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Durango native William Jernigan earns master’s degree

Durango native William Jernigan recently earned a master’s of science degree in migration studies, with a category of distinction, from Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. Jernigan is a...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis Mesa to host fundraiser

Fort Lewis Mesa PTO will host a fundraiser Halloween Carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the school, 11274 Highway 140 in Hesperus.

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango Education Foundation opens fall grant cycle

The Durango Education Foundation new fall grant cycle has opened and is available to School District 9-R employees and nonprofit organizations benefiting 9-R students. DEF has a new grant...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango Adult Education Center to begin fall ESL and GED classes Oct. 21

The Durango Adult Education Center will start fall English as a Second Language and GED/High School Equivalency classes on Monday. On-site child care will be available for evening classes....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

9-R to host second community school safety forum

Durango School District 9-R will host a community school safety forum from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane. The forum will review safety measures to date, share...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Leadership 9-R to host second session

The second session of the Leadership 9-R series will continue at noon Thursday at the Administration Building, 201 E. 12th St. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Park Elementary, 510 East Sixth Ave. The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Escalante Orchestra to perform

The Escalante Orchestras will perform in the Secondary Orchestra Festival at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. This is a free concert and the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Patriot’s Pen essay contest accepts entries

The Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest is for students in grades six through eight to compete to win state and national awards. Each state’s first-place winners will receive a minimum of $500. The...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

VFW to offer scholarships

The Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Ninth through...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Luke Samuel Fowler graduates St. Olaf College

Luke Samuel Fowler of Durango graduated from St. Olaf College at the college’s 130th commencement ceremony on May 26. Fowler earned a degree in theater and is the son of John and Michelle Fowler.

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

League of Women Voters to host 9-R school board candidate forum

The League of Women Voters La Plata and The Durango Herald will host the Durango 9-R school board candidate forum and ballot issues event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at Durango City Council...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango High School students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship program

Durango High School and district staff celebrated the successes of eight students recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program, which is the most students recognized in a school...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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