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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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ACT Advice from Seniors at ASK

November 21, 2017

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Video by Gavin Vialpando and Max Begley-Urra

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Political Cartoon: The Obstacle Course of Thanksgiving Dinners

November 21, 2017

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New Club Plans to Start Recycling

November 20, 2017

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  By McKenna Craig The ASK Academy gained a new club this year and it is growing fast. The five week old organization, EcoASK was started by junior James Sanchez. “I was inspired to start EcoASK by my burning passion for the Earth’s environment,” he said. Because ASK is a science-oriented academy, Sanchez said an […]

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Scholars Thankful for Family, Mexican Food, Pets, and Literature

November 16, 2017

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By Molly Arseneau With November being a month of reflection on being grateful, I have a lot to be thankful for.  I am thankful that I have the chance to grow up in an equal opportunity country, where I can do and be who I want. Also, I’m thankful to have friends who go out […]

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Manager of the Month: Garcia Says He’s Waited 8 Years for Award

November 8, 2017

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Compiled by Bobbi Jo Pennington Edward Garcia, who teaches U.S. History and Government and Economics at ASK Academy, has been a manager since the first day the school opened its doors eight years ago. He has a passion for history and politics, and refuses to comment on whether he coerced his scholars into voting for […]

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