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Successful Golf Tournament Brings in $44,000+

Annual Superintendent's Cup raises money for APS Education Foundation

Posted August 11, 2014

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Student of the Week: Audrey Thompson

Congratulations to Audrey Thompson, a fifth grader at Arroyo del Oso Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted May 27, 2014

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Tech Coordinator Tailors Technology to Meet Student Needs

Seth Hoover of Alamosa ES is the final TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner for the 2013-14 school year.

Posted May 20, 2014

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Operation Kidsafe Fingerprint Stations

The grand re-opening of the free service that captures children's pictures and fingerprints kicks off with a special event June 5-6 at Mark's Casa Auto Group locations.

Posted May 20, 2014

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Foundation Awards $45,000+ to Mid, High Schools

Kennedy MS received the Walmart/APS Education Foundation Blue Sky Grant worth $15,000, and six other schools receive a total of more than $31,000 through the first Achieve Awards.

Posted May 20, 2014

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Student of the Week: Sabrina Yazzie

Congratulations to Sabrina Yazzie, a tenth grader at School on Wheels High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted May 20, 2014

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Teacher Loves Watching Students Achieve Their Goals

Teresa Silva of Eugene Field ES is the final Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Year for 2013-14.

Posted May 15, 2014

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Isotopes Sponsor Educator Appreciation Night

Order your tickets this week for the game on May 23.

Posted May 13, 2014

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Student of the Week: Vernon Rockett

Congratulations to Vernon Rockett, a tenth grader at College and Career High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted May 13, 2014

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Contest Winner Announced!

The 2nd Annual Isotopes Student's Choice Top Educator Essay Contest is from Rudolfo Anaya Elementary!

Posted May 12, 2014

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Students are Active Learners in Rick Sleeter's Class

The Eldorado High history and anthropology teacher is the latest TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted May 8, 2014

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Local Business Helps APS Students Chase Their Dream

Two students receive $1,000 BEStstaff Inc. scholarships by former APS students who want to help others like them.

Posted May 6, 2014

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Student of the Week: Gabriel Boivin

Congratulations to Gabriel Boivin, a fifth grader at Griegos Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted May 6, 2014

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Mid-School Teacher Channels Indiana Jones in the Classroom

Daniel Kennerly, the latest Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month, leads his students on adventures through reading, writing and storytelling.

Posted May 1, 2014

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Holman's Wants to Honor "Angels in the Classroom"

The Albuquerque business is recognizing teachers who work full-time in autism-specific classrooms.

Posted May 1, 2014

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Student of the Week: Seth Lopez

Congratulations to Seth Lopez, an eighth grader at Jackson Middle School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted April 29, 2014

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Give Grande New Mexico on May 6th

The APS Education Foundation is joining more than 300 nonprofits in the state and across the nation for a national day of local giving.

Posted April 29, 2014

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16,000+ Students to Benefit from Spring Horizon Awards

Since Horizon’s implementation three years ago by the APS Education Foundation, more than $550,000 has been allocated into classrooms.

Posted April 28, 2014

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Rio Grande Science Teachers Recognized

Lisa Caldwell, Bill Creech, Bill Gorum, Dolores Salazar and Elizabeth Scharrer were named Teachers of the Month by Pepsi and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted April 28, 2014

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Teacher Sees Collaborative Benefits of Technology

Steven Lamb, a second grade teacher at E.G. Ross Elementary, is a TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted April 24, 2014

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May Day Festival & Plant Sale to Benefit APS Growing Gardens

The event sponsored by Skarsgard Farms on May 3 will support the program that teaches students how to start and maintain gardens at their schools.

Posted April 23, 2014

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Isotopes Sponsor Second Annual Student's Choice Essay Contest

APS students are encouraged to write an essay, poem or thank you about an educator who has influenced them. Winners will throw out the first pitch at the May 23 Educators Appreciation Game Night.

Posted April 22, 2014

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Student of the Week: Evelyn Hostutler

Congratulations to Evelyn Hostutler, a third grader at Ventana Ranch Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted April 22, 2014

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Madison MS Busy with Project-Based Learning Projects That Include Parents and Community

Students have had a busy spring planning and implementing a variety of projects and programs bringing real world application to academic learning. Eighth Grade Social Studies students have been researching and sewing freedom quilts, 7th and 8th graders worked on committees for the Neverland Café, and art students cast clay totems and worked on a mosaic project.

Posted April 16, 2014

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Spring into Foundation Fun

Support students and teachers through the APS Education Foundation this spring and have a lot of fun while you’re at it.

Posted April 15, 2014

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Student of the Week: Lindsey Parcell

Congratulations to Lindsey Parcell, an eighth grader at Eisenhower Middle School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted April 15, 2014

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Student of the Week: Michelle Gonzalez

Congratulations to Michelle Gonzalez, an eleventh grader at School on Wheels High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted April 3, 2014

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Student of the Week: Angelica Macias

Congratulations to Angelica Macias, a fifth grader at Susie Rayos Marmon Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted April 1, 2014

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APS Day At Hinkle Family Fun Center

Start your Spring Break, on Monday, April 14, at Hinkle Family Fun Center and help support the APS Education Foundation.

Posted March 31, 2014

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Rent a Tux for Prom, Help Teachers & Students

For the fifth consecutive year, Suits Unlimited is donating $10 from every tuxedo rental for prom to the APS Education Foundation through Tuxes 4 Teachers.

Posted March 26, 2014

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APS Education Foundation News
Student of the Week Fatima Muniz
6th grader at Hayes Middle School
Grant Provides Books for Students New to the Country
Highland High School is using a $25,000 Success Award from the APS Education Foundation to buy books for students just learning to read English.
Student of the Week Deion D’Arco
Senior at Albuquerque High School
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