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ETF-Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in supporting future engineers? Currently employed in a STEM career? Looking for ways for your employees to volunteer in the classroom? Check our list of opportunities below and volunteer to foster the next generation of critical thinkers!

Garfield Middle School is currently seeking professionals in STEM fields to speak to 7th and 8th grade AVID students about education pathways career development. Time commitment would be approximately one hour on a Tuesday or Thursday.  Contact the Instructional Coach, Melanie Tapia at  for more information and scheduling.

Garfield Middle School is currently seeking mentors to provide feedback and guidance for student projects currently in the planning phase on December 5th at a Design Showcase.   Students in grades 6-8 are designing solutions for real world problems in an attempt to make an impact in society.  Time commitment would be approximately 2 hours.  Contact Holly Smith at to volunteer as a mentor.

Valley High School is currently seeking community stakeholders to judge a student  pitch competition held December 13th.  Students are creating a digital solution to solve a real world problem addressing an identified problem in education, health, or the environment.  Students will present a 90 second video and produce a two page proposal illustrating their solutions. Contact Assistant Principal Ronald Worley at for more information.

Engineering the Future is requesting volunteers for the VEX Robotics Regional Championships held on January 26th, 2019.  Volunteers will help assist teams, judge competitions, set up competition fields, etc.  Contact Steven Peralta, Director of Engineering Student Success UNM, at for details.  

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News
Three APS Students Going to State Spelling Bee
More than 40 students participate in the districtwide bee held on Jan. 17.
Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
While schools are closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in commemoration of MLK Day, students can join the march in Albuquerque, volunteer and learn about the Civil Rights Movement.
Peanut
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy shares some exciting personal news.
Art & Music Coming to All Elementary Schools
We're hiring 20 music and art teachers each year for the next five so that students will have both subjects every year in elementary school.
Outstanding Employees Announced
The first group of employees honored by the APS Employee Recognition Program includes an activities director, leadership instructor, redirector and specialist.
Events
Jan 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Jan 21
Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting - Jan 21, 2019
Jan 23
San Idelfonso Pueblo Feast Day
Jan 23
Board Members Attend Economic Forum - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
Board of Education District Equity and Inclusion Committee Meeting - Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23
NCAA Information Night — Del Norte HS
Jan 24
Board Members Attend 50th Annual NM Governor's Prayer Breakfast - Jan 24, 2019
Jan 24
Board Members Attend APS Native American Open Community Forum - Jan 24, 2019