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PEEC Brings Wilderness First Aid Course To Los Alamos Nature Center Nov. 4-5

on October 23, 2017 - 8:56am
SOLO’s two-day WFA courses teach participants to care for someone in need of first aid while in the backcountry. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting a SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Course at the Los Alamos Nature in early November.
 
The WFA class meets 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5. Registration is open; visit or call the Los Alamos Nature Center 505.662.0460 to sign up. WFA certification is good for two years.
 
This intensive, two-day SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will cover the basics of how to help

LAHS 5th Annual Career Fair Wednesday

on October 23, 2017 - 5:32am

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School will host its 5th Annual Career Fair noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the Auxiliary Gymnasium. 

Los Alamos community members representing a variety of careers have committed to attend this year’s event and share their experiences with students. Representatives from UNM-LA, Northern New Mexico College and Santa Fe Community College, as well as Workforce Solutions and the military also are participating in the career fair.

Students can enter drawings for prizes by attending and meeting with the career representatives.

Lunch Available During LAHS Conferences Oct. 25

on October 23, 2017 - 5:14am

LAHS News:

During the Los Alamos High School conferences Oct. 25, Chartwells Food Services will offer a limited lunch.

Coffee and teas and other grab and go items will be sold in the lobby throughout the morning.

Direct questions to Chef Mia Holsapple at 409.877.3911.

SFCC Halloween Festival Trick-Or-Treating Oct. 26

on October 23, 2017 - 4:47am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College‘s annual Halloween Festival is 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday Oct. 26, on campus at 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
 
This safe and fun event includes free trick-or-treating, music, games and more.
 
The campus comes alive with trick-or-treating, spooky decorations, games, face painting and cakewalks – all in the Main Hallway and Campus Center. The SFCC Dental Program will provide free toothbrushes.
 
The afternoon’s activities are sponsored by SFCC’s Student Government AssociationStudent ClubsOffice of Student Development and Conference

Scenes From 2017 Mountain PTA Halloween Carnival

on October 22, 2017 - 4:31pm

A happy reader attends the annual Mountain PTA Halloween Carnival and 2017 Pumpkin Palooza including with a book fair Saturday at Mountain Elementary School. The carnival began in the 1970’s as a safe and fun alternative to trick-or-treating. This 40+ year-old tradition has become a popular community event. This year the carnival featured pumpkin themed activities in the school courtyard with live music, bounce houses, cake walk and a haunted house.

LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch Open Now!

on October 22, 2017 - 3:28pm

The Los Alamos High School Choirs Pumpkin Patch is open until 5:30 p.m. today on 4th Street and waiting to help the community find perfect pumpkins are, from left, Connor Ahrens, Heather Leffler and Kaitlyn Leffler. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch is open until 5:30 p.m. today on 4th Street with plenty of pumpkins of all sizes available for purchase. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes From La Vista Church Teen Quizzing Event

on October 22, 2017 - 8:58am

Allison Storch, 15, correctly answers a question during the Teen Quizzing event Saturday morning at La Vista Church of the Nazarene in White Rock. The teens are studying First and Second Corinthians for a year, after which they will compete against other Nazarene churches throughout New Mexico followed by a regional competition. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Sienna Granillo, 11, correctly answers a question during the Teen Quizzing event Saturday morning at La Vista Church of the Nazarene in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Trina Granillo passes a baby girl to

Los Alamos Hosts Jeet Kune Do Self-Defense Seminar Oct. 28-29

on October 21, 2017 - 9:56am
 
SPORTS News:
 
Progressive Fighting Systems of New Mexico will present a Jeet Kune Do Self-Defense Seminar noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 28-29 at High Flyers Gymnastics in the Pueblo Complex, 1900 Diamond Dr. in Los Alamos.
 
The fee is $150 at the door. Students 18 and under pay $30 for this seminar. All students must have a parent/guardian sign a waiver to participate in the seminar.
 
Leading and coordinating this event is Lawrence Garcia, one of only six Senior Instructors in Jeet Kune Do under Paul Vunak.
 
