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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/ladailypost.com
 
By LINDA HULL
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

CHAMISA News:

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.

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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/mariawritingwithlight.com
 
Kimberly Lopez with her14-gon table model. Photo by Maria Thibodeau. Courtesy/mariawritingwithlight.com
 
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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
 
AFP News:

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/ladailypost.com

Natural Helpers Give Barranca School a Face Lift

on May 26, 2014 - 9:41am

Barranca Mesa Elementary School entrance before Natural Helpers worked their magic. Courtesy photo

Barranca Mesa Elementary School entrance after Natural Helpers worked their magic. Courtesy photo

By NICOLE MCGRANE, M.Ed

A big part of Natural Helpers is providing support to peers but another important part is playing an active role in our school community.

This year’s Natural Helpers decided that the entrance of our school could be improved and decided to make it their big school project for the year.

Sign Up Underway for 2015 8th Grade Spring Break Trip to Washington, D.C.

on May 25, 2014 - 8:03am

Los Alamos Middle School students at the World War II Memorial in Alexandria, Va. Courtesy photo

EDUCATIONAL TRIP News:

Sign up is underway for the 2015 8th grade Washington, D.C. spring break trip. This is a private trip and not sponsored by Los Alamos Public Schools. 

Many thousands of Los Alamos Middle School students have participated and tremendously enjoyed this fabulous educational trip.

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