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Middle school and High School Scholars Opinions on Electives

October 8, 2019

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By: Alize Cloe-Puepke A  variety of scholars who attend The Ask Academy have mixed emotions on the elective choices that are available. Some middle school and high school scholars feel like the electives at ASK are either too limited, while some believe they are appropriate for the kind of school that ASK is. “I love […]

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Dwindling Scholar Population at ASK Causes Concern Among Student Body

October 3, 2019

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By Kylie Gutierrez-Jones Being a smaller school, ASK tends to have a very tight-knit family-like community and it upsets scholars when classmates leave the Academy, especially in large numbers. At the beginning of this year, many scholars from the upper-grade levels left as a result of having to attend academic probation, having low grades and […]

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Camping Trip 2019

October 2, 2019

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By Olli Martens-Oritz   Last month, scholars came back from the ASK Academy’s 8th annual freshman and sophomore camping trip, organized by project manager Krista Pink. Pink leads this camping trip, because of it being the most important time for new scholars, old scholars, new managers, and old, to learn more about each other and […]

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New 6th Grade Building Supports ASK Culture and Eases Transition

October 1, 2019

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By Olivia Shadle Every good school starts with a strong foundation; it spreads and becomes a culture and an attitude. Nothing is stronger than the foundation built by the scholars. For The ASK Academy, it starts with the 6th grade. One of the goals at The ASK Academy is to help make the transition from […]

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ASK Hosts Model UN ‘Mini-Mock’ Last Saturday

September 26, 2019

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By Andrew Erickson For the first time ever, Mini-Mock, an annual debate organized by Model United Nations, was held at The ASK Academy last Saturday. Model United Nations, known also as Model UN, is a club where scholars from different schools  represent a real country and debate over current international affairs against other teams. Model […]

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Beloved Manager in Critical Condition after Brain Hemorrhage

October 25, 2018

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By Kyana Rojas Last week, six days after giving birth to her third son, ASK Academy project manager Danielle Plomaritas suffered from an unexpected and life threatening brain hemorrhage. She has since had multiple medical procedures, including an emergency craniotomy. Plomaritas is currently in stable but critical condition in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at The […]

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Eco Club Tackles Green Challenges all Month Long

October 16, 2018

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By Zanier Griego Since the beginning of the month, the EcoASK environmental club has been participating in the National Project Green Challenge. This is a national project where eco-friendly student-led clubs participate in daily environmental challenges. EcoAsk will be sent an email once a day from the Green Challenge and they have 24 hours to […]

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Fall Carnival to Bring Spirit, Fundraising, to ASK

October 16, 2018

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By Kyana Rojas   By Kyana Rojas This Fall, ASK’s National Honor Society members are working with other campus clubs to give the Academy a fall carnival. The event will take place at The ASK Academy on October 25 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free, though to enjoy the experience to its fullest and participate in […]

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Education Secretary, Christopher Ruszkowski, Visits ASK on ‘A’ Express

October 15, 2018

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By Skylar Morales On Thursday, October 6, the Secretary of Education, Christopher N. Ruszkowski, visited The ASK Academy as a part of the New Mexico-True Straight-A Express. Ruszkowski, appointed to secretary of education by Governor Susana Martinez last year, has since visited over 200 schools across the state of New Mexico. This year, 150 schools […]

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Tomorrow’s PSAT May Qualify Students for National Scholarships

October 9, 2018

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  By Kaleiah Gonzalez  Tomorrow, all sophomores will be taking the PSAT’s on campus. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship. Depending on how high scholars score, they may be eligible for more scholarships. The test is broken into two different categories: math and evidence-based reading. Students […]

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