Bayfield Middle School

Bayfield Middle School evacuated Thursday morning for bomb scare

Bayfield Middle School was evacuated Thursday morning for a student who brought a spool of wire and a 9-volt battery to school and was calling it a bomb. The boy told students that if they told...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Epic Day shows Bayfield students how to care for each other

After Thomas Thode’s father died serving in the military, his family became isolated from each other. Thomas spent lots of time in his room, while the community held memorials and made T-shirts and...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield schools go into lockout for short time

An unknown person looking in windows at Bayfield High School on Friday morning prompted schools in the district to go on “lockout” for about 20 minutes. Bayfield Marshal Joe McIntyre said he was at...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield school superintendent facing health problems

Just as the Bayfield School District prepares to ask voters for a $30 million bond issue in November, Superintendent Troy Zabel will step back somewhat to deal with health problems. On Tuesday,...

DATE: June 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eighth-graders learn Keys to Success in high school

The move to high school can be daunting – more students, more freedom, more choices and more responsibilities. So the Women’s Resource Center, Durango School District 9-R, the Mankind Project and...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High to resurface track this summer

Hoping to avoid the fate of Durango High School, which can’t use its track this year because it’s falling apart, Bayfield school board members approved a contract April 5 to resurface the track...

DATE: April 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New road is a glitch in Bayfield’s school plans

Development of 40 acres south of Bayfield Middle School has been stymied for years by lack of a U.S. Highway 160 access at the east edge of town to reduce traffic impacts on the Commerce...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BHS girls still winless

The Bayfield High School girls basketball game is still searching for its first victory of the season after a pair of losses over the weekend. The Wolverines fell 57-29 at Monte Vista on Friday and...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Anonymous call can save lives

Students, who know better than adults what’s happening among their peers, can save suffering and even lives if they tell someone responsible about an anomalous action or overheard comment, a...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Little Wolverines can wrestle, too

The mini Wolverines know how to wrestle.All 13 of the Bayfield Middle School wrestlers placed either first or second at their league championships, finishing with 248 total points to beat second...

DATE: March 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bayfield student doodles for Google

BAYFIELD – A Bayfield seventh-grader is one of 50 students from across the country whose drawings are in the running to grace Google’s home page for a day.Jimmy Ferguson was among 114,000 students...

DATE: May 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

District names principal replacement

Karen Lunceford has been named as a temporary replacement for Mike Lister, the Bayfield Middle School principal arrested last week after accusations he harassed staff members.Lunceford, a former...

DATE: March 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News