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  • Need a New Tree? Student-Raised Saplings Available at Back To School Night

    Posted August 28, 2014

    9th grader Jesse Maxam ’18, who received one of three grants from Sandia Prep's Sustainability Committee last year, spent his summer raising trees and will offer blue spruce, peach, chitalpa and other tree saplings for sale on Back To School Night, with proceeds benefiting Tree New Mexico. Read more.

  • Homecoming 2014: Sept. 26-27

    Posted August 22, 2014

    Homecoming is a time to celebrate the Sandia Prep community. Come visit with friends and cheer on the Sundevil volleyball and soccer teams. Read more.

  • Magic in the Classrooms

    Posted August 21, 2014

    Fall semester is underway, students and teachers are engaging, and learning is happening all across Sandia Prep's campus. See photos.

  • A Day of Service for Sandia Prep Juniors

    Posted August 13, 2014

    As part of their 3-day Back To School Retreat, Sandia Prep 11th graders spent the day volunteering at local charities. Learn more.

  • Yale-bound SPS Grad Performs with Chamber Group

    Posted August 11, 2014

    Sandia Prep graduate and future Yale University student, Elena Saavedra Buckley ’14, gave her farewell piano performance with Chatter Sunday at the Kosmos Performance Space. Learn more.

  • Summer of Research for SPS Junior

    Posted July 24, 2014

    Sandia Prep junior Juhee Patel '16 participated in the University of New Mexico’s Research Experience for High School Students (REHSS) program this summer. The program gives students the opportunity to learn about and experience scientific research. Read more and view photos.

  • Life Changing: Border Studies Move Beyond the Classroom

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Students in Sandia Prep's Spanish 5A: Border Studies class traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border to participate in an immigration education program, where they met with individuals living on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Read the full story.

  • Explore Bhutan and Japan

    Posted June 6, 2014

    In June 2015, Sandia Prep History Chair Tom Gentry-Funk will lead an excursion to Asia, with stops in Tokyo and Kyoto and a 10-day adventure of service and rafting in Bhutan. Learn more.

  • China!

    Posted May 13, 2014

    From helping fourth-graders with their English vocabulary to hiking the Great Wall, the students, parents, and faculty members who traveled to China over spring break 2014 returned with warm memories and a broader understanding of the country’s rich culture and history.

  • Sandia Prep Receives $1.2 Million Gift

    Posted February 4, 2014

    Sandia Prep has received a gift of $1.2 million from the family of the School’s founding headmaster, the late Reverend Paul G. Saunders, to establish the Saunders Family Financial Aid Fund fund. The gift was made from the estate of the late Keith Saunders, Paul's son. The fund will provide tuition assistance for Sandia Prep students. Read more.

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SPS Alumni In The News

Harvard senior and Sandia Prep alumnus Alex McCue '10 roasted Grammy Award-winning recording artist, actor and author LL Cool J during Harvard's Cultural Rhythm's festival.  Read more and see the photo. 

SPS alumnus Jordan Hanssen '00 is an adventurer, author, Guinness World Record holder, and founder of educational nonprofit, OAR Northwest.  OAR Northwest explores the world's water under human power, while performing research and delivering innovative STEM curriculum to classrooms. Read the interview with Jordan Hanssen in 532 magazine.

Sandia Prep alumna Laura Matzen '99 and her team are conducting brain research at Sandia National Laboratories.  Read more.