Battle Rock school still serves a need

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Battle Rock school still serves a need

Students arrive at the Battlerock Charter School’s 97-year old building prepared to go on a daylong hike in Sand Canyon, part of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument that is just minutes from the school. The two-room school in the heart of McElmo Canyon south of Cortez has 38 students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Cyrell Dance is the only sixth grader at Battle Rock Charter School. The 97-year-old school in the heart of McElmo Canyon south of Cortez has 38 students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Battle Rock Charter School students, teachers and parents scramble up sandstone during a six-mile hike in Sand Canyon, part of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. When the school was threatened with closure in 1994, parents and community members rallied together to reopen it as a charter school.

Battle Rock school still serves a need

Students arrive at the Battlerock Charter School’s 97-year old building prepared to go on a daylong hike in Sand Canyon, part of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument that is just minutes from the school. The two-room school in the heart of McElmo Canyon south of Cortez has 38 students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Cyrell Dance is the only sixth grader at Battle Rock Charter School. The 97-year-old school in the heart of McElmo Canyon south of Cortez has 38 students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Battle Rock Charter School students, teachers and parents scramble up sandstone during a six-mile hike in Sand Canyon, part of Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. When the school was threatened with closure in 1994, parents and community members rallied together to reopen it as a charter school.
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