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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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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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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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