October 4, 2017

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High School Basketball Team Gets off the Ground – Tryouts Tomorrow After School

  By Jackie Ritter Tryouts for The ASK Academy high school boys basketball team will be held tomorrow at The Boys and Girls Club after school from  4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and head coach Paul Stephenson is excited for this soon-to-be team. John Crawford and Kyle Stephenson will be assistant coaches. Sophomore Lorenzo Gomez will […]

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October 3, 2017

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October Manager of the Month Says he Enjoys Teaching ‘Outside the Box’

  By Bobbi Jo Pennington Chris Castilleja is brand new to The ASK Academy and has already won the first Manager of the Month award for this school year. He said his 33 years of being a pastor helped him transition smoothly into teaching, and he is excited to be able to teach World History […]

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September 27, 2017

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Scholars Can Invite Outside Guest to Tomorrow’s Game Night

By Leanna Karr  Game nights are a hit at The ASK Academy, and this year’s event will be this Thursday after school  at 5:30 p.m. Game nights are  located in the Commons and the  surrounding classrooms. Sponsors of the event, Scholar Government, will have  pizza and other snack items for sale. Admission for ASK scholars […]

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September 27, 2017

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Event Calendar Keeps ASK Community In The Loop

    By Madeline Peterson With all of the events that go on at The Academy, it can be difficult for scholars, staff, and parents to keep up. An ASK Academy calendar has been created that keeps scholars updated on testing days, vacation, graduation, and other school-wide events.  The calendar can be found at http://www.theaskacademy.org/Calendar, […]

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September 27, 2017

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NWEA – Better or Worse?

  Video Production Team: Gavin Vialpando,  Jeffrey Dominguez-Arellanes, and Wells Cook.  

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September 27, 2017

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AP History Students Become Journalists for a Day

By Hannah Flory Edward Garcia’s AP US History class participated in a different kind of history lesson this week. Scholars were told to write and create a newspaper set in the 1700s. This project inabled scholars the opportunity to look at different headlines from the Washington administration. Garcia explained that during a regular lecture, everyone […]

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September 20, 2017

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Executive Words: Game Night Next Week

This year, executives from Scholar Government will be writing a monthly column for The Catalyst, in order to keep the scholars at ASK informed about what happens during weekly government meetings. These opinions are the views of SG  and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Catalyst. Comments and suggestions are encouraged.  Hello, ASK Scholars! […]

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September 14, 2017

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Remake of Horror Classic Worth The Hype

By Faustina Crum The latest thriller recently hit theaters last Friday and it’s most likely you’ve heard the buzz. The movie, IT, broke US box office records, bringing in about $189.7 million the opening week. It is said to be the most anticipated horror film in the month of September in cinematic history, but does […]

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August 26, 2017

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Crowd Geeks Out Over Trivia Fundraiser

By Amber Romero Last Thursday, scholars stayed after school to participate in a Geeks who Drink Mocktails competition. Geeks who Drink is a popular adult trivia game; ASK  scholars designed their own version without the alcohol, as a fundrasier for Model UN. There were teams of up to six people that worked together to answer […]

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