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  Monthly Archives for September 2017

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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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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Working Classroom Visits PAPA

Meggan Gomez, Director of Theatre at Working Classroom, visited Mr. Heard's theatre classes and Ms. Beck's visual arts classes to share workshops and information about Working Classroom's theatre and visual arts programs. Working Classroom is an award-winning non-profit arts and education program promoting the creative, academic, and leadership potential of talented young artists in from [...]
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