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News from 2018-2019

News from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
News from 2018-2019 Folder Contents
APS Test Scores Improve
The average gain was 3.5 percentage points in English/language arts and 1.6 percentage points in math.
Summer School Students Get Backpacks, Supplies
Thousands got supplies they need for the new school year.
New School Year, New School Leadership
Many APS schools have new principals and assistant principals as a result of retirements, resignations, transfers and promotions.
Special Olympics Unified Champion School Award
La Cueva High School was presented with the 2018 Special Olympics Unified Champion Award.
4th Annual Earth Day Festival, Sandia High School
Sandia High School hosted its 4th annual Earth Day Festival
10th Annual Festival de Bellas Artes
More than 1,500 students came together to sing, dance and learn.
12th Annual Native American Fashion Show
Hosted by the Albuquerque Public Schools Native American Leadership Council
APS Seeks Longer School Year for 20% of Students
The district used the results of a districtwide survey and public input to determine the amount of funding to request from the state.
Art is Elementary April 5-May 5
The opening reception will be 4-7 on Friday, April 5, at the Indian Arts Gallery at Expo New Mexico.
Eldorado Senior Named U.S. Presidential Scholar
The national program honors some of the nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors.
Social Media Challenges
Tips to help parents keep their children safe online.
Thanks for Stopping By
Our annual APS Showcase was a big success thanks to all of you who came by to see what we have to offer.
Seeking Input
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy encourages employees and the community to provide input on a proposal to increase the school year at some schools by 10 days.
APS Graduation Rate Continues to Improve
The graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is just under 70%, an increase of nearly 2 percentage points in one year and 8 percentage points since 2015.
2019 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Congratulations to the APS students who earned this distinguished honor.
More National Merit Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to the recent graduates who received scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.