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LAHS Students Honor Tyler Van Anne

on December 4, 2013 - 11:02pm

Classmates of Los Alamos High School student Tyler Van Anne, who died today, painted the White Rock rock this evening in his honor. Photo by Kateri Morris

Photo by Kateri Morris

Support Systems Gathering at Teen Center Thursday

on December 4, 2013 - 9:49pm


Los Alamos Teen Center Director Sylvan Sierra Argo together with other local organizations is pulling together various support networks at the Teen Center for Thursday.

What will be available for teens so far:

  • Michelangelo Lobato will be at the Teen Center on and off throughout the day;
  • Aimee Schnedler (grief counselor) will be at the Teen Center on and off throughout the day;
  • Kim Secrest (has a Masters in art therapy and counseling) will be facilitating creative/art processing/expression activities after school;
  • Fuller Lodge Art Center is donating art supplies for the

LAHS Grief Counselors Prepare For Thursday

on December 4, 2013 - 9:09pm
LAPS News:
Los Alamos Public School Superintendent Gene Schmidt addressed today's death of Los Alamos High School student Tyler Van Anne.
"We have informed the staff and we are preparing for a good grief day tomorrow," Schmidt said. "Counselors will be standing by when students arrive at school in the morning."
Schmidt told the Los Alamos Daily Post late this afternoon that he was attempting to reach out to Van Anne's family.
A prayer service was held this evening at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Canyon Road.

Los Alamos High School Student Died Today

on December 4, 2013 - 5:59pm
Staff Report
Los Alamos High School student Tyler Van Anne passed away this afternoon. A prayer service is being held tonight at 6 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Canyon Road.
The Los Alamos Teen Center at Canyon Road and Diamond Drive also is open for teens who would like to gather outside of the service.
The Sandoval County Sheriffs Department is investigating Van Anne's death, which occured in Sandoval County. No further details are available at this time.

Prepare for Finals ... Join 'Just Do It Study Group!'

on December 4, 2013 - 2:09pm

Sopahn Kellogg prepares study note cards as DC Kim helps a fellow student with chemistry. Courtesy photo

Jacqui Hargraves focuses on math while Elsa Guinoiseau, a native French speaker supports students with their French homework and Caleb Crutella completes an assignment. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Just Do It Study Group! Just in time to get those homework assignments turned in and prepare for final exams in two weeks. 
This opportunity might just be for you if you:
• Want to develop good study habits before you get to college.
• Need help with some difficult homework.
• Feel disorganized

Band Booster Poinsettia Sale is On

on December 4, 2013 - 12:28pm


The Los Alamos High School Band Booster Annual Poinsettia Sale is on, with beautiful locally grown plants in two sizes (4.5 inch pot and 7 inch pot) and three colors: traditional vibrant red, winter white and a glitter plant that is a mix of red and white.

Contact your local Los Alamos High School Band student to place your order. If you don't know a local Band Student, contact Karen Mehlin at 505-570-0202 to be directed to one.

Deliveries will be made within Los Alamos County on the date of your choice.

YMCA Offers Way to Help Families in Need

on December 4, 2013 - 12:25pm

YMCA News:

The Family YMCA is asking the public to help sponsor families in need for the Christmas holiday.

Family members’ wishes are noted on tags hanging on the tree in the front lobby of the main Y. Sponsors are asked to remove a tag from the tree, purchase and wrap the desired gift, and then attach the tag to the outside of the package before returning it to the Y for delivery to the family. 

Gifts must be returned to the Y, wrapped and with the tag attached, by Dec. 17. The Y is open 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 7p.m.