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Classmate passes away

April 9, 2019 by Carolyn Munyon Garcia (Register to contact)

I recently was informed that one of our classmates from the class of '76 passed away in Nov of 2018.
Many of you will certainly remember Vicki Warner Price. She was a great friend and an all around super athlete. I will certainly miss her. CGGARCIA

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LAHS baseball earns No. 7 seed at state  Los Alamos Monitor

Following an outstanding regular season, the Los Alamos High School baseball team will play host to Los Lunas in the first round of the Class 4A state ...



LAHS golf teams win district tournaments  Los Alamos Monitor

Both Los Alamos High School golf teams claimed district championships this week as they continue to prepare for next week's state championship meet.



U.S. News and World Report ranks New Mexico's best high schools  KRQE News 13

U.S. News and World Report has come out with its list of the best high schools in every state.



Atomic City Update: Sustained excellence helps set LAHS apart from other schools in New Mexico  Los Alamos Monitor

I don't yet know how the state championships will play out for the spring sports at Los Alamos High School, but I know this community has a good reason to be ...



LAHS baseball wins district championship with home victory over Taos  Los Alamos Monitor

For the first time since 2016, the Los Alamos High School baseball team has won a district championship. The Hilltoppers clinched the district with a 6-2 victory ...



Los Alamos headed back to state playoffs  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Another win this weekend and the Los Alamos Hilltoppers clinch a second straight state playoffs appearance and their third in four years.



LAHS softball splits key doubleheader with Sundevils  Los Alamos Monitor

After splitting a doubleheader against Española Valley last weekend, the Los Alamos High School softball team finds itself in must-win territory if it hopes to ...



Registration Open For Topper Soccer School 2019  Los Alamos Daily Post

Parents looking for a fun way to introduce their children to the internationally popular sport of soccer will have that opportunity at Topper Soccer School 2019.



Thorne to talk of gravity waves and black holes May 6  Los Alamos Monitor

The lecturer scheduled to speak at the 46th Annual J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture Series is just as well known in Hollywood as he is in the world of ...



Week in review: A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Santa Fe Indian School's Chris Humetewa had a little extra inspiration Friday during the first day of the Class1A-3A state track & field meet at ...



Los Alamos High School Hockey Team Wins State!  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Hockey Team won State in a tournament played at the Chaves Community Center in Santa Fe this past Saturday. The Toppers play in the Rio ...



Los Alamos High School AP Results For 2018  Los Alamos Daily Post

The results are in for the 341 students at Los Alamos High School who took a total of 613 AP® exams this past May. This year, 80 percent of students received ...



Los Alamos High School Wrestler Gloria Ramos Medals At Greater Southwest Tournament  Los Alamos Daily Post

Wearing her Greater Southwest Tournament medal, LAHS wrestler Gloria Ramos, left, with her sister Teresa credits her coaches, sister, parents and an ...



Los Alamos High School Educator Margo Batha Named National Award Finalist  Los Alamos Daily Post

National Speech & Debate Association News: Margo Batha is one of five finalists for the National Educator of the Year Award. DES MOINES, Iowa – The ...



Los Alamos High School Graduate Dr. Nora Lamartine Provides Health Care To Legislators In Santa Fe  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS 2006 graduate Dr. Nora Lamartine works her shift Tuesday as Doctor of the Day at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo. By BONNIE J. GORDON.



LAHS improves to 5-0 in district  Los Alamos Monitor

With three games remaining in the regular season, the Los Alamos High School girls' basketball team is still in first place in District 2-4A, sitting at 5-0 after a ...



Los Alamos High School Graduate Alisha Lindsey Named National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS graduate Alisha Lindsey at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. has been named a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow.



LAHS Seniors Top New Mexico Brain Bee  Los Alamos Daily Post

Congratulations to the 14 Los Alamos High School AP Psychology students who participated in the 5th Annual New Mexico Brain Bee at UNM Saturday, Feb. 2.



LAHS wrestling wins District 2-4A championship  Los Alamos Monitor

For the second year in a row, the Los Alamos High School wrestling team is the district champion. The Hilltoppers defeated Española Valley, Moriarty, Pojoaque ...



LAHS Pegasus Hosts Spring Sale Saturday April 27  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAPS News: Do you have too much stuff? Are your closets overflowing with clutter? Is your garage in need of some attention? Could you use some extra cash?



