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Top Scholars to Speak at Graduation

May 15, 2018

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Tribute to Bailey Bee–ASK’s Emotional Support

May 4, 2018

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Bailey Bee Smith was born in October of 2007 and came to live with us Christmas day when Santa left her on our porch.  She was a sweet and gentle dog who was full of love for everyone. Here are a few of her favorite things: Carrying around socks Destroying new toys until the squeaker […]

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Unopposed Seat May Point to Student Apathy

May 3, 2018

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  By Jaclyn Ritter The Vice Presidency at ASK had an odd ballot this year; there is only one candidate. Some scholars blamed the ASK scholar government for not publicizing the election more, while others stated that scholars do not care enough to run. 10th grader Amber Romero said ,“No one else wanted to run,” […]

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Candidates Vie for Presidential Position

April 28, 2018

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  Story by Galicia Monforte | Catalyst video by Jadah Stansfield and Gavin Vialpando   Election Day is coming up and scholars will get a chance to practice their right to vote for the 2018- 2019 Scholar Government President. The candidates running for president are Matthew Gardiner, Naudia Lane, and Nathan Maass. Each candidate had […]

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New AP Courses Offered Next Year, Along with Other Rigorous Courses

April 24, 2018

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  By Jordyn Contrucci and Hannah Flory Next year students will have access to a wider variety of courses at ASK. The new classes being offered on campus are Digital Electronics, AP Computer Science, AP World History, Data Science, and  a CNM dual enrollment College Success Experience (CSE) next year.  The goal is to encourage […]

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New Scholars Now Required to Submit Essay

April 18, 2018

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By Hannah Worker The ASK Academy has been known for its lottery system of entrance into the school, but starting in the 2018-19 academic school year, new scholars will also have to write an essay upon acceptance. Students who are entering the school (including siblings and returning scholars that have previously left the school) will […]

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Annual Festival Won’t Happen This Year

April 17, 2018

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Spring Fest is an annual day where managers pick a place to take a group of students on a field trip to. In the past, scholars have gone to the zoo, hiked the Sandia Crest, gone to Watermelon Ranch,  gone scuba diving, gone into  restaurants and cooked meals, headed to Santa Fe, and even went […]

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Understanding Your Learning Type can Help You Find Effective Study Methods

December 13, 2017

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  By Alyssa DePoy & Molly Arseneau Finals are coming up fast. These are not just regular tests, they cover are all the information you learned over the semester. Finals week can be one of the most stressful moments of the school, but there are ways to effectively study to ensure that you actually do well […]

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First ASK Basketball Game a Thrill-Ride for Crowd

December 7, 2017

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By Amber Romero Last Saturday The ASK Academy’s first ever home basketball game was held at the Boys & Girls Club. The ASK Androids — a mix of seniors, juniors, and sophomores, played against Nuestros Valores, an Albuquerque charter school. The score was close throughout all four quarters of the game. ASK lost by 6 […]

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Despite Low Turnout on Sports Day, Scholars Still Had Fun

November 21, 2017

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By Hannah Flory ASK Academy recently held a “Sports Day’ where scholars could come and play dodgeball and soccer. If scholars wanted to participate they were required to form teams so they could compete in either event. Freshman Alize Cloe-Puepke was one of about 20 scholars who showed up to the Scholar Government sponsored event, […]

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