SFPS to launch summer meal program

Over the summer break, Santa Fe Public Schools will offer free meals to children between the ages of 1 and 18 at the several sites. School-age children do not have to be enrolled in a public school in the district to participate in the meal program.

The following are the meal sites and the dates of service:

Amy Biehl Community School: June 17-July 26

Capital High School: June 3-July 19

Cásar Chávez Elementary School: June 3-July 26

Chaparral Elementary: June 3-July 26

E.J. Martinez Elementary: June 3-July 26

El Camino Real Academy: Tuesday, May 28-July 26

Kearny Elementary: June 3-July 26

Nina Otero Community School: June 3-July 26

Ortiz Middle School: June 3-June 28

Piñon Elementary: Tuesday, May 28-July 26

Ramirez Thomas Elementary: June 3-July 26

Salazar Elementary: June 3-July 26

Sweeney Elementary: June 3-July 26

Early College Opportunities school (lunch only): June 3-June 14

Franklin Miles Park (lunch only): June 10-July 3

Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at all locations except Capital High School, which will stop lunch service at 12:15 p.m.; the Early College Opportunities school, which will serve lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m.; and Franklin Miles Park, which will serve lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

All sites will be closed for meal service July 4 and 5. For more information, call the district’s Student Nutrition Office at 467-3601.

Foundation seeks scholarship applicants

The Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation is currently accepting applications for Northern New Mexico Tribal Business Scholarships.

These one-time, $1,500 awards are designated to support qualified Native American students currently attending four-year undergraduate degree programs in business-related fields, such as accounting, finance and business information systems, at an accredited institution.

Applicants must be members of a Native American pueblo or tribe and live within one of the following Northern New Mexico counties: Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos.

Applications must be submitted online at www.lanlfoundation.org/scholarships by the June 15 deadline. Students may reapply yearly.

MANA del Norte offers scholarship

MANA del Norte, an organization that helps Hispanic women in Northern New Mexico reach their higher education goals, is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year.

Applicants must be a current or former residents of one of the following six Northern New Mexico counties: Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel and Taos.

This year, at least five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to selected recipients.

Applications must be submitted by July 1 via regular mail to: MANA del Norte Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 9236, Santa Fe, NM 87504. Application materials are available online at manadelnortenm.org or by contacting scholarship committee co-chairwoman Dolores E. Roybal at deroybal@hotmail.com or 505-577-0352.

Woods’ foundation targets Santa Fe for STEM training

The TGR Foundation, a charity supported by professional golfer Tiger Woods, has selected Santa Fe as the first site for the expansion of its professional development program for educators, TGR EDU: Create.

The program will incorporate interdisciplinary approaches with content focused on science, technology, engineering and math, college access and career connections.

TGR EDU: Create will offer free STEM Studio workshops from June 17 through June 21 at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center.

For information about registration, contact Reshma Melwani at rmelwani@tgrfoundation.org. The deadline to register is June 2.