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Summer Activities

May 24, 2017

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    By Jessika Alvillar For scholars who are stuck on what to do for the summer, here is a list of concerts to attend and places that will be open throughout the summer. Concerts Pink Floyd laser spectacular – El Rey theatre June 3 Pink Floyd Laser Show Korn – Isleta Amphitheater June 18 […]

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ASK Men’s Basketball Team in Early Stages

May 24, 2017

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By Michael Crespin After Matthew Gardiner was elected vice president of Scholar Government, there were rumors that there would be a sports program added to ASK. ASK has formed a boys high school team with 13 members ready to start in the Fall 2017. The list was provided by Easton Langdon, who will be a […]

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Work Ethic Pays off for Second in Class

May 11, 2017

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    By Jenifer Guzman The final grades are in and calculations complete. Suzanne Clayton is ASK Academy’s Class of 2017 Salutatorian, meaning she received the second highest GPA in her class. The Catalyst asked her about this prestigious honor.   In your own words, what exactly does salutatorian mean? Salutatorian means I am one […]

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Second PE Option for Scholars

April 26, 2017

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  By Faustina Crum   Next year, even more scholars will be filling the halls of ASK, and there is concern about balancing the number of students in the PE elective. PE is required by the state of New Mexico – and ASK only has one PE teacher, Candice Lemons. Often times, students wait until […]

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Manager of the Month is Expert in Storytelling

April 20, 2017

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  By Amber Romero Congratulations to April’s Manager of the Month, Shelly Bethke! One of the ASK Academy’s finest scimatics managers said she loves having discussions with her scholars and seeing their creativity. Below she explains the mystery and experiences of her life as a teacher.   Why do you think scholars voted for you? I […]

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Getting Creative with Promposals

April 13, 2017

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    By Jessika Alvillar Promposals can be seen at high schools around the country. Rather than asking someone to prom the traditional way, high school students are creating elaborate proposals, often in public or caught on social media. Junior Charles Wehner said he attempted a promposal this weekend. He explained that it took a while […]

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Candidates Weigh in Before Tomorrow’s Election

April 13, 2017

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By Jenifer Guzman Tomorrow scholars will have the opportunity to vote in the Scholar Government election during third period. An email will be sent out to the high school student body, which will include the link to cast a vote online. Scholars will have to type in their name and student ID which can be […]

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Prom Night Fast Approaching

April 12, 2017

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By Ashana Gonzalez Glitz, glamor and the elegance of the 1920s is what this year’s prom is all about. ASK’s prom season is upon us, and will be held this Saturday at Hotel Albuquerque (800 Rio Grande Blvd NW) from 8 pm – 11 pm, tickets are $20.  Light refreshments will be provided. A senior […]

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Teenagers Put Cell Phone Skills to Good Use

January 31, 2017

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By Noelle Hoenig Though the holiday season has passed, the drive to give back to the community continues to flow through the  Academy. This is the second year scholars will head to retirement centers around the city to assist senior citizens with their cell phone questions. Paul Stephenson, who organized the event said, “It’s an […]

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Manager of the Month: a Love for Learning Led Plomaritas to the Classroom

January 27, 2017

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    By Amber Romero Danielle Plomaritas, January’s Manager of the Month, says she was “hooked”  on teaching after taking her first education class. Voted by the student as “Most Likely to be Called Mom,” in the yearbook, Plomaritas said fostering relationships and working hard is something she tries to impart on all scholars.  Did […]

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