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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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Parent University Offers Help

Parent University Offers Help

"Wouldn’t it be nice if all parents had help guiding them along the way?" Read Superintendent Winston Brooks' column that ran in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

December 11, 2013

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Sale of Apple House Brings in $56,000 for APS Kids

Sale of Apple House Brings in $56,000 for APS Kids

Proceeds from the sale of the home built by RayLee Homes: A New Generation will benefit students, teachers and classrooms through the APS Education Foundation's Horizon Awards.

December 10, 2013

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Student of the Week: Melina Luna

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!

December 10, 2013

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Gift Idea from the APS Education Foundation

Gift Idea from the APS Education Foundation

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

December 3, 2013

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ProView Networks Schedule for Week of 12-03-13

Are you ready for some basketball?

December 3, 2013

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West Mesa Hosts Hispanic Student Leadership Workshop

West Mesa Hosts Hispanic Student Leadership Workshop

Freshmen and sophomores were encouraged to "fill their backpacks" with life and academic skills needed to graduate high school and pursue post-secondary options.

December 3, 2013

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Chamiza ES Get National Recognition for Collecting Food for Hungry Infants

Chamiza ES Get National Recognition for Collecting Food for Hungry Infants

Sandra Warrick’s kindergarten classes, which have been collecting baby food for the Storehouse for a dozen years, are being recognized as National Joy Ambassadors by GenerationOn and Hasbro Toys at an assembly Thursday.

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.

December 3, 2013

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Student of the Week: Meadow Weidner

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!

December 3, 2013

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More than 48 Schools Participate in 8th Annual Alternative Fuels Challenge

More than 48 Schools Participate in 8th Annual Alternative Fuels Challenge

Taft and McKinley middle schools were among the winners of this year's event.

November 26, 2013

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APS Graduate Recognized As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

APS Graduate Recognized As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

Albuquerque HS graduate from the class of 2010 was recently recognized as one of only thirty-two Rhodes Scholars from across the nation.

November 26, 2013

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Five APS Teachers Named Golden Apple Winners

Five APS Teachers Named Golden Apple Winners

High school teachers from Del Norte, Albuquerque High and Eldorado earn the prestigious award this year.

November 26, 2013

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Student of the Week: Clara M. Aguirre

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!

November 26, 2013

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District Seeks Representatives to Serve on Social Media Task Force

District Seeks Representatives to Serve on Social Media Task Force

Albuquerque Public Schools has formed a district-wide social media task force and is seeking representatives from around the district to serve on the committee.

November 26, 2013

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APS Heroes in Education Recognized

APS Heroes in Education Recognized

Several APS representatives were recently honored including two principals, a special education teacher, a math-teaching couple, an elementary PE teacher, a JROTC instructor, a volunteer and a local businessman.

November 26, 2013

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Sandia High to Host IB Information Meeting on Dec. 3

Sandia High to Host IB Information Meeting on Dec. 3

The meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the lecture hall will provide more information on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme that will begin accepting applications for next year's junior class in January.

November 25, 2013

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2014-15 Calendar Looks A Lot Like This Year's

A board committee unanimously approved the school year calendar that starts on Aug. 13 and ends on May 22. The full board is expected to give it a final OK at its meeting on Dec. 4.

November 26, 2013

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ProView Networks Schedule for Week of 11-19-13

Watch state championship football quarterfinals.

November 19, 2013

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Bel-Air Celebrates with Peter Piper Pizza

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.

November 19, 2013

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