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News from 2021-2022

A collection of news from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 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.

Posted June 1, 2022

 Educators Night at NM United on June 22

Get discounted tickets and support the APS Education Foundation

Posted May 24, 2022

 Five APS Schools Receive Library Grants from Laura Bush Foundation

The $5,000 grant can be used to update and diversify library collections.

Posted May 19, 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.

Posted 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.

Posted May 18, 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.

Posted May 5, 2022

 May's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include a head custodian, senior benefits analyst, building manager, and elementary school principal

Posted May 4, 2022

 Art is Elementary

Opening reception is Thursday, April 28. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, May 17.

Posted April 25, 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.

Posted April 22, 2022

 April's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include a family liaison, cafeteria manager, principal support specialist and fingerprinting supervisor.

Posted April 11, 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.

Posted April 5, 2022

 Taking a Bite Out of Testing

Videos and resources to help with test anxiety.

Posted March 29, 2022

 Metro Youth Art Exhibit Winners and Video

Hundreds of APS middle and high school students participated in the annual event.

Posted March 18, 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.

Posted March 17, 2022

 APS Closes Investigation on Cyberattack

No evidence of data compromised.

Posted March 15, 2022

 APS Families: Please Update Emergency Contacts

Use ParentVUE to make any needed changes.

Posted March 11, 2022

 March's Outstanding Employees

This month's honorees include a speech and language liaison, CSA, head custodian, and media center manager.

Posted March 9, 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.

Posted March 3, 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.

Posted February 23, 2022