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First ASK Academy Homecoming; A Royal Night

December 10, 2018

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Photos by Charlie Erickson and Skylar Morales  

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8th Grade Art Class Takes Part In Inktober

November 8, 2018

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By Skylar Morales Bonnie Smith’s 8th-grade art class took part in the global art movement, Inktober. Inktober was created by the comic short-story creator, Jay Parker. Every day for the whole month of October, artists and creators draw something using ink, then post it with the hashtag #Inktober preceding the year (#Inktober2018). For every day […]

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The Truthful Thirty

November 8, 2018

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By Vincent Toepper The Catalyst rolled out a new monthly column called The Truthful Thirty, which asks various staff members or students 30 questions. This month, we interviewed General Manager Daniel Busse. Best thing about New Mexico? The natural beauty. Personal favorite: The Jemez Mountains and Valley What can’t you live without? Family and friends, but […]

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November Manager of the Month ‘Looks for the Humor’ in all situations

November 7, 2018

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By Konosuke Nakata November’s Manager of the Month, Bonnie Smith, teaches photography, art, and computers classes at The ASK academy. When she was in middle school, she said she was a model student. Check out her interview with The Catalyst. Why do you think scholars voted for you? Well, I am very lucky because I […]

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A First Time Voter Reflects on the Midterms During this Divided Time

November 7, 2018

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By Haely Katt Today I feel overwhelmingly purple and to be purple in a blue and red world is kind of an awkward feeling. I have chosen as my parents would like to say, to be an “idealist”. Perhaps it is my inexperience to the harsh world of politics or the fact that I have […]

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Beloved Manager in Critical Condition after Brain Hemorrhage

October 25, 2018

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By Kyana Rojas Last week, six days after giving birth to her third son, ASK Academy project manager Danielle Plomaritas suffered from an unexpected and life threatening brain hemorrhage. She has since had multiple medical procedures, including an emergency craniotomy. Plomaritas is currently in stable but critical condition in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at The […]

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Eco Club Tackles Green Challenges all Month Long

October 16, 2018

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By Zanier Griego Since the beginning of the month, the EcoASK environmental club has been participating in the National Project Green Challenge. This is a national project where eco-friendly student-led clubs participate in daily environmental challenges. EcoAsk will be sent an email once a day from the Green Challenge and they have 24 hours to […]

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Fall Carnival to Bring Spirit, Fundraising, to ASK

October 16, 2018

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By Kyana Rojas   By Kyana Rojas This Fall, ASK’s National Honor Society members are working with other campus clubs to give the Academy a fall carnival. The event will take place at The ASK Academy on October 25 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free, though to enjoy the experience to its fullest and participate in […]

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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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