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Education Secretary, Christopher Ruszkowski, Visits ASK on ‘A’ Express

October 15, 2018

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By Skylar Morales On Thursday, October 6, the Secretary of Education, Christopher N. Ruszkowski, visited The ASK Academy as a part of the New Mexico-True Straight-A Express. Ruszkowski, appointed to secretary of education by Governor Susana Martinez last year, has since visited over 200 schools across the state of New Mexico. This year, 150 schools […]

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Tomorrow’s PSAT May Qualify Students for National Scholarships

October 9, 2018

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  By Kaleiah Gonzalez  Tomorrow, all sophomores will be taking the PSAT’s on campus. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship. Depending on how high scholars score, they may be eligible for more scholarships. The test is broken into two different categories: math and evidence-based reading. Students […]

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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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Scholar: Cultural Insensitivity Calls For More Representation At ASK

September 24, 2018

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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.   By Zanier Griego When I started at ASK in the seventh grade, I was excited. I was ready to make new friends and be around people who […]

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