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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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Student of the Week: Meadow Weidner

Congratulations to Meadow Weidner, a second grader at Inez 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 3, 2013

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Student of the Week: Clara M. Aguirre

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

Posted November 26, 2013

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IHOP Offering Discount to APS Employees

The restaurant chain is partnering with the APS Education Foundation to help spur fundraising for schools, clubs and activities.

Posted November 21, 2013

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Employees Have Just a Few More Days to Pledge to United Way

The deadline for turning in the forms is Wednesday.

Posted November 21, 2013

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Bel-Air Celebrates with Peter Piper Pizza

The elementary school won $500 for having the best attendance at the restaurant's costume party fundraiser for the APS Education Foundation.

Posted November 19, 2013

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Student of the Week: Lynda Carter

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

Posted November 19, 2013

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Greenhouse Project Provides Work Experiences for VVHS Students

A team of Volcano Vista teachers encouraged the collaboration of several school groups to design and build a greenhouse that would provide work experiences for students with disabilities and also raise money for continued access into the community. The project was funded by the Spring 2013 Horizon Awards.

Posted November 15, 2013

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Roosevelt Teacher Energized by Her Students

Janine Sears is this month's Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month.

Posted November 14, 2013

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Your United Way Donation Could Support Hundreds of Teachers, Thousands of Kids

It’s not too late to support the APS Education Foundation through your United Way campaign contribution.

Posted November 13, 2013

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Teacher Uses Technology to Enhance Classroom Experience

Susan Johnston of Jimmy Carter MS is this month's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner.

Posted November 13, 2013

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Student of the Week: Shelyse Ramirez

Congratulations to Shelyse Ramirez , a fifth grader at Dolores Gonzales Elementary, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

Posted November 12, 2013

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APS Education Foundation News
Student of the Week Carlos Gurule
8th Grader at Garfield STEM Middle School
We're Seeking Nominations for APS Hall of Honor
Each year, the APS Education Foundation inducts two outstanding individuals who dedicated their careers to public education and made a difference in the lives of the students they served.
Selfless Senior Nominations Now Being Accepted
The deadline is October 19.
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Phone: (505) 881-0841
Fax: (505) 872-8861

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