Awesome News!

Taylor Williamson won first prize in the Student under 18 division of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Photography Competition for his photo “Badlands.” It will be published in the next issue of O’Keeffe Magazine next month.

PAPA’s ‘Top Five’ High School Reward

In an effort to reward academic excellence, we will be offering a discounted academic trip to Los Angeles to the top five academic students in grades 9 – 12 for first semester grades.  For a low cost of $150 (plus $$ for food), students will:

Travel by Amtrak to Los Angeles, California

Tour historic Union Station

Tour La Brea Tar Pits and the Page Museum

Visit LA’s Historic Farmer’s Market and The Grove (a Hollywood “A” lister’s ‘place to be seen’)

Tour Los Angeles County Museum of Art (a complex of multiple art museums)

Stay at the Park Plaza Lodge Hotel

The cost to students includes: train fare, hotel fees, and museum entrances.  Students will need additional funds for their meals and snacks.

The trip is planned for January 16 – 19, 2014 and will be chaperoned by Dr. and Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Benavides and Mrs. Weems, and 2 parent volunteers.


Please contact me with any questions about this opportunity.

Thank you,
Daphne Benavides
Assistant Director
Public Academy for Performing Arts
3000 Adams St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112