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LAPS Announces Hot Lunch Program Details

on July 29, 2015 - 8:35pm

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools today announced that it will begin taking applications for free and reduced­ price meals for elementary students served under the National School Lunch Program.

An application will be sent home with each elementary school student during the first few days of the school year.

The household size and income criteria identified below will be used to determine eligibility for reduced-price, or full-price meal benefits. Children from households whose income is at or below the levels shown here are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

LAHS Students Preview 'Cold Mountain'

on July 29, 2015 - 7:29pm
Author Charles Frazier reads a passage from Cold Mountain prior to the performance. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

Students of Catherine Puranananda’s AP Literature and Composition class were invited to an exclusive dress rehearsal performance Tuesday of the Santa Fe Opera’s Cold Mountain.

SFO General Director Claude McKay and SFO Director of Education Andrea Walters went to great lengths to set up this unique experience for the students who recently studied the novel and worked in conjunction with the opera house in gaining a better understanding of the art, Puranananda said.

The evening

EMT-Basic Course Serves Students & Community Alike

on July 29, 2015 - 12:00pm

Holly Erickson, a junior at Clemson University, took advantage of the UNM-LA EMT Basic class while back home in Los Alamos for the summer. Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

Life-sized manikins, piles of medical equipment, and extensive checklists filled the testing room during the last day of UNM-LA’s EMT-Basic class last week as students endeavored to diagnose and treat their “patients.”

They were taking practical and written tests to finish the 10-credit core course that enables them to sit for the National Registry Exam to be certified Emergency Medical Technicians or EMTs.


Local School Supply Drive Underway

on July 29, 2015 - 9:52am


This Sunday, one youth from the Christian Church in Los Alamos is hoping you will donate some school supplies for those in need as the school year is about to begin.

Victoria Hypes is a Chamisa, LAMS and LAHS graduate attending Santa Fe Community College for a dual Associates' in biology and engineering.

She has been active in the church since from a young age and was inspired last year to take on this fundraising challenge after being inspired by a Christ in Youth conference attended by the youth of the Church of Christ in California.

“I loved being able to make a

Montessori Hosts Open House Aug. 1

on July 28, 2015 - 8:48am

Sage Cottage Montessori, 142 Meadow Lane. Courtesy photo

SCM News:

Sage Cottage Montessori will host an open house 3-5 p.m., Aug. 1 at the school at 142 Meadow Lane in white Rock.

The school has room for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

Sage Cottage School's philosophy is to guide children in the development of a positive self-image through a unique combination of Montessori, Play-oriented, Science-based, and Self-directed programs.  This will help foster self-confidence, respect of life and environment, love of learning, and socially acceptable behavior.

LAHS's Chloe Keilers Represents New Mexico At National Youth Science Camp

on July 27, 2015 - 1:35pm
Cloe Keilers of Los Alamos in class at National Youth Science Camp. Courtesy/NYSC

CHARLESTON, W.V. – Chloe Keilers of Los Alamos High School represented New Mexico receently as a delegate to the 2015 National Youth Science Camp® (NYSC).

Keilers joined 100 other top high school graduates representing the United States and eight other countries at the prestigious three and a half week program.

The NYSC, in the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia, integrates scientific programming with opportunities for delegates to explore music, art, and the outdoors.


LAHS Grad Anne Chamberlin Siler Completes Residency

on July 27, 2015 - 11:20am

Anne Chamberlin Siler


Anne Chamberlin Siler, the daughter of Barbara Chamberlin of Santa Fe, and David D. Chamberlin of Los Alamos, recently completed her residency training at St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was honored with the Capstone Scholarship Award, Pediatric Rotation Resident of the Year, and Resident Teacher of The Year.  

Chamberlin Siler is a graduate of Los Alamos High School and Lewis and Clark College. She received her M.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Ore.  

Chamberlin Siler will continue living