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Durango teacher nominated for award

Escalante Middle School teacher Roberto Javier was recently nominated by University of Colorado at Denver for the Harris History Teacher of the Year Award. The $5,000 award, sponsored by James F....

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Big Picture to hold disc golf fundraiser

The second annual Big Picture Classic disc golf tournament and fundraiser will be held May 19-20 at Colorado Timberline Academy, 454 Academy Drive. To sponsor a hole, visit...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Enrollment open at Columbine Christian

Columbine Christian School, a private prekindergarten, elementary and middle school that specializes in small classroom sizes, is enrolling new students for the 2018-19 school year. For more...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Walk ’n’ Roll set Monday through Friday

The city of Durango will host a Safe Routes to School Walk ’n’ Roll-a-Thon event, in conjunction with National Bike to School Day, to encourage elementary-aged students to walk, scoot, skate, bike,...

DATE: May 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student joins Phi Beta Kappa

Hannah Robertson of Durango, who attends Cornell College, was recently initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Phi Beta Kappa considers members of the top 15 percent of the senior class...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District 9-R to hold budget meeting

Durango School District 9-R will hold a public meeting about the proposed 2018-19 budget from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at Miller Middle School, 2608 Junction St. Community members...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Know Your Dough to host program

Know Your Dough, a Durango nonprofit that provides financial literacy programs tailored to the needs of local youths and young adults, recently announced that it hosted the Feed the Pig program at...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos student joins Phi Kappa Phi

Hannah Buck of Mancos, who attends Colorado State University, was recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School fundraiser to support rocketry

Animas High School families and community members are invited to a fundraising event to support the school’s rocketry team Wednesday at Grassburger, 726 Main Ave. Grassburger will donate a portion...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to host information session

Animas High School will hold its final family information session Wednesday and last Shadow Day on Thursday. The information session is open to all. To sign up for the Shadow Day, call 247-2474 or...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Big Picture High School to appreciate mentors

Durango Big Picture High School will host a mentor appreciation dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Serious Texas Bar-B-Q, 650 South Camino del Rio.

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Escalante Middle to hold concerts

Concerts will be held for seventh- and eighth-grade choir and band students at 6 p.m., and eighth-grade choir and orchestra students at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane.

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education