The Advocate


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....

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...

The New Age of Academy Football

Senior Football Players Photo by Shaun Gehres
Siddhi Gardner, '21 September 26, 2019

New seasons of every sport are bound to have some changes. Drastic ones are taking place on the Chargers Football team, such as the change in coaches over the summer. The previous coach, Kevin Carroll,...

AA Faculty Shine in New Art Show

Alex Mclaughlin, Writer and Photographer May 18, 2018

When surrounded by incredible talent, it is easy to forget that teachers at Albuquerque Academy are skilled professionals outside of their teaching careers, and that they have made, and continue to make,...

Meet the new sport taking over Academy

Courtesy of
Academy Staff April 27, 2016

Move over, El Juicio. There’s a new trendy ball game on campus: Spikeball-- an intriguing and fun way to spend your free time.  Either in the quad, or the outdoor amphitheater, groups of students can...

Wildlife on Campus

Wildlife on Campus
Academy Staff May 10, 2015

In addition to its 1,129 students, the Academy also hosts a wide variety of local wildlife that uses the campus for feeding, breeding and living grounds. The existence of some of these creatures is common...

Gallery: Winter Ball

Gallery: Winter Ball
Academy Staff February 5, 2015

On Jan. 31, Academy hosted its annual Winter Ball. The dance was organized by the sophomore class officers and was winter resort themed. Winter Ball is Academy's version of a Sadie Hawkins dance for students...

Academy community celebrates with winter activities

Academy community celebrates with winter activities
Academy Staff January 27, 2015

On Jan. 23, the senior class officers organized three winter activities for the Academy community in preparation for this week's Winter Ball on Jan. 31. To start the Friday night off, the boys varsity...

Creative Nonfiction class learns how to bind books

Creative Nonfiction class learns how to bind books
Academy Staff December 16, 2014

Amidst all the caroling and cookie-decorating, the Creative Nonfiction class observes a different winter tradition: book binding. Creative Nonfiction, taught by English faculty member Cynde Moore, is a...

Simms Library commemorates 25th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall

Simms Library commemorates 25th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall
Academy Staff December 13, 2014

t took 38 years for East and West Germans to topple the Berlin Wall and, symbolically, communism. Now, 25 years after the Wall’s collapse, the Academy’s German students have rebuilt it in a matter...

Gallery: The Middle Ages come to life

Gallery: The Middle Ages come to life
Academy Staff November 26, 2014

On Nov. 24, 2014, the class of 2018 participated in the annual Medieval Day. Freshmen dressed up as medieval, historical characters. They took part in middle ages-themed activities like Alchemy and Korean...

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