Ar 170229918
Ar 170229918

Former Durango High School student makes dean’s list

Drew Warner, a graduate of Durango High School and Fort Lewis College, has been named to the dean’s list at University of Arizona James Rogers School of Law, Tucson, Arizona. He also received the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229919
Ar 170229919

Volunteers sought at Know Your Dough

Know Your Dough is in need of volunteers to teach programs for fourth-, seventh- and 11th-graders. Ideal candidates will have a passion for working with young people, teaching experience and...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229920
Ar 170229920

Know Your Dough to host middle school program

Know Your Dough will host two programs for seventh-graders at Escalante Middle School the weeks of Feb. 27 and March 13. The programs relate to the Colorado academic standards for personal...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229921
Ar 170229921

Durango High School theater troupe to present ‘Drop Dead’

Durango High School Theatre Troupe 1096 will present “Drop Dead,” a play by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore, at 7 p.m. March 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave. “Drop...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229927
Ar 170229927

Free lecture at Fort Lewis College to address evolution of technology

The Life-Long Learning Free Lecture Series will present “Surfing the Tsunami: Constantly New and Ever-Changing Technology” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Room 130 of Noble Hall at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229922
Ar 170229922

Excellence Committee to meet Monday at Animas High School

Animas High School’s Excellence Committee will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at the school, 20091 U.S. Highway 160. For more information, call 247-2474.

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170209500
Ar 170209500

Battle Rock school looks ahead after 100 years

As schools face academic and financial pressure in a fast-changing education world, the tiny, 102-year-old Battle Rock Charter School preserves its legacy with hands-on, nature-focused education....

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229915
Ar 170229915

Mesa Verde National Park receives field trip grant

Mesa Verde National Park has been selected, for a second year, to receive field-trip grant funding from the National Park Foundation to support the “Every Kid in a Park” program. Fourth-grade...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229923
Ar 170229923

Deadline coming up for Mountain Middle enrollment lottery

Students can enter Mountain Middle School’s fourth- through eighth-grade enrollment lottery for the 2017-18 school year until Tuesday, Feb. 28. The lottery to determine accepted applicants will...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229933
Ar 170229933

Animas High School seniors invited to Wednesday college night

Animas High School seniors and their families are encouraged to attend “Senior College Night: Understanding Financial Aid” with college counselor Jess Adams from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170229999
Ar 170229999

Volunteers needed for ‘Keys to High School Success’

Durango School District 9-R needs 30 to 40 volunteers for its fourth annual “Keys to High School Success” conference for eighth-grade boys about to transition to high school. The conference, which...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Ar 170219783
Ar 170219783

Durango High School graduate named to dean’s list

Caroline Parker of Durango was named to the fall 2016 semester dean’s list at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Caroline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Andrew Parker, graduated from...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education