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Spring Mandatory Testing

Dear Parents/Guardians, As you know, there have been many recent changes to NMPED-required assessments. This Spring, PAPA will be administering the following digital assessments on the following dates: • New Mexico Assessment of Science Readiness (NM-ASR, tests Science) will be given to all students in grades 8 and 11 on the morning (Periods 1-3) of [...]
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Premiere and Promotion of TURNING

March 19th, 2020, screening begin at 5PM Premiere of TURNING at The Guild Cinema a film by Ishpreet Singh, Anthony Nguyen, and Walker Dodson Sands   March 10th, 2020 8AM filming NM Living Local on KRQE-TV on air with Chad Brummett Ish, Anthony and Walker promoting TURNING   February 27th, 2020 1PM to 3:30PM filming […]

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New Mexico Art Education Association Youth Art Month Flag/Banner Contest

Please join me in congratulating Kiana Lithyouvong and Eden Hettler! Their art won in the New Mexico Art Education Association Youth Art Month Flag/Banner Contest. Beck YAM 2020 Kiana & Eden Kiana won Youth Art Month for New Mexico in the High School Division. Eden won Youth Art Month for New Mexico in the Middle […]

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Approved Calendar for School Year 2020-20201

Good morning PAPA families and staff!  Attached is the calendar for next year, 2020-21.  Our Governing Council approved the calendar on January 28, 2020.  If you have any questions, feel free to free to call Executive Director Mrs Melanie Dunn-Chavez at 830-3128 ext 0. PAPA calendar 2020-21 APPROVED

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January FVNM Contest Winners

Congratulations to Josiah Fraire and Cameron Vogel (Film) and Autumn Dominguez (Photo) for January FVNM contest

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The New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards

The New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards will hold an opening reception on February 7th at Warehouse 508. The award ceremony/closing ceremony will be held on March 21 at Warehouse 508. Both events are FREE. Show cards are attached with more details.   Please join us in celebrating PAPA's Visual Art students (and young artists from [...]
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Gabrielle Hill, Book Cover Illustrator!

PAPA Visual Artist Gabrielle Olivia Hill created the cover illustration for Michele Leggott’s new book of poetry, Mezzaluna, published by Wesleyan University Press, with cover design by Mindy Basinger Hill. Michele Leggott was New Zealand’s 2007-2009 Poet Laureate. Congratulations Gabi! This is quite an accomplishment! Thanks for sharing your art with the world! Photos of […]

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New Mexico Wildlife Federation Art on the Gallery Wall

Please check out our New Mexico Wildlife Federation art on the Gallery Wall! Wonderful student aides Serenity Gomez and Chad Mortensen installed a Zia symbol to highlight our beautiful state. How do you enjoy New Mexico’s wildlife and outdoors? PAPA artists answered this question with their art, and PAPA student Jamie-Lynn Poncho won 3rd place!

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Scholastic Art Winners

Please join usin congratulating PAPA's 2019 Scholastic Art winners! They will be celebrated at an art show and award ceremony at Warehouse 508 (508 1st Street NW, ABQ NM 87102) on March 21, 2020. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the award ceremony starts at 6:30 pm. Please allow extra time for parking. Morgan Arthur [...]
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Take a Journey Through Art

Congratulations to our PAPA Youth Art Month finalists! This year's theme was "Take A Journey Through Art!" PAPA Middle School finalists: Brooklyn Augustine, Lizzeth Bermudez, Eden Hettler, Gabrielle Hill, Litzy Huerta-Ortiz, Suvin Madrid, Riley Nyght, Madeline Smith-VanWinkle, Eliana Rivera (8th grade), Giovanna Wright PAPA Middle School top three finalists: Lizzeth Bermudez, Eden Hettler, and Madeline [...]
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