Honor an educator or educational support professional (ESP) now for their dedication and contributions to the students of the Santa Fe Public Schools! Nominations have been EXTENDED to Monday, APRIL 22. Students, parents, teachers, secretaries, principals, community members, and any other stakeholder may nominate a classroom teacher and/or ESP for this honor by completing a paper nomination form at SFPS Central Office, 610 Alta Vista or online: www.sfps.info/page/outstanding-educators-recognition
about 9 hours ago, Tara Melton
teacher awarded
Honor an educator or educational support professional (ESP) now for their dedication and contributions to the students of the Santa Fe Public Schools! Nominations have been EXTENDED to Monday, APRIL 22. Students, parents, teachers, secretaries, principals, community members, and any other stakeholder may nominate a classroom teacher and/or ESP for this honor by completing a paper nomination form at SFPS Central Office, 610 Alta Vista or online: www.sfps.info/page/outstanding-educators-recognition
about 9 hours ago, Tara Melton
teacher awarded
The film was made by Amy Biehl sixth-grade students in their art classroom with art teacher Kim-Jimi Leonard and film teacher Dr. Lisa Spencer. Cristina Gonzalez, SFPS fine arts coordinator, said the film was made "in the spirit of social justice and the namesake of the school, Amy Biehl." Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1549616
about 13 hours ago, Tara Melton
amy biehl students film
Congratulations to 15 SFPS students who will receive LANL scholarships to pursue bachelor's degrees. They are among 128 Northern New Mexico students receiving 132 LANL scholarships worth $880,000! Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1549585
1 day ago, Tara Melton
Milagro Middle School's science teachers held an eclipse viewing party for students for the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8th. Matthew Pacheco set up an eclipse watch party in Milagro's outdoor classroom, Mark Waugh’s students made cereal box viewers and Christopher Slakey and Leif Johnson participated with their students as well. Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1549712
2 days ago, Tara Melton
Milagro students watch eclipse
Early College Opportunities High School (ECO) invites the public to a ribbon-cutting celebrating its renovated campus, located at 2301 W. Zia Road, on Thursday, April 18th at 4:30 p.m. The celebration, which is being held less than two years since SFPS broke ground for the renovation, will include tours of ECO's new classrooms, commons, gym, cafeteria and administrative wing. Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1549542
3 days ago, Tara Melton
ECO Grand Opening
Honor an educator or educational support professional (ESP) now for their dedication and contributions to the students of the Santa Fe Public Schools! Nominations close tomorrow, April 12. In partnership with Nusenda Credit Union, SFPS is recognizing one classroom teacher and one ESP per quarter. The honorees are surprised with a certification, gift and recognized via the district’s platforms. Students, parents, teachers, secretaries, principals, community members, and any other stakeholder may nominate a classroom teacher and/or ESP for this honor by completing a paper nomination form at SFPS Central Office, 610 Alta Vista or online: www.sfps.info/page/outstanding-educators-recognition
4 days ago, Tara Melton
teacher award
With the start of spring comes student testing. "It's time to roll up our sleeves and delve into state-mandated assessments, which will provide essential information on student progress and pinpoint areas of focus for teachers and students when school starts in August," said Superintendent Hilario "Larry" Chavez. Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1545655
5 days ago, Tara Melton
testing
The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) on Friday, March 22nd notified school districts that the 2024-25 unit value, which is the driver for funding education, will increase slightly, from $6,241.67 to $6,442.55, or by 3.22 percent. Read more: www.sfps.info/article/1545622
5 days ago, Tara Melton
piggy bank
Adam Garcia has been named the head coach for the Santa Fe High School (SFHS) Volleyball program, Superintendent Hilario "Larry" Chavez announced on Monday, April 8th. Read more: https://www.sfps.info/article/1541450
7 days ago, Tara Melton
SFHS
🎪✨📚 LITERACY CARNIVAL ALERT! 📚✨🎪 🗓 Date: April 13, 2024 🕘 Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 📍 Location: Early Childhood Center at Ramirez Thomas Elementary, 3200 Calle Po Ae Pi Get ready for a day overflowing with books, music, and sheer joy at our Literacy Carnival! This is a free event that promises fun for the whole family. Dive into the world of stories and melodies! 🎤 Special Highlight: Join Barney Saltzberg, the beloved author of Beautiful Oops!, for enchanting read-and-sing-alongs at 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM. Don't miss this magical experience! 🎉 Attractions Include: Booths bursting with fun, hands-on activities for all ages. A special giveaway: The first 100 people to RSVP will grab a tote filled with books and art supplies! Delicious food for purchase, proudly offered by the ECC PTA. 👪 Bring your kids, nieces, nephews, and the young at heart for an unforgettable adventure in literacy. Let’s celebrate the joy of reading and creativity together! 📣 RSVP NOW to secure your tote full of treasures. See you at the carnival where stories come alive!
7 days ago, Cody Dynarski
Literacy Carnival April 13, 2024 From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Early Childhood Center at Ramirez Thomas Elementary 3200 Calle Po Ae Pi, Santa Fe Come and join us for this free event filled with books, music, and fun! Read and sing with Barney Saltzberg author of Beautiful Oops! at 9:30 am and 12:00 pm . . , There will be booths with fun, hands-on activities! First 100 people to RSVP will receive a tote with books and art supplies. Food will be sold by the ECC PTA
Carnaval de Libros  13 de abril del 2024  De las 9:00 am to 1:00 pm  Early Childhood Center at  Ramirez Thomas Elementary  3200 Calle Po Ae Pi, Santa Fe  jVen y unete a nosotros en este evento gratuito lleno de  libros, musica y diversion!
