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Los Alamos School Board Appoints NancyAnn Holmes to Fill Vacancy

on September 11, 2014 - 8:37pm

NancyAnn Holmes

LAPS News:

In a special meeting this evening, the Los Alamos School Board voted to appoint NancyAnn Holmes to fill the remainder of David Foster's term, which ends in March.

Foster served in Position #3 and resigned in August to move to San Diego, Calif.

Read the full story in Friday's Los Alamos Daily Post.


Community Invited to LAHS's Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Sept. 21

on September 11, 2014 - 10:53am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Public Schools Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at Fuller Lodge.

This event is open to the public with tickets available from the LAHS Athletic office for $25.

The inductees for the Class of 2014 include:

  • Walt Arnold;
  • Lynn Bjorkland;
  • Burt Buehrer;
  • Carol Cady;
  • Louie Cernicek;
  • Bob Cox;
  • Steven Craven;
  • Turk Griffith;
  • Bill Hudson;
  • William Daniel McWilliams;
  • Gene Mortensen;
  • Morrie Pongratz; and
  • Anthony Sandoval.

ScienceFest: Youngsters 'Reverse Engineer' Computers

on September 11, 2014 - 9:48am
Youngsters 'reverse engineer' a computer Wednesday at Time Out Pizza. by taking apart the computers, the young engineers learn how they were put together. The Bradbury Science Museum organized the event as part of ScienceFest 2014. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Volunteers help the young engineers discover how the computer they are disassembling works. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Explore Unusual Locations With Experts Fraser and Cathy Goff

on September 11, 2014 - 9:43am
Sulphur Springs. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Two of the many Take Wing events that PEEC is offering exclusively to those who donate $150 or more to its capital campaign, are coming up soon and filling up fast.

Saturday, Sept. 20, donors will have the chance to visit the numerous geothermal hot springs at the unusual Sulphur Springs. Husband and wife team Fraser and Cathy Goff will lead the tour and interpret the geology of the area, which they have studied extensively.

The Goffs will lead another tour Monday, Sept.

School Board Will Interview Candidates For Position #3 Vacancy at 5:30 p.m. Today

on September 11, 2014 - 7:25am

LAPS News:

The School Board will hold a Special School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. today, Sept. 11 in the School Board Room, Administration Offices 2075 Trinity Dr..

The agenda includes interviews with candidates for School Board District Position # 3 for the open School Board position.

The candidates include:

Candidates include:

  • Shelby Redondo;
  • Caroline Boyle;
  • NancyAnn Holmes; and
  • Keeley Miller Power.

The School Board may take possible action to choose the member for School Board District Position #3.

The School Board will hold a School Board Retreat 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept.


Dynofit CEO Demonstrates Biofeedback Through Video Gaming

on September 10, 2014 - 5:15pm
Rohan Loveland of Dynofit Inc. shows how the video game he designed can be used as a biofeedback devise to teach muscles to flex or relax. Electrodes are placed on the muscle and the person uses a flex or relax motion to play the game. Suzette Fox, executive director of Los Alamos MainStreet gets hooked up to play the game with her thumb. Loveland still wears the electrodes he used to play the game with his eyebrows. The event, Biofeedback: Game Your Brain. was held at Diamond Mix Workspace Monday and was part of Science Fest 2014. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

LAMS Students Create Wall of Awesomeness

on September 10, 2014 - 4:27pm
Seventh graders who helped create Wall of Awesomeness. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzin
Eighth graders who helped create the Wall of Awesomeness. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzin

LAMS News:

Los Alamos Middle School Student Council, along with several WEB Crew leaders put together the Wall of Awesomeness as part of the school's suicide prevention activities.

One of the notes on the Wall of Awesomeness. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzin

The original concept from Los Alamos High School 2014 graduates Faith Glasco and Elizabeth Hjelvik continues at LAMS with students answering two questions: What