October 25, 2021

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WHICH CAREER PATH YOU SHOULD YOU TAKE?

By: Charlotte Salazar       When ASK Scholars reach high school, they choose between two career pathways, Engineering and Biomedical sciences (Biomed), which will determine classes taken throughout their 4 years of high school and possibly get them set up for a career in that field in the future.           But how do they decide what they like? […]

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October 21, 2021

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The ASK Academy is Getting a New Building

A few weeks ago ASK Academy installed shade above the lunch tables to help with simple comfort for the shcolars who eat outdoors. The school worked with the Rachel Matthew Development to construct the shades and another upcoming project. Ourschool has been buzzing around the idea of expanding the building and adding new features. The […]

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October 21, 2021

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Raids on Grades! What did online school do with your GPAs?

By Chandler Feyd Crandall, High schooler at the Ask Academy What is happening?       Recently, more than one pandemic has been going around; No, not COVID, it’s online learning! Last year, scholars attended online school for the majority of the year. COVID has caused some schools to be forced to do online learning. Some had a […]

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October 21, 2021

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Ask Catalyst Writer Introductions

By: Thomas Liebing Gavin Lujan is a junior and main editor of future local news articles. He is currently working on an article about the 2021 balloon fiesta and has written in the past about the effects of hurricane Ida. He enjoys writing, drawing, and playing video games in his free time.

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October 21, 2021

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Covid at ASK

By: Owen Chavez Students benefit greatly from in person learning and returning to school has been nice for us so far. In order to maintain in school learning at the ASK Academy covid needs to be as contained as possible. The NMPED (New Mexico Public Education Department) has guidelines to make returning to school as […]

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October 21, 2021

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New Mexico’s Drop and Recovery Back to the Top, COVID Effects on New Mexico Economy and Recovery

By: Ben Spradlin It’s no secret that COVID had a negative effect on New Mexico, or anywhere for that matter. Thousands of New Mexicans died,  lost their jobs, and many profitable businesses went out of business. The big question is: How has the economy’s recovery plan been affected while we have been reopening and getting […]

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October 21, 2021

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Recovering From Hurricane Ida

By: Gavin Lujan It has been a month since Hurricane Ida made landfall on August 30th, 2021 on the Louisiana coast. Homes were flooded, communities destroyed, and streets trashed, with around a million Louisiana residents that lost electricity. There is an ongoing effort to recover and rebuild what was lost to the storm. The initial […]

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October 21, 2021

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7th Skipped a Year

By: Liliana Chavez This year’s 7th graders skipped a year! 2020, 6th graders participated in online schooling for their first middle school year. These ASK Scholars unfortunately missed out in many 6th grade learning activities and socialization with new people.  This year’s 7th grade scholars are getting the full experience of middle school for the […]

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October 21, 2021

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An Overwhelming Silence at ASK, But Why?

Something that stands out at the ASK Academy is the amount of silence during class discussions. From Math to English, a majority of students do not participate in class discussions, why? Communications between scholars at ASK and teachers during class conversations varies greatly for a variety of reasons.  Research by Zierold, K.M, and McGeeney found […]

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February 9, 2021

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NBA Fans Adjust to Covid Restrictions

By Degan Baca At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, all sports were canceled, including the NBA. But with the cancellation of sports, it gave the league time to change certain rules. A notable rule is that players on the bench must be wearing a mask and stay 6-feet apart at all times. This rule […]

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