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News from 2021-2022

A collection of news from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
News from 2021-2022 Folder Contents
  Date   Title   Summary 
Apr 09, 2021 Virtual Festival de Bellas Artes The annual tradition continues.
Jun 24, 2021 Public May Rent APS Facilities After July 1 Those who aren't fully vaccinated are required to wear masks.
Jun 25, 2021 Manzano Graduate Heads to the Olympics in Tokyo Mariah Duran is a member of the USA Skateboarding Olympic Team. The sport debuts at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Jun 30, 2021 APS is Hiring We have openings for teachers, nurses, kitchen staff, bus drivers, and more.
Jul 13, 2021 More National Merit Scholarship Winners Congratulations to the recent graduates who received scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.
Aug 13, 2021 APS Class of 2022 to Graduate Week of May 9 Ceremonies will be held at Tingley Coliseum and the Berna Facio Professional Development Complex.
Aug 13, 2021 Letter on Tragic Shooting at Washington Middle School From APS Superintendent Scott Elder and Washington Principal Modesta Hernandez
Aug 20, 2021 APS Statement on Situation in Afghanistan Albuquerque Public Schools has more than 100 refugees from Afghanistan
Aug 30, 2021 Thanks ABQ for School Supply Donations Members of the Corporate Volunteer Council of New Mexico raised more than $40,000 for school supplies for APS students.
Sep 03, 2021 We Are APS APS students speak more than 80 languages. Watch this delightful video featuring some of those students sharing their language backgrounds.
Sep 15, 2021 Congrats to Our National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists 32 APS seniors are among the nation's top academically talented high school students.
Sep 21, 2021 Attendance Tips for Families Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success.
Oct 01, 2021 For the Fourth Straight Year, APS Recognizes Outstanding Employees October's outstanding employees include an elementary school principal, school scheduling coordinator, custodian, and educational assistant.
Oct 11, 2021 Attendance Tips for Teachers Attendance should be taken during the first 10 minutes of class.
Oct 19, 2021 1,600 Students in 24 Bands Compete in Annual Pageant of Bands Congratulations to all APS bands including first-place winners West Mesa and Volcano Vista high schools.
Oct 26, 2021 Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect A reminder that every person in New Mexico has an obligation to report suspected abuse or neglect of a child.
Nov 01, 2021 Lunchtime Club Celebrates Native American Heritage The newly formed Native American Club at Hoover Middle School connects students to cultural activities, learning materials, and positive Native role models.
Nov 03, 2021 Voters Approve Bond and Mill Levy Measures and Elect Four New Board Members Results of the just-completed election mean Albuquerque Public Schools will have the critical funds necessary to begin or complete school improvements across the city.
Nov 10, 2021 November's Outstanding Employees November's honorees include an NM DASH coordinator, middle school secretary, elementary school counselor, and middle school educational assistant.
Nov 10, 2021 Quick Tips for Entering Leave Requests Employees are required to enter their absences.
Nov 15, 2021 Genius Hour Is a Recipe for Success Los Padillas Elementary School is one of several APS elementary schools that incorporate extra time in the school day for electives.
Nov 28, 2021 APS Teachers Take Learning Outside The APS Education Foundation awards grants to teachers and programs that support outdoor learning.
Nov 29, 2021 AHA Choices Include Navajo Language and Culture The unique class at Atrisco Heritage Academy includes field trips, mock trials, art shows, cooking and catering, performances, and a recent fashion show.
Dec 08, 2021 Arts Integration Puts the "Art" in "Smart" The goal of schools like Janet Kahn School of Integrated Arts is to help kids advocate for themselves, think for themselves, and question.
Dec 08, 2021 Board Approves 2022-2023 Calendars The first day of school for most APS students will be Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Schools on the extended school-year calendar will start two weeks earlier on Wednesday, July 27.
Dec 13, 2021 December's Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include a head custodian, district executive director, high school assistant principal, and elementary school principal.
Dec 15, 2021 Update Your Personal Contact Information You will need to be at work to review your contact information and make changes.
Jan 03, 2022 Westside Elementary School is Model of Inclusivity S.R. Marmon combines general education, Indian education, special education, dual language, English language development, enrichment, and gifted programs.
