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LAPS Foundation: Thank You Los Alamos!

on October 31, 2017 - 1:33pm
A sold out crowd enjoys food, wine and entertainment at Taste of Knowledge Oct. 14 at De Colores. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
 
The Ryan Finn Quartet entertains the crowd. Photo by Leslie Bucklin
 
By LAURA LOY 
​Executive Director 
​LAPS Foundation

It was an incredible scene at the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s fundraiser Taste of Knowledge event Saturday, Oct. 14 at the former De Colores restaurant.

One hundred fifty people packed the sold-out event, which featured Spanish tapas and wine, folkloric and ballet dance performances and live jazz music.

Teach Plus Commends PED On Adoption Of Next Generation Science Standards

on October 31, 2017 - 10:16am
TPNM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― Teach Plus New Mexico Friday issued the following statement on the Public Education Department (PED) decision to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in their entirety:
 
“Teach Plus and Teach Plus teachers commend the New Mexico Public Education Department and Education Secretary-designate Christopher Ruszkowski on the decision to adopt the NGSS as written and in their entirety. Teach Plus teachers previously presented PED a letter with 500 signatures from New Mexico’s educators in support of NGSS.
 
“We’re thrilled that the PED listened to

LAHS NJROTC Hosts Rio Grande Showdown

on October 31, 2017 - 10:11am

NJROTC cadets participate in the physical fitness portion of the Rio Grande Showdown between Los Alamos and Montrose, Colo. Courtesy photo

NJROTC sporter air rifle teams compete Saturday, Oct. 28 at Los Alamos High School. Courtesy photo
 
By Cadet/SCPO Richard Thompson
NJROTC

Los Alamos High School NJROTC cadets hosted the Rio Grande Showdown Saturday, Oct. 28 with NJROTC cadets from Montrose, Colo.

The two teams competed in sporter air rifle, shooting targets while prone, standing and kneeling.

Letter To The Editor: Sanctuary Schools Vs Rule Of Law In Los Alamos

on October 31, 2017 - 10:01am

By LUCILLE BONNER
Los Alamos

I am a law-abiding, tax-paying, God-fearing, loyal citizen of the U. S. A.

I support the rule of law, which is the American way to preserve freedom. Therefore, the resolution passed by the Los Alamos School Board on Oct. 13 regarding privacy of immigration and refugee children bothers me. It goes so far as to indicate specifically that school personnel will not cooperate with the ICE, which is the U. S. agency that guards our country against immigrant law-breakers.

I love America, and I also love children brought to our country by illegal-alien parents.

November Night Sky And Phantoms At Planetarium

on October 31, 2017 - 9:22am
 
PEEC News:
 
What celestial objects are visible in our night sky this month? Want to see a full-dome film about dark matter?
 
At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, Steve Becker will reveal the celestial objects in our night sky. Then, the full-dome film Phantom of the Universe will play in the planetarium at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5. These planetarium programs take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center and are made possible thanks to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

During the Friday show, Steve Becker will point out the constellations, planets, and other

Y Youth Basketball Registration Extended To Nov. 3

on October 31, 2017 - 9:20am
YMCA News:
 
The Family YMCA’s Youth Basketball program is a skills developmental program for youth in grades 1-6 that would like to learn the fundamentals of basketball, team participation, and to play a few games.
 
Registration for this program is open until Nov. 3. Players will be placed on teams based on their local school and will meet there twice a week for practice Nov. 6 – Feb. 2.
 
Games are Saturdays Dec. 9 – Feb. 3. Teams for grades 1-2 are co-ed, with boys and girls spilt for grades 3-4 and grades 5-6. Volunteer Coaches, Asst. Coaches and Team Parents are needed.

LAMS Native American Club Sells Pencils Thursday

on October 31, 2017 - 7:42am

Native Hawk logo designed by LAHS student Zach Moquino. Courtesy image

LAMS News:

November is Native American Heritage Month and Los Alamos Middle School Native American Club - the Native Hawks - will be selling scented pencils and teal ribbons 3:30-5 p.m. at Smith’s Marketplace Thursday.

The pencils are $1 each and come in scents like rootbeer, cotton candy and bubblegum.

“Smith`s Marketplace has always and will continue to support the diversity of Northern New Mexico and our customers,” said Community Specialist Kathryn Fulton.

The Native Hawk logo was designed by Los Alamos High School student

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