DHS speech, debate receive awards at invite
The Durango High School speech and debate team attended the Fruita Monument High School John Vail Memorial invite and received these awards:
DHS earned third-place sweepstakes.
Amanda Urban earned Outstanding Speaker Award for House 1, as well as first place in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking.
Ryan Mull earned second place in Drama and received a perfect score.
Ryan Ehrig earned fifth place in Poetry Interpretation and fifth place in Lincoln/Douglas Debate.
Paul Myers earned fifth place in Humorous Interpretation.
James Calvet and Paul Myers earned sixth place in Duo Interpretation.
Riverview Lego team wins competition
Riverview Elementary School announces that its First Lego League team placed first in the regional competition held Nov. 12 in Ignacio.
First Lego League is a competition that encourages problem solving and teamwork. The team explored the topic of food safety, and team members performed a skit to showcase the results of their research at the competition. The students also programmed a Lego robot to perform a variety of missions.
Team members include: Chris Atchison, Corbin Miller, Martin Cuntz, Quincy Buickerood, Simon Donnaway, Axel Bourey, Keenan Kelly and Sawyer Ward.
BHS carpentry class builds solar cabin
The Bayfield High School carpentry class announces that it has built an 8-by-14-foot cabin with a loft that will be equipped with solar power.
Durango-based Solar Works will install a solar panel with the students, who will learn about solar alignment of the panel and the equipment needed to store the suns energy.
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