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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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Our Kids Make Other Kids' Wishes Come True

Albuquerque Public Schools students have raised more than $14,000 so far this school year for Make-A-Wish New Mexico.

March 19, 2014

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Student of the Week: Octavio Guerra

Student of the Week: Octavio Guerra

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

March 18, 2014

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S.Y. Jackson Launches All-School Book Club

S.Y. Jackson Launches All-School Book Club

The Jaguars are the latest APS students to participate in the national One School, One Book program.

March 18, 2014

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Selfless Seniors Recognized at Ceremony Thursday

Selfless Seniors Recognized at Ceremony Thursday

The 27 high school students will be celebrated for giving back to their community during a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. March 27 at La Cueva High School.

March 25, 2014

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Meet the 2014 Selfless Seniors

These 27 compassionate high school students will be honored during a ceremony at La Cueva High School on Thursday, March 27.

March 18, 2014

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Congresswoman Lujan Grisham Announces STEM Competition for High School Students

Students are invited to submit ideas for a mobile app in a two-minute YouTube video.

March 11, 2014

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Superintendent Appreciates Students

Superintendent Appreciates Students

Winston Brooks wrote open letters of appreciation and encouragement to APS students in his monthly column that ran in the March 11 Albuquerque Journal.

March 16, 2014

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March Testing Gives Way to Spring Break in April

We pushed spring break back a month to April 14-18 to accommodate state testing.

March 11, 2014

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Student of the Week: Danielle Ripley

Student of the Week: Danielle Ripley

Congratulations to Danielle Ripley, a twelfth grader at Del Norte High School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

March 11, 2014

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Brave Deputy Featured Speaker for Selfless Seniors Event

Brave Deputy Featured Speaker for Selfless Seniors Event

BCSO Deputy Robin Hopkins, who was wounded in a shootout a few months ago, will be on hand to honor 27 compassionate high school students on March 27.

March 11, 2014

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APS Hosts Social Media Workshops

APS Hosts Social Media Workshops

The public is invited to attend the free sessions during the week of March 17.

March 15, 2014

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Pre-Registration for Kindergarten Begins This Week

Some APS elementary schools start pre-registration for first-time kindergarteners this month, while others will have registrations later this spring and in the summer.

March 4, 2014

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APS Working on Financial Plan for 2014-15 & Beyond

Board of Education will discuss budget during its March 19 meeting.

March 4, 2014

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APS Celebrates Educational Assistants

Educational Assistant Day is Wednesday, March 5.

March 4, 2014

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Give a Note Foundation Gives $1,000 to Eldorado Music Programs

Give a Note Foundation Gives $1,000 to Eldorado Music Programs

The school was chosen for its excellent band, orchestra and chorus programs.

March 4, 2014

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Students Collect Nearly $5,000 in Change for Cancer Research

The students at Hubert Humphrey Elementary held a three-week penny drive that raised $4,756.56 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

March 4, 2014

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Dallas Cowboy Talks with Kids About Eating a Good Breakfast

Dallas Cowboy Talks with Kids About Eating a Good Breakfast

NFL player Ryan Cook, a Cibola High graduate and former Lobo, visited the students at Gov. Bent Elementary in celebration of National School Breakfast Week.

March 4, 2014

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Student of the Week: Kimberly Gonzalez

Student of the Week: Kimberly Gonzalez

Congratulations to Kimberly Gonzalez, a third grader at Eugene Field Elementary School, for being named the Student of the Week by the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and the APS Education Foundation!

March 4, 2014

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Community Input Sought on 2014-15 APS Budget

(Ernie Pyle Middle School, 1820 Valdora Road SW, from Mar 11, 2014 6:00 PM to Mar 11, 2014 7:30 PM)

The Albuquerque Public Schools is seeking public input on its 2014-15 budget and will hold four meetings over the next two weeks to present information on the budget and get feedback from the community about what the priorities should be.

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Community Input Sought on 2014-15 APS Budget

(Alice & Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, from Mar 10, 2014 6:00 PM to Mar 10, 2014 7:30 PM)

The Albuquerque Public Schools is seeking public input on its 2014-15 budget and will hold four meetings over the next two weeks to present information on the budget and get feedback from the community about what the priorities should be.

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