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LAHS Seniors Receive Scholastic Scholarships From New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association

on May 29, 2014 - 11:53am

Sheriff Marco Lucero presents $600 scholastic scholarships to Los Alamos High School graduating seniors Maria McTeigue and Sidney Ellis Wednesday evening. Courtesy photo

LACS News:

The Los Alamos County Sheriffs’ Office has announced the 2014 New Mexico Sheriffs’ Associations Scholarship winners. 

Wednesday evening, Sheriff Marco Lucero presented two scholastic scholarships Los Alamos High School graduating seniors Maria McTeigue and Sidney Ellis. Each student received a $600 scholarship.

The New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association sponsors golf tournaments each year, whereby each County

Share Summer Fun at Library with Fizz-Boom-READ

on May 29, 2014 - 11:30am



Where can children and teens go to see the circus, sing-along to Frozen, Skype with authors to discuss books, visit Camp Half-Blood, experience hands-on science and art activities, and have fun all summer long? At Los Alamos County Library System’s summer reading program Fizz-Boom-READ!

Fizz-Boom-READ, two months of programs for all ages at Mesa Public Library and the White Rock Branch Library, launches at 6 p.m. Monday, June 2 with a return visit of the Clan Tynker circus troop.

Jeremy Goettee is Rotary Student of the Month

on May 29, 2014 - 7:42am
Immediate Past President Linda Hull presents Rotary Student of the Month Jeremy Goettee with a certificate as AP chemistry teacher Kathy Boerigter, whom he chose as the most influential teacher in his life, left, and his mother look on. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Rotary Club of Los Alamos
Jeremy Goettee, a senior at Los Alamos High School (LAHS), was recently honored as Rotary Student of the Month. Goettee is the son of Connie and Jeff Goettee and brother of Maxwell and Reuben Goettee.

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos selects one student each month of the school

Chamisa Geodesic Greenhouse Construction Underway

on May 28, 2014 - 12:06pm

Volunteers make good progress on the Geodesic Greenhouse Wednesday at Chamisa Elementary School. Photo by Debbie Smith

Volunteers work Wednesday on the Geodesic Greenhouse at Chamisa Elementary School. Photo by Debbie Smith


A Geodesic Greenhouse outdoor classroom is under construction at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock.

Volunteers are constructing a Growing Spaces Geodesic Dome Greenhouse complete with pond and solar climate control for students to use this summer and throughout the year.


LAHS Tenth Grader Designs Perfect 14-gon Model

on May 28, 2014 - 7:26am
Los Alamos High School Tenth grader Kimberly Lopez went above and beyond to build a 14-gon table model from a picture that was a challenge problem to her class. The assignment was to create a design so that the figure could be built. Lopez, working with her father, created a design and a perfect model of the figure. Photo by Maria Thibodeau. Courtesy/
Kimberly Lopez with her14-gon table model. Photo by Maria Thibodeau. Courtesy/

Atomic Flying Pickles of Los Alamos Win Project Research Award at National Tournament

on May 28, 2014 - 7:19am
Team members Haylee Richardson, Elyse Phillips, Jillian Bennett, Risa Bridge, Catherine Rousculp and Summer Bronson pose with their trophy. Teammate Indy Warrior could not attend the tournament. Courtesy photo
Part of the FLL competition involves 'Core Values,' which includes competing with a positive and infectiously fun attitude. The Pickles' socks were a hit across LEGOLAND. All over the park and into judging sessions, Mr. Pickle, their newly acquired mascot, accompanied the team. Courtesy photo
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The Atomic Flying Pickles, a FIRST Lego League (FLL) team of Los Alamos

Superintendent Commends Partnership With County

on May 27, 2014 - 8:49pm

Los Alamos Superintendent of Schools addressed the Council this evening in Council Chambers commending the County and emphasizing the importance of its partnership with the schools including the Teen Center and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board. Photo by Carol A. Clark/