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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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Just a Few Weeks Left to Submit Horizon Awards Application

The deadline is Friday, March 7 for the awards that provide $1,500 to $5,000 for projects that support fine arts, literacy, middle and high school activities and STEM.

Posted February 20, 2014

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Honored Teacher Counts Students as His Blessings

Lt. Col. Gary R. Gomez, JROTC teacher at Albuquerque High, is the Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted February 18, 2014

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Student of the Week: Sophia Jaramillo

Congratulations to Sophia Jaramillo, a seventh grader at Washington Middle School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted February 18, 2014

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Nearly Half a Million Dollars Has Gone into Classrooms via Horizon Awards

Applications for the latest round of Horizon Awards sponsored by the APS Education Foundation are now available. Deadline is March 7.

Posted February 13, 2014

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"Funny, Smart, Nice" Teacher Honored

Brenda Schneider, a second grade teacher at Painted Sky Elementary School, is the Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted February 13, 2014

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Show Teachers a Little Love This Valentine's Day

Help teachers raise money for their classrooms through SupportAPS.org.

Posted February 11, 2014

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Student of the Week: Tyler Morris

Congratulations to Tyler Morris, a senior at La Cueva High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted February 11, 2014

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Teachers Can Now Apply for Horizon Awards

The application deadline for the awards sponsored by the APS Education Foundation is Friday, March 7.

Posted February 6, 2014

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Student of the Week: Liani Perez

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

Posted January 31, 2014

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Buy 'Wicked' Tickets through APS, Help our Kids

The APS Education Foundation is making it possible for our employees and families to purchase tickets for the New Mexico debut of the fabulous Broadway musical.

Posted January 28, 2014

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Use Your Smith's Rewards Card to Help APS Students, Teachers

You can now designate the APS Education Foundation as the recipient of donations through Smith's Earn & Learn rewards program.

Posted January 28, 2014

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Student of the Week: Madison Diethorn

Congratulations to Madison Diethorn, a senior at Freedom High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted January 28, 2014

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First-Grade Teacher Finds Creative Ways to Teach with Technology

Molly Rice of Montezuma Elementary is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted January 23, 2014

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Spring 2014 Horizon Awards Application Available Feb. 3

The deadline for the online application is March 7.

Posted January 23, 2014

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Student of the Week: Janize Castillo

Congratulations to Janize Castillo, a fourth grader at La Luz Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted January 21, 2014

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Student of the Week: Viane Cumber

Congratulations to Viane Cumber, a fifth grader at Sombra Del Monte ES, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted January 14, 2014

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Hundreds of Pairs of Socks, Underwear Collected

Employees and the community gave generously to the APS Community Clothing Bank during an undergarment drive at City Centre before the winter break.

Posted January 9, 2014

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Veteran Teacher Keeps on Learning

Emerson fifth-grade teacher Clara Gonzales-Espinoza is this month's Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted January 7, 2014

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Student of the Week: Zachary Nunez

Congratulations to Zachary Nunez, a seventh grader at John Adams MS, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted January 7, 2014

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Chaparral Teacher Uses Promethean Board All Day Long

First-grade teacher Heather Ortiz is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted December 19, 2013

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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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