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LAHS Student Attending Culinary Institute Of America

on March 19, 2019 - 4:04pm
LAHS sohpmore Kira Tsoodle prepares a meal. Courtesy photo
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos High School sophomore Kira Tsoodle knows her way around the kitchen and her knowledge in the culinary arts is getting attention.
 
Recently one of Tsoodle’s teachers submitted an application on her behalf to attend the Culinary Institute of America in New York.

LAPS: Invitation To Community Meeting About Special Education Process April 8

on March 19, 2019 - 11:57am

Evelyn Howard-Hand

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools invites parents and guardians of children with special needs to an informational presentation 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 8 in Building 2 at UNM-LA.

As the parent or guardian of a child with special needs, the special education process can be confusing and even overwhelming at times. The goal of this community meeting is to provide parents with information to support their participation as effective partners in the IEP (Individual Education Plan) process.

The presentation will cover:

  • an overview of special education services;
  • how special

NMPED Releases Four-Year Graduation Rates

on March 19, 2019 - 10:19am

Public Education Secretary Dr. Karen Trujillo

NMPED News:

Public Education Secretary Dr. Karen Trujillo announced today that New Mexico’s official 2017-2018 four-year graduation rate was 73.9 percent, an all-time high.

This figure is nearly three percentage points higher than the 71.1 percent four-year rate in the 2016-2017 school year. Graduation rates increased across all student subgroups, including Hispanic and American Indian students, students with disabilities, and English learners.

“Let’s give credit where credit is due,” Secretary Trujillo said.

LAPS Foundation And Los Alamos Daily Post Enter Into Partnership For Education Innovation

on March 19, 2019 - 7:33am

The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation and the Los Alamos Daily Post gather together Monday afternoon in the newsroom at 1247 Central Ave., to enter into a partnership for an exciting new campaign in education innovation in Los Alamos. Post Advertising Manager KayLinda Crawford, left, and LAPS Foundation Executive Director Laura Loy celebrate the new partnership and the Post becoming an Innovation Sponsor for the LAPS Foundation. Watch the Post for more on the upcoming campaign and visit https://lapsfoundation.com/donors/our-supporters/. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Pinon Elementary School Student Ariela Rittner Named National Geographic GeoBee Semifinalist

on March 19, 2019 - 6:47am

National Geographic GeoBee semifinalist Ariela Rittner with her parents Christian and Stephanie Rittner. Courtesy photo

National Geographic GeoBee News:

Pinon Elementary School 5th grade student Ariela Rittner has been notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee New Mexico State Competition. The contest is Friday, March 29 at NDI in Albuquerque.

Ariela Rittner is the daughter of Christian and Stephanie Rittner.

This is the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee competition, which is now

LANL, Northern New Mexico College Launch Radiation Protection Course To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs 

on March 19, 2019 - 6:12am

LANL and Northern New Mexico College announce a collaborative effort to expand a pipeline training program for radiological control technicians who will support the 21st century workforce at the Laboratory. From left, LANL Pipeline and Partnerships Office Director Nan Sauer, New Mexico Secretary of Higher Education Kate O’Neill and Northern New Mexico College President Rick Bailey. Courtesy/NNMC

 

LANL News:

  • New associate degree program for up to an initial 40 students starts in June, includes internships at Laboratory

To meet the high demand for radiological control technicians (RCTs),

NMMNHS: 2019 Workshops For Adults And Families

on March 19, 2019 - 5:26am
NMMNHS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE As part of the programming associated with the traveling exhibition Brain: The Inside Story and the exhibition from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs: Costs and Consequences the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is hosting a series of workshops for adults and families. Associated programming also includes the Curator’s Coffees, and Lecture series.
 
Brain: The Inside Story draws on research and technology to present recent findings in neuroscience, highlighting the brain’s surprising ability to rewire itself in response to

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