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Poetry Out Loud Winners Announced!

Pictured Left to Right: Nolan Miller, Delia Bradley, Cailyn Parsons High School Acting students held Poetry Out Loud’s local competition on Wednesday, January 31st for an intimate audience. Normally hosted in a large auditorium, this year’s competition was held in a PAPA classroom to replicate an audition format, allowing students with fears of public speaking […]

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Honoring New Mexico Teachers

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The Art of the Selfie

PAPA’s Visual Art Department is proud to present our newest Pop-Up Gallery: The Art of the Selfie.   PAPA Visual Artists created self-portraits inspired by one of the most famous artists in the world: Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Frida Kahlo’s intimate self-portraits included personal, cultural, and historical details from her life.   Our artists included their […]

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Free Workshop!

From Here On Flier PAPA will be hosting a free workshop for Middle School students and their parents called From Here On.  In this two night workshop parents can learn about current social media trends and how to speak with youth about social media boundaries and teenage dating in the digital age.  Students will learn […]

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Safe Zone Poster Contest Winners

*Congratulations to PAPA’s Safe Zone Poster Contest Winners: 3rd Place: Arwen Jimenez 2nd Place: Jessica Vigil (and shirt logo winner!) 1st Place: Shawn Pirkle Great job! We are very proud of your awesome, positive art!

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Scholastic Art Award Winners

Please join me in congratulating our PAPA Visual Artists who won Scholastic Art Awards: Kristen Carrara, 10th grade, Honorable Mention in Comic Art Grace Read, 11th grade, Silver Key Award in Comic Art Fabien Nieves, 12th grade, Silver Key Award in Mixed Media/Collage The Scholastic State Awards Ceremony will take place at Warehouse 508 on [...]
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Senora Orozco NM Teacher of the Year

Orozco Letter of Recommendation TOY 2018 https://twitter.com/AHCC_BEOC_CT/status/923195592712392704 https://www.abqjournal.com/1082581/state-teacher-of-the-year-announced.html https://twitter.com/NMPED/status/922932005171425280 http://krqe.com/2017/10/24/new-mexico-names-2018-teacher-of-the-year/ http://www.pressreader.com/usa/albuquerque-journal/20171025/281719794831936 http://www.ladailypost.com/content/2018-new-mexico-teacher-year-announced https://www.abqjournal.com/1082581/state-teacher-of-the-year-announced.html https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=191640657646128&story_fbid=1196380107172173 https://www.c-span.org/video/?439578-1/house-democrats-push-congress-address-daca-fix
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Student Leader Network Launched – Application Deadline 12/19/17

We are excited to announce a new New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) initiative, the Student Leader Network (SLN). The SLN 2018 Application has been posted on the PED website at http://www.ped.state.nm.us/ped/rfps.html.   The purpose of the Student Leader Network is to cultivate a group of engaged students to act as vehicles for change in […]

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PAPA Students Win Big at State Theatre Competition

Dear PAPA People, This fall, PAPA’s high school theatre class competed with hundreds of students from schools across the state at the High Desert Thespian Festival, the state level competition for the International Thespian Society. While every PAPA student brought their A game, and several scored high enough to advance to nationals, three of our students […]

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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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