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  • Sandia Prep Comes Together to Feed The Hungry

    Posted November 25, 2014

    Sandia Prep students, families, faculty and staff donated more than 2,400 pounds of food to the Storehouse to help feed local families in need. SPS 6th Grade students, who won the grade level competition, voted to forego their prize and instead donate the additional proceeds to the Storehouse. See details and photos.

  • Students Recycle 13,000 Pounds of Electronic Waste

    Posted November 21, 2014

    Sandia Prep's Greendevils collected approximately 13,000 pounds in donations during their 3rd Annual E-Waste Recycling Drive, nearly tripling the second-place school's total -- and winning the competition for the third consecutive year! Read more.

  • Sandia Prep Senior Attends Prestigious Medical Congress

    Posted November 19, 2014

    Sandia Prep Senior Hannah Qualls '15 was the only student selected to represent New Mexico in Washington, D.C. at the recent Congress of Future Medical Leaders, an honors-only program for high school students who intend to pursue a profession in medicine or medical research. Read more.

  • SPS Teacher Chuck Buxbaum Named Environmental Educator of the Year

    Posted November 18, 2014

    Sandia Prep science teacher Chuck Buxbaum, Ph. D. has been named Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year by the New Mexico Environmental Education Association. Read more.

  • Summer Trips to Africa and Asia: Register Now

    Posted November 17, 2014

    A few spots remain for two upcoming Sandia Prep trip, both planned for Summer 2015: one to Zimbabwe and Botswana, and another to Japan and Bhutan. Both trips will be led by SPS teachers who have extensive experience leading tours in that region. See details.

  • Students Connect Across The Globe

    Posted October 29, 2014

    Each year through Project PeacePal, Sandia Prep 6th Grade students correspond via handwritten letters with children all over the world.

  • Small School Feel. Large School Opportunities.

    Posted October 27, 2014

    At Sandia Prep, our School is small enough to be a tight-knit community, with small classes, teachers who know and care about their students, and a distinctive "family feel." At the same time, we are large enough to be able to offer an impressive array of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Learn more and view the video about our unique program.

  • Exhibit Features Paintings by Former SPS Art Teacher

    Posted September 29, 2014

    Former SPS art teacher Peter Fitzpatrick has brought together two things that are dear to his heart: his artwork and Sandia Prep. Fitzpatrick has lent a collection of his artwork to the School; this exhibit is on display in the Dick Heath Board Room. Read more and view photos of the exhibit.

  • 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.