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Unlimited Learning Center graduates class of nursing assistants

The Unlimited Learning Center in Cortez graduated another class of certified nursing assistants last month. The Center offers career-path training, coursework and certification for medical jobs,...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS Symphonic Winds to perform with Southwest Civic Winds

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Symphonic Winds will perform a combined concert with the Southwest Civic Winds on Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores district votes to officially combine middle and high schools

The Dolores Re-4A School District voted Jan. 11 to officially consolidate the Dolores Middle School and Dolores High School into a Dolores Secondary School. The Colorado Department of Education...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 school board renews Kiva charter, gets demolition update

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School board on Tuesday learned that the first phase of the retired high school’s demolition and asbestos abatement was complete, and it approved the renewal of the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Education

CMS to restructure in 2018-2019 school year

At Tuesday night’s Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District Board meeting, Kate Ott, principal of Cortez Middle School, presented a redesign of the instruction delivery system of the school. According...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Prep students win $10K for Gold King Mine spill study

FARMINGTON – Students at Navajo Preparatory School researching the lasting impacts of the 2015 Gold King Mine spill have won $10,000 for their work. The Farmington Daily Times reports seven...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Adult Education Center starts classes soon

The Journal The Cortez Adult Education Center will start the next session of English as a Second Language and GED/high school equivalency classes on Jan. 22. Pre-registration is required for...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Sheriff’s Office starts $1,000 scholarship program

The Journal The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a scholarship program for 2018 for $1,000 to qualified legal residents in Montezuma County. Applications are due Feb. 24. For...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Education

Re-1 school board discusses safety at retreat

In light of the Aztec High School shooting , school safety weighed heavily on the minds of the board members at their daylong work retreat on Monday. The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District board...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez school board meets for retreat

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board met for a daylong retreat on Monday to discuss strategic planning moving forward with the district. Before breaking into study groups, board members discussed...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos ranch helps supply Durango farm to school program

A year and a half into its existence, Durango School District 9-R’s food distribution center is thriving and has allowed the district to expand its offerings. The newest addition to school menus is...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos Public Library will host a free government course

Starting Wednesday evening, the Mancos Public Library will host a free four-part class on American government and civics. “American Government Primer,” taught by Crested Butte attorney Sarah...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News