The Santa Fe High School (SFHS) Band will be sporting new band uniforms within the next year. The new uniforms are being purchased with $164,000 in federal ESSER funds, which are set to expire in September. "It's wonderful to have a little pot of remaining ESSER funding to provide this important need and SFPS Board of Education priority. We look forward to seeing the SFHS Band perform in their new attire at their home stadium and at other venues far and wide," said Superintendent Hilario "Larry" Chavez. In making its request to the New Mexico Public Education Department to use ESSER funding to purchase the band uniforms, SFPS said, "Band performances help reignite our schools as centers of our community and culture, and in turn will boost school attendance. Furthermore, music performances are part of culturally relevant instruction and practice." Learn more: https://go.sfps.info/4-5Bulletin
10 days ago, Cody Dynarski
SFHS Band practicing in parking lot
Eldorado Community School (EDCS) teachers learned from their peers about technology available to their students during EDCS's second annual Computer Science Playground. Staff showcased learning via Spheros Indi Robot Cars, Ozobots, Artificial Intelligence and the Book Creator app.
12 days ago, Tara Melton
EDCS tech teach
EDCS tech teach
EDCS tech teach
EDCS tech teach
EDCS tech teach
The Santa Fe Public Schools Language and Culture Department hosted the District Spanish Spelling Bee on March 12. Participants from grades 4th-8th competed at their individual school sites in order to qualify for the District Spanish Spelling Bee. The winners of the District Spanish Spelling Bee were the following: First Place Winner: Jayden Cruz, 5th Grade, Cesar Chavez Elementary School Second Place Winner: Mark Yat Garcia, Salazar Elementary School and Third Place Winner: Ricardo Rodriguez, 8th Grade, Ortiz Middle School. SFPS District Spanish Spelling Bee First Place Winner, Jayden Cruz will compete in the State Spanish Spelling Bee on April 30 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.
13 days ago, Tara Melton
Spanish Spelling Bee
Spanish Spelling Bee
Spanish Spelling Bee
Spanish Spelling Bee
Spanish Spelling Bee
Crews were hard at work on Wednesday, March 20th, replacing the turf at Santa Fe High School's (SFHS) Ivan Head Stadium. It is one of several projects launching over the next six to eight months across the district, made possible by voter support through the general obligation bond and mill levy. Read more: https://www.sfps.info/article/1531480
14 days ago, Tara Melton
turf
More than 20 SFPS middle and K-8 student council members gathered at the B.F. Young Professional Center on Tuesday, March 19th to share activities underway at their schools and develop a student survey for school communities on areas of importance. Learn more: https://go.sfps.info/Bulletin3-22
24 days ago, Cody Dynarski
SFPS Weekly Bulletin
Dr. Jackie Gerstein, a gifted education teacher at Salazar Elementary School, provides a showcase of student activities inspired by the ISTE U course Artificial Intelligence Explorations for Educators (https://iste.org/ai). Gerstein says teaching students about artificial intelligence and how to use it gives them the skills, ability, knowledge and passion to thrive in school and in their futures! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYDu8grY1tU
25 days ago, Cody Dynarski
Here's a sneak peek into the amazing world of Willy Wonka! Support Atalaya students during their community performances THIS Wednesday and Thursday at 6 PM in the Atalaya Cafetorium, 721 Camino Cabra.
27 days ago, Tara Melton
Willy Wonka performance flier
sneek peek
Today marks a special day at Atalaya Elementary as they warmly welcome the arrival of not one, but TWO Buddy Benches - a vibrant addition to their playgrounds, one dedicated to their PreK buddies and another for their amazing students in grades 1-6. The journey to this moment began with a heartwarming story of empathy and kindness, sparked by the observant eyes of a first grader at Atalaya, Alyssa Kesler. Alyssa, moved by the sight of a friend playing alone, want to help not just her friend but any student in need of a buddy. Her idea? A space where anyone feeling lonely or in need of a playmate could find a friend. And here we are, seeing Alyssa's vision come to life with our brand new Buddy Benches! These benches are more than just a place to sit; they're a beacon of friendship, a call to action for inclusion, and a reminder that no one should ever feel alone. Let's use these benches to spread kindness, encourage new friendships, and build a community where everyone feels welcome. A huge thank you to everyone who supported this initiative, proving once again that great things happen when we come together for a good cause. Remember, if you're looking for a friend to play with, head to the Buddy Bench - someone there is waiting to share a smile, a laugh, and maybe even a new adventure. Here's to making every day a little brighter, one buddy at a time! 💖
28 days ago, Cody Dynarski
Alyssa standing next to a blue Buddy Bench
Alyssa carrying a smaller bench with her mom
Alyssa sitting on the prek bench
Alyssa and her classmates sitting and standing near the buddy bench
The new weekly bulletin is here. Learn about the planned rebuild of E.J. Martinez Elementary School and see a photo of Gonzales Community School Principal Chris Lopez taking a pie in the face for Pi Day! https://conta.cc/48VCMl8
about 1 month ago, Ruth Williams