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LANL Foundation Scholarships Available for Nontraditional Students

on November 15, 2014 - 9:09am


The LANL Foundation, through the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund, awards Regional College/Returning Student Scholarships of $1,000 to motivated nontraditional students seeking new opportunities or career directions after focusing on work, the military, parenting or other pursuits.

Applications are now accepted online at with a Dec.1 deadline for January awards. Selection preference is shown toward applicants who have been away from formal education for a period of two years or more.

Ribbon Cutting For New Aspen Elementary Monday

on November 15, 2014 - 8:58am
The new entrance to Aspen Elementary School. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

The faculty, staff and students of Aspen Elementary School welcome the community to join them in the celebration of the completion of the newly built and renovated school. 

Aspen Elementary will host an open house/ribbon cutting ceremony 4:30-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 with opening remarks beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the school at 2182 33rd St. in Los Alamos.

Aspen’s Tiger Choir will be performing. Following the ribbon cutting, cake will be served and time for self-guided tours will be given.


JMTR’s Donation To PEEC Supports Ongoing Classes, Programs And Hikes

on November 15, 2014 - 8:06am
Runners start the half marathon Saturday in the 2014 Jemez Mountain Trail Runs. Photo by John Sarracino

PEEC News:

When the organizers of the JMTR (Jemez Mountain Trail Run) approached the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) last spring about volunteering to manage the Pipeline Road aid station, PEEC staff and volunteers jumped at the chance to help out such a worthwhile cause.

The JMTR is a non-profit organization, with race proceeds donated each year to other local organizations.

New Mexico School For The Arts Partners With Whole Foods For Community Support Day

on November 15, 2014 - 6:48am

NMSA News:

Thursday, Nov. 20, shoppers at both Whole Foods locations in Santa Fe on Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Road will be directly helping to support New Mexico School for the Arts.

NMSA has been selected to participate in the Whole Foods Market Santa Fe Community Support Day, also known as 5 percent day. Nov. 20, 5 percent of all sales in Santa Fe Whole Foods stores will go to support NMSA’s arts and residence program.  

NM School for the Arts will staff tables at both locations throughout the day, with information to share with shoppers about the high school and its dual

Aspen Tiger Welcomes Students To New School

on November 14, 2014 - 6:09am

Aspen Tiger does a great job Thursday to make students feel welcome to their new school. Photo by Lisa Oluvas 

School Board Meets At LAHS Nov. 20

on November 14, 2014 - 5:47am

LAPS News:

The School Board will hold a Regular School Board Meeting, School Board Executive Session and School Board Work Session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Los Alamos High School Main Lobby.

Following Roll Call, there will be a motion to go into a closed Executive Session in the Los Alamos High School Library classroom to discuss the purchase, acquisition or disposal of real property, specifically the discussion of a leased property, per Section 10-15-1 (H)(8) as allowed in the Open Meetings Act NMSA1978.

Following the closed Executive Session, the School Board President will


Wilderness First Aid For Day Hikers Class Offered

on November 13, 2014 - 10:57am
Master EMS Instructor Carl Gilmore will teach a first aid for hikers class at PEEC Sunday. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Whether you are an avid or occasional hiker, it’s important to know what to do if someone is in distress on a hike.

PEEC will be offering a wilderness first aid for day hikers course 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov.16. The class, taught by Carl Gilmore, will lay the groundwork for how to help someone in need of first aid.