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Columbine Christian recognizes outstanding students

Columbine Christian School recently recognized students for their outstanding display of characteristics in three categories: Christ-centered, honor and exploration. Christ-centered students...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Scholarships awarded to local women

The Philanthropic Educational Organization chapter FX announced that recent local graduates have received scholarship funding. Natasha Doney, a Durango High School graduate, was awarded the Wanda...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Foundation celebrates ‘outstanding’ educators of 2017-18

The Durango Education Foundation has recognized 191 outstanding staff nominees who were nominated by students, colleagues and community members. The outstanding recipients of the year were: High...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

11 graduate from Colorado Timberline Academy

Colorado Timberline Academy, a private high school north of Durango, Colorado, held its 43rd commencement exercises in an outdoor ceremony May 27th. Graduates were: Riley Anderson, Spearfish South...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Exchange group seeks host families

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries such as Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy,...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Montessori School to host open house

Durango Montessori School will offer an open house for interested families from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday during the 20th anniversary celebration of the Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. Current...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Music in the Mountains announces program

Music in the Mountains program Practice Perks will return from May 28 through July 20. The free eight-week summer challenge encourages students from kindergarten through 12th grade to practice...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Adult Education Center to hold graduation

Durango Adult Education Center will hold its spring GED and High School Equivalency graduation ceremony from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The commencement...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to hold final presentations

Ninth-, 10th- and 11th-graders will present Transitional Presentations of Learning from Tuesday through Thursday at Animas High School, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. For more information, visit...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango 9-R announces news, events

Durango School District 9-R will hold events and start health care clinics in late May and early June: A “celebration of learning” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Escalante Middle School,...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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

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