“In Cantonese Jeet Kune Do (JKD) means the way of the incepting fist or

Little Free Library Unveiled In Los Ranchos & Partnering With The New Mexico Book Co-op For Books

on October 21, 2017 - 9:02am
Los Ranchos Mayor Larry Abraham and tv personality/author Carla Aragon unveil the first Little Free Library in Los Ranchos. Courtesy photo
 
RGB News:
 
Los Ranchos Village unveiled the first Little Free Library Oct. 11 at the Los Ranchos Village Council Meeting.
 
The idea came from Barbe Awalt, LPD Press/Rio Grande Books and the NM & AZ Book Awards, and Carla Aragon, UNM Press author and TV personality, who had the idea at the same time. Aragon is married to Los Ranchos Board of Trustees member Allen Lewis.

Speakers, Topics Announced For 50 Communication Hacks In Santa Fe – A WriterGal Event Nov. 3

on October 21, 2017 - 8:07am
50 Communication Hacks educational business communication forum is Nov. 3. Courtesy photo
 
WRITER GAL News:
 
SANTA FE  Speakers and topics have been announced for the Nov. 3 WriterGal Network, LLC, event, 50 Communication Hacks.
 
50 Communication Hacks is a fast-paced, educational business communication forum featuring insider tips, tricks and unique approaches for successful branding, promotion, marketing and more.

History Helping Students Thrive

on October 21, 2017 - 7:58am
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NHD News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For thousands of students around the world, this is the start of another chance to win history gold with the National History Day Contest (NHD). Students enter their projects in local level contests, with the top entries advancing to regional, state/affiliate, and finally, the National Contest in June 2018.
 
Along the way, students compete for the gold medal in their category as well as honors, awards, and thousands of dollars in prizes and scholarships.
 
Guided by an annual theme, students are encouraged to choose a topic that

Key Club Bake Sale Fundraiser In LANB Lobby

on October 20, 2017 - 4:53pm

Los Alamos High School Key Club members, from left, Andrei Popa-Simil, Shimada Kaoru, Mackenzie Rogers and Mikala Bucklin this afternoon in the lobby at Los Alamos National Bank. The students are selling baked goods as a fundraiser and customer Linda Goforth is stocking up. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Common Cause NM Best In Government Awards

on October 20, 2017 - 9:20am
CCNM News:
 
Common Cause New Mexico will honor elected officials, citizens, student advocates, journalists and good government partners at its annual luncheon at noon, Dec. 2 at the UNM Continuing Education Building, 1634 University Blvd in Albuquerque.
 
The cost of the luncheon is $30, and registration is through act.commoncause.org/nmlunch17 or by calling 323.6399 and leaving your name, phone number and number of tickets.
 
Every year, Common Cause recognizes the contributions of outstanding citizens and elected officials who have made the year a bright one for good government and

LAPS Students Create Libraries For Kenyan Schools

on October 20, 2017 - 9:01am
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COMMUNITY News:
 
Each of the seven Los Alamos pubic schools is well on its way to creating school libraries in Kenya. Chamisa, Barranca and Pinon elementary schools have already reached the 1,000+ book goal. Mountain and Aspen elementary schools are very close to that goal, while Los Alamos High School and Los Alamos Middle School are still actively soliciting books so they, too, can create 1,000 book libraries.
 
Book donations (preschool-8th grade reading level) can be dropped off at any of these school.

ISA And Honeywell To Co-Host Web Seminar

on October 20, 2017 - 8:16am
ISA News:

 

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Corporate Partner, Honeywell Process Solutions, will co-host a free webinar Nov. 3 on how to address cybersecurity concerns in gas metering and data management.
 
The webinar, which is noon to 1:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, will feature two automation experts: Pierre Dufour, Global Product Marketing Manager at Honeywell Process Solutions; and Steve Mustard, automation consultant.
 
“In today's highly connected world, with increasingly sophisticated electronic threats, it is unrealistic to assume natural gas delivery systems

LAHS Graduate Danekah Olguin Heading To Japan

on October 20, 2017 - 8:14am

Los Alamos High School 2017 graduate Airman Danekah Olguin. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Los Alamos High School 2017 graduate Danekah D. Olguin completed basic military training in August at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

 

She completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values and physical fitness as well as basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits towards an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Methods To Help Teens Become Safer Drivers

on October 20, 2017 - 8:09am

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CDC News:

Learning to drive is often considered a rite of passage for teenagers. But with the reward of being a new driver comes real risk.

