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The Biden Administration’s Current Connection To DACA

November 28, 2021

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      On September 27th, 2021, information from the Biden Administration was released, stating that plans were being processed to recreate policies/criteria for one of the main immigration programs worldwide. First, what is DACA? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was made for children who were illegally brought to the US by their parents and allows […]

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How One Man’s Vision Shaped the October Sky

November 18, 2021

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By: Gavin Lujan This fall, the Balloon Fiesta kicked off on October 2nd, following a year-long hiatus after the event was postponed due to COVID-19. Around 866,000 attendees came to the Fiesta over a period of 9 days after much anticipation. This year also brought some changes to the way guests interacted at the fiesta […]

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Texas Issues Anti-Abortion Law, Who Is Taking Charge Against It, And What It Means For Others.

November 3, 2021

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By: Cassius Naclerio In Texas, September 1st, 2021, a six-week abortion law went into effect. John G. Roberts Jr., Clarence Thomas, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito, Sonya Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch, Brett M. Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett were all ruling judges on the Supreme Court that approved the law. The Supreme […]

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WHICH CAREER PATH YOU SHOULD YOU TAKE?

October 25, 2021

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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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The ASK Academy is Getting a New Building

October 21, 2021

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

October 21, 2021

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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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Ask Catalyst Writer Introductions

October 21, 2021

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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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Covid at ASK

October 21, 2021

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

October 21, 2021

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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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Recovering From Hurricane Ida

October 21, 2021

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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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