The Advocate

Striking a Blow for Good

Courtesy of Melinda Modisette

Liliana Esparza '21, Writer

April 8, 2020

Melinda Modisette, a junior at Albuquerque Academy, has taken the initiative during these unprecedented and trying times to help the general community, especially those on the front lines of the fight against this virus. Her website, ABQ Fight COVID-19, is dedicated to offering supplies to those who need...

Homecoming Photo Gallery

Photos by Deana Chefchis '21

October 2, 2019

Math Teacher Amasses $532,496 on Popular Quiz Show

Courtesy of Jason Zuffranieri and Sony Entertainment

Uzair Hammad '24

September 28, 2019

With a love for all kinds of trivia and puzzles, it was not a surprise that Albuquerque Academy math teacher Jason Zuffranieri, affectionately known by many as "JZ," was drawn to “Jeopardy!,” the popular game show testing contestants’ speed and knowledge of obscure subjects. Throughout his nineteen-day reign...

Academy Seniors Discuss Their School Year Abroad

Academy Seniors Discuss Their School Year Abroad

Maria Metzger, Writer

January 7, 2019

School Year Abroad (SYA) is a program that allows junior and senior high school students across the country the opportunity to study abroad in China, France, Italy, or Spain. Last school year, three Academy students spent their junior abroad. To learn more about SYA and their experiences in the program,...

Perfectionism has its perks

Perfectionism has its perks

Sage Templeton

November 15, 2015

Striving to attain perfection is a given for many of the students attending Albuquerque Academy. The perfectionists at Academy set exceptional goals for themselves that eventually lead to achievements which once seemed impossible. Students use perfectionism and high expectations to motivate themselves and keep...

Starting with a Bang!

Starting with a Bang!

Academy Staff

November 4, 2015

For the 2015-2016 school year, a new combined science and history course was introduced, called History of the Universe (dubbed “Hot U” by some its students). This new class, open to all students within the 10/12 Division, is very different from most science and history courses. This cour...

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