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UNM-LA Teams 'Bowl for Kids' Sake'

on May 7, 2014 - 7:44am
Edith Danielson takes her turn at Bowl for Kids' Sake. Courtesy photo
UNM-LA Team One and friends. Courtesy photo
Team Two and friends. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos fielded two teams at Bowl for Kids’ Sake, supporting the programs of New Mexico Big Brothers/Big Sisters Sunday.

Team One included Dorea and George Gutierrez, Julie and Brad Brothers and Dr. Cedric Page.

Team Two included Ivette Jimenez, Steve Ciddio and Jeremy, Edith and Aidin Danielson.

Los Alamos Students Show Artwork at Fuller Lodge

on May 6, 2014 - 9:47am
Pinon kindergartener Ariela Rittner shows off her artwork. Photo by Pinon art teacher Stephanie Rittner.
Chamisa Elementary School artwork. Photo by Pinon art teacher Stephanie Rittner

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Public School art teachers show work from their programs each year in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge during the Spring Arts and Crafts Fair.

The teachers choose work that represents their programs well, Pinon art teacher Stephanie Rittner said.

The art teachers include:

  • Pinon Elementary: Stephanie Rittner
  • Chamisa Elementary: Renee Mitsunaga
  • Aspen Elementary: Britt Williams
  • Mountain

Community Presentation on GATE Program Thursday

on May 6, 2014 - 9:41am

Book cover for 'Beyond Gifted Education.' Scott Peters is a co-author. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School District will host a special community presentation for all interested parents and community members 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8 at the Los Alamos Middle School Gymnasium. 

At this event, Dr. Scott Peters will provide a presentation tailored for the district, following a day of consultation with the district GATE Advisory Committee and visits to district GATE programs. 

Peters will work with the committee to analyze district data as it relates to gifted program design and


2013-2014 Topper Band Year End Banquet

on May 6, 2014 - 9:31am

Hilltopper Band Booster Karen Mehlin cheers for the LAHS Marching Band at the Zia Band Fiesta at University Stadium. Courtesy/LAHS


Calling all members of the Topper Bands - concert, marching and Color Guard) - and their families for the 2013-2014 school year ... It's time to celebrate the year and have some fun at the Annual Banquet Wednesday, May 14.

The celebration begins at 6 p.m. at Cross Roads Bible Church with a pot luck dinner followed at 7 p.m. by the program.

For more details or questions, contact Karen Mehlin at 505.672.2866.

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Councilor David Izraelevitz Shares County Government Experience With Students at UNM-Los Alamos

on May 6, 2014 - 8:12am

American Politics instructor Mike Wismer, right, introduces guest speaker County Councilor David Izraelevitz Monday evening to his students at UNM-Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Councilor David Izraelevitz describes the hierarchy of County government to students Monday evening at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos Daily Post
Councilor David Izraelevitz presented a talk on County government to instructor Mike Wismer's American Politics class Monday evening at UNM-Los Alamos.

'Great Conversations' and Gourmet Fare Shared at LAPS Foundation Fundraiser

on May 5, 2014 - 11:32am
The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation 'Great Conversations' fundraiser resulted in some interesting discussions and raised funds for the organizaation at Los Alamos High School Sunday. Twelve experts in various subjects hosted tables at the event. LANL Community Programs Director Kurt Steinhaus explored education and the teachable moment with his table. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Ron Barber (facing the camera) tells his table about ancient astronomical knowledge revealed by petroglyphs. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
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Help Raise Dough on Bobcat Pizza Day May 21

on May 5, 2014 - 7:56am