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Life in the Zoomiverse

Haley Pedersen '25, Writer April 28, 2021

There aren’t many Chargers staying online for the rest of the year, but how are the “last kids zooming” doing? Online students miss their friends, and classes are a little difficult since teachers...

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....

Stuck in the US: Inside the Life of Diego Rollan

Stuck in the US: Inside the Life of Diego Rollan

Sofia Taylor '21, Editor School and Local May 15, 2020

Covid-19 is making everyone miss out on something. Seniors at Academy ask, How am I going to graduate with my friends from sixth grade? Athletes want to know how they’re supposed to keep training. Everyone...

Credit: Caroo Aubin

6/7 dancers break out on their own

Isabella Dominguez January 23, 2018

The dance department held a debut dance concert for only the 6/7 division. Usually, there would be two 6th through 12th grade concerts, but this year, the 6/7 division had its own concert, and will have...

Dont shelter the children: students must be exposed to a diversity of opinions

Don’t shelter the children: students must be exposed to a diversity of opinions

Academy Staff May 4, 2017

The imperative for safe spaces has run its course. Yes, it is crucial that all individuals have a learning environment in which they feel safe. And yes, free speech is by no means a free pass for incivility...

Unearthing ancient civilizations- inside the eighth grade Dig

Unearthing ancient civilizations- inside the eighth grade Dig

Sydney Wright October 17, 2016

On September 22, Academy’s eighth grade class spent a long , but enlightening day living the life of an archaeologist. The day of the dig has been an eighth grade tradition for the last 32 years, according...

Academy students lauded for artwork

Academy students lauded for artwork

Sarah Weber April 27, 2016

Last December, Academy art students submitted their finest works to be reviewed by a panel of judges for the prestigious New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards. Over 130 pieces made by Albuquerque Academy students...

Finding a balance: examining the independent study program

Finding a balance: examining the independent study program

Academy Staff April 24, 2016

Most Academy students have more on their plates than their academic tasks; this is especially true of students who spend countless hours outside of school pursuing their athletic extracurricular activities....

Charger Softball takes second in Sandia Prep Invitational

Charger Softball takes second in Sandia Prep Invitational

Sydney Wright April 9, 2016

This March, Albuquerque Academy’s Varsity Softball team took second place in the Sandia Prep Invitational; an accomplishment that hasn’t been achieved for the last few years. “Each year is a little...

Shannon Porter: skating towards 2018

Shannon Porter: skating towards 2018

Celeste Martinez April 1, 2016

Imagine being in the middle of a large sea of ice. Hundreds of eyes  focus on one point in the rink: you. They wait to see what you have in store for the judges and the audience. As the music starts,...

Schedule changes should not be based on preconceptions

Schedule changes should not be based on preconceptions

Academy Staff February 18, 2016

Approximately two weeks before school begins, students wait with great anticipation for their schedules. However, when they are finally released, they are often met with mixed reactions: “Nice, I have...

Student artists shine in the 2015 Winter Art Show

Student artists shine in the 2015 Winter Art Show

Academy Staff December 5, 2015

Check out some of the highlights of the 2015 Winter Art Show, featuring pieces from student artists in grades 6-12! Photos by Judy Choi

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