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6th and 12th Grade Community Day Lunch

6th and 12th Grade Community Day Lunch

Iris Huang '30, Writer/Graphic Artist November 19, 2023

During Community Day, there was a new event: the inaugural 6th grade/senior lunch. Every 6th grader was paired up with the same senior they met during Convocation. There was lots of chatting, mayhem, and...

Catherine Opiss has been working at AA for 10 years after emigrating from Kenya.

Behind the Scenes

Darin Eberhardt '25, Opinion and Arts & Culture Editor May 24, 2022

Students file into McKinnon, Brown, the music building, or wherever their first class takes them each morning, thinking about their upcoming test or chatting with friends. Approaching 8:15 a.m., the halls...

Heard on the Quad: Best Spots on Campus

Heard on the Quad: Best Spots on Campus

Elizabeth Hiller, Editor At Large May 12, 2022

We asked members of the AA community to identify their favorite places on campus. Click on the map to see their responses.

Starting school earlier would maximize students potential for success.

School Should Start Later

Ainara Vecchia '24, Writer May 6, 2022

If you're a teenager, or know one, then you know how zombie-like they are in the morning. And if you've been to school, then you know that it consists of high-level thinking early in the morning. In light...

AA Should Not Have Dropped the Mask Mandate

AA Should Not Have Dropped the Mask Mandate

Uzair Hammad '24, Editor in Chief March 11, 2022

On Thursday, February 17, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham made an announcement that took the state by surprise: New Mexico was lifting its indoor mask mandate immediately. The decision, according to the...

Racism At AA

Racism At AA

February 9, 2022

A Preview of what the new shelves will look like.

Library Weeds Collection

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer December 3, 2021

The Albuquerque Academy Simms Library has begun an extensive book weeding process to help improve the library’s selection and make it more approachable to library patrons. Megan Glidden, the Director...

Judge Raymond Lohier Inspires Justice Through Empathy

Judge Raymond Lohier Inspires Justice Through Empathy

Kira Small November 12, 2021

Judge Raymond Lohier of the United States Court of Appeals of the Second Circuit shakes my hand, his smile apparent even from behind his mask. He’s a former lawyer and longtime civil rights advocate...

Peter Levin 11

Welcoming the New Teachers To AA

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...

Finally!

Finally!

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer September 25, 2020

Some of your favorite sports, along with clubs and recreational activities, including hiking in Bear Canyon and using the new bike park, started conducting in-person meetings and practices on Sept.16....

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