October 24, 2018

The Middle School Reward Dance is today from 4:30 to 5:30pm in the Cafe.

The CNM Spring Registration window for dual credit enrollment is now open.  You are required to meet with Ms. Maestas before registering.  If she is not available, just sign up outside of her door and she will meet with you this week.

We will be clearing the Lost and Found Box weekly. Please check for your items every day before you leave PAPA. We will clear the box this Friday after High School lunch.

What’s That Smell?
Don’t leave food in your locker! Please make sure to clean out your locker daily!

Wizard of Oz
Attention actors, singers, and dancers! The Wizard of Oz audition sign up sheets have been posted. Please stop by the call boards across from the front office, or outside of room 19 to read the audition information sheet; then take a picture of the info sheet, and share it with your parent or guardian to get permission to participate before you sign up for auditions. Auditions for The Wizard of Oz will be held October 29th, 30th, and 31st during 8th period. Again, please get permission from a parent or guardian to participate before signing up. If you are in the 8th period Musical Theatre Dance or Theatrical Production classes you do not need to sign up for auditions.

Auditions for the Wizard of Oz will take place October 29, 30, and 31 in the Choir Orchestra Building during 8th period. You must be able to attend all three days of auditions.

Monday, October 29: Monologue Audition

Tuesday, October 30: Singing Audition

Wednesday, October 31: Dance Audition

If you would like to audition for the Wizard of Oz please read the following information and then sign up for an audition spot below.


  • The Wizard of Oz will rehearse during 8th period from November 5th to April 5th. If you cannot be present during 8th period for rehearsals, please do not audition.
  • The Wizard of Oz will be in Technical Rehearsals after school on April 8, 9, and 10 at Albuquerque High School, call times TBD. If you cannot be present for Technical Rehearsals off campus after school on those dates, please do not audition.
  • The Wizard of Oz will run April 11, 12, and 13 in the evenings at Albuquerque High School, call time TBD. If you cannot be present for evening shows at Albuquerque High School on those dates, please do not audition.
  • PAPA will not provide transportation for students to Technical Rehearsals or Shows. If you do not have permission from your reliable transportation to attend these off campus events, please do not audition.

Audition Requirements:

  • Be prepared to introduce yourself and the selection you are presenting for both the monologue audition, and the singing audition. (Example: “Hi, my name is Josh Heard, and today I will be performing a monologue from Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon.”)
  • 1 minute selection of a Song from a Musical. You must be able to provide sheet music for accompaniment, or an audio track that can be played through our speakers.
    (If you cannot find a song, please be prepared to sing the Star Spangled Banner or My Country Tis of Thee.)
  • 1 minute monologue from a play, a monologue website, or a monologue book. 

Dance appropriate clothing for the dance portion of the audition.

Craft Fair Vendor application:


-Please order lunch during 2nd period, if you are not here or forget, let the front office know right away.

-Breakfast tomorrow: Bagel-ful, fresh fruit, milk

-Lunch today: Chicken Alfredo, tossed salad, green beans, garlic bread stick, fresh fruit, milk

Breakfast and Lunch Menu Link:

Food Services – Public Academy for Performing Arts