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News from 2016-2017

News from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
News from 2016-2017 Folder Contents
Wherry Highlighted at International Summit
The elementary school was the only one invited by Nike to speak on the importance of physical activity during the school day.
Uncovered treasure!
A bottle stuffed with letters written by fourth graders nearly half a century ago was found just as the walls of the old Montgomery Elementary School came down.
APS, Kennedy Center partnership will lead to more arts ed
District, city, Washington's Kennedy Center to plan for arts opportunities
APS Names Asst. Supt. for Human Resources
Antonio Gonzales will hold the position on an interim basis
Madison Middle School Hosts Colonial Fair
Students take on the role of colonists and answer questions from judges about crafts, food and life in the 13 original U.S. colonies.
School Choice Fair Feedback
Please take a minute to let us know what you thought of our third annual fair.
Six Schools Get APS Foundation "Success Plus" Grants
Awards total $49,000
Student Advisors Bring Goals to Superintendent Reedy
Students representing all APS high schools serve on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council or SuperSAC.
2016-17 Year in Review
Oh what a year it was!
AHA Students Talk to Beatles Historian
Students in Music as Literature class got to chat with the only American journalist on tour with the legendary band when they first came to America in 1964.
Budget Myths vs. Facts
A message from the APS Budget Steering Committee
Congratulations & Welcome
Our four elected APS Board of Education officials have been sworn in. We would like to take the time to congratulate & welcome them to the APS district.
Getting Better
The 2016 graduation rate for Albuquerque Public Schools improved by more than 4 percentage points.
Mid-School Sports Update
We're working on a plan to continue competitive sports next school year.
Parents More Satisfied with Quality of Education, Survey Says
APS continues to receive high marks in annual Quality of Education survey.
APS Mannequin Challenge Promotes Support for Clothing Bank
Students and staff joined together to encourage donations of new socks, underwear and coats for students this winter.
Interactive labs focused on science, technology, engineering and math as well as art, literacy, transformation and health are popping up in APS elementary schools.