Bayfield School Board set for near-complete turnover in November

Four out of five Bayfield School Board members may not be returning to their positions after the Nov. 5 elections, with five newcomers and one incumbent vying for the open seats. The candidates are...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio, Bayfield schools focus on improvement after state testing

The Colorado Department of Education has released spring testing results, prompting the Ignacio and Bayfield school districts to focus on improving student growth during the coming school year. ...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Bayfield school becomes hub for community services

The old Bayfield Primary School is becoming a community hub of sorts, housing new organizations in the building’s classrooms and forming a unique partnership with the school district. On Saturday,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

85 students graduate from Bayfield High School

Eighty-five classmates at Bayfield High School celebrated one last day together Sunday at their commencement ceremony at the school’s main gym, before they seek their own paths into adulthood. “I’m...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Full-day kindergarten bill heads to Polis’ desk

DENVER – Free, full-day kindergarten will be available to all Colorado kids this fall, thanks to the final passage late Tuesday of House Bill 1262, which sets aside $175 million for the program....

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District’s new online monitoring helps identify students in crisis

Bayfield School District is monitoring student activities online this year through new software, and it has allowed staff to successfully intervene with students in crisis. Gaggle tracks...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community college partners with Bayfield school district to offer college courses

Bayfield High School and Pueblo Community College are partnering to offer general education college courses to upper-level high school students and the community in the fall. “I tell people, on...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

If the state pays for full-day kindergarten, teacher salaries could increase

Increasing teacher salaries would be a priority for school districts across Southwest Colorado if the Colorado General Assembly comes through with funding for full-day kindergarten during this...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times 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

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