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Welcome to the AP (Advanced Placement) Program at Los Alamos High School
Through the AP Program, students are able to experience the rigors of college-level studies while still in high school.  Los Alamos High School offers a number of AP courses in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Fine Arts and Career & Technology.

AP Brochure.pdf
AP Program Guide 2018-19.pdf
AP Bulletin for Students and Parents 2018-19.pdf
AP Bulletin for Students and Parents 2018-2019 Spanish.pdf
AP FAQs
2019 AP Exam Schedule
2019 Alternate Date Exam Schedule

Registering for AP Exams
Registration for the 2019 AP Exams is March 1 through March 15. Students must complete the online registration form

Payments
The cost for AP Exams this year, as set by the College Board, is $94.00 for each exam. No cash will be accepted.  Please make checks or money orders payable to Los Alamos Public Schools. Payment may also be made online via PayPal.  

To pay for AP exams using Paypal, CLICK HERE TO PAY          https://laschools.hotlunch.com/fees/lahs/registration.php
*Please scroll down the page to click on the AP Exam and type in $94.00 and be sure to UNCLICK other items so you are not paying for them.

Financial Assistance
Students in need of financial assistance may be eligible for subsidies through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Please refer to the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2018-19 for more information or contact Mrs. Goettee.

Fee Reduction Letter and Form

Cancellation and Late Fees
There will be a $15.00 fee charged for cancellation and withdrawal from each test once the order has been placed. Any late orders will be assessed a $55.00 late fee by the College Board.

Alternate Testing
If a student needs to take an AP exam on the alternate testing date for any of the reasons listed below will be required to pay an additional $45 per exam for a total cost of $139 per exam.

•    Academic contest/event
•    Athletic contest/event
•    Conflict with non-AP and non-IB exam
•    Family/personal commitment
•    Ordering error
•    Other school event
•    School closing (local decision, non-emergency)

Alternate Testing Date Registration Form

Students who are currently enrolled in an AP course and choose to not take the AP exam for that course must complete the AP Exam Exemption Form and submit the completed and signed form to the AP Coordinator.

AP Coordinator Contact Information:
Connie Goettee   
Phone: (505) 663-2204    Email: c.goettee@laschools.net  

AP Courses and Course Overviews

Arts
Art History Course Overview
Music Theory* Course Overview
Studio Art: 2-D Design* Course Overview
Studio Art: 3-D Design* Course Overview
Studio Art: Drawing* Course Overview

English
English Language and Composition (11)* Course Overview
English Literature and Composition (12)* Course Overview

History and Social Science
Comparative Government and Politics Course Overview
European History* Course Overview
Human Geography* Course Overview
Macroeconomics* Course Overview
Microeconomics* Course Overview
Psychology* Course Overview
US Government and Politics* Course Overview
US History* Course Overview
World History Course Overview

Math and Computer Science
Calculus AB* Course Overview
Calculus BC* Course Overview
Computer Science A* Course Overview
Computer Science Principles Course Overview
Statistics* Course Overview

Science
Biology* Course Overview
Chemistry* Course Overview
Environmental Science* Course Overview
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism* Course Overview
Physics C: Mechanics* Course Overview
Physics 1* Course Overview
Physics 2* Course Overview

World Language and Culture
Chinese Language and Culture Course Overview
French Language and Culture* Course Overview
German Language and Culture* Course Overview
Italian Language and Culture Course Overview
Japanese Language and Culture Course Overview
Latin* Course Overview
Spanish Language and Culture* Course Overview
Spanish Literature and Culture Course Overview

*Courses offered at Los Alamos High School

Honors English 10

AP Language and Composition 11

AP German

AP Chemistry

1.  Email Mrs. Boerigter at <k.boerigter@laschools.net> to get the password to get into the online homework and text.
2.  Go to Summer AP Assignment folder on Mrs. Boerigter’s teacher page.
3.  Print the sheets and learn the solubility rules, equipment, reaction types, and ion sheets.
4.  Read and take notes on Chapters 1-3 in the text.
5.  Do Online Homework for Chapters 1-3 at ConnectPlus (use password provided by Mrs. Boerigter in return email)
*You may go ahead and do as many chapters beyond chapter 3 as you desire.  The first-semester tentative schedule is on my teacher page also.  If you have any questions, e-mail Mrs. Boerigter.
AP Environmental Science

AP Biology

AP Calc/Trig/Algebra 1

AP Algebra 2/Trig

AP French

AP Physics

AP Studio Art

YEARBOOK

Buy your yearbook now! Cost is $60. Don’t wait. Yearbooks sold out last year.

Time is running out to purchase your senior ad for the 2019 Los Alamos High School yearbook. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate your graduate! The deadline for purchasing an ad is March 1. Click here for details.

http://www.buytheyearbook.com/losalamoshs

Valentine Discount extended to Feb 28th. Click here for more information: valentinediscount.

Any questions please contact Yearbook Advisor Kimberly Engelking –  k.engelking@laschools.net

IMPORTANT: If you purchased the 2018 yearbook last year, the Spring Inserts are here.  If you are currently a student at LAHS, you can come by A304 before school, at lunch, and after school. They are also available during 2A in room D117.  If you need to pick up a copy at the office,  please email Ms.Engelking so the correct number can be left at the desk.

Great Schools. Great Place to Live. Great People

Los Alamos Public Schools is ranked as one of the premier school districts in the United States. LAPS serves as the primary school district for Los Alamos County, a county recently recognized as a Top 10 County for public schools. See links below on our outstanding achievements for the school district and our outstanding partnership with Los Alamos County.

#1 School District in New Mexico

Top 10 Counties in America for Education

Best Places to Live Top 10

Los Alamos Country #1 for Quality of Life