Tag Archives: The ASK Academy

Scholars Reflect On ASK’s 6th Annual Jemez Camping Trip

October 1, 2018

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By Anika DeLeewerk and Aalina Aragon Last weekend marked the 6th annual ASK Academy freshman and sophomore camping trip. As sophomores, it was our first time going on the trip and we were both were really excited; we didn’t go last year because we missed the deadline. We heard stories about how fun the trip […]

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Japanese Exchange Student: ASK Not What He Expected, But He Enjoys it

October 1, 2018

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By Konosuke Nakata Since I was a child, I have been studying English, and my cousin studied abroad in Australia for a month. After she came back to Japan, she spoke English fluently. I thought that she was so cool, and I wanted to speak English like her. This is one reason I chose to […]

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New High School Managers Thriving at ASK

September 27, 2018

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By Kyana Rojas and Brandon Miller The ASK Academy has had its fair share of new Project Managers; in the 2018-2019 school year, ASK hired seven new managers that are going to help teach and shape the scholars who attend. Sadly, scholars had to say goodbye to beloved teachers such as Mr. Crawford, Mr. Gullett, […]

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A Year in Austria Broadens Scholar’s View

September 24, 2018

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ASK Academy scholar Nathan Maass spent all of last year studying abroad in Austria. He is back at the Academy this year as a senior. The Catalyst’s Skylar Morales spoke with him about his experience as a foreign exchange student. The Catalyst:  Why did you choose Austria to study in? Nathan Maass: “(The German) language […]

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Op-ed: ‘ASK is Best Choice I Have Ever Made’

December 7, 2016

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Sophomore Jessika Alvillar transferred to ASK at the end of the first quarter this year.  She reflects on how ASK has changed her life and made her look forward to coming to school.   Smaller, but open minded — that’s how I would summarize The ASK Academy. I came from Rio Rancho High School about two […]

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Photo of the Week: Stepping Into Colonial Past

September 28, 2016

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Scholar: Sadie Hawkins Encourages a Change in Expectations

August 26, 2015

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Letter to the Editor The opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by the various authors and columnists in this section do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of The Catalyst. This letter was in response to Rylee Felzien’s letter, published on August 26, 2015. Click here to read the article.  In response to the […]

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Scholar: Sadie Hawkins Dance is ‘Blatantly Offensive’

August 26, 2015

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Letter to the Editor The opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by the various authors and columnists in this section do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of The Catalyst. I am distressed by the recent survey sent out via email by The Dance Committee, asking scholars if they would like the next dance […]

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On Anniversary of Balloon Crash, Co-Pilot Says Life is Better Than Before

October 9, 2014

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  By Ryley Thompson — One year ago today, Daniel Lovato and his longtime friend Mark Kilgore launched from the early morning mass ascension in Kilgore’s balloon, New Mexico Sunrise 2. It was a routine flight, one they had been doing together for the past 10 years. As the balloon floated north toward The ASK Academy, nothing […]

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