Los Alamos High School Alumnus Chase Ealey Wins USATF Women's Shot Put Championship  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS alumnus Chase Ealey won the women's shot put event in the Toyota USA Track and Field Indoor Championships Feb. 22-24 at the Toyota USA Track and ...



LAHS Advances To National Science Bowl ... Again!  Los Alamos Daily Post

Sponsors Kathy and Steve Boerigter with the Los Alamos High School team from left, Michael Chigaev, Elijah Pelofske, Conner Rittner, Steven Zhao (captain) ...



LAPS Issues Information On Delayed Start, School Cancellation And Early Dismissal Due To Snow  Los Alamos Daily Post

This message contains information about delayed start, school cancellation, or early dismissal due to snow or ice for the Los Alamos Public Schools.



Seven Los Alamos High School Students Named 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists  Los Alamos Daily Post

Seven LAHS students were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. They were honored during a luncheon Wednesday attended ...



Los Alamos School Board Recognizes Teachers Who Received National Board Certifications  Los Alamos Daily Post

During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Los Alamos School Board recognized teachers who received their National Board Certifications, including Rebecca ...



Los Alamos Wrestlers Take First At District 2-4A Duals  Los Alamos Daily Post

The LAHS wrestling team took first place at the District 2-4A Duals tournament Saturday at Pojoaque Valley High School defeating Moriarty, Espanola Valley, ...



2019 State Science Fair Results: LAPS Students Place In Almost Every Category  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Public Schools were well represented at the New Mexico State Science Fair held at New Mexico Tech in Socorro last weekend. Courtesy/LAPS.



LAHS Key Club Creates Sweet Cases For Foster Kids  Los Alamos Daily Post

From left, Los Alamos High School teacher Kathleen Boerigter, Key Club President MacKenzie Rogers and Vice President Morgan Jones hold up items that are ...



Community Budget Meetings For 2019-20 School Year  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus answers questions at Wednesday's Budget Committee Meeting. Courtesy/LAPS. Several representatives of the LAPS ...



LAHS football releases 2018 schedule  Los Alamos Monitor

The Los Alamos High School varsity football team will play 10 games in the 2018 season, six of which are against teams that they faced in the 2017 season.



Los Alamos High School XC Teams Dominate Meet  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Cross Country teams dominated Friday's Northern New Mexico Invite at the Municipal Recreation Center in Santa Fe. The Girls ...



Scenes/Highlights Of 2018 LAHS Homecoming Parade  Los Alamos Daily Post

At the judges' table Friday afternoon during the Los Alamos High School Homecoming Parade on Central Avenue are Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, LAPS ...



Light snow touches down in Los Alamos County  Los Alamos Monitor

Winter made its entrance Monday with a light snow in Los Alamos County.



Go (esports) team! Gamers now playing for their schools  Albuquerque Journal

Esports (competitive video games) expected to grow in NM.



LAHS Class Of 1988 30-Year Reunion Aug. 10-12  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Class Of 1988 30-year reunion is Aug. 10-12 and the list of activites includes: Friday Aug. 10: Check-in (5 p.m.), Smith's Scenic ...



Lady Hilltoppers Breakthrough Against Espanola  Los Alamos Daily Post

Head Coach Lanse Carter shares a sendoff cheer before the Toppers game against the Lady Sundevils Thursday night in the Northern New Mexico Collage ...



National Speech & Debate Association Selects Los Alamos Teacher Margo Batha 2019 Educator Of The Year  Los Alamos Daily Post

National Speech & Debate Association News: Margo Batha selected from five finalists and more than 5,000 educators across the country. DES MOINES, Iowa ...



Los Alamos High School Students And Staff 'Stand For The Banned And The Freedom To Read'  Los Alamos Daily Post

Topper Librarian Shannon Seitz and LAHS Student Placement Specialist Susan Segler came up with the idea of the reading marathon. They were inspired by ...



Los Alamos High School Students Take Awards At State Supercomputing Challenge  Los Alamos Daily Post

Several Los Alamos High School students joined 56 other teams representing 26 schools from around the state April 24 in Los Alamos for the 28th Annual ...



LAHS Key Club Members Raising Funds To Attend International Convention In Baltimore  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School students at recent Key Club Southwest District Convention in Albuquerque. Photo by Morrie Pongratz. Los Alamos High School Key ...



UNM-LA students named to PTK All State Community College Academic Team  UNM Newsroom

UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) students Annika Vestrand and Aaron Waller were recognized during the State Legislative Session in Santa Fe as members of the ...



