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UNM-LA Community Ed Classes For Adults Begin June 1

on May 27, 2015 - 11:09am

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UNM-LA News:

Summer is finally starting to show itself and it’s not too late to get your mind and body in shape for the activities that lie ahead.

UNM-LA summer classes for adults begin June 1 and continue through July. Registration is now open.

UNM-LA offers Yoga for both beginner and intermediate levels. Yoga is the perfect way to build strength and flexibility, which will help you enjoy any summertime activity such as hiking or biking. Yoga will help you relax, too.

Planning on taking a trip to a Spanish speaking country soon?

Community Invited To Farewell Party For LAMS Pincipal Rex Kilburn At TOTH Today!

on May 27, 2015 - 10:10am

LAMS Pincipal Rex Kilburn delivers a goodie bag to head custodian Alfredo Tena in appreciation for his monumental effort to keep the school clean every day. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

 

By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
LAPS

The community is invited to say farewell to Los Alamos Middle School Principal Rex Kilburn and his wife Dawn.

Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church will host the farewell event 3:30-6:30 p.m. today. LAMS staff is working to provide light appetizers for the three hour festivities and anyone who would like to bring a dish is welcome to share.

Kilburn accepted a position in

Finals Week Destress Fest For Grades 7-12 May 27

on May 26, 2015 - 4:40pm
 
LAYG News:
 
Los Alamos Middle School and High School students are invited to Destress Fest the Wednesday of Finals Week.
 
Los Alamos teens work hard in school and deserve some time to unwind during this stressful time of year. Research has shown that brief mental breaks improve performance on prolonged tasks, and what better mental break than Inflatable Sumo Wrestling, Jousting and an Obstacle Course?!
 
This Hawaiian-themed bash also will include food, desserts (which is "stressed" spelled backwards), prizes and a photo booth.

LAHS Junior EliseAnne Koskelo Receives Prestigious Awards For Work In Art, Design And Science

on May 26, 2015 - 7:40am

LAHS student EliseAnne Koskelo wearing the medal she received from the YoungArts Foundation. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

EliseAnne Koskelo, a junior at Los Alamos High School, is the recipient of several prestigious awards for her work in art, design and science. 

In December of 2014, Koskelo was awarded a Merit designation from the National Young Arts Foundation for her work. Koskelo's portfolio was chosen from more that 11,000 applications from across the United States.

As one of 700 winners of this award, she travelled to New York City earlier this month to attend master classes in her

Los Alamos Hilltalkers Host Bake Sale Friday

on May 26, 2015 - 7:22am

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos Hilltalkers Speech and Debate team will be holding a bake sale fundraiser 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 29 in the lobby of Los Alamos National Bank at 1200 Trinity Dr.

The high school speech and debate team will be accepting donations in exchange for homemade treats including brownies, cookies, breads and cakes. Baked goods will be available in small portions, as well as whole cakes and loaves.

The speech and debate team is raising money to send 10 students from Los Alamos High School to the National Speech and Debate Association Tournament in Dallas, Texas this June.

MANA del Norte Seeks Scholarship Applicants

on May 25, 2015 - 2:23pm

EDUCATION News:

MANA del Norte is seeking scholarship applicants.

 

The purpose of the MANA del Norte Scholarship is to assist Latinas from northern New Mexico in continuing and/or completing their post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded based on strength of personal statement, academic ability, financial need and letters of recommendation.

MANA del Norte is a non-profit 501c3 organization serving as a voice and resource for Latinas in northern New Mexico and supporting programs and legislative initiatives that foster a better quality of life for all.

Application Eligibility 

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National History Day Club Hosts Bake Sale Tuesday

on May 25, 2015 - 12:02pm

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School National History Day Club is hosting a bake sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 at Los Alamos National Bank.

NHD or National History Day is an educational club at the highschool designed to promote the study of history. Students create project based on a theme, this years theme was Leadership and Legacy, and then compete with the projects at regional, state, and national levels.

LAHS NHD students, Kaylen Pocaterra, Kim Pestovich, Daniel Wang, Miriam Wallstrom, Katie Delgado, Nate Delgado and Kathryn McClenahan all placed at the State Competition in

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