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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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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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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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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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ABCWUA Presentations Connect Students to STEM Standards In An Entertaining Way

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority partnership provides a variety of activities and science enhancements for students through wastewater reclamation, groundwater protection, and water conservation presentations.

Posted December 16, 2013

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Show Teachers a Little Love This Holiday Season through SupportAPS.org

The online donation tool continues to raise much needed funds for APS teachers and classrooms.

Posted December 16, 2013

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Chaparral Gifted Students Embrace Robotics Challenges through Spring 2013 Horizon Award

Project allows high potential students to develop expertise with sophisticated materials that will help them in future studies in science, technology, engineering and math. They also benefit from a cooperative learning environment that develops skills in communication and working with peers.

Posted December 16, 2013

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Student of the Week: Adriana Lopez

Congratulations to Adriana Lopez, a senior at Highland HS, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted December 16, 2013

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Student of the Week: Melina Luna

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

Posted December 10, 2013

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City Centre Book Fair Continues Through Tuesday

APS is hosting a public book fair at its administration building Monday and Tuesday in early December to raise money for an elementary summer reading program.

Posted December 9, 2013

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7th Annual Selfless Seniors Recognizes 27 Students

More than 120 APS high school seniors were nominated for the program that recognizes students who give back to their community.

Posted December 3, 2013

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Two Students to be Added to the APS Education Foundation Board

Hailey Fortin of La Cueva will join the board later this month, and Jonathan Salazar of Atrisco Heritage Academy will take his seat in May.

Posted December 3, 2013

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Gift Idea from the APS Education Foundation

War Horse tickets make great presents and help our kids, too.

Posted December 3, 2013

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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.
Deadline to Nominate Selfless Seniors is Friday
The online nomination form is available through Oct. 20.
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