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Heard On the Quad

Heard On the Quad

What's Your Favorite Spot 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

It's better for kids; we should do it!
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, News Editor and Web Editor 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

How much is there? What should we do about it?
February 9, 2022

A Preview of what the new shelves will look like.

Library Weeds Collection

Seeks to Make the Library More User Friendly
Elizabeth Hiller '25, At-Large editor 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

Judge Lohier of the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Second District visited Academy to discuss his life and career.
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

Peter Levin '11 joins the Teaching Fellows program
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...



Sports and extra-curricular activities make a slow but steady return.
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

A Few Fun Pics from Cheers and Bonfire
Photos by Deana Chefchis '21 October 2, 2019

Courtesy of Jason Zuffranieri and Sony Entertainment

Math Teacher Amasses $532,496 on Popular Quiz Show

Uzair Hammad '24, News Editor and Web Editor 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...

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