Announcements Week of 12/5/22

A message from PAPA: Announcements Week of 12/5/22

Giving Tree
The PAPA Health and Wellness Team is sponsoring a giving tree again this year. There is a tree outside the front office that will have wish tags from PAPA identified students. Tags will be available to pick up starting this Friday December 2nd. Should you or your family choose to sponsor a gift please take a tag, buy a gift, wrap the gift and return the gift with the gift tag to the main office no later than Monday morning, December 19th.

Final Exam Schedule
Next week is final exam week and a modified schedule. Students will be receiving final exam reviews soon and can start reviewing material, assignments, old tests and quizzes to prepare for their final exams and projects. Final Exams are worth 20% of the Semester 1 Grade.

Quarter 1 (40%) + Quarter 2(40%) + Final Exam (20%)= Semester 1 Grade

Here is the schedule for Semester 1 Final Exams. Please help your child be on-time and prepared everyday and especially for final exams.

No 8th period this Wednesday 12/7/22. There will be no 8th period classes during 8th period lite while teachers meet in their professional learning communitites. Study hall is provided in the cafe’ for those that cannot get picked up after 7th period.

8th Period Lite Dates: December 7th, January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th

High School Musical Theatre is hosting open auditions for the spring musical, “Mama Mia!” Any high school student interested can participate in the auditions taking place during 8th period on December 8th and December 9th in the Choir Orchestra Building. Students will need to come prepared to sing 1 minute of a Broadway Musical. To sign up for an audition spot or to get more information speak with Mr. Bennett, Mr. Heard, or Mr. Torrez.

Alongside is a nonjudgmental mental health chatbot that helps in times of stress anxiety sadness anger try it today. Students log in with their school email to access mindfullness practice, journaling, or request an appointment with the school social worker, Ms. Padilla.

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.

This is the last week for lunch and 8th period study hall. Study hall is open Monday through THursday during both MS and HS lunch and 8th period for students in need of a quiet space to study or complete assignments.

Save your child’s place at PAPA by completing the intent to return form:

Please help spread the word for Les Chanteuses 12 Days of giving.

Come enjoy a performance or all of them. Talent abounds at Public Academy for Performing Arts.

High School Musical 12/5/22 & 12/6/22
Love/Hate and Everything in-between

4904 Fourth Street NW @7 pm

Ticket Sales:

Orchestra 12/7/22
Beginning Orchestra 3:30 pm

Intermediate & Camerata 6:30 pm

Choir Building

Band 12/8/22
Beginning Band 3:30 pm

Intermediate & Advanced 6:30

Choir Building

Piano 12/9/22
6:30 pm Choit Building

PAPA Film Students present Wonka Vision 12/10/22
NEW DATE 12.10.22 Saturday at 2PM

Albuquerque Main Library Downtown

Basement Theatre

501 Copper Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Modern Band 12/17
At Fusion 700 1st St. NW, 87102

12:00 PM