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Los Alamos Early College And Career Academy Accepting Applications From Local High School Students

on November 18, 2014 - 10:50am

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos Early College and Career Academy (LAECCA) is accepting applications from Los Alamos High School students for its program. 

The LAECCA is a program that is designed to give high school students early access to post secondary career and technical education opportunities while attending high school. There are multiple career and academic pathways a high school student may choose from if accepted into the LAECCA.

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Did You Hear What The Bear Said To The Dragonfly?

on November 18, 2014 - 8:13am

PEEC News:

The bear and the dragonfly couldn't have said it any better! Your donation to PEEC's Annual Fund by Dec. 31 keeps the doors open, the hikes trekking, the classes and talks on the calendar, and thousands of school children engaged and challenged on field trips all year long at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

Thanks to the Matching Machine (aka: two anonymous donors), each gift to the Annual Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000, for exhibits and gardens at the new nature center.

It's a win-win: your donation supports another year of the PEEC

Scenes From Thursday's FIRST Robotics Open House

on November 16, 2014 - 2:11pm

Community members had the opportunity to explore the FIRST Robotics new location at 3450 Orange St., next to the Pajarito Environmental Educational Center during Thursday’s open house. FIRST Robotics has programs in at Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos Middle School and at the local elementary schools. During the open house, information was disseminated on how to become involved in the program as a student, mentor or sponsor. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris

UNM-LA Spring 2015 Class Schedules Now Available

on November 16, 2014 - 11:31am

UNM-LA News:

Class schedules for the Spring 2015 semester at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) are now available on the UNM-LA campus and in stands around Los Alamos and White Rock.

Schedules also will be arriving in all area mailboxes soon.

The Spring 2015 semester will offer 173 classes with 42 of those being online classes. An online version of the schedule is available by visiting losalamos.unm.edu/academics/class-schedule.html. Click on the Spring 2015 tab.

Registration opens Monday and classes begin Jan.

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Anne Davis Of Los Alamos Profiled At Connecticut College

on November 16, 2014 - 6:22am

Anne Kimball Davis of Los Alamos teaches graduate classes in biblical studies at Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque. Courtesy/Connecticut College

Connecticut College News:

Anne Kimball Davis ’62 remembers arriving at Connecticut College and being told that a liberal arts education gives you the opportunity to do whatever you want in life.

And she should remember. The former teacher, politician, publisher, real estate broker and current Bible scholar is living proof.

“I took those words to heart and, by golly, it’s worked,” says Davis.

Though technically retired, Davis teaches

LAPD Detectives Share Investigation Techniques With Chamisa Elementary School Students

on November 15, 2014 - 1:24pm

Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris shares with Chamisa’s third and fourth graders how Los Alamos police conduct investigations. Photo by Kateri Morris

Cpl. Adele Girmendonk. Photo by Kateri Morris

CHAMISA News:

Members of the Los Alamos Police Department Detective Division headed by Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris were out in full force Nov. 7 at Chamisa Elementary School. Fortunately, the detectives were not securing a crime scene at the school.

In keeping with Chamisa’s theme this academic year, “Chamisa Investigations Academy”, the detectives were sharing with Chamisa’s third and fourth graders how Los

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