Thank you to all who participated in the Pennies for Patients fundraiser. Overall the middle schoolers raised $1,303.88 – we beat last years amount!
Congratulations to Mrs. Allen’s 7th period 7th graders who raised over $600 in their class and won the Olive Garden Pasta Party.
PAPA Film and Media is proud to congratulate Fermin Gonzales and Liam Hurlburt for their night sky photography. Both won Honorable Mention in the Future Voices of New Mexico competition.
It is with pleasure to announce that two PAPA students Briana Flores and Jennifer Vigil in Honors English 8 are state semifinalists in the Letters About Literature Contest.
There were 586 New Mexico students who entered the 2015 contest. Of those 586 entries, 88 semifinalists advanced to round two state judging. In Level 1, there were 137 entries with 25 letters advancing to round two. In Level 2, there were 169 entries with 32 letters advancing to round two. In Level 3, there were 280 entries with just 31 letters moving on to round two. All of the state semifinalists who advanced to round two state judging will receive an award certificate in the mail.
To find out more about Letters About Literature, click here: http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/
In February, Ms. Beck submitted a grant proposal to The New Mexico Department of Health’s Office of School and Adolescent Health for the Positive Youth Development Youth Leadership Track/Youth Team
The scholarship is an awesome opportunity for Youth to learn from their peers about various adolescent health topics, network, learn, build leadership skills and have fun.
The scholarship covers registration for the Positive Youth Development Track at the 19th Annual Head 2 Toe Conference, breakfast, snack and lunches, hotel rooms, fees, and workshop materials.
NMDOH announced that PAPA’s YouthCHAT team (8 students plus Ms. Beck) was selected to receive full scholarships for the Positive Youth Development Track at The 19th Annual Head 2 Toe Conference at the Hyatt in Downtown Albuquerque on April 15-17, 2015. Thank you to NMDOH and Tessa Medina Lucero for this opportunity!
PAPA Student Alivia Abernathy will be in this production – here’s the details:
Opera Southwest, Puccini’s La Bohème
March 22, 25, 27 & 29, 2015
7:30 pm-Wednesday & Friday
Albuquerque Journal Theatre
$12, $22, $32, $52, $62, $72, $77, $82, group rates available
La Bohème is a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in Italian with English supertitles, and presented in two acts with one intermission. One of the most famous, popular and enduring operatic classics, this tale of love and loss in 19thcentury Paris is filled with some of opera’s most beautiful and recognizable music. Whether you are experiencing it for the first or fifteenth time, La Bohème never fails to touch the heart.
Here’s Che Fox (6th grade) and her band on the The Morning Brew yesterday.
Please help support PAPA Theatre by purchasing our new fundraising shirts! They were designed by local artist Jan Burch.
We have them in size S, M, L and XL. Each shirt is $25.00.
Proceeds go to support our Thespians at Festivals and Conferences.
See Ms. Beck or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to get your shirt today!
PAPA student Stephen Harrison won 2nd place overall in the PNM/UNM Math Contest with students from around the state! His accomplishment will be recognized at a banquet on April 18.