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Durango School District has used its snow days

Durango School District 9-R has used the four snow days it had built into its calendar. If another snow day is required, it will suspend its remaining early release days through the end of the...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Monday Registration begins, Summer and Fall courses. Tuesday Activity, Indige-Team Building, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union, Ballroom, Room...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores High School awarded for academic growth

Dolores High School has received two state awards in honor of students’ demonstrated academic growth in 2018. The Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award and the High School Academic...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School co-founder honored in Denver

Dr. Jesse Hutt, a co-founder and decadelong supporter of Animas High School, was named Charter School Advocate of the Year by the Colorado League of Charter Schools at the league’s annual...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shop class stars strut their stuff at regional competition

Seth Thornburg, 17, a senior at Durango High School, is pretty handy with a miter saw and a router – skills enhanced in carpentry and woodworking classes. Seth and 85 other students from five...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Saturday Activity, Backpacking in the desert, Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center, cost: $250 for members of Outdoor Pursuits, contact:...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Inspiration for Hayduke speaks at Animas High School

Doug Peacock, the real-life inspiration for the character George Hayduke in Edward Abbey’s novel “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” discussed his work studying and filming grizzly bears with the sophomore...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school board approves logo design

Cortez schools will soon have a new emblem, as the school board unanimously approved a logo to represent the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 at its Tuesday night meeting. Board members were...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Saturday Diversity Dialogue, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., El Centro, Student Union, cost: free. Skyhawks softball vs. Colorado Mesa University, 12-2 p.m.,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School students study genocides

For the past semester, students in Lori Fisher’s 10th-grade Animas High School humanities class studied a complex and dark subject in history: genocides. What they learned is a mixture of stresses,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pennsylvania school threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A threat reporting system now required for all Pennsylvania schools fielded more than 4,900 tips in its first month, about a third of them considered serious enough to pass along...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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