basic first aid called EMS 193 AED/CPR/First Aid Training, taught by Joe Candelaria, 9:30-4 p.m. Saturday, July 11 in room 612 at UNM-LA.
Candelaria is director of the UNM-LA Fire Science Program and a Los Alamos Fire Department certified instructor. The class fee is $95 and may be taken for one hour of credit.
Cardiac arrest strikes more than 300,000 people every year in the
Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess assured the Los Alamos Public Schools Board of Education Thursday evening of the County’s continuing support in spite of three years of budget reductions.
“Council has continued to set aside $500,000 for the schools every other year,” he said during the meeting in the LAPS Administration Building. “Council remains committed
The community is invited to a star party at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
First, visitors will start the evening off in the planetarium to get oriented. Next, everyone will head outside to observe the night sky through telescopes. The summer sky shows off the Milky Way, which is the galaxy seen edge-on from its center way out into its spiral arms.
During the program, Chick Keller will talk about what is known of the galaxy’s spiral shape and show where dust clouds obscure much of it.
The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation (LAPSF) hosted its first “A Taste of Knowledge” fundraising event Saturday, June 20 at the Golf Course Community Building.
The grassy area with mature trees shaded guests as they mingled and tasted a variety of wines from around the world and a creative mix of microbrew beers from northern and central New Mexico. The wine and beer tastings were paired with appetizers provided by Cottonwoods on the Green restaurant.
National Speech and Debate Tournament champions from Los Alamos Malcolm Carr, left, and Mike Peters on right, at the NSDA June 13-19 in Dallas, Texas. Courtesy photo
New Mexico Team Blue, World’s Debate 2015 National Champions, from left, Areeq Abd-Allah of La Cueva High School, Ani Nadiga of Los Alamos High School, Jessica Berry of Albuquerque Academy and Sajila Hossain of La Cueva High School. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers Speech and Debate team is pleased to announce that Ani Nadiga, Los Alamos High School Class of 2015, is part of a winning team at
Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of running errands we forget to stop and notice the natural world that surrounds us.
To give local residents a chance to pause and appreciate the birds that live in and around town, David Yeamans will lead a brown bag dinner and birdwatching evening. Follow Yeamans from Ashley Pond Park to the Rose Garden behind Fuller Lodge before continuing on to the soccer field and heading back to Ashley Pond Park for dinner. At each site everyone will stop to observe what birds can be identified, and have a chance to ask Yeamans
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Summer Family Evenings returns with the Harrell House Bug Museum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
There will be an amazing selection of live critters on display including tarantulas, scorpions, insects, centipedes, crabs and more. Wade Harrell, founder of the Bug Museum, will be on hand to answer questions and share facts about these unusual animals.
Harrell has been keeping strange animals as pets since he was six years old. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University
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NMC has created 32 new jobs in Los Alamos since receiving a LEDA award from Los Alamos County in March of 2012. Courtesy/LANL
- Research facility creates jobs and economic advantage to Los Alamos County.
The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) has created 32 new jobs in Los Alamos since receiving a LEDA award from Los Alamos County in March of 2012. NMC Executive Director Katharine Chartrand reported to the Los Alamos County Council the progress of NMC’s LEDA award Tuesday night.
“The NMC met the job creation goals of the LEDA grant in three years,” Chartrand said. “We need to sustain those
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