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LAPS Celebrates Rock Your Mocs Day

on November 17, 2019 - 8:12am

Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Guy, left, introduces Julie Dare Thursday during the Rock Your Mocs celebration at Los Alamos High School. Dare was recently hired as the Native American Liaison for Los Alamos Public School District. Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com

Los Alamos High School students Rock Their Mocs Thursday during the Rock Your Mocs celebration. Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com

 

By JAMES R. MOUNTAIN
Valley Daily Post

Students, parents, administrators, school board members and teachers gathered Thursday in Los Alamos to celebrate and recognize

Night With A Nerd: LANL’s Stephen Schreiber Discusses (Mis)Understanding Radiation Dec. 13

on November 16, 2019 - 9:36pm
BSMA News:
 
Division Leader Stephen Schreiber, of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Nuclear Process Infrastructure Division discusses facts vs fiction about nuclear radiation, debunking the myth that all radiation is dangerous, at 6 p.m., Dec. 12, at projectY, 150 Central Park Square.
 
In fact, Schreiber argues that most people could achieve improved health and vitality by increasing their exposure to radiation. Intrigued? Come learn more!
 
Admission is free for Bradbury Science Museum Association members and $10 for the general public. Register as space is limited. Bradbury Science

Scenes From 2019 Recycle Fashion Show Hosted By Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division

on November 16, 2019 - 9:47am

The Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division and Los Alamos Public Schools presented the 2019 Recycle Art Fair and Fashion Show Wednesday evening at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. The annual event included recyclable material crafts, games, art displays, make and take projects, fashion and refreshments. The Environmental Services Division provides solid waste and recycling services to Los Alamos County residents.

World Futures: Education – Part One

on November 16, 2019 - 9:00am
By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures Institute
 
In 2016, I created a list of 18 areas that I believed needed to be addressed concerning the future of earth and humanity.
 
Number 11 on the list was “what do we teach people – adapting machines to IQ levels.” When making a presentation, I shortened it to simply what do we teach people and, quite unexpectedly, was verbally “assaulted” about it.
 
The input presented stated that in addition to “what,” we had to include “how.” Since I had been personally involved in some pioneering work with distance learning and computer-based training, how

Explore Climbing Adventures In Patagonia Nov. 19

on November 16, 2019 - 7:27am
Josh Smith and Aaron Miller discuss climbing trip in Patagonia at Mountaineers meeting Tuesday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Hear about Josh Smith and Aaron Miller’s adventures rock climbing in Patagonia at the November Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
The presentation starts at about 7:15 p.m., the meeting starts at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings.
 
This talk is free to attend and open to the public.
 
In January 2019, Smith and Miller packed their bags for Patagonia with hopes

In And Around Town: Nov. 15, 2019

on November 15, 2019 - 9:42am
 
In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

 
FRIDAY Nov. 15
 
LALT Presents Rose's Dilemma
The play continues 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar. Tickets are available at CB FOX, brownpapertickets.com and at the door.
 
Coro de Cámara Presents 'Stormy Weather'
The chamber singers of Coro de Cámara open their 30th season by delving deeper into jazz with their fall concert,

Elyas Dezendorf Wins 2019 Hunger Walk Logo Contest

on November 15, 2019 - 6:42am
Aspen Elementary School 6th grader Elyas Dezendorf wins the 2019 Los Alamos CROP Hunger Walk and Turkey Trot Logo Contest. Courtesy photo
 
The winning logo for the 2019 Los Alamos CROP Hunger Walk and Turkey Trot created by Aspen Elementary School 6th grader Elyas Dezendorf. Courtesy photo
 
 
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos CROP Hunger Walk and Turkey Trot

The winner of the 2019 Los Alamos CROP Hunger Walk and Turkey Trot Logo Contest has been announced.

Elyas Dezendorf, a 6th grader at Aspen Elementary School, won the honor of having his design printed on the front of hundreds

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