Announcements Week of 11/7/22

This Week at a Glance:
Monday 11/7/22

Progress Reports sent home with students (1/2 way through quarter 2)
PAPA Junior Honor Society Food Drive (Bring non-perishable food donations to your first period class Monday-Wednesday
Tuesday 11/8/22

Regular School Day
NMSU Reps visiting Campus in Room 24
Wednesday 11/9/22

Last day to bring non-perishable food donation to 1st period
Thursday 11/10/22

Parent meeting for parents/guardians in grades 6-9 at 3:30 pm or 4:30 pm in the cafe. We will review your child’s state-mandated test results.
PJHS Sunset Party starting at 4:30 pm- 8:30 pm $5 Admission includes a snack, other items available for purchase
Friday 11/11/22

No School: Veteran’s Day
Thank you to all our PAPA Community Veteran’s and PAPA Veteran, Mr. Torrez, Ms. Mickey’s father, Mr. Feery’s father, grandfather, brother, and father-in-law, Ms. Eiland’s father. Thank you for your service.

The annual PAPA Craft fair is coming up on Saturday, November 19, from 9 AM to 1 PM. We will have pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, food, and special performances. If you or someone you know would like to be a vendor in the craft fair, seem Mrs. Muniz or Ms. Wray for the forms. Vendor Forms can also be found on the PAPA website calendar.

schedule a COVID vaccine here: PAPA will also host another COVID vaccine clinic December 1st.

We are proud to announce that Members of Public Academy for Performing Arts Orchestras have earned seats in this year’s 2022 NMMEA District 7 Honor Orchestra Ensembles These outstanding musicians worked diligently to push their music abilities while preparing difficult literature and enduring an arduous audition process. The NMMEA District 7 Honor Ensembles includes a Middle School Honor Orchestra, and a High School Honor Orchestra, these groups are made up of the best student musicians with in Albuquerque. This year’s PAPA Middle School Honor Orchestra Members are: Harlow Hovey First year Audra Alliman First year Kaitlyn Streba First year Anavea Romero First Year This year’s PAPA High School Honor Orchestra Members are: Riley Nyght First year Xavier Pecastaing First year Larch Kingdon-Edwards First year Congratulations to these students for earning an All-District Title!
Parent Meeting this Thursday
Parents\Guardians of students in grades 6-9 – please attend our workshop on Understanding Your Student’s Test Scores. Thursday, 11/10 at 3:30 or 4:30 in the Cafe’. We will review your child’s results on state-mandated tests students take each year in the spring (NM MSSA/NM ASR). Come before the PJHS Sunset party!

Alongside is a nonjudgmental mental health chatbot that helps in times of stress, anxiety, sadness, anger available for free to PAPA students that log in with their school email. It may be accessed on a cell phone, tablet, or computer. Click for Alongside Info

The next 8th Period Lite is 11/16. There will be no 8th period classes, study hall provided for those that cannot get picked up after 7th period. , November 16th, December 7th, January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th

Climate crew meets every Thursday during Middle school lunch from 12-12:20 in Mrs. Cunningham’s room-room 11. Anyone interested is welcome to join us.

PAPA Students can go see UNM Theatre and Dance Shows for only FIVE DOLLARS! Use the code UNMtheatreanddance (all one word) either online or at the ticket window on UNM campus. Check out the schedule of shows in the MS and HS Google Classroom.

3. Senior Studio Photo (your glamour shots taken by a professional for your yearbook) due 11.15.22. Email .jpg 300dpi to Ms. Hudson at
Thanksgiving at PAPA
Thanksgiving Meal at PAPA November 16th first 50 You are invited to come to eat Thanksgiving lunch with your PAPA student(s) on November 16th during their scheduled lunch time. Middle School lunch starts at 11:52 High School lunch starts at 12:50. We are limiting the number of guests on campus due to COVID and available meals. Only the first 50 guests to sign up and pay for their meal will be admitted. Guest Meals are $5 and are payable on our school website or through the business office. You will need to sign up for a separate slot for each guest. For example, if I am a parent and I want to come to lunch and I want a Grandparent to come also, I will need to sign up for 2 slots and pay for 2 guests. Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

Have a great week! Please call or email attendance needs to