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Former District Administrator Jumps Back into the Mid-School Classroom

Kimberly Crabtree of Jackson Mid-School missed teaching and her students, and her dedication to education wins her the Pepsi/APS Education Foundation Teacher of the Month award.

Posted October 4, 2012

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United Way Donations Go Back Into the Classroom

In the past two years, nearly $70,000 in APS employee donations to the United Way have helped fund the Horizon Awards, a competitive grant for innovative teaching in four major areas: Fine Arts, Science/Technology/Engineering/Math, Literacy and Middle/High School Activities.

Posted October 4, 2012

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Student of the Week: Katerina Bonilla

Congratulations to Katerina Bonilla, a 4th grader at Sunset View Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted October 2, 2012

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5 Mid-Schools Taking Part in STEM Project at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center

Students at Van Buren, Jimmy Carter, Truman, Madison and Desert Ridge middle schools will participate in two field experiences to collect ecological data.

Posted October 1, 2012

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Surveying Project Teaches Valley, Cibola Students Marketable Skills

The innovative program is sponsored by the APS Education Foundation in partnership with New Mexico Professional Surveyors Educational Foundation and Holman’s, Inc.

Posted October 1, 2012

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Teachers Donate Artwork to Benefit APS Fine Arts Program & the APS Education Foundation

10 teacher-created pieces will be featured at Friday’s A is for Art! at the Albuquerque Museum

Posted September 27, 2012

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Student of the Week: Melinda Clibon

Congratulations to Melinda Clibon, an 8th grader at Cleveland Middle School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted September 25, 2012

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A is for Art! to Feature Auction Pieces by APS Students, Teachers and Legendary Artist Edward Gonzales

Third annual fundraiser benefiting the APS Fine Arts Program and the APS Education Foundation begins at 6 p.m. Friday at the Albuquerque Museum. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students and are available by going to the Foundation’s website, or calling 878-6165. Tickets also are available at the door.

Posted September 25, 2012

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Public May Preview Some A is for Art! Auction Items Before Sept. 28 Gala

Online slideshow provides a peek at nearly half of the items to be featured at the third annual event sponsored by the APS Education Foundation.

Posted September 20, 2012

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Student of the Week: Yalixza Gonzalez

Congratulations to Yalixza Gonzalez, a 3rd grader at Rudolfo Anaya Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted September 18, 2012

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Discounted A is for Art! Tickets Available for Employees Through Friday

Employees get more than half off the adult ticket price if they purchase them by Friday, Sept. 14. Gala and auction of student art will be held Friday, Sept. 28, at the Albuquerque Museum.

Posted September 13, 2012

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VHS Educator Says Promethean Board Has Changed the Way She Teaches

English teacher Paula Johnson is September's TIG/APS Education Foundation Innovation Award winner, earning $100 in cash and $2,500 to spend on interactive classroom tools or training.

Posted September 13, 2012

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Deadline for Horizon Awards Applications is Friday

The awards, sponsored by the APS Education Foundation, provide between $1,500 and $5,000 to projects in literacy, fine arts, middle and high school activities and STEM -- science/technology/engineering/math.

Posted September 13, 2012

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APS Day at Hinkle Family Fun Center Supports Academic Programs

Spend fall break on Friday, Oct. 12, at Hinkle Family Fun Center and help support the APS Education Foundation.

Posted September 11, 2012

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Student of the Week: Auston Nitz

Congratulations to Auston Nitz, a 5th grader at Manzano Mesa Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted September 11, 2012

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APS Employees May Buy Discounted A is for Art! Tickets

For one week only, tickets are on sale for $12.

Posted September 6, 2012

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Dolores Gonzales, Griegos ES Get Literacy Makeovers Thanks to PNM, APS Education Foundation and Other APS Partners

More than $50,000 in cash and in-kind donations helped pay for new books, furnishings, electronics and more.

Posted September 4, 2012

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S.R. Marmon Elementary Teacher Energized for Start of New Year

Susan Leo-Russell is the Teacher of the Month for August.

Posted August 30, 2012

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Online Donations Coming in for Classrooms, Schools

Website sponsored by the APS Education Foundation helps teachers and schools ask for donations for specific educational needs.

Posted August 30, 2012

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Two APS Libraries Get Literacy Makeovers Thanks to PNM & APS Education Foundation Partners

Renovated libraries will be unveiled at Dolores Gonzales and Griegos elementary schools during celebrations of literacy on Friday, Aug. 31.

Posted August 28, 2012

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A is for Art! Tickets Go on Sale Today

Third annual event showcasing student work scheduled for Sept. 28.

Posted August 21, 2012

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Teachers, Schools Encouraged to Apply for Horizon Awards

APS Education Foundation sponsors semi-annual awards supporting literacy, fine arts, middle and high school activities and science/technology/engineering/math.

Posted August 16, 2012

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Hundreds of Teachers Already Signed Up for www.SupportAPS.org

Online tool helps teachers and schools seek donations for the classroom.

Posted August 15, 2012

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Sprint Offers Discounts to APS Employees, Supports Foundation

Up to $35 of qualified purchases at four Albuquerque locations will go to support the APS Education Foundation.

Posted August 15, 2012

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New Website Makes It Easy to Give to Teachers, Classrooms, Schools

APS Education Foundation sponsors secure online giving tool that helps teachers and schools seek donations for specific educational needs.

Posted August 14, 2012

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First-ever Superintendent’s Cup Scores with Community

Nearly 250 players helped raise more than $15,000 for the APS Education Foundation and school supplies drive.

Posted August 6, 2012

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Taylor MS Appreciates Citi Support

Citi has supported APS initiatives in a variety of ways over the years but a new and individual partnership with Taylor MS has been really rewarding to both partners.

Posted June 20, 2012

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Student of the Week: Santiago Arredondo

Congratulations to Santiago Arredondo, a 1st grader at Chaparral Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation.

Posted June 1, 2012

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Student of the Week: Ayde Romero

Congratulations to Ayde Romero, a 5th grader at Pajarito 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 24, 2012

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