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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Big Picture High School to host information night

Durango Big Picture High School will hold an information night from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, for parents and students interested in enrolling in the 2017-18 school year. The school is...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Mountain Middle wins grant to plant trees

Mountain Middle School has received a $2,000 grant from Colorado Tree Coalition for the “Trees Are the Answer!” project, which aims to educate future generations about planting, nurturing and...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Learn the secrets of influential parenting at Miller Middle School

Durango School District 9-R has partnered with the Youth Transition Network to offer “The Secrets of Influential Parenting” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Miller Middle School, 2608...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Mountain Middle School opens enrollment lottery

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

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Animas High School will closed Feb. 18, Feb. 21

Animas High School students will not have classes on Friday, Feb. 18, for a staff professional development day, and Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango High School spring sports meeting to be held Feb. 22

Durango High School will hold a mandatory meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the main gym for parents and athletes interested in spring sports, including lacrosse, baseball, track and field,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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The new civics course in U.S. schools: How to spot fake news

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news – and why they should care that there’s a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education