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Animas High School ninth-graders to explore careers

Animas High School ninth-graders will explore careers in education, human services and hospitality and visit with professionals at local businesses and organizations from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student named to Vanderbilt dean’s list

Joe Genualdi of Durango was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Vanderbilt University. Genualdi also accepted a research assistant position at the Vanderbilt Medical School’s Cancer Research...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student named to Goshen dean’s list

Cristina Jantz, a Durango High School graduate, was added to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Goshen College. Jantz is a sophomore and a writing and theater major at the college. Students must earn a...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student graduates college

Lily Spencer, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, graduated magna cum laude from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in December. Spencer majored in communications and minored in dance.

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Sunnyside Elementary to host events

Sunnyside Elementary School, 75 County Road 218, will hold parent conferences Feb. 25-March 2 and a St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. March 17.

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango High School to host eighth-grade parent night

An eighth-grade parent night for students and their families to gather information about high school will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave. Parents and...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango Education Foundation scholarship deadline is Thursday

Durango Education Foundation offers scholarships from $1,000 to $10,000 to graduating seniors at Durango School District 9-R schools and students at Colorado Connections Academy by special request...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

LPEA to hold second scholarship open house

La Plata Electric Association will hold a second open house to help students apply for scholarships from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at its Bodo Park headquarters, 45 Stewart St. LPEA staff will answer...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to hold information session

An information session for prospective students and their families will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Animas High School, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. AHS “Shadow Days” are also held on...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Know Your Dough to launch program

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides financial wellness programs for local youths and young adults, will host a High School Financial Planning Program for 11th-graders the week of Jan. 29 at​...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

DHS senior founds suicide-prevention program

Durango High School senior Brooke Buccowich recently founded a community service program, “Share the Light,” to increase youth suicide awareness and help fund youth suicide prevention. Suicide is...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Methodist Thrift Shop to give scholarships

The Methodist Thrift Shop Board has established a scholarship fund to help local students further their education. Applicants will be evaluated based on church involvement, leadership, community...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education