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English Teaching Fellow Jasmine McSparren.

Fellows Program hopes to help new teachers get a good start

Hayden Wagner '27, Writer January 19, 2022

The Teaching Fellows Program is something new the Academy has decided to try this year. According to Associate Head of School Stephanie Lipkowitz, “Young people are not going into education. There's...

Ms. Moussa

Linda Moussa joins the Fellow Program

Madeleine Dixon '27, Writer November 23, 2021

“I don't hide anything about my personality or any of that, that's whatever you see is whatever you get.” said Ms. Linda Moussa. She is one of the newest teachers here. Ms.Moussa is a part of the Teaching...

Welcome Jasmine McSparren

Welcome Jasmine McSparren

Ms. McSparren bring her great energy (and hair) to the Middle School
Hayden Wagner '27, writer November 10, 2021

“I knew that there was just something about English that I could help everyone else with,” said Ms. Jasmine McSparren, part of the AA’s new fellowship program. Her teacher advisor is Ms. Peterson....

Betina Arellano

Maestra Arellano joins Modern Languages Dept.

From Argentina to Albuquerque
Delaney Wagner '27, writer November 3, 2021

  “I am so happy that I fight for my dreams so that everyone can make their dreams true if nothing is impossible. You only have to fight for whatever you can get on it.” For Maestra Betina...

AA Balloon Glow

AA Balloon Glow

An Albuquerque tradition comes to Harper Field
Sowmya Sankaran '27, Photographer October 26, 2021

Peter Levin 11

Welcoming the New Teachers To AA

Peter Levin '11 joins the Teaching Fellows program
Sowmya Sankaran '27, Writer October 19, 2021

One of the new faces on campus is Peter Levin ‘11 a current member of the Teaching Fellows program teaching 7th grade science. Before coming to AA, he taught pre-school and outdoor education, so this...

Pedro Pascal is The Mandalorian in the Disney+ series THE MANDALORIAN.

Mandolorian Season 2

A Satisfying Experience for Star Wars Fans
Liliana Varley '26 December 17, 2020

Late last year, another Star Wars spin off Story, the Mandolorian, was introduced to the public through the streaming app Disney+. Fans were beyond excited to see a new Mandalorian character, Din Djarin,...

6-7 Students Weigh In on the Election

6-7 Students Weigh In on the Election

Ronen Becker '26, Writer December 4, 2020

Several weeks after the 2020 Presidential election, President Trump still refuses to concede to Joe Biden and has instead filed lawsuits in multiple states alleging election fraud. I wanted to take this...

Welcome Sarah Hossain 08 to the 6-7 Division

Welcome Sarah Hossain ’08 to the 6-7 Division

Teaching Art in the 6-7 Division
Addison Julian '26 November 20, 2020

Ms. Hossain is the new 7th grade art teacher at the Academy! She is a new teacher but is not new to the school, Ms. Hossain went to the Academy as a student. “It’s funny teaching here because some...

Welcome 6-7 Division English Teacher: Tyson Lassiter

Welcome 6-7 Division English Teacher: Tyson Lassiter

Elizabeth Wilder '26, Writer November 20, 2020

Tyson Lassiter is a new 7th grade teacher at Albuquerque Academy. She had been working in the College Guidance Office at the school for the past two years, but just this year she transferred to teaching...

Ben Ray Lujan (L) and Mark Ronchetti (r)

Mark Ronchetti or Ben Ray Lujan for Senate?

Where they stand on the issues
Gavin Mitchell '26, Writer October 30, 2020

With the election for the New Mexico Representative for the U.S. Senate occurring on November 3, it is imperative that people are informed about the primary candidates and their views on issues in New...

Halloween in 6/7

Halloween in 6/7

How is a global pandemic going to affect this year's Halloween celebration?
Liliana Varley '26 October 27, 2020

In March, the world was faced with a global pandemic, which has changed our lives drastically. With Halloween coming up next week, we were wondering how the popular holiday will be affected. I recently...

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