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‘Spamalot’ Nominated For Prestigious Popejoy Awards

on April 30, 2016 - 12:43pm
The Knights of the Round Table are galloping off to Albuquerque to compete in the Popejoy Awards next weekend. From left, Sir Lancelot (Max Herrmann), Sir Robin (Lauren Partin), Patsy (Camille Rousculp), King Arthur (Devon McCleskey), Sir Galahad (Daniel Sarrao) and Sir Bedever (Megan Pimentel). Photo by Ryn Hermann
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Olions take their production of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” on the road next weekend to compete in the Popejoy Awards. 

Not only has “Spamalot” been nominated in the categories of Best High School

Del Norte Credit Union Announces 2016 DNCU Scholarship Winners

on April 30, 2016 - 8:11am

DNCU News:
  • Seven New Mexico students win $1,000 for higher education

SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co‐op, has announced the winners of the DNCU Scholarship program for 2016. The seven winners will receive $1,000 each toward the higher education program in which they are enrolled in the fall of 2016. 

DNCU Scholarship winners for 2016:

  • Nicholas Koskelo – Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos;
  • Shania Martinez – Española Valley High School, Española;
  • Victoria Lovato – Mesa Visa High School, Ojo Caliente;
  • Kyana Montoya – Pojoaque Valley High School,

Saturday's Class Of 2016 'Paint Fight' Postponed

on April 29, 2016 - 10:20pm

The Class of 2016 'Paint Fight' scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Saturday has been postponed due to a problem in shipping. Students will be informed once a new date is scheduled for the event. Courtesy photo

Senate Democratic Leaders Rebut Regents’ Version Of HSC Takeover

on April 29, 2016 - 7:39am
NMSD News:
 
In their guest column published April 7, three of UNM Board of Regents, Regents Doughty, Lee and Fortner made a number of inaccurate assertions about the recent reorganization of the UNM Health Sciences Center medical complex (HSC). We believe readers deserve clarification.

They have repeatedly claimed that they dissolved the HSC Board of Directors—in an extremely abrupt and secretive way—because the HSC has become too independent. They have also asserted that it is not part of what they describe as “one university”.
 
This assertion overlooks some inconvenient facts.

Pressure Canning Class At TOTH May 20

on April 29, 2016 - 7:34am

Los Alamos Swimmer Sarah Lott Qualifies For Nationals

on April 28, 2016 - 9:48pm

Los Alamos swimmer Sarah Lott is on track to qualify for Olympic Trials this summer in Nebraska. Photo by Ranee McElderry Stewart

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Video clip from New Mexico state championship - winning the 200 Free race: Click here. 

Los Alamos High School senior Sarah Lott is ranked 23 in the Nation for the 100m Free for the 2015-2016 season for females 17-18 years of age (World Record Holder - Katie Ledecky is 1st). Lott, 18, wowed the crowd last month with her impressive swims at the 2016 New Mexico High School State Championship in Albuquerque.

She started

Aspen Elementary; Los Alamos Middle School Students Take First In 26th Annual Supercomputing Challenge

on April 28, 2016 - 4:04pm

Aspen Supercomputers from left, Max Corliss (7th), Ming Lo (5th), Andy Corliss (6th) and Phillip Ionkov (6th). Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

Andy Corliss, Phillip Ionkov, Ming Lo of Aspen Elementary, and Max Corliss of Los Alamos Middle School won first place for their project, “Solving the Rubic’s Cube 2.0,” Tuesday, April 26 at the 26th New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The "Aspen Supercomputers" created a three-dimensional simulation of a Rubik’s cube, a national favorite brain-bending puzzle, as well as an implementation of a cube-solving algorithm.

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