LAHS Athlete Natalie Gallegos Signs Letter With Adams State

Los Alamos High School senior Natalie Gallegos signed a National Letter of Intent today to play volleyball for Adams State University in the 2020 school year. Gathered with Gallegos for the signing are from left, Natalie’s volleyball coach Joe Palmer, her father Tony Gallegos, mother Jenny Gallegos and sister Nadia Gallegos. Gallegos has been an outstanding athlete for all of her LAHS career. Most recently she was selected 2019-2020 All District Player of the Year, to the 2019 All American All Star Volleyball Team, 2019 All State First Team, 2019 All Regional Team and played in the 2019 All State


LAPS Foundation Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Students in the garden at Pinon Elementary School. Courtesy/LAPSF


Another year and another semester has begun and the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation wants to help educators start the year off strong by opening its spring semester grant applications.

Any licensed LAPS teachers may apply before the Feb. 29 deadline. Many thanks to the wonderful individuals and organizations that continue to donate and contribute to more than $18,000 available for our educators.

Teachers may apply for the following grants:

  • Great Ideas Grants;
  • Professional Development Grants; and
  • Professional


Polaris Founding Team Announces Meeting Schedule

Polaris School Team News:

The Polaris Public Charter School Founding Team will host a set of community meetings to provide information about the school and seek feedback.

Meeting dates and locations:  

  • Feb. 20 (Thursday) 4-6 p.m. 
    Mesa Public Library  
    Meeting Rooms 2, 3 on third floor
  • March 12 (Thursday) 4-6 p.m.
    White Rock Branch Library  
    Big Meeting Room
  • March 18 (Wednesday) 5-7 p.m.
    Los Alamos Steam Lab
    1615 Central Ave., Suite 202
  • April 14 (Tuesday) 5-7 p.m.
    Family Strengths Network
    3540 Orange St.

The informal, open-house style meetings are open to the public; come when you can, stay


Wanga International Safety Consulting Opens In Los Alamos

Wanga International Safety Consulting co-owner Scott Hafer at his new office on East Road. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Safety is always a businesses number one obligation and Wanga International Safety Consulting strives to help companies meet this obligation.

Owners Scott and Dalila Hafer established their business in 2018 and opened their Los Alamos office in January at 2470 East Road, Ste. D.

Wanga is a full-service company, which addresses health, safety, environmental and industrial hygiene needs.