Topper Girls Score Big Victory Over Elkettes ... Los Alamos Is Now The Team To Beat In District 2-4A  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Topper girls pose for a photo following their game Thursday night in the Ben Lujan Gymnasium in Pojoaque. The Toppers and Elkettes were in a tie for first ...



LAHS baseball prepares for tough test against Pintos  Los Alamos Monitor

Heading into this weekend's doubleheader against Moriarty, the Los Alamos High School baseball team remains locked in a battle atop the District 2-4A ...



Los Alamos Historical Society's Sharon Snyder Named Volunteer Of The Year  Los Alamos Daily Post

Sharon Snyder receiving her award as Volunteer of the Year during the New Mexico Association of Museum's conference in Taos. Courtesy photo. By KIRSTEN ...



Elkettes Deliver Against Los Alamos for District Championship  Rio Grande Sun

Pojoaque Valley High School girls basketball coach Seledon Martinez and his players' journey to Feb. 22's district championship-sealing victory over Los ...



Lady Hilltoppers Win Second In District  Los Alamos Daily Post

With the district championship on the line, the Topper girls played the Pojoaque Elkettes for the title in Griffith Gym Friday night. The teams were in a tie for the ...



Results From LAHS Swimmers At Belen Invitational  Los Alamos Daily Post

Hilltopper freestylers from left, Bella Montoya, Bailey Yost and Sylvia Holesinger enjoyed personal bests at the Belen Invitational. Courtesy photo. SPORTS ...



LAPD School Resource Officers Prepare For New Year  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School staff participate in Safety Academy Monday afternoon in the Black Box Theater at LAHS. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com.



Los Alamos High School And LAPS Foundation Team Up To Reach Math Students At All Levels  Los Alamos Daily Post

A screenshot of the teacher's report in IXL. The tool makes it easier for teachers to help students at all levels of learning. Courtesy photo. By Melanie McKinley.



Scenes From LAHS 2018 Graduation Ceremony Part 2  Los Alamos Daily Post

Speakers at this morning's 2018 Los Alamos High School Graduation Ceremony in Griffith Gymnasium from left, Teacher Speaker Brian Easton and Student ...



LAHS Hilltalkers Strike Gold At National Tournament  Los Alamos Daily Post

Members of the New Mexico Gold World Schools Debate team comprised of LAHS Hilltakers, from left, Sonyia Williams, Sam Menefee, Donald Poston and ...



LAHS Students 2018 Essay Contest Winners Recognized By Democratic Party Of Los Alamos County  Los Alamos Daily Post

Neal Martin and Katrina Schmidt award Sonyia Williams, right, first place in the 2018 Essay Contest hosted by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County.



Topper Girls Volleyball Team Wins District Title!  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School Athletic Director Ann Stewart presents the 2-4A District Championship trophy to the Topper Girls Volleyball Team. The Toppers played ...



LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch Returns Through Oct. 31  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School Choir students from left, Adalee Witt, Natalia DeBardeleben and Haley Capon stand ready to assist customers Sunday afternoon at the ...



Los Alamos High School To Induct 2017 Hall Of Fame Members  Los Alamos Daily Post

It's one of the highest honors an athlete can get to be inducted into any hall of fame – to be among a group of individuals considered particularly illustrious as ...



Topper Wrestling Has Good Showing At State  Los Alamos Daily Post

Damian Gonzales in weight class126 wins his semi-final match Saturday against a wrestler from Valencia with a score of 4-3 and progresses to the ...



Rotary Club Of Los Alamos Presents Distinguished Student Of Service Award To LAHS's Emily Holmes  Los Alamos Daily Post

Rotary Club President Vince Chiravalle welcomes Distinguished Student of *Service* Emily Holmes, a junior at LAHS, to the April 16 Club meeting at Cottonwood ...



Decorating Underway For LAHS Homecoming Dance  Los Alamos Daily Post

Members of the Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance Decorating Committee hard at work today preparing an Aloha themed venue for tonight's dance.



LAHS Hilltoppers Hammer EVHS Sundevils 57-12  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Topper Football team celebrated their victory over the Española Sundevils Friday night at Sullivan Field. The Toppers won by a large margin, the game last ...



LAPS Welcomes New Mountain Principal  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAPS News: Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus has announced that Jennifer Kieltyka is the new principal of Mountain Elementary School. Kieltyka grew up in Los ...



