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


CNM Fall Semester Start Dates

  • Seniors will start their classes one of the two following dates
  • Monday, August 29
  • Monday, September 19

Road to College Trip to NMSU

  • Friday, October 14, 7:00 am arrival at school and 5:00 pm return to school
  • Get permission slip from Monica and return to Paola
  • We will take a chartered bus there
  • Lunch will be provided; students provide their own breakfast, snacks and water

FAFSA Appointments

  • Optional 1-hour appointments with UNM TRIO staff at school to file FAFSA (parent and student attend)
  • Monday, Oct. 17 9 am-12 pm & 1-6 pm
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18 1-6 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 1-6 pm
  • Thursday, Oct. 20 1-6 pm

General College Application Deadlines

  • November 1 or 15: Early Action/Decision College Application Deadline
  • December 1: Regular Decision College Application Deadline

CNM Spring Semester Start Dates

  • Monday, January 9

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/NDk2OTgzODUzMTc2?cjc=g5uhr4q

Dual Credit

  • To graduate students must pass with a 70% or higher two 3- or more credit hour dual credit classes during Senior Year (or the summer before)

Senior Project & Digital Story

Email Bret Aaker @ baaker@abhs.k12.nm.usBret Aaker with questions
  • Must complete 100 hours at Senior Project by Spring Break in Senior year (students work up until Spring Break regardless of number of hours earned)
  • Digital Story (video of progress over school year at Senior Project) due April 2023

FAFSA

  • In Senior Passage class students create a presentation (includes Digital Story) showcasing their progress over four years at ABHS and share it with their advisor, family, peers, teachers, and mentors in May 2023

Final Review

  • In Senior Passage class students create a presentation (includes Digital Story) showcasing their progress over four years at ABHS and share it with their advisor, family, peers, teachers, and mentors in May 2023

Graduation

  • May 17, 2023 at Kiva Auditorium, Time TBD

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

Graduation Livestream