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Still Time to Donate to Purchase School Library Books

on June 3, 2014 - 8:04am

Bookplate used for books purchased through the Jean Nereson Books Memorial Fund. Courtes/AAUW

AAUW News:

The AAUW campaign to raise $20,000 for the Jean Nereson Books Memorial Fund is nearing its goal, AAUW committee member Nina Thayer said.

Each of the five local elementary schools has already received $1,000 that was used to purchase new books that are now available to the students for library check-out. The completed goal will provide identical funds for purchases of new books each year for the next three years. 

Anyone who would like to honor the memory of the respected elementary

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Zia Credit Union Education Foundation Awards 23 Merit Scholarships

on June 3, 2014 - 7:57am

ZCUEF News:

This year, The Zia Credit Union Education Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, was pleased to award 23 $1,000 Merit Scholarships to high school graduates from Los Alamos, Española Valley, McCurdy, Pojoaque Valley, Peñasco and Mesa Vista High Schools.    

$1,000 Merit Scholarship Winners:

LEADERSHIP

Xavier Dennison – LAHS
Kristin Lujan – LAHS
John Ramon Vigil – EVHS
Alannah Sanchez – MHS
Christopher Serrano – MHS
Leroy Campos III – MVHS

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

Maria McTeigue – LAHS
Maria Trujillo – LAHS
Desiree Garcia – PVHS
Selina Sequeiros – MVHS

ACADEMIC

Joshua Trujillo
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Los Alamos Symphony Awards Four Scholarships

on June 3, 2014 - 7:32am
Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra scholarship winners, top row from left, Judy Lee, Chip Mielke, bottom row from left, Kristen Haertling, Maria McTeigue. Courtesy/LASO

LASO News:

Four Los Alamos High School seniors have been awarded scholarships from the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra.

Judy Lee and Chip Mielke each received $300 and Kristen Haertling and Maria McTeigue each received $200.

The LASO awards are presented to seniors who have demonstrated outstanding musical achievement and who plan to continue musical pursuits, regardless of what he or she does in the future. 

Mielke is a

Los Alamos High School Class of 2014 Celebrates Graduation With Style!

on June 1, 2014 - 3:43pm

The Los Alamos High School Class of 2014 celebrated graduation with class and style Saturday. Here graduates line up outside the Speech Theater before commencement. See more photos from the ceremony on our Flickr page here. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Seniors make their way to Griffith Gymnasium. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

'Twinsies' Assistant Superintendant Gerry Washburn and Teacher Joy Handsberry share a laugh before the start of the ceremony. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Graduates begin to fill the seats. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Smiles

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Education 101: School Board Passes Budget that Reflects Community Standards for Class Size

on June 1, 2014 - 12:31pm

Education 101: School Board Passes Budget that Reflects Community Standards for Class Size

By Save Our Schools Los Alamos

The Los Alamos Public School Board recently authorized a $37.9 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year. This increase of $1.3 million over last year’s budget came directly from funding provided by the State of New Mexico, a development we wrote about in this column during the Legislative session.

Save Our Schools Los Alamos is an informal group that organized nine months ago after we were surprised to learn – on the first day of school -- that K-12 funding

Five LAHS Seniors Receive Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries Educational Scholarships

on June 1, 2014 - 11:02am
Ethan Clements
 
FLACL News:
 
Four Los Alamos High School seniors have been awarded $2,500 scholarships by the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries, scholarship chairman Maire O'Neill has announced.
 
Emma Lathrop
 
The award recipients are Ethan Clements, Justin Dunn, Emma Lathrop and Emily Pittman. A fifth senior, Tessa Snyder, was selected to receive the June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship. 
 
The students each submitted a personal narrative of about 500 words, on a book which was required for school and which has not been translated into a visual medium.
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Learn Proper Wine Tasting Technique Through UNM-LA at Local Winery

on June 1, 2014 - 10:11am

Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

The Community Education department at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) is offering a class in Wine Tasting Technique along with a winery tour at the Estrella del Norte Vineyard and Winery near Santa Fe.

The class is 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 7. The Estrella del Norte Vineyard and Winery is at 106 N. Shining Sun in Santa Fe. Driving directions to the vineyard are available on the Estrella del Norte website at www.estrelladelnortevineyard.com.

Liz Berdugo, a European trained and Italian-certified sommelier, will teach participants the finer points

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