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Banda Bear News

The Banda Bear News is used to promote communication and community involvement and to assist parents in keeping track of school activities, events, holidays, etc.  The newsletter is published almost every week, and is supplemented by "News Flash" emails. You are welcome to contribute to the news; submissions are published on a space-available basis and should be sent by Monday at 4:00 pm to  

Whether you sign up to receive a PAPER copy of the newsletter or not, it is recommended that you sign up for email delivery of the newsletter, in order to be eligible for the News Flash emails. 

Parents and other family members may subscribe to the BBNews and News Flash emails by sending a message to with “subscribe” in the subject field.  (Please add this email address to your contacts list or address book to facilitate delivery.)

The Banda Bear News strives to provide information of interest to our school community, and may include notices of services or products provided by local businesses.  Such information does not constitute an endorsement by Bandelier.  APS policy prohibits advertisements promoting alcohol, tobacco, gaming, firearms, political endorsements and controversial products or services.