Announcements Week of 1/3/22

Happy New Year!

  • The PAPA Lottery is now open for prospective students for next school year. If you know a student that has interest in performing arts and college prep, please share this our Lottery information with them.  Here is the link to Lottery information: 
  • Current PAPA students need to reserve their spot for next school year by completing the intent to return form here: Please complete a new form for every student currently attending PAPA to indicate if they will be returning next school year.  This is how we know how many spots will be open for perspective students for next school year 22-23.
  • PAPA Celebrates our 20th anniversary January 14th with students and staff for a Platinum Party at 2pm on campus and with an Alumni Gala at 7pm at the NHCC. 

Platinum Gala:  PAPA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

January 14, 2022


Ticket prices are $10, $20, $30

Public Academy for Performing Arts’ Foundation presents PAPA’s 20th Anniversary Gala.  Celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary, re-connect with classmates and instructors, meet new people, and enjoy an evening of alumni talent. This event is open to the public.

  • To participate in free COVID surveillance testing or test to stay if you are a close contact to a COVID+ individual while at school you will need to follow these 3 steps. 1. register with PMG. Enter parent information first. 2. Add your child’s information. 3. Email Ms. Lopez to let her know you would like to be tested this week at and attach your PMG QR Code.                                            Here is the link:
  • Please help us to congratulate our All State Choir Papa students; Nola Haggerty, LuLu Lourenco, Melanie Baltz, Ruby Ortega, Cameo Mills, Katya Evanchov, Robin Blakeman, Sophia Certain, Allen Dominguez, Delano Medrano-Madrid, Gavin Lopez, Shane Magnusson, Carlos Baca, Ryan Lopez, Jerry Stanfield, Alex Ball, and Andre Schwall . Congratulations for being selected from hundreds of other youth from around our state based solely on your recorded audition. We are proud of you!
  • If you visit The Brew, a coffee shop located at 311 Gold Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, you will see PAPA high school student art on display and available for sale.
  • Congratulations to PAPA senior Olivia Roybal on receiving the Gold Key award in the Scholastics Arts Awards Contest!