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Fort Lewis College dean focuses on the lexicon of learning

Jenni Trujillo, who is eight months in as dean of the Fort Lewis College School of Education, is no stranger to the campus or Durango. This is Trujillo’s third stint at the Fort. She met her...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applying to Fort Lewis College: There’s an app for that

Prospective Fort Lewis College students for the 2022-23 school year can use Common App, an online application platform used by students, counselors and advisers across the country and the world....

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools want to hear from parents interested in preschool, kindergarten

Families looking for preschool and kindergarten classes for their young children next school year are encouraged to register their interest as soon as possible with Durango School District 9-R....

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango ag class puts focus on helping feed less fortunate

Bailey Gaskins and Flint Gervais, two 14-year-old eighth graders, learned more than the importance of crop rotation and soil health in their agriculture class at Escalante Middle School. The pair,...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School extends in-person learning

Durango High School students will be back in school for four full days a week beginning April 5 as the school district continues to adjust schedules based on declining risk from the novel...

DATE: March 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition expected to remain flat next year at Fort Lewis College

Students at Fort Lewis College might escape paying for a tuition increase next year while faculty members look to get a 3% annual raise. Those preliminary, not yet set-in-stone numbers emerged...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio School District saves taxpayers $345,000

The Ignacio School District refinanced and sold bonds in early March – saving taxpayers $345,276. The district made the savings possible by selling and refinancing about $8.1 million of taxable...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves move to four-day week

In an effort to attract and retain quality teachers, Dolores School District Re-4A will move to a four-day school week next school year. The Dolores School District Board of Education approved the...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kentucky educator will lead Durango School District 9-R

Karen Cheser was selected unanimously Thursday by the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education to be the next superintendent. Cheser is the current superintendent of Fort Thomas Independent...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district superintendent candidates visit Durango

Residents got their first face-to-face look at the person who likely will lead Durango School District 9-R beginning in July with the arrival of the three finalists to be the next superintendent....

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools are making up for lost ground

Durango City Councilor Chris Bettin noticed something parents are grappling with across the country – an academic slide with his son, Dylan, who was struggling in several classes at Durango High...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District names three superintendent finalists

Durango School District 9-R has revealed three finalists for superintendent, including an educational consultant from Houston, a superintendent of a Kentucky school district and the talent...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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