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Los Alamos Sending 25 Projects to New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

on March 18, 2014 - 9:56am

Qualifiers from Los Alamos County from the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science & Engineering Fair. Of the 64 Los Alamos projects, 25 qualified for the New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair April 4-5 at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Speech and Debate Teams Show Strong Performance at State Tournament

on March 18, 2014 - 9:42am

LAMS Hawktalkers from left, Sarah Shipley, Sydne Ashford and Beatrice Nisoli. Courtesy/Hilltalkers

LAHS Hilltalkers with team coaches at right. Courtesy/Hilltalkers


The Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers and three members of the Los Alamos Middle School Hawktalkers traveled to compete in the State Speech and Debate Tournament March 6-8 in Santa Fe.

Team Results:

The LAHS Hilltalkers earned 2nd place in the State Tournament Debate Sweepstakes and 3rd in Overall Sweepstakes.


Science On Screen Presents 'Panic in the Streets'

on March 18, 2014 - 9:16am

Ben Althouse. Courtesy/SFI

SFI News:

The popular Science On Screen series continues with Panic in the Streets at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31 at the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 1050 Old Pecos Trail, in Santa Fe. For tickets and prices, call the CCA Box Office at 505.982.1338.

Elia Kazan's 1950s film noir follows a U.S. Public Health Service agent and a police detective as they race through the streets of New Orleans to prevent an outbreak of pneumonic plague. The movie, filmed entirely on location in New Orleans, won an Oscar for best writing and launched the genre of outbreak movies.

Hilltalkers Host 'Talker Revue: An Evening of Entertainment' 7 p.m. Friday

on March 18, 2014 - 9:08am


The LAHS Hilltalkers invite the community to enjoy an evening of entertainment hosted by the team’s talented members. “Talker Revue” features drama, dance and music performances and offers the community the opportunity to see local teens shine.

A silent auction of delicious desserts will take place throughout the evening. The event is 7 p.m. Friday, March 21 in the Topper Theater, on the north end of the high school, lower floor near the cafeteria. Tickets can be purchased from team members or at the door - $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10.

This event also marks

Bagpipes Mark St. Patrick's Day at Los Alamos High School

on March 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
LAHS Senior Tristan Goodwin celebrated St. Patrick's Day at the High School by playing a few songs on his bagpipes. Goodwin has been playing the instrument for more than nine years. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

St. Patrick's Day Pipes. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Lecture On 16th Century New Mexico March 29

on March 17, 2014 - 11:04am

Alan Osborne. Courtesy/CIR


Santa Fe Council on International Relations presents a public lecture by Alan Osborne, co-founder of Southwest Seminars. The lecture is titled “Crisis and Confrontation in 16th Century New Mexico: People of Stone and People of Steel.”

The event is 3 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at the Forum, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Dr. The cost is $10 for non-members and free to CIR members.

Osborne, a native of Oklahoma, was educated at Oklahoma State University and completed his master’s coursework at the University of New Mexico in

Y Offers Camps for Learning and Outdoor Play

on March 17, 2014 - 10:32am
Kids learn about gardening at last year's iCARE Day camp. Courtesy/YMCA
YMCA News: 

Registration is open for Y summer programs. Camp registrations completed by April 30 save a $25 registration fee. Summer options for teens and elementary-school aged youth are available.

The Y has two camp choices for youth in kindergarten through seventh grade. 

Y Camp offers a traditional day “camp” experience for elementary age youth featuring arts and crafts, drama, sports, assembly, swimming, hikes, field trips and the opportunity to create friendships with other kids in one’s own age group.