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Jordan Kropka 24 and Laramie cast.

Academy Takes on The Laramie Project

Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor November 27, 2023

The Albuquerque Academy Performing Arts department produced an excellent display of serious and complex themes with their fall production of The Laramie Project, performed the first two weekends of...

Balloon Fiesta by the Numbers

Balloon Fiesta by the Numbers

Cayla McNiece '27, Writer November 5, 2023

For many of those outside of the state, the Balloon Fiesta is one of the first things that comes to mind when they hear about New Mexico – apart from our crime rate, terrible schooling, the atomic...

Tanaya Winder speaking to the Academy student body.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer October 16, 2023

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates the contributions of Native American communities to the development of the United States, while simultaneously acknowledging the horrific policies of the United States'...

Ms. Wright at work in the clay studio.

Welcome Ms. Wright!

Elizabeth Wilder '26, Writer October 11, 2023

Emily Wright is one of the newest additions to our Academy faculty this year. She teaches Ceramics I, Ceramics II, and Advanced Ceramics. She moved to New Mexico just two weeks before school started after...

Have You Heard About These New Electives?

Have You Heard About These New Electives?

Cayla McNiece '27, Writer October 8, 2023

This year, after many updates to the curriculum, the Academy sports a larger collection of electives than ever before. Electives are classes available to students who wish to further explore a subject...

Introducing Mr. Juaquin Moya

Introducing Mr. Juaquin Moya

Sydney Marks '24, School and Local Editor September 30, 2023

Mr. Juaquin Moya is the newest member of Albuquerque Academy’s College Guidance Office. He grew up in New Mexico and attended Sandia Prep. He went on to Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he...

Seniors taking a victory photo!

The Football Showdown of the Year

Townes Richardson '25, Writer September 23, 2023

This past Thursday, the junior and senior girls squared off at Richard Harper Memorial Field in an intense flag football competition. The experienced senior girls team had an apparent advantage going into...

Advocate editors talk to prospective staffers.

Club Fair Photo Roundup

Brighton Ludwig '25, Photography, Video, and Social Media Editor September 10, 2023

Last Friday, September 1st, Albuquerque Academy's annual club fair took place. Here are some photos showcasing the festivities.  

Welcome back from Student Senate!

Welcome back from Student Senate!

Abhishek Narahari '24 and Anya Parasher '24 August 24, 2023

Dear Academy Community, To all of our new students, welcome to the Academy-- and for all of our existing students, welcome back! For those of you who may not know us, we are your Student Senate President...

Chargers strategize their plan of attack.

Academy’s “Jett”-Propelled Offense Dominates Rio Grande as the Chargers Destroy the Ravens in Football Season Opener

Austin Curtis '25, Sports Editor August 21, 2023

On Thursday night, before a packed crowd, the boys varsity football team scored a big victory against Rio Grande in their first home game, beating the Ravens 50-0. In fact, the Chargers racked up so...

Almost, Maine full cast and crew

Love According to Almost, Maine

Becca Faber '24, Writer May 19, 2023

On May 12 and 13, Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Jade Stone ‘23 and Gianna Matthews ‘23, was performed in the Little Theatre as part of the spring one acts and the directors’...

Academy Chargers Boys and Girls take State Tennis Championship

Academy Chargers Boys and Girls take State Tennis Championship

Austin Curtis '25, Sports Editor May 12, 2023

The dominant Albuquerque Academy boys varsity tennis team captured its 20th straight state championship title last weekend, defeating Santa Fe Prep in the final, while not dropping any of the six matches...

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