Know the Facts

  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for US teens.
  • More than 2,300 teens (ages 16‒19) lost their lives in car crashes in 2015—that’s six teens every day.
  • Per mile driven, teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.
  • Driver inexperience is a main cause of fatal crashes for teen drivers.
  • The number one threat to teens’ safety is driving or

Secret City Kitchen Serves Up Tasty Fare

on October 20, 2017 - 8:05am

Jeremy Varela, owner of Secret City Kitchen, serves up a meal at the restaurant. Photo by Serenity Maestas/ladailypost.com

By SERENITY MAESTAS
Los Alamos Daily Post
Student Intern

Secret City Kitchen is one of Los Alamos’ secret restaurants and it's located in Building 2 on the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos campus.

High school and college students of Los Alamos consider this one of the best places to go to for lunch, since their location is convenient and their prices are affordable.

Secret City Kitchen opened in September 2015. Jeremy Varela is the owner.

PED Tweaks Proposed Science Education Standards

on October 19, 2017 - 5:12pm
Public Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski addresses the crowd during a reception Oct. 10 at the LAPS School Board Meeting Room. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) appeared to backpedal Tuesday on proposed changes to the New Mexico Science Education Standards, which are at odds with the Next Generation Science Standards developed by a consortium of states and the National Academy of Sciences.

New Mexico would be the 19th state to adopt the Standards.

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LASCU Celebrates International Credit Union Day

on October 19, 2017 - 3:52pm

Los Alamos Schools Credit Union staff serves a barbecue lunch to members today at their 1900 Diamond Dr. location in celebration of International Credit Union Day. From left, CEO Matt Schmidt, Loan Officer Bethany Hayward, Member Service Representative Robin Desjardins and Executive Vice President Diane Smith. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

LASCU Executive Vice President Diane Smith chats with credit members during today's barbecue lunch. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

A crowd begins to gather for a barbecue lunch served by Matt Schmidt and Bethany Hayward today at Los

Los Alamos High School Key Club Bake Sale Oct. 20

on October 19, 2017 - 10:49am

Los Alamos High School Key Club will be running a bake sale in the lobby of LANB 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. The money they raise will go to the African Library Project. Recently, as part of the African Library Project, high schoolers have made efforts to collect 1,000 books to create a library for a girls school in Kenya. Every school in the district also plans to reach this goal, in an effort organized and spearheaded by former teacher Sharon Allen. The money that the Key Clubbers raise at the bake sale will go to the shipping costs for the books.

Last PEEC Co-founder Steps Down

on October 19, 2017 - 6:49am
 
PEEC Co-founder Michele Altherr stepped down from her position on the board earlier this month. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post 
 
The idea for the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) originated in 1999. That year, a community meeting was held to gauge people’s interest in establishing a nature center. At that meeting, 100 people showed up, including Michele Altherr. ​
 
“It really wowed people that this idea was something people were interested in,” she said.

LANL: Returning Student Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

on October 19, 2017 - 6:30am

LANL News:

Applications are now being accepted for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation Regional College/Returning Student Scholarship Fund (RCRS) January 2018 Awards. Deadline is Nov. 28.

Kathy Keith, Executive Director of the LANL Communities Partnership Office asked members of the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities Board Friday to spread word of the scholarship in their individual communities.

The RCRS awards scholarships to motivated students who are returning to a formal education after a hiatus for other pursuits such as trying different careers, the military or business

SFCC School Of Business Open House Nov. 2

on October 19, 2017 - 5:34am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College hosts School of Business Open House 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in Room LL322. 
 
Meet the faculty, learn about the degrees and certificates offered and get on-the-spot advisement for the Spring semester.
 
For more information, contact Chair of the Business Department Kathleen Finn-Brown, 428.1745 or kathleen.finnbrown@sfcc.edu.

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