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Safetytown program registration still open

The Durango Safetytown program is currently accepting registrations for children 5 to 7 years old. The program – which covers safety-related lessons such as traffic, fire, river, electricity and...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Local students present, achieve, graduate, receive funds

Area students recently gave presentations, joined honors societies, were named to dean’s lists, graduated and received scholarships: Lona Nopah of Bayfield, a sociology and human services major,...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County announces day camps

Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County will offer summer day camps for first- through fifth graders, with free teen drop-in hours after 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday from June 4 to Aug. 17. Camps...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High gets ready for the school year’s end

Animas High School will hold meetings and events during the final days of the school year, including: The School Excellence Committee will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday at the school, 271 Twin...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District 9-R prepares for summer

Durango School District 9-R announces events, including: The last two weeks of school will feature special chef’s-choice menus at district schools. Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary will host an...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Miller Middle to host events

Events in May will be held at Miller Middle School, 2608 Junction St.: May 16: Spring vocal music concert. May 30-31: Eighth-grade rite of passage ceremony. May 22: Instrumental concert. For more...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

9-R seeking reusable bag donations

Durango School District 9-R and Manna soup kitchen are collecting donations of reusable bags for a backpack program, which provides food for students in need. Donations will be used to deliver...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Florida Mesa Elementary to hold meeting, yard sale

A meeting and yard sale will be held at Florida Mesa Elementary, 216 Highway 172. The school’s parent-teacher organization will meet from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday in Room 130 and the annual Mesa...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Know Your Dough to host high school program

Know Your Dough, a Durango nonprofit that provides financial literacy programs tailored to the needs of local youths and young adults, will host a financial planning program for 11th-graders Monday...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to hold board meeting

The Animas High School Board of Directors will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. The meeting is free and open to all. For more information, visit...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Grassburger sales to benefit Animas High School

A fundraiser for Animas High School will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Grassburger, 726 Main Ave. Those who eat at the restaurant are encouraged to mention AHS at the register, which...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School sophomores to show projects

Animas High School sophomores in Ally Johnson’s humanities classes will exhibit their passion projects from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Animas Chocolate Co., 920 Main Ave. Projects foster 21st-century...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education