Tag Archives: Quarantine

Social Distancing Takes Toll on Adolescents

February 22, 2021

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Warning: This article mentions mental illness, self-harm and suicide By Peyton Perez Although social distancing is helping to save many lives by slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it will likely leave long-lasting effects on the adolescents who are involved in it. According to The Lancet, adolescence is a very vital time in a […]

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Managers Feel the Stress of Hybrid Teaching

December 4, 2020

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By Peyton Perez  As project managers at The ASK Academy are asked to reduce the amount of schoolwork that the scholars are given outside of class, scholars are beginning  to feel more at ease. In early November, the administrators at The ASK Academy asked project managers to reduce the amount of schoolwork that is given […]

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ASK Scholars Struggle with Mental Health During Quarantine

November 12, 2020

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By Peyton Perez Scholars  have different opinions about the isolation that has been caused by COVID-19. One thing that students can agree upon, is that their mental health and everyday lives have been severely changed and affected.  An anonymous survey conducted by Kylee Shurter, a counselor at The ASK Academy, showed that scholars at The […]

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ASK Continues Remote Instruction as COVID Rates Increase

November 5, 2020

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By Shay Spell As elementary students in the Rio Rancho district return to in-person learning amid rising cases of Covid-19, scholars at The ASK Academy question if they will go back to school at all this year. The ASK Academy is not a part of the Rio Rancho Public School District, so it has separate […]

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Graduating Class of 2020 Finds New Way to Celebrate

May 30, 2020

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This is The Catalyst page for all things graduation related to the Class of 2020. Below you will see the graduates, the valedictorian and salutatorian speech, Mr. Crawford’s commencement speech, the senior slide show, and the recorded graduation parade.   Class flower: Cactus Class Colors: Silver and Black Class quote: “You’re braver than you believe, […]

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