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Dolores Destination Imagination team heads to global finals

The Dolores Middle School Destination Imagination team will head to the global finals to compete against teams from all over the world. Destination Imagination is an academic competition in which...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Know Your Dough to host program at Bayfield Middle School

Know Your Dough (KYD), a nonprofit that provides tailored, in-person financial wellness programs for local youth, is hosting a program at Bayfield Middle School for seventh graders the week of May...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

New principal at Mancos Secondary School

Mancos Secondary School has a new principal starting next year. John Marchino joins the Mancos team from Dolores School District RE-4A, where he was serving as athletic director. His selection was...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez School District plans to stop standardized test

The Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 plans to end STAR testing next year. The move comes after staff analyzed the assessment in predicting Colorado Measures of Academic Success scores and...

DATE: April 29, 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

Fort Lewis College names new provost

A new Fort Lewis College provost who will help promote student success and retention has been hired and will begin July 1. FLC’s first-year retention rate, at 66% for 2015, the last year for which...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School seeks $21 million grant for new school

Animas High School officials should know by May 17 whether they will get a $21 million BEST grant for a new school. The application is complicated by a local match AHS must raise if it is awarded...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC accounting professor honored

Professor of Accounting Rick Gore received the Roger Peters Distinguished Professor Award at Fort Lewis College for the 2018-19 academic year. The recipient of this award is honored for excellence...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Flooding causes cancellation of events at Dolores school gym

Winter storms brought much-needed precipitation to Southwest Colorado, but they also damaged the Dolores School District’s main gym. The gym flooded in March, and the flooring is a complete loss,...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Dolores superintendent talks educational priorities, experiences

The Dolores school board has selected Elisabeth “Lis” Richard to soon take over as district superintendent. Richard came to the Dolores School District RE-4A from Creede, Colorado, about three...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District board members get early look at 2019-20 budget

A glimpse of a preliminary 2019-20 budget, which needs about $375,000 in trims to bring the numbers into balance, was presented to Durango School District board members at their Tuesday night...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flower/coffee shop, medical tourism site among ideas pitched by Fort Lewis College students

A combined flower and coffee shop and a medical tourism website were among the top business ideas students pitched this month during Hawk Tank, Fort Lewis College’s annual business plan contest. ...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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