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LAHS Senior Ruby Selvage Honored With 2018 Prudential Spirit Of Community Award

on April 17, 2018 - 4:49pm

LAHS senior Ruby Selvage is honored for her volunteer service with a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. LAHS Principal Carter Payne nominated her for this prestigious award. Courtesy/LAHS

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School senior Ruby Selgage has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Presented annually by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), The Prudential Spirit of Community

LAPS: New And Returning Student Registration

on April 17, 2018 - 4:30pm


LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools will begin registration Tuesday, May 1, for returning students for the 2018-2019 school year. Registration for new students is open now.

LAPS will send out an email to one parent per family Monday, April 23, with instructions for registering their student(s) online. Parents may then login to the student registration site to complete the online form for each child attending an LAPS school.

How to know if your child is a new or returning student:

  • Any student who will be attending an LAPS school for the first time is considered a new

Earth Day Festival At Nature Center Saturday

on April 17, 2018 - 6:59am

Fun and entertainment for all ages is available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at PEEC’s Earth Day Festival at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC


PEEC News:


Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) signature event, the annual Earth Day Festival, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.


The festivities include delicious food, demos of the brand new planetarium projector, fun activities and exciting entertainment.


Many community booths will provide all kinds of activities and information to celebrate Earth Day.

NewMexicoKidsCAN Responds To Deadline For School Turnaround Plans

on April 17, 2018 - 6:00am
NewMexicoKidsCAN News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Wednesday is the deadline for Albuquerque and Dulce public school districts to submit their second-round school turnaround proposals to the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) with detailed plans for improving student learning at a total of four schools, serving 1,300 of the youngest learners, that have earned Fs from the state since at least 2013.
NMPED denied initial proposals from the districts in March because they weren’t urgent or strong enough. Now they will make a final verdict on whether the districts improved their plans

LAHS Students Head To International Science Fair

on April 16, 2018 - 3:54pm
ISEF boys. Courtesy photo
ISEF girls. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
Saturday, April 7, 26 Los Alamos students participated in the State Science Fair at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Los Alamos Public School students received 16 awards in the Junior Division, and in the Senior Division, Los Alamos High School received 32 awards.
Of the 11 LAHS students who competed in the Senior Division, seven will be moving on to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, PA, where they will compete with 1,800 ISEF finalists from around the world May 13-18.

NNMC Registration Opens For Summer And Fall 2018

on April 16, 2018 - 3:53pm
NHCC News:
Registration for the Summer and Fall semester at Northern New Mexico College opens at 8 a.m. Monday, April 16.
This registration period is open to everyone. Summer classes begin Monday, June 4, while Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 20.
New students can complete an application form online at or visit the admissions office on the Española campus. Early registration allows students enough time to discuss an academic plan with College advisors and secure their place in the classes of their choice.
Returning students should register by May 11 for a

School Board To Meet Tuesday

on April 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
LAPS News:
The Los Alamos Public Schools Board will meet at 5:30 ap.m. Tuesday, April 17 in the Adminisrtation Office's School Board Room located at 2101 Trinity Dr., Suite V.
The meeting is open to the public.
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Call to Order  President Jennifer McCumber will call the meeting to order
3. Roll Call
4. Routine Business/Approval of Agenda  Approval of Agenda
5. Recognition by the Board  National History Day Regional winners, presented by Brent Collom  Science Bowl Winners, presented by Kathy Boerigter and Lindsey Fullop