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Business Community Pitches In on Fun Run

Sign up today for the Miles for Minds 5K run or 1K walk on March 22 that will help raise money for academic programs and the fight against childhood obesity.

Posted February 15, 2015

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Student of the Week Michael Whitford, Manzano Mesa

Sponsored by Nusenda Credit Union (formerly New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union) and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted February 13, 2015

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Teacher Cites Research for Reason to Use Technology

Erin Mayer, a fourth grade teacher at Eubank, is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner. It's not too late to nominate the next winners.

Posted February 10, 2015

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Student of the Week: Lok Bir Chauhan

Eighth grader at Van Buren Middle School

Posted February 10, 2015

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For JDC Teacher, Each Day Is an 'Opening Act'

Rene Luna is the Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted February 5, 2015

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Student of the Week: Jillian Miller

Fifth grade at Eubank Academy of Fine Arts Elementary School.

Posted February 3, 2015

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Student of the Week: Alexa Garcia

Second grade at La Mesa ES.

Posted January 27, 2015

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Teachers Get LEGO Robotics Training

Robotics kits were purchased with funding from an APS Education Foundation Horizon Grant.

Posted January 22, 2015

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Foundation Board Elects New President

Jeff Lunsford takes the reigns of the 22-member board of directors.

Posted January 21, 2015

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Student of the Week: Meliana Gomez

Fifth grade at Adobe Acres ES

Posted January 20, 2015

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Student of the Week: Joseph Gabaldon

Fourth Grader from Painted Sky Elementary School

Posted January 13, 2015

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$15,000 Success Award Goes to Multi-School STEM Project

The APS Education Foundation also awards a $10,000 Success grant to Manzano for a math-based project.

Posted January 8, 2015

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Student of the Week: Noah Mikaelian

Student at APS Transition Services

Posted January 6, 2015

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SupportAPS.org Goes to the Next Level

The online fundraising tool is partnering with ClassWallet to help teachers raise money for classroom projects.

Posted December 18, 2014

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Sisters Pay Utility Bills for Two Kirtland ES Families

Linda K. Green and Judy Larson wanted to help families in need in memory of their mom.

Posted December 18, 2014

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Special Ed Teacher Found Her Calling

Melanie Lucero of Garfield Mid School is the December Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Santa Visits E.G. Ross, Highland with Bag Full of Tablets

Students and teachers who piloted Kuno Tablets at the two schools loved them so much that they were donated by Promethean, TIG and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Student of the Week: Victoria Jamharian

Eighth Grade at Desert Ridge Middle School.

Posted December 16, 2014

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Music and Technology Intertwine in Antonio Romero's Classes

The itinerant elementary music teacher is the latest TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Vikings Math Teacher Makes a Difference

Peggy Foos was the APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month for November.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Student Foundation Board Member to Represent NM in D.C.

Jonathan Salazar, an Atrisco Heritage Academy senior who serves on the APS Education Foundation Board of Directors, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Senate Youth Program.

Posted December 12, 2014

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Fraternity Donates Dozens of Coats to Ernie Pyle MS

Graduate members of Alpha Phi Alpha also donated coats to the APS Community Clothing Bank.

Posted December 9, 2014

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Student of the Week: Rodolfo Luna

Third Grade at Emerson Elementary School

Posted December 9, 2014

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Broader Horizons Fall Campaign Supports Dozens of Classrooms

The APS Education Foundation's grant program is providing nearly $85,000 this fall for STEM, literacy and fine arts.

Posted December 4, 2014

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Student of the Week: Hunter Havenor

Twelfth grade at Early College Academy

Posted December 2, 2014

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This Holiday Season, Don't Forget Our Neediest Kids

The APS Community Clothing Bank is taking monetary donations as well as new socks, undergarments and shoes so students can have the basic essentials.

Posted November 24, 2014

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Student of the Week: Rachel Lentz

Twelfth grade at Highland HS

Posted November 23, 2014

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Shoes on a Shoestring Sets Up Giving Tree for APS Students

The local business is partnering with the APS Education Foundation to meet increasing needs among underprivileged students.

Posted November 18, 2014

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Student of the Week: Ian Sanchez

Fifth grade at North Star Elementary School.

Posted November 18, 2014

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28 Unsung Students Named 2015 Selfless Seniors

The students who give of themselves without the expectation of recognition will get their moment in the spotlight during a ceremony in April.

Posted November 18, 2014

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Student of the Week Libni Perez
A senior at College and Career High School.
Meet the Class of 2018 Selfless Seniors
For a decade now, the APS Education Foundation has been recognizing high school seniors who selflessly give back to their communities.
Student of the Week Gia Sierra
2nd grader at Alvarado Elementary School
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