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Animas High School students record oral histories of longtime residents

Jai Fallows, Deandra Shideler and Cooper Machicek, freshmen at Animas High School, are budding historians. But rather than starting with something as auspicious as World War I or 14th century...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marchino comes to Mancos Secondary School

John Marchino, recently selected as the new secondary principal for Mancos School District RE-6A, is set to begin his post in the upcoming school year. He joins the district from Dolores, where he...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos preschoolers celebrate new garden

Mancos preschool students have a new garden on site. It’s part of the Montezuma School to Farm Project, a nonprofit that offers hands-on gardening classes to students and schools throughout the...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District expected to fund branch libraries for one more year

Satellite locations of the Durango Public Library at Sunnyside and Fort Lewis Mesa elementary schools are expected to stay open through June 2020 thanks to funding from Durango School District 9-R,...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big Picture students learn basics in nontraditional classes

In an effort to spark interest and increase graduation rates, Big Picture High School eliminated traditional, semester-long classes this year in favor of shorter classes that sample various...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocket scientists in training head to Washington, D.C.

A little wiser and with an even greater appreciation of the importance of details, the Cloudbusters, Animas High School’s rocketry team, will return to Washington, D.C., this week to compete in the...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New education center opens at Fozzie’s Farm

Montezuma Land Conservancy members and supporters ushered in a new education center at the organization’s own Fozzie’s Farm during an open house Thursday afternoon. Fozzie’s Farm is a farm...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Elementary School to dismiss week early

Mancos Elementary School students will be released a week early from school this month because of the large construction project underway. The early release on May 16 is intended to give teachers...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Lewis-Arriola fifth graders run ‘Our Town’

Lewis-Arriola Elementary students have set up shop in Alison Robinson’s classroom. It’s part of the “Our Town” project she started when she began working at the school six years ago, as part of an...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Black Hawk in Cortez

A Black Hawk helicopter touched down at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School Tuesday afternoon as part of an annual anti-drug campaign. Members of the Colorado National Guard – some of whom flew in via...

DATE: May 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Elementary School dismissing week early

Mancos Elementary School students will be released a week early from school this May because of the large construction project underway. The early release on May 16 is intended to give teachers...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools help students regulate their emotions

Miller Middle School students are learning to let go of their anger, frustration, sadness and other emotions this year in a new reset room. Students can ride a stationary bike, jump on a...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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