Principal Michele Altherr, left, and Counselor Kim Pulliam receive supplies for Aspen Elementary School. Photo Courtesy JJAB
Los Alamos Middle School Counselor Michelle Bane, left, displays a couple of the supplies delivered by JJAB Youth Resource Specialist Santina Shije. Photo Courtesy JJAB
JJAB Family Resource Specialist Tara Adams, left, delivers school supplies to Pinon Elementary School Counselor Yvette Byers. Photo Courtesy JJAB
Chamisa Elementary School Counselor Michelangelo Lobato, left, and Principal Craig Washnok with school supplies provided by JJAB. Photo Courtesy JJAB
BY LISA ZUHN
Thanks to the generosity of local businesses and individuals, the Los Alamos JJAB raised $4,800 to provide supplies to Los Alamos Public Schools students and staff. JJAB worked with the five elementary, middle and high schools to identify student and staff needs. Items provided for students included backpacks, notebooks, graph paper, pens, pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, glue sticks, and so much more. In addition, LAPS Counselors and teachers were provided special items such as post it boards, dry erase markers, emergency snacks, educational games for after school programs, earbuds for testing, and sensory gadgets.
JJAB would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their generous donations:
- Unitarian Church of Los Alamos
- Zia Credit Union
- Plateau Property Management
- Los Alamos Schools Credit Union
- Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish – Christian Concern Committee
- Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church
- Nambe Drugs Los Alamos
- Los Alamos Children’s Clinic
- Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry
- Los Alamos Medical Center
- White Rock Presbyterian Church
- Enterprise & Trust Bank
- Jackie Beebe
- Ellen Ben-Naim
- James Griffin
The Los Alamos JJAB wishes all students and staff a successful school year.
The Los Alamos JJAB is a local non-profit focusing on the needs of youth with an emphasis on reducing youth risk behaviors, facilitating positive youth development, and building resiliency. For additional information about JJAB services and programs, visit http://www.losalamosjjab.com or call 505-709-8125.