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Mountain School's Halloween Carnival Oct. 18

on October 9, 2013 - 8:14am

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL News:

Mountain Elementary School's annual Halloween Carnival has a new time and day: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

This is a week earlier than previous years and the start time is a little earlier for families with little ones. Weather permitting, game booths will be outdoors on the upper playground.

The carnival began in the 1970s as a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating. This year, the festivities include the popular haunted house, silent auction, book fair, cake walk, face painting, game booths and prizes.

Tickets are $5 for 20; games are 3 tickets each, cake walk

Chamisa Cheetah William Ramsey Awarded New Bike!

on October 8, 2013 - 8:30am

Chamisa Cheetah William Ramsey, a kindergarten student, was rewarded with a bicycle by Rick Garland and the Masonic Lodge after a summer of reading. The donated bikes inspired Ramsey to read 3,855 minutes. Additional student winners included Maddox Martinez (4th grade) 1,980 minutes (kindle), Isabelle Romero (4th grade) 6,668 minutes (bike) and Gloria Ramos (6th grade) 19,035 minutes (kindle). Courtesy photo
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Special School Board Meeting Thursday

on October 8, 2013 - 7:38am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board will hold a Special School Board Meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the District Office, 2101 Trinity Dr., Suite V.

The agenda items for the Special School Board Meeting will be for the Board to receive construction updates on Los Alamos Middle School and Aspen Elementary School and take action as needed.

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PRObE Provides Access to Large Scale Supercomputers

on October 7, 2013 - 11:41am

Computer & Information Systems Manager Andree Jacobson of the New Mexico Consortium discussed the PROBE project during Tuesday's taping of 'Behind the White Coat' at the PAC 8 Studio in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos High School student interns assist in assembling, testing and installing hundreds of computers at the PROBE Center in the Los Alamos Research Park. Courtesy photo

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
For the sixth year in a row, Los Alamos National Bank has sponsored the award-winning "Behind the White Coat" science series,

Unique Pottery Exhibit, Synchronicity on Display at UNM-LA

on October 5, 2013 - 6:36am
SuFong Milonni, left, and Barbara Yarnell collaborated on the UNM-LA pottery exhibit. Photo by Vint Miller

Examples of the pottery exhibit demonstrating alternative firing methods now showing at the UNM-LA library. Photo by Barbara Yarnell

 

By VINT MILLER
UNM-LA

UNM-LA faculty member Barbara Yarnell along with longtime friend and student, SuFong Milonni, are exhibiting 27 pieces of their pottery featuring alternative firing techniques, through Oct. 18 at the UNM-LA library. An additional 20 pieces also are on display at the UNM-LA Student Union.

The pair has been working together since

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: Oct. 4

on October 4, 2013 - 11:57am

Oppenheimer and Groves show Topper spirit. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

 

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview
Sponsored by www.fyila.com

Friday, Oct. 4

LAHS Homecoming Parade 2:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 downtown Los Alamos

Homecoming Football Game 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 at Sullivan Field (Varsity Boys vs. Albuquerque Academy)

Los Alamos Visiting Nurses Birthday Barbeque 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 LAVN (2202 Canyon Road)
Admission is free! All donations go to the organ fund. Forty years of community caring. More information at 662-2525

Expressions in Book Art Exhibit Reception

Letter to the Editor: Government Shutdown is Affecting Education

on October 4, 2013 - 10:56am
By LOWELL CHRISTENSEN
Los Alamos

I’m very concerned about the effect of the government shutdown on education. Some of us look back on school and remember our favorite teacher, but today’s youth will look back with fond memories of their favorite bureaucrats, who tragically today are not at work; they’re out on their boats.

For example, I recently asked young Rupert Johnson down the street, “Who has had the biggest impact on your education?” Without hesitation he thought of Mylford Peabody, acting-assistant-under-secretary-director of the Office-of-Thinking-Up-Stuff.

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