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Council Proclaims 2017-2018 Year Of Asset Building

on September 13, 2017 - 3:12am

From left, LACDC Executive Director Patrick Sullivan, LARSO Pauline Schneider, Councilor Rick Reiss, Bernadette and Chad Laurtizen of Champions of Youth Ambitions with a proclamation that declares 2017-2018 as a 'Year of Asset Building' and Sept. 8 as 'College Day/Military Day'. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

​COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Councilor Rick Reiss presented a proclamation Sept. 5 that declares 2017-2018 as a "Year of Asset Building" as well recognizing Sept. 8 as "College Day/Military Day." 

The proclamation reads:

WHEREAS: The Search Institute's 40 Developmental

Northern New Mexico College’s High School Equivalency Program Ranked Best In Nation

on September 12, 2017 - 5:30pm

NNMC High School Equivalency Program staff Geri Irving, Robin Duran, Patrick Bendegue, Shari Jobe and Miquella Espinoza. Courtesy/NNMC 

NNMC News:

Española – Northern New Mexico College’s High School Equivalency Program (HEP) has been ranked the best in the nation for 2016, according to a newly released report by the Department of Education.

Northern’s HEP achieved a 96 percent graduation rate, the highest among the 43 High School Equivalency Programs operating nation-wide. The national average for graduation from HEP is 68 percent.

The program also has excelled with 96 percent of

Scenes From Rotary Club Meeting Today

on September 12, 2017 - 4:32pm

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Program Coordinator Lisa Zuhn speaks at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting today at Cottonwood on the Greens. Zuhn spoke of the services available for youth through JJAB with issues such as school struggles, emotional health, communication with parents, substance abuse and risky or impulsive behavior. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Rotary Club of Los Alamos members honored Ed Van Eeckhout at today's meeting. Van Eeckhout and his wife Mary are relocating to Minnesota.

State Auditor Uncovers Likely Fraud, Embezzlement

on September 12, 2017 - 3:19pm

State Auditor Tim Keller

STATE News:

  • Keller identifies hundreds of checks worth more than $475,000 written to vendors were cashed into a former employee’s personal bank account

ALBUQUERQUE – Today, State Auditor Tim Keller released the results of an investigation into La Promesa Early Learning Center, a state charter school in Albuquerque.

The Risk Review found about half a million dollars were diverted from the School into a former employee’s personal bank account between June 2010 and July 2016. Office of the State Auditor (OSA) subpoenas of bank records uncovered that the former

Sign Up Now For Knights Of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament Set For Friday

on September 12, 2017 - 2:28pm

K of C News:

The Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament is 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15 at the Los Alamos Golf Course.  The funds raised from this tournament will be used to award numerous scholarships to Los Alamos High School graduating seniors.

For more than 18 years this tournament has attracted sponsors and golfers from Los Alamos and around Northern New Mexico and has awarded an estimated $138,000 in scholarship money.

Community Invited To Attend Local Tae Kwon Do Fall Belt Promotion Test At LAHS Gym Saturday

on September 12, 2017 - 2:15pm
Scene from local USA Tae Kwon Do Masters Association class. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from local USA Tae Kwon Do Masters Association class. Courtesy photo
 
By ERIN SCOTT
Los Alamos

Have you ever considered taking martial arts lessons, but been unsure if you’re able to dedicate the time, or even have the energy for such an endeavor?

The USA Tae Kwon Do Masters Association (USATMA) has local branches that meet 8-10 a.m.

Los Alamos Public Schools Introduces Assistant Superintendents Lisa Montoya And Kelly Taylor

on September 12, 2017 - 12:26pm

Lisa Montoya is assistant superintendent for Finance and Operations at Los Alamos Public Schools. Courtesy photo

Kelly Taylor is assistant superintendent for Learning and Accountability at Los Alamos Public Schools. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

LAPS Assistant Superintendents Lisa Montoya and Kelly Taylor have been on the job for less than three months and there is already improved support for students and staff. These new positions are part of a leaner school district office that is designed to streamline operations and improve communications.

In just a few months, there are higher ratings

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