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News from 2019-2020

News from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

 The Importance of Kindergarten Attendance

In celebration of Attendance Awareness Month, Families Connected produced a short video about why kindergarten attendance is so important.

Posted October 2, 2019

 We Made the Switch From Paper to Digital Flyers

APS is using email and websites to share information on a whole host of resources and activities for students and families.

Posted September 3, 2019

 APS Magnet School Named National Blue Ribbon School

The Career Enrichment Center and Early College Academy earned the coveted award from the U.S. Department of Education for overall exemplary high academic performance.

Posted September 27, 2019

 APS Continues to Remedy Elevated Lead Levels in Water

The district tested middle school fixtures, repairing or replacing all that tested above the recommended level.

Posted November 19, 2019

 College & Career HS Celebrates its New Home

The APS magnet school is sharing the new Education Collaborative Building on CNM's main campus with the Native American Community Academy and CNM Teacher Education Programs.

Posted October 16, 2019

 What Bus Do I Ride?

Type in your address and we can tell you.

Posted August 5, 2019

 Donating and Receiving School Supplies

Whether you need help or want to help, here are some tips for you.

Posted July 18, 2019

 John Baker ES, Manzano HS Named Special Olympics Banner Schools

The honor means the schools are nationally recognized for meeting 10 standards of excellence as Unified Champion Schools.

Posted October 23, 2019

 Join an NMAA recognized Esports Team in APS

APS Esports offered to high school students.

Posted July 29, 2019

 Kelly Education Now Hiring Subs for APS

The purpose of the partnership is to ensure district classrooms are staffed by qualified substitute teachers.

Posted October 14, 2019

 Service Center Helps Families Navigate the District

The customer service arm of Albuquerque Public Schools can help with transfers, conflicts, complaints and more.

Posted August 19, 2019

 San Antonito ES Named National Magnet School of Distinction

The APS STEM school is the state’s first to earn the honor.

Posted January 31, 2020

 Comcast Named Outstanding Corporate Partner by APS Education Foundation

Every year, the Foundation recognizes the efforts of a company investing in our district.

Posted February 6, 2020

 February Teacher of the Month, Ashley Kasparek

The Teacher of the Month for February 2020 is Ashley Kasparek of Tony Hillerman MS.

Posted February 25, 2020

 Meet the 2020 Selfless Seniors

Fourteen of the most giving and impressive students in Albuquerque Public Schools have been selected as 2020 Selfless Seniors by the APS Education Foundation.

Posted April 14, 2020

 Coyote Willow Family School Named National Green Ribbon School

The announcement by the U.S. Secretary of Education was made on Earth Day.

Posted April 22, 2020

 APS Graduation Rate Continues to Improve

The Albuquerque Public Schools graduation rate, which has steadily increased over the past four years, topped 70 percent for the Class of 2019.

Posted May 18, 2020

 Bedtime Stories

A series of videos featuring APS staff, including Superintendent Raquel Reedy, reading books aloud for our younger students

Posted May 10, 2020

 National Merit Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the five APS students who earned this distinguished honor.

Posted May 14, 2020

 APS Earns Prestigious Financial Award

The Association of School Business Officials International commended the school district for meeting high standards for financial reporting and transparency.

Posted May 19, 2020

 The Tragic Death of George Floyd

A statement from the Albuquerque Public Schools Leadership Team

Posted June 2, 2020

 Envision the Possibilities, then Vote for Your School Calendar

"Students, families, and staff are being empowered to choose an educational option that best serves their needs," said Superintendent Raquel Reedy.

Posted January 14, 2020

This Month's Open Book Podcast: Extended School Year

Will the addition of 10 extra days to the school year improve student learning? Join Mark Goodrum for an interesting discussion about the benefits and impact of an extended school year.

Posted July 14, 2019

 This Month's Open Book Podcast: School Safety

Listen in as host Mark Goodrum talks to APS Police Chief Steve Gallegos and Chief Operations Officer Scott Elder about the challenges of keeping APS students safe.

Posted April 9, 2019