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Young Artist Show at UNM Masley Gallery

Please see below for the UNM YA show card and map. Please allow extra time for parking and walking to the gallery. Please join us for the opening reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 6-8 pm. Daniela Basista has two pieces in the show, and Leslie Bello Garcia has once piece […]

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YouthCHAT Members Attend State-wide Suicide Prevention Retreat

On November 5th & 6th, 2019, five of PAPA’s YouthCHAT team, along with Ms. Beck, attended an overnight state-wide suicide prevention retreat at Camp Oro Quay, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health’s Office of School and Adolescent Health (NMDOH OSAH). We worked with student leaders from all over the state of New Mexico, […]

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Food Drive

PAPA’s NJHS is having a Food Drive to collect canned foods that are quick easy meals like canned ravioli, soups, etc. to support NM Roadrunner Foodbank to help people experiencing homelessness. From November 11th through the 15th, you can bring your canned food donations to 2nd period, the class that brings the most cans will […]

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Empty Halls Wins Monthly Contest

Congratulations to Mya Stolz for her film Empty Halls!!! Winner of FVNM Monthly contest! Link to Film

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Congratulations PAPA Artists

Congratulations to Leslie Bello Garcia and Daniela Basista! Their art was selected in a very highly competitive exhibition and competition for The University of New Mexico's Art Education Department/ Young Artist Exhibition.   This year jurors reviewed over 260 entries: Due to finite space in the gallery, they can only exhibit around 85 works; which [...]
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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! [...]
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