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UNM-LA Holds 32nd Annual Graduation

on May 9, 2013 - 11:46am
UNM-LA Executive Director Cedric Page addresses the audience at Wednesday's graduation ceremony. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Angie Patterson, left, and Santana Garcia-Chang were among those receiving associate's degrees. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
By Bonnie J. Gordon
Los Alamos Daily Post

The UNM-Los Alamos Graduation Convocation was held Wednesday, May 8 at Crossroads Bible Church in Los Alamos.


Udall, Hirono, Polis Introduce Bill to Support Pregnant and Parenting Students

on May 9, 2013 - 11:11am
  • Measure Would Help Teen Parents Graduate and Become College or Career Ready
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To mark National Teen Pregnancy Month, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) have joined with U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) to introduce a bill that would help states and local school districts support pregnant and parenting youth who face unique challenges staying in school and graduating ready for college or a career.
Each year in the U.S., approximately 750,000 teens get pregnant and almost one-fifth of students across the country drop out of

LAHS Students Heading For Premier Global Science Competition

on May 9, 2013 - 9:49am

LAHS students Holly Erickson, David Murphy and Coleman Kendrick will compete May 13-17 at Intel ISEF. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

Three Los Alamos High School students will compete next week at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix. Senior Holly Erickson, Sophomore David Murphy and Freshman Coleman Kendrick will compete May 13-17 at Intel ISEF.

Intel ISEF is the world's largest international pre-college science competition, which provides an annual forum for more than 1,500 high school students from more than 70 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their


Del Norte Credit Union Announces DNCU Scholarship Winners

on May 8, 2013 - 12:28pm

DNCU News:
  • Seven northern New Mexico students win $1,000 for higher education

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, is pleased to announce the winners of the DNCU Scholarship program for 2013.

The seven winners each will receive $1,000 toward the higher education program in which they are enrolled in the fall of 2013.

“We understand that higher education costs are driving students to look for non-traditional sources of financial aid,” said Chuck Valenti, President and CEO of Del Norte Credit Union.

LAMS Conducting Off-Site Evacuation Drill Thursday

on May 8, 2013 - 10:35am

LAMS News:

Los Alamos Middle School will conduct an off-site evacuation drill from approximately 8:15-9 a.m. Thursday, May 9.

Students and staff will be grouped east of the solar array near the school, 2102 Hawks Dr.

Online Registration Available For LAHS Sports Programs

on May 8, 2013 - 9:26am


LAHS Athletic/Activities Director Vicki T. Nelms has released the following letter announcing the sports department's new capability to accept online registration:

Dear Athletes and Families:

We are excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience of online registration for our sports programs through partner company, FamilyID (

FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible.