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Local Students Board Plane this Morning for Europe

on June 11, 2012 - 7:24pm

Eleven newly graduated seniors from Los Alamos gathered at the Sunport in Albuquerque this morning to fly to Europe on an educational trip with local teacher Lynn Ovaska. Courtesy photo

Students including Michelle Boerigter, Anna Grothaus, Katherine Joseph, Kayla Suazo, Erin Burr, Hannah Breshears, Megan Kelley, Anna Carroll, Taylor Mason, Chris Calhoun and Nick Padilla line up in the Sunport prepared to board the plane for their educational tour of Europe, which runs through June 22. Courtesy photo

Students Anna Carroll, Megan Kelley and Taylor Mason from Los Alamos prepare to board their
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‘Julie’s Helpers’ Hosts Scholarship Event with Navajo Frybread and Tacos at Ashley Pond Friday

on June 11, 2012 - 1:03pm

By Carol A. Clark

The community is invited to enjoy authentic Navajo frybread and Navajo tacos at the second annual Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Navajo Taco Sale.

The event is set for 5-9 p.m., Friday June 15 at Ashley Pond in conjunction with the Gordon’s Summer Concert and kickoff of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Navajo partners will prepare the Navajo frybread and Navajo tacos for the event. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.

JULIE MEADOWS

Before her passing from a brain tumor in December of 2009, Julie Meadows and

Los Alamos Elks Lodge Invites Community to Special Flag Day Event at 6 p.m. Thursday

on June 11, 2012 - 9:18am

The Los Alamos Elks Lodge is hosting a Flag Day Ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at the Elks Lodge on Trinity Drive next to Sonic. The event includes a talk on the history of the American flag, a flag folding demonstration and instruction on the proper way to dispose of a flag, with a flag burning ceremony to follow. The Los Alamos Elks Lodge will provide free hot dogs, chips and cookies to those who attend the event. For more information, contact the Elks at 662-5611.

 

LAPS Seeks School Bus Drivers

on June 11, 2012 - 9:04am

Los Alamos Public Schools hopes to attract bus driver applicants for the upcoming school year with this school bus parked on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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School Board to Hold Executive Session at 5 p.m. Tuesday Followed Immediately by Regular Meeting

on June 11, 2012 - 8:38am

The Los Alamos School Board has scheduled an Executive Session for 5 p.m., Tuesday June 12 at Los Alamos High School.

The stated purpose of the closed session is to discuss Superintendent Gene Schmidt's employment contract.

The board also is scheduled to discuss "limited personnel meetings involving recent personnel decisions."

Following the Executive Session, the board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in regular session in the Los Alamos High School Speech Theater.

In this meeting, the board is schedued to discuss Los Alamos Middle School and Aspen Elementary School construction projects, plans

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Elhanan Borenstein Presents Talk at SFI Tuesday

on June 10, 2012 - 8:43pm

SFI News:

Elhanan Borenstein will present the talk, "From Metagenomics to Ecosystomics: Modeling the Human Microbiome" at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday June 12 in the Medium Conference Room at the Santa Fe Institute. 

Borenstein is a SFI External Professor and works at the University of Washington where the Borenstein lab focuses on computational research in Evolutionary Systems Biology - an emerging field that examines the interplay between the evolutionary process and the organization of complex biological systems. This is done primarily in the following research topics:

  1. Metabolic interactions,

Local Students Prepare to Travel Europe

on June 10, 2012 - 8:25am

Front row from left, Lynn Ovaska, Michelle Boerigter, Anna Grothaus, Katherine Joseph, Kayla Suazo and Erin Burr. Back row from left, Hannah Breshears, Megan Kelley, Anna Carroll, Taylor Mason, Chris Calhoun and Nick Padilla. Courtesy photo

By Carol A. Clark

Eleven newly graduated high school students from Los Alamos leave Monday on an educational tour of Europe.

Local psychology teacher Lynn Ovaska is leading the group with Tour Director Simon Jordon of EF Educational Tours.

The students will travel through three countries on the 12-day educational tour together with students from two

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