Education

Animas High School summer social will be held July 24

Animas High School will hold its annual summer get-together, the Osprey Summer Social, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 24 at the school 271 Twin Buttes Ave. New and returning students and families, as...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Lopez-Whiteskunk joins Montezuma-Cortez school board; Balfour resigns

On Tuesday, the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 school board said farewell to one director and welcomed another. In a brief morning meeting, the board voted to accept the resignation of District A Director...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High to hold open house

Animas High School will hold its Summer Open House and Information Session on from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 19. The event provides an opportunity for new families to meet one another and get answers...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Animas High School seeks new board members

Animas High School is seeking new members to join the charter school’s board of directors. Board members’ responsibilities include: Ensuring the school is fulfilling its mission and vision....

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Education Foundation looks for ways to help 9-R

Diana Cruz, executive director of the Durango Education Foundation, is looking to boost the foundation’s visibility around town to help it provide more grants, scholarships and services to Durango...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students learning hands-on science and math this summer

Ten Dolores students received hands-on science and math lessons this summer by participating in an extended field science enrichment program at the Nature Center at Butler’s Corner. The students...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets to discuss budget, teacher salaries

The Dolores school board, meeting Wednesday in a special workshop to discuss the preliminary 2018-2019 budget, focused on opportunities for savings and teachers’ salaries. “The majority of your...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOAL High School graduates area students

GOAL High School recently graduated 63 students from its Four Corners sites, which include Southwest Colorado locations in Durango, Cortez and Pagosa Springs. Local GOAL graduates include: Durango:...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores school board discusses budget and hiring process

The Dolores School District Re-4 board on Thursday discussed the district’s hiring techniques and proposed deficit budget. The discussion began after board treasurer Casey McClellan moved all...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado schools board omits gun benefits in standards

DENVER – Colorado’s Board of Education has rejected a proposal to have 4th grade students discuss potential benefits of guns. The board voted 4-3 Wednesday to reject standards requiring students to...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 Durango High School academic stars recognized

Here’s a couple of secrets for academic success for entering freshmen at Durango High School: Work hard early in the year to build up a grade cushion when burnout strikes later in the year. Develop...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall 2 Dolores School Board members resubmitted

Petitions to recall Dolores School District Re-4A Board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy were resubmitted on Thursday, the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reported....

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News