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PAPA YouthCHAT at Peer 2 Peer Suicide Prevention Training

PAPA’s YouthCHAT team attended a fantastic retreat with students from NACA and Health Leadership HS yesterday. The retreat was sponsored by NMDOH (Office of School & Adolescent Health) and Prevention New Mexico. The retreat featured training for youth on suicide prevention, communication skills, and leadership. Thanks to Tessa (NMDOH OSAH) and JoAnn (Prevention New Mexico) […]

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PAPA Students Win Monthly Film/Photography Contest

*PAPA Film and Photography Students win the Future Voices of New Mexico Film and Photography monthly contest and $50 each!!! The winners are: Alien Abduction a Film By Anaya Gonzalez and Ciara Barnett for her Photo.

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High School Thespians in Action

The High School Acting class took a trip to the High Desert Thespian Festival–an International Thespian Society state level competition–on Thursday and absolutely crushed it! Two of our seniors, Andres Rodriguez and Nique Marquez, were pulled aside by college recruiters after their college auditions and offered scholarships on the spot because of how incredibly they […]

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Enter the Panda Basket Drawing for your Chance to Win Original Artwork

Morgan Orehek poses with her winning design for the PAPApalooza Visual Arts competition. Be sure to enter the drawing on the Panda basket on October 20th at PAPApalooza for a chance to win Morgan’s original art!

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Mindfulness Update

Good Morning PAPA!  It’s November and in honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday coming up, and in keeping with our Mindfulness Theme, this month we will be creating a Gratitude Graffiti Project in the NE hallway between Mr. Taylor and Mr. Ocken’s room.  The Gratitude Graffiti Project is a daily practice of purposeful appreciation of one’s [...]
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High Flying Art

All PAPA Visual Arts high school students entered the National Hispanic Cultural Center's (NHCC) Swire Coca Cola and International Balloon Fiesta Art contest in September 2017. The grand prize winner is Jaden Flores (grade 12) from Volcano Vista High School; however, there were so many good entries, there are 10 Honorable Mentions winners. These artists [...]
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Title 1 at PAPA

Title I Parent Notification 2017-18 Title I Annual Meeting English PowerPoint 2017-18 1
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Oklahoma Audition

Public Academy for the Performing Arts is proud to announce: AUDITIONS for the High School production of       Seeking High School Men and Women for the Cast of Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, Oklahoma! When: Auditions are Monday and Tuesday, September 18th and 19th from 4:30-      6:30pm. You only need to attend one [...]
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What is YouthCHAT?

PAPA is thrilled to announce that we've received another grant from New Mexico's Department of Health for YouthCHAT!   What is YouthCHAT?   YouthCHAT is a peer to peer outreach program that shares communication skills and youth healthy literacy. We work with students, medical professionals, and other people in the community to help youth know [...]
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Hurricane Help

PAPA Community!  Please join the HS and MS Student Councils as they strive to help students effected by recent Hurricanes.  If you would like to donate school supplies and gift cards, please bring them to the boxes by the office.  Thank you!
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