Congratulations to Eleanor, Carson, Storm, Arabella and Daysha from 4th grade! Their artwork was chosen to represent Santa Fe Public Schools at the State Fair in Albuquerque from September 8 - 18th this year. We are very proud these young artists! Dr. D.
Congratulations to Eleanor, Carson, Storm, Arabella and Daysha from 4th grade! Their artwork (see two posts) was chosen to represent Santa Fe Public Schools at the State Fair in Albuquerque from September 8 - 18th this year. We are very proud these young artists! Dr. D.
There has been an increase in students doing the One-Chip Challenge at schools. The chip is available to purchase at local gas stations and grocery stores, and can cause extreme and unpleasant side effects which may result in an ambulance being called to the school. Learn more about the One Chip Challenge here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fthIZ5PItxc
Dear AMES families, Happy Monday! Our second PTC meeting is coming up soon on Sept. 29 (Last Thursday of each month)! You can either come in person or join virtually at https://meet.google.com/sas-qhoz-xza Have a great week! Dr. D.
The National Blue Ribbon on Twitter: @NatlBlueRibbon On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationalblueribbonschools Website: https://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/
Proud to be at the helm at Acequia Madre! Here's an article on our Blue Ribbon Award by the Santa Fe New Mexican: https://tinyurl.com/5n8cn6fz
The new SFPS Weekly Bulletin is here! https://conta.cc/3dkOcYR
NM Jazz Festival offers free student tickets! The New Mexico Jazz Festival is offering free student tickets to 3 concerts this week at the Lensic! Tickets are available online at Lensic.org, by phone (505) 988-1234, or in person at the box office. Use promo code NMJFStudent to activate the free ticket price. The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra | Thursday, Sep 15, 7:30 pm Ravi Coltrane Cosmic Music Project with harpist Brandee Younger | Friday, Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science | Saturday, Sep 17 | 6 pm Preshow conversation with Terri Lyne and A.B. Spellman | Concert @ 7:30 pm
Thank you all for participating in the pet parade! Our school was well represented and it was a great day to get the bull suit out. Please check our website for a picture (Tip: you can flip through pictures by clicking on the arrows on the bottom right of the picture).
Noon Duty Needed. Santa Fe Public Schools is looking for Noon Duty support! Part-time, paid position that offers a great opportunity to support your neighborhood school! Both lunch duty and playground duty are available! To apply, visit https://bit.ly/SFPSNoonDuty
The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and the state Public School Code, permits you as a parent, the right to request information about the licensure and other qualifications, teaching assignment, and training of your child’s teacher, instructional support providers, including paraprofessionals, and school principal(s) who may work with your child. If you are interested in requesting this information, please contact Dr. D.
We have our first PTC meeting tonight at 5pm! We will start in the gym for the presentation/discussion part and then move outside for some pizza! We hope to see you here!
Thank you for volunteering this weekend at the Seret parking lot. Thanks to you, we were able to sell approximately $300 worth of snacks and drinks. Special thanks to the Seret family for donating the parking lot proceeds from SWAIA ($2000!) to our school. We appreciate it!!!
The SFPS Weekly Bulletin is here! https://conta.cc/3QvlmDv
Hello AMES families, Have a look at our Welcome Back video for 22/23: https://youtu.be/DkvcrHt7zvY I hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it! GO MATADORS!!!
The Santa Fe Public Schools wants to ensure each student has a device they can use both at school and at home for the upcoming school year and the first day of school for most students is Wednesday, August 17, 2022. Students in Pre-K and kindergarten will use iPads, students in grades 1 through 12 will use Chromebooks. There are just 3 days remaining for students to stop by the Technology Drive Thru to complete device exchanges or new device pickups. Today (08/12/2022): 9 AM to 5:30 PM Monday (08/15/2022): 9 AM to 5 PM Tuesday (08/16/2022): 9 AM to 5 PM The Technology Drive Thru is located at 2516 Cerrillos Road. The street to the Technology Department is next to the skate park on Camino Carlos Rey. - Students NEW to Santa Fe Public Schools should come to the Technology Drive Thru to pick up their new iPad or Chromebook. - Students who were in kindergarten last school year and will be in 1st grade this school year, need to exchange their iPad for a Chromebook. They must bring their iPad and charger for the exchange. - Students who will be in grades 2 through 9 this school year, need to exchange their old Chromebooks. They must bring their old Chromebook and charger for the exchange. - Returning students, who will be in grades 10 through 12, will NOT need to exchange their Chromebooks. On the day of device exchange or pickup, a parent/guardian must be in the vehicle with a valid driver’s license or other official photo ID along with your child's Santa Fe Public Schools Student ID Number. Please call 505-467-4357 should you have any questions. Please note that the Drive Thru will be closed each day from 1 to 2 PM. Additionally, the Drive Thru will shut down early in the event of inclement weather such as thunder, lightning for the safety of families and staff.
The Weekly Bulletin is BACK for the 2022-23 school year! View the August 12th bulletin: https://conta.cc/3QkZ8Ux
Hello all, Ajna and Roberta Seret have generously offered to donate proceeds from their parking lot during Indian Market weekend (August 19-21) to our school. THANK YOU!! If you can help out selling drinks and snacks from a small booth on their parking lot on the weekend, please sign up for a slot here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tCxa6EhkjNNWVITlF1ah8R1sE7IpmAH19cTDwJZaDLo/edit?usp=sharing Thank you! Dr. D.
2022-23 Bus Routes are here! Check your students' school website to view the routes, or visit https://www.sfps.info/documents/departments/transportation/2022-2023-bus-routes/362057
Students at AMES will need to fill out an application to determine eligibility for free, reduced-price or full-price meals at www.myschoolapps.com. Please note that this was not required in the 2021-2022 school year due to a federal waiver. Applications are recommended to be completed prior to the first day of school. For students not eligible for benefits, a pre-payment of cash or check can be sent with your child to school to be given to the cafeteria or you can pay online at www.myschoolbucks.com. For any questions, please call the nutrition office at 505-467-3600.