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Thank you Organizations!

APS Energy Conservation Education- Mr. Lazar for teaching us about energy conservation at school

Sandia Mt Natural History Center- Vince Case for showing us how to find active wildlife habitats in which to place our trail cameras

Oasis Tutoring- Reading tutoring

EMIFPA- Fire Prevention presentations

Bernalillo Country Fire Department

SASM Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in supporting our students.  We are glad to have you as part of our team. Please read the APS policy for volunteering. You will apply from this APS policy page.

There are many ways to assist our students and staff in their learning process - at the school site, for field trips, and donating materials are just a few ways. 

After you've completed your APS background check, and your approval is on file with our office, please fill out our Google form by clicking on the "Contribute" button below.


Steps for Background Clearance through APS:

While encouraging parent participation, we must also consider the safety of every child in the district by requiring a background check from volunteers before participating in any volunteer activity at any APS school.

  • APS background checks are valid for two years.
  • After completing and submitting the Volunteer Application, the background check may take 5 to 10 business days to process.
    Clearance decisions may take longer if any instances appear in the background check.
  • You must complete the Background Check Payment section in the Volunteer Application before you can submit your application and begin the background clearance process.
  • Cost $44 > Unsupervised background check. Don't need to be in eye sight of an APS employee. (SASM prefers this background check.)
  • To complete your pre-employment background check, you'll need to get fingerprinted at our City Center office. To be fingerprinted, bring a valid photo ID and $44. The $44 must be made payable to Gemalto by Cashier Check, Money Order or Credit/Debit Card.

You must email me ( the following information so that I can grant you permission to be an unsupervised visitor.

1. Volunteer name

2. Date of birth

3. Phone number

4. Street address

5. Last 4 digits of social security number

Don't hesitate to contact us with any ideas, possibilities, or opportunities!

San Antonito STEM Magnet ~ 505-281-3931 ~

Thank You Businesses!

Davis Hardware- STEM supplies & donation to Fall Festival

Matt at Gardenswartz Team Sports- for designing and printing our STEM, Club, and PBL tee shirts

Roots Farm Cafe- working on school garden, field trips to their gardens, school presentations on honey bees. Below, owner, chef, and garden expert of our local farm to table cafe, Daniel, teaches 2nd graders about honey bees.

man talking to students

Triangle Grocery - donations to our jog-a-thon and other school events

Greenside Cafe- fundraiser with school-grown produce

A Big Shout out to our Volunteers!

We appreciate our educational partners: Parents/Families/Neighbors,  Businesses, and Organizations

Thank You Parents, Families, and Neighbors!

Mrs. Jeannette Cox conducts a before-school reading group.

parent with students

Mrs. Kumari Smith for her beautiful and inspiring decorations.

woman reading a book

Jeanette Cox- Reading tutor

Kumari Smith- for supporting our Circle Garden STEMquiry Club

Antoinette Tafoya- classroom help

Michael Steeples- classroom help

Mr. Jason Burnett (attorney & former parent)- for teaching 5th graders about our Constitution

Linda Murphy- workroom extraordinaire

Angela L- Library helper

Megumi Solberg- classroom help

Tavery Moorhead- school functions & classroom help