Animas High School

Schools in Southwest Colorado see changes driven by Columbine

One look at Durango High School, built in 1976, and Montezuma-Cortez High School, which opened in 2015, tells you a lot about how the world of education has changed 20 years after the Columbine...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School music students receive $1,500 in new gear

Animas High School students broke out in spontaneous line dancing Friday as a bluegrass band jammed in the school’s parking lot. Songs From The Road, a band from Asheville, North Carolina, visited...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

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

Animas High School students learn about suicide prevention

Animas High School students educated community members Monday about the importance of relationships in suicide prevention and the promotion of mental health. “Nobody is exempted from the right to...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School tops state graduation average

Animas High School pays particular attention to potential first-generation college students from the day they arrive on campus. It’s something that AHS Head of School Sean Woytek credits with...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High students promote mental health

Animas High School seniors will unveil their efforts to promote mental health and suicide prevention Monday at a Community of Resilience event. The students developed the event, as well as a film,...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School examines two plans for a new home

Animas High School has two conceptual plans to build its permanent facility, and school officials are gathering input from the teachers, staff members, parents, students and community members about...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School warns of hand, foot and mouth disease

Animas High School is warning students and parents of a case of hand, foot and mouth disease among the student body. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a contagious illness caused by different...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High students all in on metal straws

After Animas High School students saw a viral video of marine biologists pulling a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nostril, they knew they had their project to try to make this world a little...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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