Some of the 21 employees retiring from Los Alamos Public Schools this year. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Public Schools honored 21 employees who are retiring during the 2020-21 school year. Retirees and their families attended the celebration in the School Boardroom while others attended via Zoom.
School principals as well as representatives from Facilities and the Central Office spoke on behalf of their staff who are retiring. This year’s list combined has over 350 years of experience with the district.
“We appreciate the dedication and service this group has provided to Los Alamos Public Schools over the years,” said Supt. Kurt Steinhaus. “We wish you all the best in your retirement.”
This year’s retirees include:
Aspen Elementary – Pauline Stephens
Barranca Elementary – Julie Collins, Patricia Jaramillo and Daryl Osden
Chamisa Elementary – Kim Letellier and Renee Mitsunaga
Mountain Elementary – Mary Maestas, Katrina Rupprecht and Bernadette Ziomek
Piñon Elementary – Herb Siegel
Los Alamos Middle School – Jennifer Neil
Los Alamos High School – Barbara Baker, Ellen Cort, Michelle Holland, Virginia Kachelmeier, Robyn Ladino, Eva Pacheco and Katie Tauxe
Central Office – Kurt Steinhaus and Kathryn Vandenkieboom
Facilities Department – Maria De Lourdes-Hernandez
Kim Letellier, left, and Renee Mitsunaga are retiring from Chamisa Elementary School. Courtesy photo