Virtual Open House, January 23rd 12-2pm

21st Century Public Academy welcomes you to our Virtual Open House! We will serve 1st through 8th grades in the school year 2021-2022. Teacher introductions are accessible on our website and we invite you to learn more about 21st Century Public Academy!

Dragon Trainers will host 15 minute informational sessions in each of the following categories:

  • GC/CEO/Principal Meet and Greet- School Vision/Mission of 21st Century Public Academy
  • Lottery Information and Special Education-  Ms. Morga, Ms. Elliott
  • Athletics- Coach DA
  • Clubs/Student Council- Ms. Herren
  • PTA-Uniforms and Programs, Ms. Giron
  • Science Department- Ms. Logan
  • Social Studies Department- Ms. Jones
  • Math Department- Mr. Campbell
  • English Language Arts- Ms. Drawbond
  • Associated Arts/Art Council- Mr. Peckens, Mr. Johnson

We look forward to seeing you for our virtual open house on January 23rd, 12-2pm!

Due to COVID, please contact our Principal at if you would like to schedule an in-person tour or have questions about our school. If you were unable to attend the virtual open house live, please review the videos below prepared by our staff.

Open House Videos

6th Grade School Building Tour:

12/7/20 PTA Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Janet Giron, President, at 7:02 pm on Monday, December 7, 2020.
The minutes from the November 9, 2020 General PTA Meeting were read and approved as corrected.
Bianca Belmonte-Sapien, Janet Giron, Angela Lerner, Mikel Wagner, Alfreda Begay, Samantha
Graham, Meredith Dixon, Rosa Perez, and Tiffany Johnson
Principal’s Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
 Thank you for attending the meeting.
 Our community donation event will be scaled back. Drop off is still available on 12/11 from
8am to 1pm.
 Thank you to families for getting the kids ready for MAPS testing. Teachers will be using
the information to recalibrate classes.
 Remember to take advantage of teachers’ learning support time.
 Progress reports will be out on December 15th. The end of the semester will be January 15 th .
 Teachers are participating in autism training with UNM and supported by PED
 VOSIs are going well.
 The lottery for next school year is now open.
President’s Report by Janet Giron:
 The school’s next Governance Council meeting will be at 5:30 on Thursday, December 17 th
via Zoom. A link to the meeting will be sent out via email.
 The Adopt-a-Teacher program is going well. It was paused last month since the teachers
were not at school, so last month’s donations will be included with this month’s and used for
teacher gifts.
 Yearboks are currently on sale. Picture Day will be late January or early February.
 There were no new PTA members this month. If you would like to join look for the
Memberhub link on the PTA Facebook page.

Treasurer’s Report by Angela Lerner:
 The audit of the last fiscal year is almost done. One more person is needed to review the
 The bank balance is $11,085.33.
 There were no deposits.
 The outstanding check to Volcano Vista has cleared.
 We would like to convert the bookkeeping to Quickbooks. We will need to purchase a
subscription and the purchase will need to be voted on.

Secretary’s Report by Mikel Wagner:
 We have not yet received the money from Will email to inquire about
status of check. We have one more bag to send in.

Vice President’s Report by Alfreda Begay:
 Not having any luck with restaurant fundraisers. Restaurants are struggling financially right
New Business:
 Angela Lerner moved to approve a $180 expenditure in Office Expense for Quickbooks. The
motion was passed by show of hands.
 Alfreda Begay moved that $180 be moved from the Fall Festival budget line item to the Office
Expense line item to cover the purchase of Quickbooks. The motion was passed by show of
The next PTA General Meeting is set for Monday, January 11th at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:39 pm.

Student Council Leads Us into Winter Break!

12/17/20 GC Agenda

Join Zoom Meeting
Call Meeting to Order
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda*
Approval of Minutes*
November 19th
Open Forum
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580-000-2021-0019 – M
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Next Meeting: January 21, 2021
Adjourn Meeting*
(*) Action Item
Pursuant to the 21 st Century Public Academy Governance Council Open Meeting Policy Resolution of 4-20-2020:
• Proper and required notification to the public has occurred,
• This is a Special Meeting of the 21 st Century Public Academy Governance Council requiring a minimum 72 hours public notice and that
requirement has been met,
• If you wish to attend contact 21 st Century Public Academy Office at telephone number (505) 254-0280 for further information,
• If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader; amplifier; qualified sign language interpreter; or any other form of
auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact 21 st Century Public Academy at 505-254-0280 at least one
(1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various
accessible formats. Please contact 21 st Century Public Academy at 505-254-0280 if a summary or other type of accessible format is