Bayfield School District

Bayfield opens Intermountain League tournament against host Montezuma-Cortez

If there’s one person perhaps more surprised than others to be holding the No. 1 seed in the Class 3A Intermountain League boys basketball tournament, it’s Centauri head coach Jeff Brown. “Before...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango, Bayfield school districts cancel Friday classes

Good evening, Southwest Colorado, and welcome to the 62nd day of winter. We’ll keep this story updated with cancellations, road conditions and weather forecasts. Here’s what you need to know as of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District board holds forums on new strategic plan

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, the Bayfield School District Board held forums to receive community input on a new strategic plan for all Bayfield schools. The plan will serve as a guideline that identifies...

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

Graduation rates: Different issues face neighboring schools

When examining graduation rates, Bayfield and Ignacio high schools face two almost polar opposite challenges. Bayfield High must work to maintain high graduation rates that frequently finish at...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield students in Gay Straight Alliance to attend diversity conference

BAYFIELD – Bayfield High School’s Gay Straight Alliance formed last year, and seven students – about half of the group’s members – are preparing to attend their first statewide meeting, the Cherry...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio School District improves state rating

The Ignacio School District improved its rating from the Colorado Department of Education for 2018, one of six low-performing districts in the state to earn an upgrade. The ratings come in part...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Support for swimming program at SunUte center requested

Bayfield and Ignacio schools are on the forefront of swimming education because all students receive swim lessons during school. Staff from SunUte Community Center came to the meeting of the...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High School graduates championship class

Sending off a state-champion class in style, Bayfield High School graduated 84 members of the class of 2018 on Sunday. In addition to Colorado championships in football, poms, basketball, boys...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield parents list concerns, including ‘mindfulness instruction’

Jake Rodstrom, father of a kindergarten student at Bayfield Primary School, said when his son acted up at home earlier this year, his mother told him to calm down. The boy sat down, crossed his...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Durango educator selected as Bayfield superintendent

Kevin Aten, a graduate and former teacher at Durango High School, is the sole finalist for the position of superintendent for the Bayfield School District. Aten is currently the director of...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interim superintendent resigns from Bayfield School District

Amy Lyons, the interim superintendent for the Bayfield School District, unexpectedly emailed her resignation to the board on Tuesday afternoon. At a school board meeting Tuesday night, members said...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teacher shortage hits rural school districts outside Durango

You can imagine the conversation is awkward. After July 1 of each year, Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger has an agreement to call neighboring superintendents whenever one...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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