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AHA Film & Technology Colleagues

Atencio, Ellena
Brown, Ashley
Caruso, Leah
Film Teacher
Gallegos, Christopher
Bilingual Social Studies/ESL Teacher / Social Studies Department Chairperson
Hicks, Jordy
Science Teacher
Kurland, Nicole
Film & Graphics Teacher
Maestas-gilreath, Patricia
Santos, Maria
Math Teacher
Trujillo, Walter
Digital Film Production; Television Production
Uebelhoer, Paul
Social Studies Teacher
Urioste, Venessa
Social Studies Teacher
Vazquez, Olga

Film Academy Lead

Kurland, Nicole
Film & Graphics Teacher

AHA Film & Technology Academy

Our Mission & Vision

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Mission: Students in the AHA Film & Technology Academy will apply unique perspectives and problem solving skills across the curriculum to positively impact their communities. Students will be prepared for post-secondary academics and/or careers in creative media industries.

Vision: The AHA Film and Technology Academy centers on helping students gain advantages in 21st century education and career choices, and is designed to meet the multiple demands of creative industries in New Mexico and beyond. We emphasize Multiple Literacies, Community Connections, Global Awareness and Creative Curiosity.

Killer Cake!

Click on picture below to view 1st Place Animation winners Ivan Nunez and Jaden Romero's stop motion video "Killer Cake!"
AHA Film students Ivan & Jaden won first place in the Future Voices of New Mexico 2015 Film & Photography Contest.

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Ninja stop motion animation by Fernando Miguel

Click on the picture below to view AHA Computer Graphics student Fernando Miguel's  illustrated stop motion

Watch the KJCN Daily Announcements on our YouTube Channel!

2013-2014 KJCN Television Broadcast Crew

2013-2014 KJCN Television Broadcast Crew

Film Academy Promo video (from Edgar San Juan on Vimeo)

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Congratulations to the following students for being selected the January 2018 Students of the Month:

  • Joslyn Barboa
  • Brisa Barraza
  • Damaris Bojorquez
  • Yanecxiz Estrada
  • Gibely Gomez
  • Nicole Jaramillo
  • Makaylyn Lerma
  • Alan Paz
  • Brian Vega
  • Steven Williams

A ceremony was held in January to honor these students.  Photos can be found on the HOME PAGE.


Film & Technology Schedule