Education

Los Alamos School Board Meeting Highlights Jan. 14

Newly elected School Board members from left, President Ellen Ben Naim, Secretary Julia Baker, Vice President Christine Bernstein and board members Dawn Jalbert and Steve Boerigter. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board met Tuesday, Jan. 14 for a regular school b and the first meeting for new board members Julia Baker, Christine Bernstein and Dawn Jalbert. 

Outgoing board members Andrea Cunningham, Bill Hargraves and Jennifer McCumber were recognized by Board President Ellen Ben-Naim with a framed photo and Nambe ware. Ben-Naim thanked each of the outgoing board members


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Highlands University Media Arts & Technology Students Create Installation For La Posada Hotel In Arizona

 

HU students test a temporary ‘pop up’ installation at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Ariz. Courtesy/Lily Padilla/HU

NMHU News:

LAS VEGAS, NM — Students at New Mexico Highlands University created a temporary projection installation for La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Ariz., that highlights the hotel’s rich railroad history.

During a weekend earlier this month, the Highlands University students in the Media Arts and Technology Department designed a montage of typography and maps, historical photos and modern animation, which they projected upon the façade of La Posada Hotel after dark.


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Watch ‘These Are the Voyages’ At Nature Center Tonight!

PEEC News:
The community is invited to watch “These Are the Voyages” at 7 p.m. today in the planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Ever wished you could activate the gate in Stargate Command, take The Orville for a spin, or walk the decks of the Enterprise? With the advent of more powerful computers, recreating environments with stunning detail is now a possibility. We will highlight three such endeavors with an outer space theme: Stargate Network, The Orville – Interactive Fan Experience, and the Virtual Enterprise D Recreation at this event. Join Peter Polko for an introduction to these


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Northern Host Community Celebration Honoring MLK

NNMC News:

Española — The community is invited to a celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20 in the Center for the Arts at Northern New Mexico College.

This event is free and open to the public, family friendly, and will include exhibitors for community resources, entertainment by Moving Arts Española and a talk about Black history in New Mexico.


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PEEC: Explore Worlds Of Science Fiction Jan. 17

Explore the worlds of popular science fiction shows at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Peter Polko will provide an introduction to fan-based 3D recreations and then participants will get to try them out as well. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC also will play the full-dome film ‘EXPLORE’ at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 in the planetarium. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Have you ever wished you could activate the gate in Stargate Command, take The Orville for a spin or walk the decks of the Enterprise?

With the advent of more powerful computers, recreating environments with stunning detail is


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In And Around Town: Jan. 16, 2020

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The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements

FRIDAY Jan. 17

Wood Turning Class

Free introduction to wood turning at 6.30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, as part of the Los Alamos Woodworking Meetup. The event will be followed by an actual “Bowl or Pen Turning” class at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.

“The Neverending Story”

Los Alamos Little Theatre Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. Tickets at the door, CB FOX, Brown Paper Tickets. “The Neverending Story” (Die unendliche Geschichte)


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Chartwells Names Patrick Jaramillo Class Act

Class Act winner Patrick Jaramillo

COMMUNITY News:

Patrick Jaramillo is always a class act when it comes to Chartwells Food Services, but as we start a decade it’s now part of his official title.

Chartwells K12, the school food service arm of Compass Group International has named Patrick Jaramillo a Class Act winner for the West Region.

The Class Act program is one of the company’s greatest opportunities to highlight employee contributions. Those who exceed standards to constantly serve happy and healthy to students every day, always rise to the top.

“I’m extremely proud of the progress Patrick


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