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Nominations Open for 2014 Golden Apple Award

The deadline for nominating high school teachers for the prestigious award is May 30.

Posted April 10, 2013

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Reads Program Looking for Volunteers

The literacy program sponsored by APS and the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers to read to at-risk kindergarten students at four APS elementary schools.

Posted April 10, 2013

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APS Seeking Nominations for Counselor of the Year

Nominations are due by Friday, April 19. The winner will be recognized during the end-of-year counselor presentations on Tuesday, April 30, at the Hispanic Cultural Center.

Posted April 4, 2013

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Peer Tutors Help Fellow Highland Students with Finer Points of Writing

The new Writing Center offers students assistance with class assignments.

Posted March 28, 2013

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Newly Formed Foundation Offers Scholarships in Memory of Music Student

The Sky Velvet Vassar Music Foundation was established to honor the memory of an APS student who died unexpectedly when she was 13.

Posted March 28, 2013

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Employees Invited to Attend Workshop on Dealing with Aging Parents

The workshop, sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program, will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at City Centre.

Posted March 21, 2013

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APS Named One of State's Healthiest Employers

The district has been recognized by Albuquerque Business First for its workplace wellness efforts.

Posted March 7, 2013

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Vision Quest Teachers Gets Invited to National Summit

Dawn Moore will attend the conference sponsored by PBS during spring break.

Posted February 28, 2013

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Retirement Information Seminar Set for Feb. 27

Information will be provided on the retirement process, benefits and more.

Posted February 21, 2013

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Interoffice Envelopes Needed

Employees are asked to return interoffice envelopes to their APS mail carriers.

Posted February 21, 2013

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APS Wins Prestigious Award for 2012-13 Budget

The award by the Association of School Business Officials International commended the school district for achieving the highest standards of school budgeting.

Posted February 7, 2013

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Wanted: Students to Feature in the 2013-14 APS Calendar

We're now looking for classes and groups to feature in next year's school calendar. Interested? Check out the monthly themes and let us know if your class or group is a fit.

Posted February 7, 2013

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Eisenhower MS Principal Saves a Student’s Life

Rosalind Deasy performed the Heimlich maneuver on a student choking on a carrot Wednesday.

Posted January 17, 2013

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McKinley Hosts Discovery Ed Techbook Webinar

Educators will gather at the school beginning at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, to participate in the webinar as a group.

Posted January 17, 2013

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Employees Will Take Home Less Pay

Increases to the Social Security tax and health insurance costs will mean smaller paychecks for APS employees.

Posted January 10, 2013

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Teachers work with RDA to Develop Assessments for Common Core State Standards

The work is challenging yet rewarding as teachers begin implementing and assessing the new standards for English Language Arts and math in kindergarten through third grade.

Posted December 20, 2012

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APS Begins Using Online Tool for Reserving Facilities

FS Direct will make it possible to centrally manage schedules and monitor district-wide facility rental requests.

Posted December 19, 2012

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Teacher's Outstanding Green Chile Stew Wins $2,500 for JDC

Julie Gallegos, a reading teacher at the Juvenile Detention Center, won the Gildan’s Green Chile Cooking Challenge.

Posted December 13, 2012

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Two APS EAs Awarded Scholarships from Dual Language Education of NM

Stephanie Lozoya of Alamosa Elementary and Mónica Granados of East San José Elementary will get help paying for their bilingual certification.

Posted December 13, 2012

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Get Free Instructional Materials at Montgomery Complex

Stop by from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and help yourself to free educational books.

Posted December 6, 2012

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Student of the Week Orlando Ortiz
6th grader at McKinley Middle School
New Head of APS Education Foundation Named
Shannon Barnhill, who once served as a member of the Foundation team, will now be its executive director.
Save the Date: School Choice Fair is Oct. 26
Plan to visit with representatives from APS traditional, magnet and charter schools from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Convention Center.
Deadline to Nominate Selfless Seniors is Friday
The online nomination form is available through Oct. 20.
APS Holds Public Meeting on Charter Renewals
Ten Albuquerque area charter schools are seeking a renewal of their contract with the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education this year.