November 18, 2014

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Asking ASK: Top 5 Book Series

By Salvatore Mangiacapra This month, we present the  Top 5-ish Book Series —  the “ish” will make sense later. Before we delve into the results, we would like to respond to some comments, concerns, and suggestions from the scholars. The first request is that we collect more data and display it, which we could not agree more. This […]

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November 13, 2014

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Real Talk: You Might Get Ebola, and Zombies Might Take Over the World

The Catalyst presents “Real Talk,” written by columnist Quinton Valencia, an 11th grade scholar who has a distinctive outlook on current events, The Broncos, and communism. He will be writing twice a month about the media’s stupidity, radical ideology, and his favorite cat, Maggie. By Quinton Valencia As of late, Ebola has been a hot issue spurring […]

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November 5, 2014

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Movie Night Hopes to Bring Scholars to Campus This Friday

By Robert Hershman The smell of popcorn will be drifting through the halls this Friday night. Members of Scholar Government crafted ideas to raise money for school activities, and between a choice of a carnival or movie night, the council thought the movie night would be more practical. “I just want the people that come […]

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November 3, 2014

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Scholars Memorialize Their Loved Ones in Spanish Class

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Freshman Angelina Sanchez stands near the altar created in Spanish class for Dia de los Muertos

  Every year, Project Manager Brennan Divett teaches his scholars about the holiday Dia de los Muertos by celebrating the day in his Spanish class. Scholars are required to bring Mexican food, or items that their ancestors enjoyed. An alter is set up in the classroom, and scholars are encouraged to bring photos or artifacts of […]

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October 31, 2014

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We Are What We Eat

7th grade BioMed students brought edible skeletons to class on Thursday.  

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October 16, 2014

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Freshmen Team Up with Sandia Labs for Project-Based Learning

Photo by Hannah Worker -Scholars show off the poster they presented for ASK's first annual PBL Night.

    By Hannah Worker Thursday evening was not a typical night for the freshmen on campus. For the past month or so, the freshmen class have been working with engineers from Sandia National Laboratories, who presented the task of designing and completing a widget through students’ CAD design courses. The final product was presented to the public on Thursday night. […]

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October 15, 2014

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Underdogs Stay Under This Weekend

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By Robert Hershman Football(NFL) New England vs. Buffalo Bills The Bills came into the game hoping to get a win with 2nd stringer quarterback Kyle Orton.  Both Bills and Patriots went three and out, and had to punt on first drives.  The Patriots finally got it down the field and got it near the end […]

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October 9, 2014

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On Anniversary of Balloon Crash, Co-Pilot Says Life is Better Than Before

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Danny Lovato stands on the ASK Academy stairs. Behind him is the scene of the balloon crash that happened a year ago today, causing him to lose his left arm.

  By Ryley Thompson – One year ago today, Daniel Lovato and his longtime friend Mark Kilgore launched from the early morning mass ascension in Kilgore’s balloon, New Mexico Sunrise 2. It was a routine flight, one they had been doing together for the past 10 years. As the balloon floated north toward The ASK Academy, nothing […]

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October 7, 2014

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Two Undefeated Teams Blow Away Record This Weekend

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Football(NFL)   By Robert Hershman   Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos The undefeated Cardinals went against Denver and Peyton Manning with his 499 touchdown passes, just nine away from Brett Favres record.  To make it 7-0, Manning threw it to Julius Thomas perfectly away from the defender in the left corner of the end zone.  At […]

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