Thanks for visiting the official web site for the DNHS Alumni Association, known as the AlumKnights®. Our vision is to use alumni resources and experiences to help improve Del Norte High School for current and future students. We are actively looking for Del Norte graduates who can help us achieve that vision. To better understand us, please visit our About page and read the article “Helping Hands” by Hailey Heinz of the Albuquerque Journal who interviewed some of our founders. You can also view DNHS Alumni who have made the news in our Knights in the News section or sign up for our email list. For DNHS reunion information, visit the DNHS Alumni Web Site Reunion Page.

2021 Ballet Folklórico Del Norte Alumni Fundraiser

Photo of DNHS Ballet Folklorico - 2017A fund raising Folklórico dance performance in the Del Norte High School Performing Arts Center (PAC) will honor former Del Norte HS principal Percy Larranaga. It begins at 7 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021. Tickets are $10 at the door and may be purchased online. Performers are Del Norte HS alumni who were part of the high school Folklórico troupe instructed by long time Spanish teacher Elaine Alarid.

Per APS Policy, all attendees must wear masks. Please note the Del Norte High School campus is is now fenced and access controlled. The only entrance to the PAC is the north entrance which is shared with the main gym. We suggest parking in the lot by the San Mateo entrance north of Montgomery.

To support this performance, we are seeking sponsors. Would your business be willing to sponsor our event? For $250 or more, you will be listed as a title sponsor, and your company name (and logo, if available) will be included on the program. Additionally, title sponsorship comes with four reserved seats for the performance. You can quickly become a Sponsor using a credit card or PayPal with our online Ballet Folklórico Sponsorship form.

DNHS Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Photo from the 2021 DNHS Teacher Appreciation LunchAOn August 5, 2021, Del Norte High School alumni volunteers from the AlumKnights welcomed DNHS teachers back with a Teacher Appreciation Lunch. Chick-fil-A at Montgomery and San Mateo donated chicken sandwiches which were handed out to DNHS staff along with chips, cookies and a “free drink” card donated from Ziggie’s Coffee, the new coffee shop across from Del Norte. Albuquerque District 7 City Councilor Diane Gibson also attended to show her appreciation to Del Norte staff. View Photos.

AlumKnights® Award $15,000 in Scholarships

Collage of 2021 AlumKnights Scholarship RecipentsScholarThe Del Norte HS Alumni Association announces scholarship awards of $1,000 to five students in the class of 2021 and one incentive nursing scholarship in the amount of $10,000 – a total of $15,000. Since 2013, the AlumKnights have paid out $89,000 in scholarships to 64 students across our three scholarship programs. Scholarship funds come through individual contributions, restaurant fundraisers, the sale of engraved brick pavers and donations from class reunions. For more information about the 2021 AlumKnights® scholarship recipients, see our 2021 AlumKnights Scholarship Awards page.

Support the AlumKnights®!

AlumKnights Brick GardensTo help support our organization and to raise funds for our annual “Drawbridge to Success” scholarship, please consider a donation or participating in one of our fundraisers such as our Brick Garden Fundraiser. Leave your mark on the new DNHS and purchase a custom personalized brick to show your Knight pride. Bricks are available for purchase for either $60 (6″ x 9″) or $100 (11″ x 9″). All bricks purchased will be randomly placed throughout the new DNHS courtyard. Simply complete the brick fundraiser order form and mail it in with your payment or you can order online through PayPal and you don’t need a PayPal account!
See the Memorial Paver Ceremony for APD Officer Jerry Cline.

Donate to the AlumKnights Through AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile LogoYou can now register with AmazonSmile to support the AlumKnights! You only have to register once, but in the future, whenever you purchase from Amazon, make sure you access the site through smile.amazon.com/ch/47-1665246 and Amazon donates to the Alumknights!

Plant World, Inc. Grants Free Access to Del Norte Alumni

Plant World logoPlant World, a subsidiary of Rowland Nursery Inc. and the Southwest’s largest wholesale nursery, is now offering all Del Norte High School alumni free access to shop where the pro’s shop. Just tell them that you are an alumni. Plant World is located on 18-acres in the North Valley where literally thousands of flowers, shrubs, and trees from common to exotic specimens are available. Their address is 250 El Pueblo Rd NE in Albuquerque, Southeast of the Railrunner Los Ranchos/Journal Center station.