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Introducing Climate Club

Introducing Climate Club

Becca Faber '24, Writer February 10, 2021

The Climate Club, started by Ada Ovitt ‘25 and Varin Sood ‘25, is focused on educating Academy students about climate change. The Climate Club also educates students on how they can help combat the...

Colin Martin conducting

Composer Colin Martin ’11

Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer February 10, 2021

He takes lyrical melodies and artistically integrates intermittent dissonance. He’s written several wonderful pieces, including two piano sonatas and several études. His first symphony, an enthralling...

Online School: The Teachers' Perspective

Online School: The Teachers’ Perspective

Ella Markman '22, Writer February 8, 2021

We have heard from the students and now it's the teacher's turn! The Advocate interviewed five AA teachers, ranging in all departments, to learn how they have adapted to the challenges of online learning....

New weekly school schedule

Back to School!

Uzair Hammad '24 February 4, 2021

Albuquerque Academy is ready to welcome its students back to class! Last Tuesday, New Mexico’s public health order was changed to allow private schools to operate at 50% room capacity, allowing all Academy...

How We Should Educate Students about Racism

How We Should Educate Students about Racism

Analise Granados '21, Writer January 27, 2021

“I want you to see me as an equal with the same capabilities as you, but I want you to acknowledge that there are problems, and that saying you are ‘colorblind’ doesn’t fix anything,” said Hanna...

Back to School Details

Back to School Details

Uzair Hammad '24 January 27, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic turned all of our lives upside-down on an otherwise normal day in the middle of March, we were thrust into the new normal of seeing our friends and teachers on little boxes surrounding...

Ben and Theo have been friends since their Academy days, continuing to go on trips into the wilderness annually.

Ben Christensen ‘14 and Theo Hooker ‘14 on Forbes 30 Under 30

Quinn Ennis '22, Writer January 24, 2021

Academy alumni Ben Christensen ‘14 and Theo Hooker ‘14 have been named in the Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list of young entrepreneurs focused on social impact. Christensen and Hooker’s...

AA Class of '21: A College Map

AA Class of ’21: A College Map

January 21, 2021

As seniors begin making their college decisions this year, the Advocate will track where each student will be going! The numbered icons represent how many students have committed to a college in that state....

From the top left: Lorelei Logan '21, Siddhi Gardner '21, Isabelle Gurney '21, Max Chandler '22, Carter Elias '21

How do AA students feel about Biden as President Elect?

Siddhi Gardner '21, Arts and Leisure Editor December 17, 2020

This year’s presidential election brought with it months of controversy and anticipation, unlike anything Gen Z has experienced. As teens and young adults have started getting invested in politics and...

‘Butterflies’ is “Adorable and Heartwarming”

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer December 17, 2020

Butterflies is the latest production to come from the Albuquerque Academy Theater Department and the final student written one-act before the spring musical. Written by Samantha Kauz 22’, it follows...

Alligators dancing at the River of Lights.

River of Lights 2020

Elliette Varley '25 December 17, 2020

Yes you can go! Here is how to get tickets.

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