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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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Paper Drive keeps ASK money in the classroom, according to Barbour

October 26, 2017

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By Kyana Rojas Parents stepped up and donated paper to help restock the paper supply at ASK Academy. This was the first year ASK has held a paper drive, and according to Assistant Manager Daniel Barbour, it was extremely successful. “It’s a way to get our parent group involved,” he said. “It’s a very direct […]

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Balloon Lands on Campus, Hundreds of Scholars Get a Lift

October 19, 2017

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By Faustina Crum A crowd of scholars quickly formed on the empty lot on the west side of campus last Thursday morning after an impromptu landing of hot-air balloon. The small mass rapidly turned into a sea of students after word got around that a balloon had landed on campus. Hundreds of eyes were on […]

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Poll: Scholars Want Diverse Electives

October 17, 2017

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By Taylor Kirk The Ask Academy is a STEM school, so scholars expect to see classes like Biomed and Engineering on their schedule, but many want to see more diverse elective offered. When a survey was sent out by The Catalyst to scholars at ASK,  over 92 scholars responded. Of that number,  94% of students […]

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