Scenes From LAPS Leaders Breakfast Thursday

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, left, and Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes were among those attending the Leaders Breakfast hosted by Los Alamos Public Schools this morning at UNM-Los Alamos. The event updated community leaders on the most recent developments at LAPS and solicited input from the guests on how to reach the District’s goals. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Community leaders divided into small groups to discuss three questions posed by LAPS staff: How can we foster civility in our schools and our community? How can we best address the projected increase of students over the next 10 years? How can we best engage with the community? Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, left, exchanges ideas with Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus as Healthy Schools Program Director Kristine Coblenz looks on. Steinhaus and Coblenz moved from table to table, engaging the group. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Public Education Commissioner Karyl Ann Armbruster and Los Alamos School Board Member Bill Hargraves participate in the discussion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Municipal Judge Elizabeth Allen serves her daughter. The food for the Leaders Breakfast was prepared by students in the Prostart Culinary Arts Program at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
LAHS Student Body President Emily Holmes told the group that Student Government is striving to make activities inclusive of all types of students. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
County Councilor Randall Ryti shares ideas with Assistant Supperintendent Jennifer Guy. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
From left, LAPS Systems Data and Curricullm Specialist Kathryn Vandenkeboom, County Council Chair Sara Scott, School Board President Ellen Ben-Naim and Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann discuss ideas on how to cope with the challenges facing LAPS. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/