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Link Crew Welcomes Freshmen To LAHS

on November 4, 2017 - 7:40am
Freshman Cooper Frank with Link Crew member Alix Hailey during the pumpkin carving contest organized by the group. Photo by Serenity Maestas/ladailypost.com
 
By SERENITY MAESTAS
Los Alamos Daily Post
Student Intern

Los Alamos High School has an interesting club called Link Crew consisting of upperclassmen who bond and advise freshmen students. Teacher Jonathan Lathrop is the club's advisor.

Every year, the day before the first day of school, Link Crew organizes Freshmen Orientation, in which they walk the freshmen around campus and help them find their classes, lockers, and get to know

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Sierra Club; PEEC: Pueblo Canyon Geology Walk

on November 3, 2017 - 10:27am

 

Pueblo Canyon. Photo by Jamie O’Rourke

PEEC News:

Geologist Elaine Jacobs will lead hikers 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 along the south rim of Pueblo Canyon. This free outing is made possible thanks to the Sierra Club and Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

This afternoon guided walk will start at East Park, follow the paved trail along the canyon rim, and continue along the unpaved portion of trail to the Los Alamos Airport Terminal. Along the way, the group will explore volcanism and landscape evolution in the Jemez Volcanic Field.

Garnett S. Stokes Appointed President Of UNM

on November 2, 2017 - 11:24am

Garnett S. Stokes

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents has unanimously selected Garnett S. Stokes as its 22nd president. Stokes, 61, will succeed Interim President Chaouki Abdallah, who has served in the role since the beginning of 2017. Stokes will take office March 1, 2018.

Stokes’ selection follows a 10-month search by a 22-member committee, chaired by UNM Board of Regents’ President Rob Doughty, that included regents, faculty, students, staff and alumni. Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, was engaged in November 2016 to work alongside the committee.

Stokes was

NMAM Annual Conference In Los Alamos Nov. 15-18

on November 2, 2017 - 10:31am

NMAM News:

The New Mexico Association of Museums annual conference is taking place Nov. 15-18 in Los Alamos.

This year’s conference theme is “New Mexico Museums: Where Discoveries Happen!” Attendees will explore how the process of discovery is transforming New Mexico museums, science centers and historic sites by igniting curiosity, inspiring creativity, and instilling a spirit of innovation.

One highlight will be a keynote from Superintendent Kris Kirby sharing her perspective on how the NPS is interpreting the newest National Historic Park, the Manhattan Project National Historic Park.

Local Group Proposes Charter School For Los Alamos

on November 2, 2017 - 10:05am
Michele Altherr, left, and Liz Martineau are part of a local citizen committee proposing a charter school for Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post 
 
A local citizen committee is proposing something new for middle school education - a charter school.
 
The proposal for a charter school will officially be launched in the community 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 in Fuller Lodge. The event will include an introduction on the committee’s mission as well as a chance for the public to offer feedback.

NMERB Improving Sustainability State Tour

on November 1, 2017 - 8:26am

LANL Teams With Pojoaque To Boost Teacher Prep

on October 31, 2017 - 3:13pm

Lorenzo Gonzales from the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Math and Science Academy program works with teachers at the recent Ir-Rational Number Institute. Under the Partnership School Initiative, teachers from Pojoaque Valley School District took part in the Institute, which was also attended by teachers from six other school districts.

LANL News:

  • New Mexico Highlands University to help implement best-practices for math and science education

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Math and Science Academy has selected Pojoaque Valley School District as the partnership school for its new teacher

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