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DHS graduation plan didn’t meet state public health orders

Durango High School’s plan for an in-person commencement for the Class of 2020 in spring or summer did not meet statewide public health orders, according to a review by San Juan Basin Public...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School plans drive-in commencement

Animas High School administrators are taking a cue from their curriculum that emphasizes real-world problem-solving as they organize an unusual drive-in graduation ceremony for 2020, a year marred...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College president takes voluntary 20% pay cut

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus has voluntarily taken a 20% salary reduction over the next six months as school administrators look for cost savings in anticipation of a cut in the...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School seniors find a way to celebrate

Durango High School, like any self-respecting, red-blooded American senior high, has its end-of-the-year senior hijinks, parties, gatherings and rituals, but COVID-19 managed to kill most of them....

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R’s budget picture darkens

Durango School District 9-R declared a fiscal emergency Tuesday as estimates of state revenues decline with COVID-19 restrictions squeezing tax collections. Members of the school board were given...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board reflects on its role in job cuts

Durango school board members conducted a 1½ hour special board meeting Tuesday reflecting on how they could have better handled a proposal to cut nine jobs from schools next school year. The...

DATE: May 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R exploring small-group learning sessions

Durango School District 9-R is beginning to explore offering small-group learning sessions and recreational opportunities for some students as summer approaches with COVID-19 restrictions likely to...

DATE: May 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R board to review job cuts

Nine positions at Durango schools recommended for elimination next school year will be reviewed by the 9-R Board of Education to see if members agree with the proposed job cuts. Instead of...

DATE: April 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District may postpone $90M to $120M bond question to 2021

Economic damages from the novel coronavirus crisis might claim one more victim: Durango School District 9-R’s plan to ask voters for approval of between $90 million to $120 million in bonds. The...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R identifying budget cuts for next year

With state tax revenues plummeting as commerce grinds to a halt under COVID-19 restrictions, Durango School District 9-R has received an initial warning that state support for its budget is likely...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College hopes to hold on-campus classes in fall, but backup plans underway

Fort Lewis College plans to be open for business in the fall with the preferred option of holding on-campus, in-person classes, but planning for a variety of possibilities is underway as...

DATE: April 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R adopts temporary grading policy to address COVID-19

In recognition that learning has been hindered by COVID-19 restrictions, Durango School District 9-R has adopted a temporary grading policy for middle and high school students that won’t affect...

DATE: April 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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