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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

iAM Music event to feature Animas High School

Animas High School students will participate in the iAM Music Spring Student Fest from 5 to 9 p.m. May 21 at Durango Roasters, 730 Main Ave. For more information, visit www.iammusic.us or...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Area high-schoolers receive scholarships

Philanthropic Education Organization Colorado State Chapter recently awarded its Dorothy Gore Scholarship to Bayfield High School student BriAnne Marr and Ignacio High School student Ada Wilmer....

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango biology student presents at national meeting

It was recently announced that Durango biology student Rebecca Salamon gave a presentation at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting, which was held April 21-25...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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