Los Alamos High School Chess Team Wins State Again!  Los Alamos Daily Post

2018 Trophy Presentation with Henry Poston (left), Victor Popa-Simil, Donald Poston, Andrei Popa-Simil, State Chess Director Steve Perea, Do Vo, Tim Martin ...



Hilltoppers Compete At Lubbock Swim/Dive Invitational  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Swimming and Diving teams competed Jan. 4-5 at the Lubbock HS Swimming and Diving Invitational at the Pete ...



Los Alamos Robotics Team To World Championships!  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Robotics Team 4153, known as Project Y is headed for the World Campionships in Houston, Texas. “Our team has met the challenges and rigors of ...



Dr. Justin Green Returns Home To LAMC  Los Alamos Daily Post

Dr. Justin Green, who graduated in 1980 from Los Alamos High School, is back in town and the newest member of the Los Alamos Surgical Associates team.



Saturday school is no punishment in Los Alamos  Santa Fe New Mexican

What was once a Breakfast Club-type disciplinary plan evolved into a voluntary way for students to catch up, keep up or get ahead.



LAHS Eco Club Proposes Plastic Bag Fee  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School Eco Club Co-Presidents Paulina Burnside, left, and Risa Bridge discuss the club's proposal to institute a 10-cent plastic bag fee.



LAHS Student Attending Culinary Institute Of America  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School sophomore Kira Tsoodle knows her way around the kitchen and her knowledge in the culinary arts is getting attention. Recently one of ...



Española Stumbles in Los Alamos | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

The Española Valley High School football team will have to wait another year to try and notch a win against rival Los Alamos High School.



Scenes From LAHS Annual Golf Tournament ... Toppers Boys Take First Place And Girls Take Second  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School Golf teams hosted their annual golf tournament Monday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course. The tournament hosted 85 players from ...



New coach is a fresh start for the Hilltoppers  Albuquerque Journal

When Los Alamos High School volleyball coach Diana Stokes resigned after the Tournament of Champions in the middle of September, the Hilltoppers were ...



Los Alamos High School Class Of 1982 Hosts 35th Reunion During Homecoming Weekend Sept. 29-30  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS REUNION News: Los Alamos High School 1982 graduates and friends are invited to gather together Sept. 29-30 for a fun and memorable weekend!



LAHS Pegasus Staff Thanks Community  Los Alamos Daily Post

From left, sophmore Dana Urbatsch, sophmore Katherine Fanning, senior Kyla Roberts, freshman Elizabeth Booton, sophmore Amelia Duffy, Pegasus Sponsor ...



LA named second-healthiest county in US  Los Alamos Monitor

Los Alamos County was singled out for its quality of health care, housing, economy and healthy population, among other factors Tuesday when U.S. News and ...



Scenes From Los Alamos Rotary Club Crab Fest 2019  Los Alamos Daily Post

Rotary Club of Los Alamos President Vincent Chiravalle welcomes the crowd to the 10th annual Rotary Club of Los Alamos Crab Fest fundraiser Saturday night ...



Hilltopper softball drops two district games to Tigers  Los Alamos Monitor

The road to a district championship got much tougher for the Los Alamos High School softball team last weekend, as the team dropped both games of a road ...



LAHS Coaches Host Summer Sports Camps  Los Alamos Daily Post

Coaches and student athletes from Los Alamos High School are hosting a variety of sports camps over the summer, so be sure to register for a spot. Below is ...



State Shows Desire To Enhance Public Health Office  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS students Sophia Vandenkieboom, Gracie Swensen and Isabella Hodges speak to council about the need to extend hours at the local health office.



Lady Hilltoppers Hold Off Elkettes For 14-10 Victory  Los Alamos Daily Post

The LAHS Girls Varsity Softball Team hosted the Pojoaque Valley Elkettes Tuesday afternoon at the White Rock softball fields. The Toppers secured an early ...



Scenes From LAHS 2018 Graduation Ceremony Part 1  Los Alamos Daily Post

Scene from this morning's graduation ceremony at Los Alamos High School in which students line up to enter Griffith Gymnasium. Photo by John ...



Topper Wrestling Team Wins District  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Topper Wrestling Team proudly displays their first place trophy at the district match Saturday in Griffith Gymnasium. The Toppers finished with 205.5 points ...



