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RE/MAX Associate Broker Teddie Sue Mooday Inspires 4th Graders To Take Pride In Community

on March 27, 2015 - 4:45pm
RE/MAX Associate Broker Teddie Sue Mooday. Courtesy Photo
 
By KayLinda Crawford
Los Alamos Daily Post

Local RE/MAX Associate Broker, Teddie Sue Mooday, supports the Fourth Grade Foresters of New Mexico Tree Project; and nurtures a growing connection between replanting our forests and inspiring 4th graders to care about their community.

Fourth Grade Foresters was kicked off in 2006, and was created to revitalize the celebration of Arbor Day.

Thanks to 2,591 sponsors, more than 604,600 trees have been distributed to fourth graders in 6,800 schools across the country.

“I found out about Fourth

Los Alamos NJROTC Takes Home Seven Trophies From Texas Tech University Drill Competition

on March 27, 2015 - 3:22pm
Los Alamos NJROTC front row from left, Jared Rodriguez and R. Michael Purdy, middle row from left, Thomas Hanlon, Derek Janetzky, Gianna Maggiore, Leander Murphy, William Whitman, Ben Hanlon and Lauren Partin. Back row from left, Jonathan Schueler, John Valdiviez, Austin Estrada, Andres Maestas, Rigel Baron, Sam Wolfe, Madison Gaetjens and Mikyla Smith. Courtesy photo
 
Los Alamos NJROTC Color Guard from left, Ben Hanlon, Rigel Baron, Gianna Maggiore and Lauren Partin. Courtesy photo
 
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Los Alamos High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) took home seven

Piñon Elementary School Students ‘Read Forward’ For National Reading Month

on March 27, 2015 - 11:54am
'Gregor's friends' pose in the Piñon Elemtary School Library in White Rock Thursday. All of these students have finished the book 'Gregor the Overlander.' Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Librarian Julie Goen with a copy of 'Gregor the Overlander' poses near the poster listing the 'Friends of Gregor.' Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Piñon Elementary School Librarian Julie Goen has created an exciting way to get students reading. It’s called Read Forward.

Pinon Principal Jill Gonzales found the funds to purchase 50 copies

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Kindergarten Roundup At All Los Alamos Elementary Schools April 1

on March 27, 2015 - 9:39am

LAPS News:

Kindergarten Roundup is Wednesday, April 1 at all Los Alamos Elementary Schools. 

Children who turn five by Sept. 1, 2015 are eligible to be enrolled in kindergarten for the school year 2015/2016. The purpose of kindergarten roundup is to give parents and children an idea of what to expect for kindergarten.

Parents and students will get to meet kindergarten teachers, principals, school nurse, school counselor and other key school personnel. The kindergartners to be will visit a kindergarten classroom and see all the learning materials, toys and books.

Parents are encouraged

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SFI: Cooperation In Complex Stateless Societies...

on March 27, 2015 - 8:44am
Charles Stanish, Director
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA; SFI External Professor

SFI News:

Santa Fe Institute (SFI) holds 'Cooperation in Complex Stateless Societies: The Archaelogical Evidence' seminar at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at the Collins Conference Room in Santa Fe.

Abstract: The key to understanding the development of complex societies is to determine how groups solved collective action or free-riding problems.

By examining the earliest complex, stateless societies in the archaeological record in any region, we can detect the kinds of strategies in the early Holocene and later

Forum Series: Peec Tips To Connect With Nature

on March 27, 2015 - 8:41am
Sue Watts
 
PEEC News:
 
Environmentalists are beginning to sense that there is a new environmental crisis brewing. More and more people, more and more kids, are losing, or never forming, a connection with nature. Why is this a problem? 
 
Sue Watts will talk about the reasons this issue concerns environmentalists and about ways people can help their kids, grandkids, and themselves become more connected with nature. Since that also is the mission of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Watts will highlight ways it is striving to enrich the lives of people in the community

Rotary Student Of The Month: Madison Foley

on March 27, 2015 - 8:35am
Rotarian Bethany Douglas, right, presents LAHS student Madison Foley with a Student of the Month certificate. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos recognized Madison Foley as its newest Student of the Month during the regular club meeting Tuesday at the Manhattan Project Restaurant.

The Rotary Club’s motto is “Service above Self” and the organization reaches out to students who exemplify this motto throughout the academic year.

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