Latest News

  All posts by Stella Lavis

It Pays to Be Kind Campaign

Middle School Student Council is launching our,  It Pays to Be Kind Campaign. This will be starting on Tuesday, October 1st.  We are wanting to promote and reward kindness on campus, for both middle AND high school students. You will be receiving green kindness tickets that you can hand out to reward random acts of kindness from […]

Read More

PAPA Students Win Prizes in the Hispanic Heritage Month Youth Art Contest

Two PAPA Visual Artists won prizes in the Hispanic Heritage Month Youth Art Contest sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, NNSA Sandia Site Office and NNSA ABQ Complex. The theme was Art in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math). Please join me in congratulating Ella Amedi, who won 2nd place in the […]

Read More

PAPA’s Congressional People’s Choice Winners

Our updated Visual Art Award Winners’ plaque is here! Special thanks to All Sports Trophies for this beautiful memento to honor our artists. Ashely Ramos (left) won the 2019 Spring Dance Art contest. Jada Doney-Lang (middle) won a 2019 Silver Key from Scholastic AND a Congressional People’s Choice Award. Hannah Cowles (right) won a Congressional […]

Read More

Assessment Results

During PAPA’s Open House last week, we gave assessment results (formerly known as PARCC ELA and Math, and the NM Science Standards-based Assessment for grades 7 and 11) to parents of students who attended PAPA last year.  If you did not receive your child’s test scores that evening, your child will bring them home to […]

Read More

Art Show

PAPA parent Ri Fox is coordinating an art show by trans youth at the Peace & Justice Center. If any PAPA students who are trans would like to contribute art, please email Ri Fox: rianne1134@yahoo.com   Please direct any questions to Ri Fox.

Read More

Shooting Star!

Please congratulate Leslie Bello Garcia on her 2nd place win in the NM Film/Governor's Mansion Ornament design contest. On Saturday evening, Leslie was honored at the Governor's Mansion. She was interviewed by Tony Martinez, and was awarded by New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes. Leslie also received a $1000 scholarship! Way to go, Leslie! [...]
Read More

GROW Art!

The theme is GROW... so we created lots of Van Gogh inspired flowers, vases, plants, and growth mindset key words. We installed them all over campus. Check out art on the Gallery Wall by room 19, in the windows by the front office, and in the glass display cases. We hope you enjoy the art, [...]
Read More

Head Shot and Cap and Gown Photo Day September 6th

Hello all from your 2020 PAPA Yearbook staff,   We are excited to announce Head Shot and Cap and Gown photo day is September 6th, 2019. Please don’t make any appointments for that day. It is important that you are in school on the 6th. We have a special setup with MJ Thomas Photography to […]

Read More

Leadership Opportunity for Juniors and Seniors

Juniors and Seniors, are you interested in government and public policy?  This year’s Student Leadership Institute with Senator Tom Udall is being held here in Albuquerque on October 4th.  Please see the attached PDF, Mr. Ocken or Ms. Maestas for more information about the institute.  Registration is only open to 4 students per school and […]

Read More

Casting Call!

Robert Baxter Casting is looking for students who LOOK ages 10 – 13 for a feature movie called “Barb & Star go to Vista Del Mar.”   If you think your child might be appropriate for this PAID role and are available to work on Friday, August 30 (at the end of the school day),  […]

Read More