Carter Payne Selected Los Alamos High School Principal  Los Alamos Daily Post

Carter Payne in the LAHS Lobby has been selected to serve as principal effective July 1. Courtesy/LAPS. LAPS News: Carter Payne has been selected to serve ...



LAHS softball gets back on track with win over Pojoaque  Los Alamos Monitor

After struggling last weekend in Taos, the Los Alamos High School softball team got back on track Tuesday afternoon, taking down district-leading Pojoaque ...



Los Alamos High School Student Lillian Petersen To Present Research In Washington, D.C. May 2  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS sophomore Lillian Petersen is invited to present her research May 2 in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, LANL.



Atomic City Update: Lanse Carter is the perfect hire for LAHS girls basketball  Los Alamos Monitor

Longtime college basketball coach Bobby Knight once said, “To be as good as it can be, a team has to buy into what you as the coach are doing. They have to ...



Los Alamos County Chaplain Corp … A Ministry Of Presence During A Crisis  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Firefighters from left, Evan Pulliam, Justin Wright, Mike Cayton and Mike McElyea with newly ordained Senior Chaplain Lindsay Baca at Firestation ...



Los Alamos And Academy Duel At Invite  Los Alamos Daily Post

The annual Los Alamos Invite cross country meet Friday afternoon at the County Golf Course pitted the Hilltoppers against the Academy Chargers. The Chargers ...



Superintendent Announces New Leadership At LAPS  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAPS News: Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus announces changes in leadership for the Los Alamos Public Schools: Jennifer Guy, Assistant Superintendent for ...



Life Flight Crew Visits With LAHS Students  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS Senior Elizabeth Dimick sits in the helicopter while members of the Air Methods Life Flight crew, left, Challen Clarke, Jennife Valdez and Ashley Lobsinger ...



Topper Boys XC Wins Class 4A State Championship!  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Topper Boys Cross Country team wins the Class 4A State Championship Saturday at the Rio Rancho High School course. The Toppers were ...



LAMS Jazz Bands Score Well At Jazz Fest  Los Alamos Daily Post

Members of the LAMS Jazz 1 perform during a concert Wednesday evening at Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/LAMS. LAMS News: Los Alamos Middle ...



Los Alamos High School Chemistry Students May Qualify For U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Team  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS chemistry students Donald Poston and Steven Zhao may qualify for U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad team. Courtesy/LAHS. LAHS News: The Central ...



Pinon 6th Grader Eddie Gartz Wins Elementary Mile  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Elementary Mile ran in conjunction with the Los Alamos High School Cross Country meet Friday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course. This annual event ...



Building unity  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Hilltoppers are put through their paces ahead of this year's championship bid.



Hilltoppers, Chargers Battle In Albuquerque  Los Alamos Daily Post

Frosh runners Katie Wingo and Jalyn Gould lead a pack of LAHS runners in the C-team Girls race. Photo by Blake Wood. Freshman Jerome Martinez outsprints ...



Los Alamos High School Students Are Semifinalists In 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program  Los Alamos Daily Post

Seventeen LAHS students are named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Gathered to celebrate, back row from left, Principal Carter ...



Los Alamos High School Graduate Kevin Johnson Becomes CEO Of Starbucks April 3  Los Alamos Daily Post

LAHS 1978 graduate Kevin Johnson, left, takes the helm of Starbucks April 3 from retiring CEO Howard Schultz. Courtesy photo. By MAIRE O'NEILL.



Los Alamos High School NJROTC News  Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos High School NJROTC cadets participate in the annual Sail Academy this summer at Cochiti Lake. Courtesy photo. NJROTC News: The summer has ...



Rotary Distinguished Student Of Service: Natalie Aulwes  Los Alamos Daily Post

Rotary Club President Vincent Chiravalle, left, presents Los Alamos High School junior Natalie Aulwes with the Club's Distinguished Student of *Service* Award ...



Scenes From 2017 Los Alamos High School Graduation  Los Alamos Daily Post

Scene from the 2017 Los Alamos High School Graduation in Griffith Gymnasium. Photo by Lelo Lehman/ladailypost.com. Photo by Lelo Lehman/ladailypost.com.



Fifty-Four Los Alamos High School Students To Be Honored At Phi Beta Kappa Banquet April 23  Los Alamos Daily Post

Sunday evening, April 23, the Los Alamos Phi Beta Kappa Association will hold its 61st annual banquet to honor the top graduates of Los Alamos High School.



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