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CNM Dual Enrollment Events:
The CNM Outreach and Recruitment team has organized several upcoming events that highlight CNM and Dual Credit opportunities.
CNM Senior Night – Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:30-7pm
Virtual College Day at CNM – Friday, March 12, 2021 8:30-11:30am
Dual Credit Information Session – Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:30-6:30pm
Dual Credit Success Workshop – Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:30-6:30pm
Big Future Days Virtual College Fair
Attend a virtual College Fair hosted by College Board. The dates for the virtual college fairs are based on where the colleges are located and you can attend multiple dates. Before you attend BigFuture Days, be sure to save a list of the colleges you are most interested in connect with on BigFuture. If you are unsure about a college, you can check out their website, social media properties, or profile page on BigFuture.
BigFuture Day Northeast is on Sunday, March 7 (no date change)
BigFuture Day West + Southwest is on Tuesday, March 30
BigFuture Day Midwest is on Sunday, April 18
BigFuture Day Southeast is on Thursday, April 29
Lunch ordering for Spring Break and the following week
Between Sunday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 17 the lunch ordering form will indicate two weeks worth of lunches which includes the week of Spring break and the week after. These lunches will be delivered and ready for pick-up on Friday, March 19.
Term Break Coming up
Reminder that we will have term break days on Friday, March 12 and Monday, March 15. Students will be back in their online classes on Tuesday, March 16.
Quarter 4 and Term 7 Class Schedules
Quarter 4 and term 7 schedules will be posted in PS on Friday March 12. Class codes should be loaded in PS by Monday, March 15.
Grades for Quarter 3 and Term 6
Grades for Quarter 3 and Term 6 will be posted in PS on March 16th by 4pm.
Spring Break: March 22 - 26th
If you haven’t already, please make a note of a change in the week of spring break. In order to coordinate with APS and Rio Rancho Spring break has been moved up by one week. The school calendar on the website now reflects this.
Scholastic Art Awards Scholarship Opportunity
New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards has recently partnered with Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. They are offering two scholarships to students interested in pursuing the visual arts. For more information please see our website.
Explore Academy Elementary
Explore Academy’s Elementary has been approved! Thank you to all our families who pre-applied and helped with the approval process. Here is a video which outlines the model adjusted to the elementary grades. A letter of interest is open for students to "pre-apply" for our proposed K-5 program starting in the fall of 2021. Pre-applications will be converted to enrollment applications if the program is approved.
Check out our website to learn more: www.explore.academy
Letter of interest: https://forms.gle/fx1HSSWiJQmG3qSP9
Student Application for Fall 2021
Below is the link for our application for next fall. Siblings of current students get priority over the lottery for the general public. Families will need to submit prior to the April lottery.
Student Intent to Return
For current Explore Academy students who have not yet filled out the student intent to return, please do so on this link.
Beginning the week of January 1, the lunch link will open on Sundays and close on Wednesdays of each week, with pickup on Friday.
The National School Lunch Program is being extended into the fall for all public schools. This means that school lunches are free at this time. Check the Howl each week for the link that provides the weekly lunch menu. These menus are posted a week in advance.
Pick up weekly lunch order on Friday’s at the Explore Academy Masthead location.
If you live too far from Explore we are told that APS and RRPS are also offering seamless meals as long as your child is between 1 and 18 years of age. Parents/guardians can contact the school closest to them. Click here for the School lunch link: https://forms.gle/Kmxttpk15Dye5edGA