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Deborah Belew-Nyquist Named Los Alamos High School Principal

on April 1, 2014 - 10:44am

Deborah Belew-Nyquist. Courtey LAPS

LAPS News:

After an extensive national search, Superintendent Gene Schmidt has announced that Dr. Deborah (Debbie) Belew-Nyquist of Silverdale, Wash., has accepted the principal position at Los Alamos High School. 

Dr. Belew-Nyquist brings 24 years of educational experience and leadership in schools. Most recently she served as an educational consultant with International Schools/Children of the Nations, which prepares children of developing countries to become leaders of their nations.

Belew-Nyquist previously served as an assistant principal at


LAHS Choir Sings At Lincoln Center

on April 1, 2014 - 9:07am
Los Alamos High School Choir students gather for a photo prior to their performance at Lincoln Center. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
LAHS Choir touring NYC in between rehearsals. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
Staff Report
Eighteen students from the Los Alamos High School Choir sojourned to New York City to join other high school musicians from around the country to form a 150 member National Festival Chorus and perform at the Lincoln Center.
The local LAHS Choir Parent Booster Club organized and sponsored the five-day trip where the singers rehearsed under Karen Kennedy, a Master

Middle School Walk-Run Club Forming

on April 1, 2014 - 8:33am


Foreign Exchange Students Need Host Families

on April 1, 2014 - 8:29am

Interested In Increasing Business Through Government Contracting?

on April 1, 2014 - 8:11am

Impact Aid Surveys Due April 4

on April 1, 2014 - 8:08am

LAPS News:

Residents with students at Los Alamos Public Schools are reminded to return the Impact Aid Surveys sent home in March.

The salmon colored surveys are directly linked to the funding of Los Alamos Public Schools. The forms are due by April 4.

Questions can be directed to Chief Financial Officer John Wolfe at 505.663.2240.


Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries Annual Scholarships Deadline Extended

on April 1, 2014 - 8:01am


The deadline for applications for the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries annual scholarships has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday, April 14.

The Friends will award up to four scholarships of $2,500 again this year and also will administer the June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship.

Any senior enrolled and in good standing at Los Alamos High School, a local private high school, or an approved home study program, who plans to continue his or her education at a recognized institution by September of the year following graduation may apply.

Only LAHS graduates are eligible for