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University Regent Reform Passes Key Committee

on January 30, 2018 - 4:57pm
SENATE News:
 
SANTA FE  In a major stride forward in the reform of New Mexico’s higher education university leadership system, the Senate Rules committee Monday unanimously approved Senate Resolution 1.
 
Senate Joint Resolution 1, a proposed constitutional amendment, calls for the creation of “nominating committees” for our universities that would interview and recommend the best candidates to be considered for appointment by the Governor for serving as a regent.
 
If passed by the voters on the November ballot, nominating committees would be set up for each of the schools included

LANL: Nearly $1.9 Million Grant Benefits Students, Communities

on January 30, 2018 - 4:56pm
Peñasco High School graduate Charlyna Gonzales is a 2017 scholarship recipient from the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund. She’s studying biomedical engineering and physics at Colby College in Maine. Courtesy photo
 
LANL News:
 
Students, small businesses and other community members and groups in Northern New Mexico will benefit this year from a recent, nearly $1.9 million grant from Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), which is the managing and operating contractor for Los Alamos National Laboratory.
 
The LANS Board of Governors approved the funding through October 1 to

LAMS: Student Of The Semester Celebration

on January 30, 2018 - 4:54pm
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LAMS News:
 
This past week, Los Alamos Middle School was packed full of proud parents and families who shared breakfast with their students at “Student of the Semester,” an event honoring outstanding 7th and 8th students.
 
Student of the Semester is a way for teachers and staff to recognize students who not only excel academically, but also show honorable integrity and character.  
 
Students are nominated by their grade level teams.

PEEC: Night Skies And Black Holes Feb. 2-3

on January 30, 2018 - 5:22am

 

 

PEEC News:
 
At 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2, Paul Arendt will introduce celestial objects in the February night sky along with some recent discoveries in astronomy. At 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, the full-dome film Black Holes will play in the planetarium. Both of these shows take place in the Los Alamos Nature Center planetarium.
 
During the night sky show, images of celestial objects will be projected onto the planetarium dome. Bring questions and curiosity to this astronomy show.
 
Ever wonder what it would be like to voyage through the galaxies in search of black holes?

New Mexico Dreamer And Teacher Of The Year To Join Heinrich As Honored Guest For State Of The Union

on January 29, 2018 - 12:59pm

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) today announced that Dreamer and 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year Ivonne Orozco-Acosta will be his special guest Tuesday at President Trump’s State of the Union Address.

Orozco-Acosta, a teacher at the Public Academy for Performing Arts in Albuquerque and a graduate of the University of New Mexico, is one of the estimated 7,000 Dreamers who live in New Mexico.

“Dreamers like Ivonne represent the future of a great America.

Lockout Lifted At Aspen Elementary School

on January 29, 2018 - 12:26pm

LAPS News:

Based upon advice from the Los Alamos Police Department, the Lockout has been lifted at Aspen Elementary School in Los Alamos.

Staff and police remain vigilant and on a cautionary alert.

Here is what we know about the situation:

  • A community member called this morning saying they saw a young man near Aspen with a rifle; we are not sure if it was a toy or a real weapon;
  • Out of an abundance of caution, LAPD recommended that Aspen go to Lockout; LAPS followed their advice;
  • Classes and learning at Aspen proceeded on a normal schedule;
  • Because of training, Principal Kathryn

LAHS NJROTC Brings Home Awards From Colorado

on January 29, 2018 - 9:36am

Los Alamos High School NJROTC cadets display the awards they won Jan. 27 at the Area 13 Drill Meet in Widefield, Colo. Front row from left, Echo Rogers, Vincent Maestas, Isaac Vasquez, Hailey Jackson, Kiera Wisdom, Tanner Peterson,Stephen Gulley and Jacob Thompson. Back row from left, Richard Thompson, Austin Estrada, Alex Tuning, Aria Schmierer, Andrea Soto, Caden Cionek, Phoenix Rogers, Jonathan Danforth, James Bourget, Kaden Lim, Jacob Torrez, Stanley Platero and Cmdr. Brian Gauck. Courtesy photo

 

LAHS NJROTC News:

Twenty cadets from Los Alamos High School NJROTC traveled to Widefield,

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