Senior Vistas

Seniors and Families please check here for resources and events during this exciting school year.  Your Amy Biehl Family is here to help.  

Please feel free to reach out:

Monica Maestas, Junior Seminar Teacher & Director of College Engagement mmaestas@abhs.k12.nm.us


Graduation Livestream


SENIOR OFFERING AUDITIONS

Audition for Senior team to offer performance or speech at graduation
Thursday, April 7 after advisory in Simms classroom

SENIOR BABY PICS

Due to Paola Villalba (pviallba@abhs.k12.nm.us) by Tuesday, April 19

SENIOR FIELD TRIP

We will take a bus to Skate-O-Mania (formerly Roller King); food drink not provided but available for purchase by students on site
Friday, April 29 9-11:30 am
Permission slips and fee information available soon

PROM

Saturday, April 30 6:30 -10:30 pm @ National Hispanic Cultural Center
Tickets $20 on sale in Simms Bldg. April 4-29
Email Paola Villalba (pviallba@abhs.k12.nm.us) for the form requesting to bring a guest from outside ABHS

COMPARING COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID OFFERS

https://www.collegecovered.com/wp-content/uploads/-cb-/1643142588/-cb-/1632348757/2019/11/Breaking-Down-Your-Award-Letter-2021.pdf

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE BY MAY 1

Students should email college of choice’s admissions office to accept offer by May 1; they will be assigned in class to do so
After accepting admissions offer, students should apply for housing (if applicable) and register for orientation (usually a fee)

SENIOR PROJECT & DIGITAL STORY

Email Bret Aaker at baaker@abhs.k12.nm.us with questions
100 senior project hours required Senior year
Digital Story due April 18
Senior Project hours must be complete by May 2

SENIOR FINAL REVIEW

Students will complete slides presentation (includes Digital Story) over 1-month period in Senior Passage class, due May 2
Students will schedule to present Senior Final Review to advisor, family, peers, teachers, mentors in Simms May 5-13

LAST DAY FOR SENIORS IS MAY 4

Senior Checkout checklist to be completed and signed by ABHS staff will be posted soon
Senior final Indaba and Digital Story awards

GRADUATION

Students will be given up to 7 graduation tickets when Senior Checkout checklist is completed (email Paola Villalba (pviallba@abhs.k12.nm.us) for information about tickets)
Students will be measured for cap & gown and give full name for diploma Tuesday, Apr 5, 2022
Rehearsal Thursday, May 19 in Indaba, 9:00 am; Cap & gown will be available and students need to return laptops at rehearsal
Friday, May 20 @ Civic Plaza, 11:00 am (doors open @ 10); free parking will be available
Students will be given up to 7 graduation tickets when Senior Checkout checklist is completed (email Paola Villalba  (pviallba@abhs.k12.nm.us) for information about tickets)

SCHOLARSHIPS

Please join our ABHS Scholarship Google Classroom page and click on Classwork to find scholarships separated by monthly due dates: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc0OTgyMTA2NzUy?cjc=5zuqpce

Recent Senior Project community partners where students can volunteer:

ABHS Mock Trial ABHS Science department aide ABHS Tech assistant
ABQ Museum ABQ Zine Fest ABQ Biopark
Animal Humane NM APS Middle School Basement Films
Bern Co Animal Shelter Cardboard Playhouse Chiropractor Office
Christina Kent Day Care Cloud Dancers Cornelio Organic Farm
Corus Health Crossroads Employment (ABQ community center)
Employment ABQ City Employment at Patrons Enlace Communitario
Esperanza Bike Shop Future Focus Education Garfield MS ROTC
Isleta Firefighters Kids Cook Landmark Musicals
LGBTQ resource center UNM Mountain Mahogany School Museum of SW Biology
NM Dream Center Off center Arts PFLAG
Pres Hospital Public Library (Main) Ronald McDonald House
Safehouse Scovil Law The Children’s Hour KUNM
Veterans Memorial park Walking in Circles Warehouse 508
Ziapelta Games Zooniverse

FAFSA

Class of 2022 can still file if you haven’t yet at: https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/filling-out
Class of 2023 it will open October 1 2022 and we will schedule appointments at ABHS to file if assistance needed