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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

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Free lecture on social styles to be offered at Fort Lewis College

The Life-Long Learning Free Lecture Series will present “Social Styles at Work and Play” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Noble Hall, Room 130, at Fort Lewis College. The lecture is free and open...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Learn about lasers at Fort Lewis College lecture

The American Physical Society’s Distinguished Traveling Lecturer series will present “Fifty-Seven Years of Lasers” by Jim Kafka, chief scientist for Spectra-Physics, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Park Elementary School to hold book fair

The Park Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will hold its annual “buy one get one free” book fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on school days from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24. The fair will be held in...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Free legal advice available at fairgrounds

A free legal resource fair will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Exhibit Hall at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Participants will have the opportunity to ask a...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education