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LANL: Student Teams Showcase Computing Projects

on April 19, 2018 - 8:43am

More than 200 New Mexico students and teachers will come together April 23-24 at Los Alamos National Laboratory to showcase their computing research projects. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • The Supercomputing Challenge is project-based learning geared to teaching a wide range of skills including computational thinking and computer programming.

More than 200 New Mexico students and their teachers will come together April 23-24 at Los Alamos National Laboratory to showcase their computing research projects at the 28th annual New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge expo and awards ceremony.

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Krik Krikorian Speaks At United Church Anniversary

on April 19, 2018 - 8:31am

Nerses 'Krik' Krikorian speaks on the church history during church services on Anniversary Sunday at the United Church of Los Alamos. The churched marked its 70th anniversary in November. Krikorian was born in Turkey in 1921. He was brought to North America at the age of four, escaping the aftermath of the Armenian genocide. After graduating from college, Krikorian worked for Union Carbide in Niagara Falls, NY during World War II. In 1946, he was approached to work at Los Alamos to build polonium initiators for one year.

Los Alamos School Board Adopts 2018-19 Budget With 4.5 Percent Raise For All Staff

on April 19, 2018 - 7:32am
Los Alamos High School. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board adopted a $37,953,364 million operational budget for the 2018-19 school year at its Tuesday baord meeting.

The budget reflects parent, student, staff and community priorities and is designed to meet the mission and eight focus areas in the LAPS Strategic Plan.
The first three focus areas are:
  • Student Well-Being;
  • Student Learning; and
  • Teacher and Staff Well-Being and Excellence.

Read the LAPS Strategic Plan here.

The Board plans to provide a much needed 4.5 percent raise for all staff starting July

RE/MAX Broker Of The Month: Meet Kelly Myers

on April 19, 2018 - 7:27am

Kelly Myers

RE/MAX First News:

Los Alamos is a wonderful place to live, but let’s face it, the housing market is brutal and that can make buying, or even selling a house, stressful!  

Kelly Myers has 32 years of experience as a mother, 22 years of experience in education as a public school teacher and more than 13 years in real estate as a licensed Realtor. She is a native of Los Alamos and has lived in this community for more than 50 years, so she really does know LA! Her dad was a former superintendent with the Los Alamos Public Schools and the Duane W. Smith Auditorium is named for him.

Annual Aggie Muster In Los Alamos Saturday

on April 19, 2018 - 7:24am
Courtesy/Evelyn Mullen‎
Muster will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Craig Hall at the United Church at 2525 Canyon Road in Los Alamos.
The event is $12 per person and $5 for children under 12 years of age, with no more than $30 per family, and includes a BBQ dinner along with desserts.
To RSVP, call Elizabeth Smith '15 at 210.544.1162 or email
The Muster Tradition

Century-old roots provide the basis for Muster as Aggies know it today. It has changed, yet the Spirit in which it was established remains the same.

National Parks Adventure Premieres On PEEC’s New Planetarium Projector April 21

on April 19, 2018 - 7:04am
PEEC News:
The Los Alamos Nature Center is bringing the National Parks Adventure to its planetarium at 2 p.m., April 21 after the Earth Day festival and will be the first full-dome film to be shown on the new planetarium projector.
The power of America’s national parks is undeniable. Millions have packed up the family to hike through impossibly lush forests, to gaze upon towering cliffs and deep-plunging canyons, to witness the breathtaking arcs of natural history, and, to share moments of wonder amid the protected treasures of this land.
A MacGillivray Freeman

Adobe Brick Making Community Days In May

on April 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Get dirty in Santa Fe for four days in May at Historic Santa Fe Foundation. Courtesy photo
HSFF News:
For the first two Saturdays of the month – May 5 and May 12 – staff and volunteers will set up the hands-on workshop/demonstration in the courtyard of the Palace of the Governors with the third and fourth Saturdays – May 19 and May 26 – hosted at San Miguel Chapel.
All Saturday events will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and people of all ages are welcome to visit, ask questions and participate in making traditional adobe bricks.