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Tavis Johansson receives degree Tavis Johansson (Johnson), a former Durango resident from 2001 to 2009 and a 2006 graduate of Fort Lewis College where he studied pre-health and alternative...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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The Liberty School to host Visitors Day The Liberty School will host a Visitors Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. All are welcome. The school, on the second floor of 215 E. 12th St., is a...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

Washington science teacher is nation’s best

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama honored finalists Tuesday for the 2013 National Teacher of the Year award and saluted the winner, a Washington state teacher credited with improving science...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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Olivia Gomez-Cruz finalist in pageant Olivia Gomez-Cruz, age 6, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Colorado Pageant to be held June 27 at the Denver Marriott Tech...

DATE: April 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

A home far, far from home

Editor’s note: Lucas Beard is a Durango High School graduate who is traveling in and writing about Mongolia for a year as a Fulbright Scholar.I asked every Peace Corps volunteer (“PCV”) I met in...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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Fly-fishing class to be offered Pine River Community Learning Center will have Glenn Tinnen teach an introduction to fly-fishing techniques and fly tying from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 25 at the...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

Students flip for ‘flipped learning’

SANTA ANA, Calif. – When Timmy Nguyen comes to his pre-calculus class, he’s already learned the day’s lesson – he watched it on a short online video prepared by his teacher for homework. So without...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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IHS announces third quarter Honor RollIgnacio High School announces that these students have been named to the third quarter Honor Roll:Seniors: 4.0 Mary Kate Adams, Kayla Knipp, Barbie Lujan,...

DATE: April 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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Home-school event set for Tuesday in BayfieldThe Pine River Library in Bayfield will offer a series of home-school events for local home-schooling families and students.“Homegrown and...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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District 9-R break will begin MondayDurango School District 9-R’s spring break is scheduled from Monday to April 12. Schools will be closed during that time. For information about services...

DATE: April 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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Carly Pierson recipient of scholarship P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization), Chapter CS announces that Animas High School student Carly Pierson is the recipient of the $1,000 Dorothy...

DATE: March 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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STEM evening open to elementary girlsA free evening for elementary school-aged girls to learn from professional women about career opportunities available in science, technology, engineering and...

DATE: March 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Education

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