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Welcome to Chamisa:

We are looking forward to continuing the focus of Chamisa which is: Teamwork, Family, and Community. The Chamisa staff has created its core values for the school and students and I look forward to implementing it again for this school year. The district is also implementing a “Safe and Civil Schools” framework as a positive behavior support this school year. Chamisa teachers will be applying part of that framework into their lessons.


Craig Washnok, Principal

Safety Standard Response:

A critical ingredient in the safe school recipe is the classroom response to an incident at school. Weather events, fire, accidents, intruders and other threats to student safety are scenarios that are planned and trained for by students, teachers, staff, and administration.

The Chamisa School Safety Plan follows both the district and the New Mexico State Public Education Department’s guidelines for school safety plans. We review our plan periodically with the school’s Action Crisis Team and on an annual basis with the Aspen Site Council. There are three key elements to our plan: Prevention, Intervention, and Crises Response. We also keep an address list and photographs on file of the sex offenders who reside in Los Alamos. This list is updated by the Superintendent’s office and available in our front office.

This part of our plan refers to what we teach our students so that they learn how to make healthy and safe choices. Our curriculum includes life skills, media literacy, conflict resolution, class meetings, student counseling, Friendship Groups, and Lunch Buddies.

This part of our plan refers to the school’s behavior rules, a progressive discipline policy, dress code, attendance, and abuse/neglect reporting.

Things parents can do now:

  • Please make sure to update your student’s school emergency card. Call or come by the school to update. Remember to update again when necessary.


Every Wednesday, dismissal is 12:00 pm for all grades

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:17 Warning Bell
8:20 am School Begins
10:00 am Recess
10:15 am Recess Ends
11:15 am Primary Team to Lunchroom
11:35 am Middle Team to Recess
11:45 am Upper Team to Lunchroom
11:50 am
12:00 pm Primary Team Recess Ends
12:20 pm Middle Team Lunch Ends
12:30 pm Upper Team Recess Ends
2:00 pm Recess
2:15 pm Recess Ends
3:20 pm Dismissal
3:35 pm All students off school grounds

8:17 am Warning Bell
8:20 am School Begins
10:00 am Recess
10:15 am Recess Ends
12:00 pm Dismissal
12:15 pm All students off school grounds

The purpose of any computer utilization is to enhance the educational experience. All students and staff are required to have a signed district Technology Agreement on file. Use of computers is a privilege and not a right. Inappropriate use will result in the cancellation of those privileges. LAHS administration will determine what is inappropriate use and that decision will be final. Inappropriate use will result in the closing of an account at any time or by removal from a computer-based class.

• Ethical Use of Technology Board Policy 6144R