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  • Noche de CelebraciĆ³n April 26: Buy Tickets Now

    Posted April 9, 2014

    Sandia Prep’s signature biennial gala, Noche de Celebracn, is coming very soon! This special evening to benefit Sandia Prep will take place at Sandia Resort & Casino on Saturday, April 26 and will feature special guest Coach Jack Lengyel, the inspiration for Matthew McConaughey’s character in the film, We Are Marshall. Learn more. A 2014 Mini Cooper will be awarded to this year's raffle winner and auction items include 2 tickets to The Voice finale in Los Angeles. Purchase tickets now.

  • Chemistry Students Demonstrate Gas Laws

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Chemistry 1 students recently conducted experiments with Peeps, soda cans and other items to demonstrate the Gas Laws and the effects that pressure, temperature and volume have on gases. View photos and learn more.

  • Earth Day 2014 at Sandia Prep

    Posted April 7, 2014

    On April 22, Sandia Prep students will host their 3rd Annual Earth Day Swap to benefit local conservation group,Haws Aloft. Donate your unwanted clothing, books, DVDs and CDs. See full details.

  • Sixth Graders Celebrate Africa Day

    Posted March 14, 2014

    Sixth graders celebrated Africa Day with music, art, food, sports and more. View photos and learn more about their day.

  • China Native Visits Mandarin Students

    Posted March 12, 2014

    China native Yiming Gao, now a freshman at Notre Dame, recently returned to Sandia Prep and spoke to Mandarin language students. Read more and view photos.

  • Explore Bhutan and Japan

    Posted March 4, 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.

  • Sandia Prep Alum "Roasts" LL Cool J

    Posted February 28, 2014

    Harvard senior Alex McCue '10 roasted Grammy Award-winning recording artist, actor and author LL Cool J, the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year, during this year's Cultural Rhythm's festival. Read more and see the photo.

  • Sandia Prep Students Named National Merit Finalists

    Posted February 25, 2014

    Sandia Prep seniors William Groff and Elena Saavedra Buckley have been named Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Learn more.

  • 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.

  • Discover Turkey, Greece & Rome

    Posted November 5, 2013

    Experience Istanbul; visit the historic cities of Troy and Pergamon; cruise the islands of Crete and Santorini; and explore the ancient cities of Athens and Rome. Just 6 spots remain for this June 2014 trip, to be led by SPS history teachers Paul Ryder and Tina Gibson. Learn 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.