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Girls Scouts Hosts Camp CEO April 6-8

on February 21, 2018 - 3:37pm

 

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COMMUNITY News:

 

It’s time to get your G.I.R.L. on! Unleash your go-getter, innovator, risk-taker and leaderTM powers at Camp CEO weekend.

 

The camp kicks off 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 6 and continues 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, April 7 and 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Camp Elliott Barker, 79 Westridge Road in Angel Fire.

 

Camp CEO will provide girls with empowering activities and mentoring from professional women.

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Secilli Keeler

on February 21, 2018 - 12:55pm

Chris Carson Talks On A History Of Los Alamos Schools At UnQuarked Feb. 28

on February 21, 2018 - 12:42pm
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EDUCATION News:
 
UPDATE: The community is invited to hear a School Talk by Chris Carson, A History of Los Alamos Schools.
 
The talk is 5-6 p.m . Feb. 28 at UnQuarked in Central Park Square.

YMCA: Little Youth Basketball Registration Grades K-1st Open Until March 2

on February 21, 2018 - 11:54am
YMCA News:
 
Registration is open for the YMCA’s developmental co-ed Little Youth Basketball program.
 
Practices and games are two times per week in Los Alamos or White Rock March 6 through April 19.
 
This program provides and introduction to basketball for girls and boys. Mini-sized balls will be used on 8’ baskets to allow players to learn proper shooting technique. Focus will be on developing coordination and learning the basic rules of the game.
 
Volunteer coaches and team parents needed. The Y keeps the teams small so all get plenty of skills practice and play time.

UNM-LA Instructor Presents Paper On Women In Apocalyptic Fiction

on February 21, 2018 - 7:31am

Dr. Renae Mitchell at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) instructor Dr. Renae Mitchell was honored as a Fellow at the 39th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference Feb. 7-10 in Albuquerque.

Mitchell, an instructor in the English & Humanities Division at UNM-LA, was invited to present her paper, “Reinvented Mothership: The Revolution of Maternity in Apocalyptic Fiction.” 

The SWPACA, or SouthWest Popular and American Culture Association, is an annual academic conference held in Albuquerque, focused on various aspects of literary, film,

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Cookie Plate Challenge Underway In Los Alamos

on February 21, 2018 - 6:41am

Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA) has revived its annual Cookie Plate Challenge. They encourage community members to bake a plate of cookies for someone, snap a photo and send it to C’YA. Tell them about your recipient and then challenge a friend or co-worker to do the same. If you don't like to bake, they ask that you consider donating $5 to their program. The C’YA Board of Directors has been challenged in the first round including Claire Swinhoe, Pauline Powell Schneider, Megan Pfeffer, Karen Greenfield and Valerie Harris. Send photos to cya.org@att.net. C’YA provides free elementary

Venue Change For Olions Spring Musical: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!’

on February 21, 2018 - 6:03am

OLIONS News:

Can you spell M-U-S-I-C-A-L? The Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian Society proudly presents, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!”

The community is invited to watch (and perhaps join the spellers with an audience participation opportunity) as the contestants try to spell their way to victory and learn a little bit about their wacky lives with some E-X-T-R-A-O-R-D-I-N-A-R-Y songs.

Note Venue change: Performances will be in the LAHS Blackbox at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays March 14-18, 22-23 and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

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