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Each month, APS sends out an email newsletter to parents with news from around the district. Here is what was sent out this month.

APS Parent News

APS news is a weekly electronic community newsletter produced by the Albuquerque Public Schools Communications Office. We welcome your comments and suggestions. You can contact us at communityrelations@aps.edu.

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May Day Festival & Plant Sale to Benefit APS Growing Gardens

The event sponsored by Skarsgard Farms on May 3 will support the program that teaches students how to start and maintain gardens at their schools.

April 23, 2014

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K3+ Summer Program Keeps Our Youngest Kids Learning

K3+ Summer Program Keeps Our Youngest Kids Learning

The program for incoming kindergarteners through third graders has expanded to 46 schools.

April 22, 2014

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The “Wright” Water Conservation Efforts

The “Wright” Water Conservation Efforts

A small group of students led by Rio Grande High School teacher John Wright presented their water conservation project at the annual Youth Conference on the Environment.

April 22, 2014

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APS 5th Graders Learn about Energy Conservation on Earth Day

APS 5th Graders Learn about Energy Conservation on Earth Day

Longfellow ES students are among those taking part in the Think! Energy program sponsored by PNM.

April 22, 2014

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Isotopes Sponsor Second Annual Student's Choice Essay Contest

Isotopes Sponsor Second Annual Student's Choice Essay Contest

APS students are encouraged to write an essay, poem or thank you about an educator who has influenced them. Winners will throw out the first pitch at the May 23 Educators Appreciation Game Night.

April 22, 2014

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Six APS High Schools Ranked Among Best in State by U.S. News

La Cueva, Albuquerque High, Eldorado, Early College Academy, Volcano Vista High & Sandia among the top New Mexico schools.

April 22, 2014

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Student of the Week: Evelyn Hostutler

Student of the Week: Evelyn Hostutler

Congratulations to Evelyn Hostutler, a third grader at Ventana Ranch Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

April 22, 2014

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AHA Students Get Career Advice & Wisdom

AHA Students Get Career Advice & Wisdom

Health and social science professionals spend a day at the high school where they share insight into their careers and future job opportunities.

April 16, 2014

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Students Share Dreams on School Wall

Highland High French classes, inspired by a Ted Talk, create a wall where students complete the sentence: "Before I die I want to..."

April 16, 2014

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Public Hearing on Johnson-O’Malley Funds/Title VII Funds

(Comanche Elementary School Cafeteria, 3505 Pennsylvania St. NE. , from Apr 23, 2014 5:00 PM to Apr 23, 2014 7:00 PM)

 

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Student of the Week: Lindsey Parcell

Student of the Week: Lindsey Parcell

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

April 15, 2014

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When Bad Things Happen: Helping Children & Adolescents Cope

Attend this free workshop at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the UNM Health Sciences Center.

April 10, 2014

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PNM Power Camp Taking Applications

PNM Power Camp Taking Applications

The hands-on summer camps are for seventh graders who are interested in math and science. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 25.

April 10, 2014

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Outstanding STEM Students, Teachers Recognized

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History celebrated six outstanding achievers and educators during its annual gala last month.

April 8, 2014

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Volcano Vista Platinum Mock Trial Squad Takes State

Volcano Vista Platinum Mock Trial Squad Takes State

The team is headed for nationals May 9-10 in Madison, Wis.

April 8, 2014

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APS Helping Students with Special Needs

APS Helping Students with Special Needs

Our schools "are at the forefront of providing these youngsters the assistance they need to prosper not only academically, but also socially." Read Supt. Brooks' column that ran in the April 8 Albuquerque Journal.

April 8, 2014

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Cibola High School to Participate in new AP Capstone™ Program

Cibola High School to Participate in new AP Capstone™ Program

New Program in APS will focus on inquiry, research, and writing skills crucial for college and career success,

April 8, 2014

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College & Career High Students Share Their Unique Schooling Experiences

College & Career High Students Share Their Unique Schooling Experiences

The first students at the magnet school located on the CNM campus talk about this innovative learning environment.

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