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Governor Announces Back-to-School Programs For Foster/Low-Income Children

on July 28, 2014 - 10:56am

Gov. Susana Martinez

STATE News:

Española—Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced programs to provide assistance to low-income and foster children for back to school needs.

“These are two ways in which we can ensure that our neediest children have everything they need to be able to focus in the classroom,” Martinez said. “Proper clothing and supplies make it easier for students to concentrate and makes it more likely that they will have a successful school year.”

The Human Services Department (HSD) and the Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) will provide assistance for low-income

Kiwanis Scholarships Awarded to Lee & Pittman

on July 28, 2014 - 8:42am

From left, Judy Lee, Emily Pittman, Carissa Pittman (Emily’s mom) and Kiwanis President Karen Kendall. Kiwanis meets each Tuesday at noon at Trinity on the Hill Church and is open to everyone. Kiwanis was founded in 1948 and is the oldest service organization in Los Alamos and focuses on youth projects. For more information, visit www.losalamos.kiwanisone.org. Photo by Sharon Stover

KIWANIS News:

The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented scholarships to Judy Lee and Emily Pittman at a recent Tuesday Kiwanis meeting.

Lee was recognized for her community service to RSVP at the Betty Ehart

LANL Employees’ Scholarship Winners Announced

on July 27, 2014 - 12:54pm

Los Alamos students picked up thousands of dollars in scholarship awards from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Employees’ Scholarship Fund Thursday at a reception at the LANL Foundation offices in Española. From left, Daniel Ahrens, $4,000 Bronze award, Amanda Mercer, $10,000 Sen. Pete Domenici award; Colin Hemez, $4,000 Bronze award; George Barnum, $4,000 Bronze award, Mohit Dubey, $4,000 Bronze award; Maria McTeigue, $4,000 Bronze award; and Alexandr Wang, $20,000 Gold award. All are Los Alamos High School graduates except Dubey, who is a graduate of New Mexico School for the Arts.

NWS Conducts Weather Spotter Class At PEEC

on July 26, 2014 - 9:09am

Courtesy/NWS

PEEC News:

Kerry Jones of the National Weather Service (NWS) will a conduct SKYWARNTM Weather Spotter class 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 7 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

Meteorologists from the NWS will teach the basics of severe local storms, to include thunderstorms, flash floods, downburst winds, tornadoes, and more. They also will talk about NWS operations, important safety information, and how to stay prepared.

During the class, participants will have the chance to talk to NWS representatives about becoming an official SKYWARNTM Weather Spotter.

Registration For 2015 Leadership Los Alamos Program Ends July 31

on July 25, 2014 - 1:49pm

LLA News:

Registration for the 2015 Leadership Los Alamos program is ending soon. Applications are being accepted through July 31. Any person having an interest in the objectives of Leadership Los Alamos, and who lives or works in Los Alamos County is eligible to participate.

Leadership Los Alamos is a unique opportunity for citizens of northern New Mexico who are committed to assuming roles of responsibility in civic, charitable and governmental organizations in the region.
Class participants will develop their skills to shape the future of the region.

According to Los Alamos County

American Legion Asks Community's Help With Back To School Program

on July 25, 2014 - 1:48pm

Los Alamos Schools Earn High Marks From State

on July 24, 2014 - 1:11pm

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools received high marks from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Three schools were awarded “A” grades and four schools earned “B” grades for 2014. 

Just released report cards by the NMPED reflected the high quality of instruction by Los Alamos schools. Schools receiving “A” grades included Los Alamos High School, Barranca Mesa Elementary and Mountain Elementary. Aspen, Chamisa, Pinon and Los Alamos Middle School received “B” grades.

All seven school principals were pleased with their school grades.

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