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Manger of the Month: ‘I Love the Lightbulb Moment’

May 17, 2018

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Project Manager Valerie Zink loves to study the mind of scholars and making their brains burst with her vast knowledge of literature. Zink has been teaching the middle school scholars at The ASK Academy for three years. She teaches three different classes: English, math, and social studies. This year, Zink teaches English to 6th grade […]

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Top Scholars to Speak at Graduation

May 15, 2018

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Unopposed Seat May Point to Student Apathy

May 3, 2018

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  By Jaclyn Ritter The Vice Presidency at ASK had an odd ballot this year; there is only one candidate. Some scholars blamed the ASK scholar government for not publicizing the election more, while others stated that scholars do not care enough to run. 10th grader Amber Romero said ,“No one else wanted to run,” […]

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Candidates Vie for Presidential Position

April 28, 2018

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  Story by Galicia Monforte | Catalyst video by Jadah Stansfield and Gavin Vialpando   Election Day is coming up and scholars will get a chance to practice their right to vote for the 2018- 2019 Scholar Government President. The candidates running for president are Matthew Gardiner, Naudia Lane, and Nathan Maass. Each candidate had […]

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New AP Courses Offered Next Year, Along with Other Rigorous Courses

April 24, 2018

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  By Jordyn Contrucci and Hannah Flory Next year students will have access to a wider variety of courses at ASK. The new classes being offered on campus are Digital Electronics, AP Computer Science, AP World History, Data Science, and  a CNM dual enrollment College Success Experience (CSE) next year.  The goal is to encourage […]

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Annual Festival Won’t Happen This Year

April 17, 2018

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Spring Fest is an annual day where managers pick a place to take a group of students on a field trip to. In the past, scholars have gone to the zoo, hiked the Sandia Crest, gone to Watermelon Ranch,  gone scuba diving, gone into  restaurants and cooked meals, headed to Santa Fe, and even went […]

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Manager of the Month: ‘There’s Beauty in the Periodic Table’

April 13, 2018

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  By Bobbi Jo Pennington  Barbara McCann is ASK Academy’s newest manager, joining the staff in January. She is teaching the High school Chemistry and Microbiology classes. In her first semester she was voted Manager of the Month, which is a difficult feat. Did you expect to be manager of the month and how did you […]

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New Film Unveils Truth Behind 2002’s Cult Classic, ‘The Room’

December 14, 2017

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    By Faustina Crum In 2002, the film world changed forever when Tommy Wiseau released his film The Room. With an endless stream of money, Wiesau made the $6 million production with friend, Greg Sestero. Both starred in the film; Wiseau as the main character, Johnny, and Sestero as Mark. They had their eyes […]

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Photo of the Week: Giving Tree Shines

December 13, 2017

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First ASK Basketball Game a Thrill-Ride for Crowd

December 7, 2017

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By Amber Romero Last Saturday The ASK Academy’s first ever home basketball game was held at the Boys & Girls Club. The ASK Androids — a mix of seniors, juniors, and sophomores, played against Nuestros Valores, an Albuquerque charter school. The score was close throughout all four quarters of the game. ASK lost by 6 […]

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