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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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You Shop, Amazon Gives

You can support the APS Education Foundation by making purchases through AmazonSmile.

Posted March 26, 2014

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TriCore Reference Labs Offer STEM Enhancement through Classroom Presentations

Sandia HS Anatomy and Physiology 11th and 12th graders in Stacey Greth’s class listened in rapt attention to TriCore Education Coordinator and Medical Laboratory Scientist Sharon Whetten speak about career opportunities and the importance of educational choices, as well as information about different departments within the organization.

Posted March 26, 2014

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Selfless Seniors Recognized at Ceremony Thursday

The 27 high school students will be celebrated for giving back to their community during a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. March 27 at La Cueva High School.

Posted March 25, 2014

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Student of the Week: Isabelle Mullan

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

Posted March 25, 2014

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Student of the Week: Octavio Guerra

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

Posted March 18, 2014

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Taft Students Use Technology to Explore Science

Their science teacher, Gary Bodman, is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted March 13, 2014

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Student of the Week: Danielle Ripley

Congratulations to Danielle Ripley, a twelfth grader at Del Norte High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted March 11, 2014

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Student of the Week: Kimberly Gonzalez

Congratulations to Kimberly Gonzalez, a third grader at Eugene Field Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted March 4, 2014

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March 7 Deadline Approaches for Horizon Awards Application

Writing tips are available for teachers wishing to submit an application for the $1,500-$5,000 awards in the areas of fine arts, literacy, high school and middle school activities and STEM.

Posted February 27, 2014

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Student of the Week: Belle Davis

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

Posted February 25, 2014

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APS Education Foundation News
Student of the Week Orlando Ortiz
6th grader at McKinley Middle School
New Head of APS Education Foundation Named
Shannon Barnhill, who once served as a member of the Foundation team, will now be its executive director.
Student of the Week Monica Johnson
A junior at Volcano Vista High School
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