Skip directly to content


Fourteen LAHS Students Named Semifinalists in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

on September 10, 2014 - 4:07pm

The 14 LAHS students named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program pictured with LAHS Principal Dr. Deborah Belew-Nyquist, front left, and Assistant Superintendent Gerry Washburn, front right, and from front, left to right, Sally Grindstaff, Leyla Akhadov, Sarah Wallstrom, Sara Stubben, Katharine Margevicius, David Murphy. Back, left to right, Daniel Ben-Naim, William Zhao, Colin Redman, Harrison Williams, Alexander Swart, Benjamin Reichelt, AJ Makela and Vincent Tang. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

LAHS News:

Today officials of National Merit Scholarship

Los Alamos Students Take Top Prizes At 2014 New Mexico State Fair!

on September 10, 2014 - 1:38pm

Jordan Duran, left, and Caemlyn Tripp, right, of Los Alamos High School with their art teacher Mary Grace. Photos by Stephanie Rittner

Eliana Rodriguez of Chamisa Elementary School and her art teacher Renee Mitsunaga. Photos by Stephanie Rittner

From left, Art teacher Renee Mitsunaga, Eliana Rodriguez, Jordan Duran, Caemlyn Tripp and art teacher Mary Grace. Photos by Stephanie Rittner


Three students from Los Alamos Public Schools won prizes for the artwork they entered into the 2014 Students Art exhibit at the state fair.

Eliana Rodriguez of Chamisa Elementary School

LAHS Choir Golf Tournament Fundraiser Seeks Sponsors

on September 9, 2014 - 2:48pm

Participants Sought For Los Alamos High School Ballroom Dance Fundraiser

on September 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

Los Alamos High School Ballroom Dance students. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

Ever dreamed about learning how to dance? Never had time? Now it’s your chance!

As a part of fundraising efforts for the Los Alamos High School Dance Program, Ballroom Dance students and their teacher Natasha Barkhudarova will be offering four weekly sessions of Rumba Dance Classes for Beginners, starting Sept. 16.

Classes will be 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7, at Los Alamos High School Topper Theater.

Everybody is welcome to join the class and no partner is required.

Entreprenurial Teen Grand Challenge Participants Wow Judges

on September 9, 2014 - 12:13pm
The Quality Mobile Small Engine Repair Team from Espanola took First Place in the Entreprenurial Teen Grand Challenge and received $400 to build their business. The event was held Monday at UNM-Los Alamos as part of Los Alamos ScienceFest 2014. Judges were impressed by the achievable goals outlined in their proposal. Seven teams from around northern New Mexico competed in the Challenge, presenting their business plan to a panel of six judges. Team members, from left, Alejandro Atencio, Joshua Lopez and lead mechanic Xena Martinez. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Second place

Four Candidates Vie For School Board Vacancy ... Interviews Set For Thursday

on September 8, 2014 - 2:55pm

LAPS News:

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

The Board will conduct interviews with the four candidates vying for School Board Position #3, recently vacated by David Foster who is moving out of town.

Candidates include:

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

The Board may select a new board member at Thursday's meeting or may defer the decision to a later date.


PEEC: Call For Trail Photos For New Nature App

on September 8, 2014 - 11:32am

Quemazon Trail. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

While the walls are going up and the roof is raised, a lot of work is going on behind the scenes to bring together all the elements that will make the much anticipated Los Alamos County Nature Center a great new resource for the local community.

PEEC is working with professionals to design not only the exhibits, but also an exciting new app that will be one of the highlights of the new center. The app will provide trail recommendations, and PEEC is calling on members of the community to submit photographs of local trails to be used for the app.