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Today's News

  • Baseball: D-backs’ outreach director visits WR

    Los Alamos isn’t generally a stop for a Major League Baseball team, but a visitor from the Arizona Diamondbacks was on-hand Wednesday at Chamisa Elementary School.
    Jeff Rodin, the Diamondbacks’ director of baseball outreach and development, gave a presentation to local baseball and softball coaches Wednesday night at the school’s media center.
    There are new ways to reach younger players, Rodin reiterated throughout his 2-1/2 hour presentation, which was attended by approximately 30 youth coaches.

  • Review: Rango’s charm is sure to wrangle viewers

    Rango, the main character in the film of the same name, lives up to his identity as a chameleon as he searches for his destiny in the middle of nowhere.
    Voiced by Johnny Depp, the well-meaning reptile finds himself in the middle of the Mojave Desert after his aquarium is tossed out of the family car in a near-accident.
    A run-over armadillo, named “Roadkill,” directs the chameleon with no name to go into the desert to find his destiny. This begins a fun and humorous adventure in the old west town of “Dirt.”

  • JMHS Debate team places first

    The Los Alamos Area Home Educators’ Speech and Debate team, “Jemez Mountain Home School” Team, brought home a First Place trophy from the New Mexico State Tournament in Hobbs, last weekend.
    The local team earned “First Place Limited Entry Sweepstakes.”
    “Every team member’s efforts contribute to earning a sweepstakes trophy,” said the team’s coach, Dr. Carolyn Conner.
    Team participants for the state competition included:

  • Shedding some light on MAPS testing

    Moans and groans echo through the hallways when word gets around that it is time for students to take Measure of Academic Progress tests. Students have a hard time seeing the importance of MAPS testing; however, there are many benefits that the tests provide.

  • Ready or not, teens’ lives are going to change

    Ready or not, here it comes. This is not a game of hide-and-go seek. This is about the near future…the future of teenagers. Soon they’ll have to leave the comfort of their warm homes with their bedrooms and mom’s home-cooked meals, go out into the real world, make their own decisions and transform into something more than teenagers.

  • Students bridge the U.S., European gap

    Many people don’t realize how many differences exist between European and American teenagers. Foreign exchange students Charlotte Mouret, 17, of France, Maja Struck, 15, of Germany and Kathrine Eriksen, 16, of Denmark recently helped shed some light on the differences.
    All students at Los Alamos High School, they explained what it means for them to live in the United States, and what a change this country is from Europe.

  • Word on the Street 03-13-11

    Teen Pulse staff members Courtney Collier and MariaJaleh McTeigue recently asked LAHS students a few questions about Los Alamos.

  • Births 03-13-11

    Feb. 22: A girl, Trinity Alexis Ruybal, born to Marlene Garcia and Jestin Ruybal
    Feb. 23: A girl, Elaina Z. You, born to Yumei Zhang and Zhengyun You
    Feb. 24: A boy, Marcos Isaiah Manzanares, born to Rachel and Leonard Manzanares
    Feb. 25: A girl, Sophia Arrey, born to Michelle C. Martinez and Robert D. Arrey
    Feb. 25: A boy,  Robert Arrey Jr., born to Michelle C. Martinez and Robert D Arrey
    Feb. 21: A boy, Jason L. Hu, born to Xiuling Nie and Jianwei Hu
    Feb. 28: A girl, Jenessa Duran, born to Audrey Sanchez and Leroy Duran

  • ‘Networks of Support’ slated for Tuesday

    La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss, “Networks of Support” at their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Teen Room at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr.
    All interested, pregnant, or breastfeeding women are welcome to learn and share, through mother-to-mother support, the basics and benefits of breastfeeding. A lending library with books and audiotapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available. Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating, are welcome.

  • Youth Activity Center schedule 03-13-11

    This week at the Youth Activity Center:
     
    Monday — Watercolors
    Tuesday — Group Jenga
    Wednesday — Movies and munchies
    Thursday — Wearing of the green contest
    Friday — Battleship

    Membership is free and open to third through eighth graders.
    For additional information, call 662-9412 or 672-1565.
    The Youth Activity Center is a program  of the Los Alamos Family Council.