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News from 2020-2021

News from School Year 2020-2021 – July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

 Join the Clothing Bank’s March Madness Drive

Socks vs. Underwear

Posted March 1, 2021

 Program Pays, Supports Special Ed Teachers in Training

SETT is an alternative pathway to becoming a special education teacher while earning a living and working alongside professionals. Application deadline is March 15, 2021.

Posted March 1, 2021

 APS Makes Significant Gains in Graduation Rates

The Albuquerque Public Schools graduation rate for the Class of 2020 was 74.6 percent, an increase of nearly 5 percentage points in a year and 13 percentage points in six years.

Posted February 26, 2021

 The Passing of Las Cruces Superintendent Karen Trujillo

A statement from the APS Board of Education and Interim Superintendent Scott Elder

Posted February 26, 2021

 In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Planned for the Week of May 10th

Comprehensive high schools will hold ceremonies at their schools. Magnet school ceremonies will be held at the Berna Facio Professional Development Center.

Posted February 23, 2021

 Input Sought for APS Student Handbook

Deadline to submit suggested changes is March 15.

Posted February 22, 2021

 APS Students Empowered to Use Preferred Name

A preferred name can be different from the student's legal name such as nicknames or names that reflect gender identity.

Posted February 22, 2021

 Board Seeks Prioritization of Vaccines for School Employees

Read the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education resolution.

Posted February 22, 2021

 Nominate Outstanding APS Volunteers

The deadline for nominations is March 19.

Posted February 22, 2021

APS Statement on Sports Protest


Posted February 21, 2021

 February's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include an elementary school principal, nurse, and librarian, and the manager of Translation Services.

Posted February 19, 2021

 Spelling Bee Champions

7th-grader Garrick Tam of Cleveland Middle School, 8th-grader Christabel Thiel-Hadjilambrinos of Desert Ridge Middle School, and 8th-grader Makayla Lovato of Jefferson Middle School will represent APS at the state competition.

Posted February 16, 2021

 15 APS Students are Candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Congratulations to the Albuquerque Public Schools high school seniors for achieving this national honor.

Posted February 16, 2021

 Thank You, APS Counselors!

National School Counseling Week is Feb. 1-5.

Posted February 1, 2021

 "Mobile Librarians" Help Connect APS Students with Other Cultures

Watch the KRQE story on the APS Books on Buses free book giveaway.

Posted January 21, 2021

 January's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include a high school principal, campus security aide, administrative assistant and school clerk.

Posted January 19, 2021

 Coveted Military Scholarship Awarded to APS Students

The two high school juniors are among only a couple of hundred worldwide to receive the Air Force JROTC Flight Academy award.

Posted January 13, 2021

 2021-2022 School Year Calendar

The traditional and extended year calendars were approved by the APS Board of Education.

Posted January 3, 2021

 December's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include a school secretary, help desk technician, behavior redirector, and dean of students

Posted December 14, 2020

 Congratulations to the 2021 Selfless Seniors

Fourteen of the most giving and impressive students in Albuquerque Public Schools have been selected as 2021 Selfless Seniors by the APS Education Foundation.

Posted December 11, 2020