Durango School District to get more than $114 million in bond issuance

A bond issuance that closes today will raise $114.2 million for new construction, safety and security upgrades, and repair of a backlog of maintenance needs for all buildings in Durango School...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School secures funding for new school

Animas High School has secured the funding to build a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College thanks to a $1.8 million donation from a local family. The charter school will receive $2.5...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search underway for new Mancos superintendent

With longtime Superintendent Brian Hanson set to retire, Mancos School District is looking for its next leader. Hanson announced his resignation last summer, agreeing to finish out the school year...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five left on Durango school district’s list for next superintendent

Five candidates remain in Durango School District 9-R’s search for a new superintendent. The school board came up with five semifinalists, reducing the 10 candidates who made the first cut, in a...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R wins grant for an electric school bus

Durango School District 9-R has been awarded $328,803 to purchase and install a fully electric school bus and related charging infrastructure, thanks to a joint grant application by the school...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Primary School opens kindergarten enrollment

Bayfield Primary School has opened kindergarten enrollment for the 2021-22 school year. All students who will turn 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to register for kindergarten. To...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Education

The Juniper School hires new leader

The Juniper School has hired a new head of school from an Aurora combined elementary and middle school, a model the Durango charter school plans to adopt beginning next year with the addition of a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District superintendent search down to 10 candidates

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education narrowed its list of superintendent candidates to 10 people from 26 total applicants in a closed session Tuesday. “As a group, these are people...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Middle School announces second quarter honor roll

Ignacio Middle School has announced its second quarter honor roll. Sixth grade: Kenya Abaroa, Jaelyn Alston, Tarah Baker, Cayson Burcham, Alana Cundiff, Katie Cundiff, Thunder Windy Boy Hebert,...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Education

Ignacio School District chooses internal candidate as next superintendent

The Ignacio School District has hired its next superintendent: Chris deKay, a candidate from Ignacio who has spent decades working in the district. With Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto set to retire...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College reports steady enrollment, strong fiscal position

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus reported steady enrollment and a strong fiscal position Friday during a Board of Trustees meeting. Stritikus shared his optimism for the future and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R forming diversity, equity, inclusion panel

Durango School District 9-R is forming an advisory committee that will offer guidance on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion to enhance the quality of education provided to minority, LGBTQ...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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