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Meet LAHS Math Teacher Stephanie Abney

on November 18, 2017 - 7:36am
Los Alamos High School math teacher Stephanie Abney at her desk. Photo by Serenity Maestas/ladailypost.com
 
By SERENITY MAESTAS
Sudent Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post

While Los Alamos High School is full of wonderful teachers, one of their most loved staff is math teacher Stephanie Abney.

Abney went to Los Alamos for her four years of high school, graduating in 2010. Abney attended Colorado State University to earn her degree and got a job in Colorado. But later she wanted to come back to her hometown to fulfill her goal of becoming a softball and volleyball coach.

“I came back to give

Family Strengths Network Small Business Walkabout Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on November 17, 2017 - 4:07pm
The Family Strengths Network Small Business Walkabout visited the Los Alamos Daily Post Newsroom Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

UNM-LA Community Education Welcomes Mike Katko

on November 17, 2017 - 10:49am

Mike Katko, new program coordinator for Community Education at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos announces Mike Katko as its new program coordinator for Community Education. In this position, Katko will arrange the Community Education schedule, including recruiting instructors for a variety of classes.

Katko is an educator and businessman with many years of experience. He has served at all levels of education in New Mexico public schools, from elementary and secondary level teacher to principal and principal mentor.

Los Alamos Public Schools Earns Accreditation

on November 17, 2017 - 9:01am

LAPS Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus briefs the AdvancED External Review Team. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Public School District recently underwent an extensive accreditation review through an organization called AdvancED, and the preliminary findings were positive and informative.

Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus received verbal confirmation that LAPS will indeed be accredited for the next five years.

AdvancED is an accreditation organization that conducts rigorous on-site reviews of educational systems to ensure all students realize their full potential.

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PEEC Receives Outstanding Environmental Education Organization Award From EEANM

on November 17, 2017 - 8:48am
PEEC is one of five award recipients at this year’s Environmental Literacy Summit, and received the only award given to an organization. PEEC educators Denise Matthews and Siobhan Niklasson are fifth and sixth from the left. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The Environmental Education Association of New Mexico (EEANM) bestowed its first Outstanding Environmental Education Organization Award on the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) of Los Alamos.
 
Siobhan Niklasson, PEEC’s Director of Education, accepted the award last Thursday, Nov.

UC Board Of Regents Votes To Bid On LANL Contract

on November 17, 2017 - 8:03am

University of California News:

 

The University of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to authorize a bid for the $2.2 billion Los Alamos National Laboratory management and operations contract, which begins in October 2018.

The 10-campus UC has been involved with the Lab since the 1940s and since 2006, has been part of the LANS, LLC consortium, which holds the M&O contract.

A statement, issued by UC Regent Ellen Tauscher and UC Vice President for National Laboratories Kimberly Budil following the vote, said UC is committed to assembling a proposal that upholds LANL’s “long

La Fonda Del Bosque Restaurant Now Open At National Hispanic Cultural Center In Albuquerque

on November 17, 2017 - 7:52am
La Fonda del Bosque serves a menu featuring New Mexican comfort foods. Courtesy photo
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) has announced that La Fonda del Bosque restaurant is now open 9-11:30 a.m. for pastries and coffee and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch, Tuesday through Saturday in the NHCC History and Literary Arts Building at 1701 4th Street SW in Albuquerque.
 
The restaurant is owned and operated by Stefani Mangrum, chef and owner of City Treats Catering & Parties.
 
La Fonda del Bosque serves a menu featuring New Mexican comfort foods with a

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