Jan 03, 2022 Plan for Enhanced COVID Safe Practices Albuquerque Public Schools is doing all it can to keep students safe and in school even as the number of COVID cases in New Mexico remains high.
Jan 04, 2022 New APS Board Members Take the Oath of Office The swearing-in ceremony occurred at the beginning of a regular board meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 5.
Jan 05, 2022 Manzano's College-Bound and Career-Ready Culture The high school is providing innovative programs, internships, resources, and even a "human library."
Jan 05, 2022 Harrison Middle School is AVID About Learning The program is helping develop leadership skills that will help students in high school, later in college, and hopefully in life.
Jan 07, 2022 Helping Your Child Set a Schedule for Success Building a schedule can help reduce stress.
Jan 18, 2022 Employee Proof of COVID Vaccination, Including Booster Employees should update the COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Exemption Survey.
Jan 19, 2022 APS Resolves Ransomware Attack The district continues to work with law enforcement and cybersecurity experts to investigate the attack that shut down schools for two days.
Jan 20, 2022 January Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include an educational assistant, family liaison, registrar, and elementary school principal.
Jan 28, 2022 San Antonito Named National Magnet School of Distinction The East Mountain elementary school was named a Magnet School of Distinction by the Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools
Feb 04, 2022 February's Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include a roofer, mailroom supervisor, custodian and nurse.
Feb 17, 2022 BSU at AHS Prepares Students for Diverse, Changing World The Black Student Union at Albuquerque High School, like BSUs in other APS schools, is open to anyone who wants to join.
Feb 23, 2022 APS Principal Gets National Recognition Patricia Gallegos of San Antonito STEM Magnet School Elementary School was named a principal of the year by Magnet Schools of America.
Mar 03, 2022 Talking to Kids About the War in Ukraine After two years of helping students cope with the challenges and complexities of the pandemic comes a new hurdle for educators and families: Supporting our young people through the biggest attack on a European state since World War II.
Mar 09, 2022 March's Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include a speech and language liaison, CSA, head custodian, and media center manager.
Mar 11, 2022 APS Families: Please Update Emergency Contacts Use ParentVUE to make any needed changes.
Mar 15, 2022 APS Closes Investigation on Cyberattack No evidence of data compromised.
Mar 17, 2022 APS Graduation Rate Increases Again The Albuquerque Public Schools graduation rate for the Class of 2021 was 75.7%, an increase of one percentage point in a year and 14 percentage points in seven years.
Mar 18, 2022 Metro Youth Art Exhibit Winners and Video Hundreds of APS middle and high school students participated in the annual event.
Mar 29, 2022 Taking a Bite Out of Testing Videos and resources to help with test anxiety.
Apr 05, 2022 AHA Students Collect Items for Ukrainian Refugees Atrisco Heritage Academy partnered with a local humanitarian organization to collect food and other items for Ukrainian families displaced by the war in their country.
Apr 11, 2022 April's Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include a family liaison, cafeteria manager, principal support specialist and fingerprinting supervisor.
Apr 22, 2022 U.S. Secretary of Education Visits APS Secretary Miguel Cardona joined U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury on a tour of Atrisco Heritage Academy, where they learned more about the community school model and wrap-around services offered to students and families.
Apr 25, 2022 Art is Elementary Opening reception is Thursday, April 28. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, May 17.
May 04, 2022 May's Outstanding Employees This month's honorees include a head custodian, senior benefits analyst, building manager, and elementary school principal
May 05, 2022 9 More APS Schools Choose a Longer School Year A third of APS elementary schools will spend more time in the classroom in 2022-2023.
May 05, 2022 Grad Rates on the Rise
May 18, 2022 APS Named Among the Best Communities for Music Education For the sixth time, Albuquerque Public Schools was recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.
May 18, 2022 Del Norte History Teacher Recognized as Outstanding Karen Dziurzynski Cox was named the state's Outstanding American History Teacher by the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution of New Mexico.
May 19, 2022 Five APS Schools Receive Library Grants from Laura Bush Foundation The $5,000 grant can be used to update and diversify library collections.
May 24, 2022 Educators Night at NM United on June 22 Get discounted tickets and support the APS Education Foundation
Jun 01, 2022 Congrats Merit Scholarship Winners Five recent APS graduates are National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. Five additional graduates of the APS Class of 2022 received National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.