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Kiwanis Club donates to alleviate lunch fund debt

The Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde has joined businesses and individuals nationwide that have jumped in to help settle lunch fund debts. The local nonprofit recently donated $1,250 to the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez students take the stage

Some brave teenage souls took the microphone at the Sunflower Theatre Wednesday night to share their thoughts, feelings and colorful reflections on life. It was the first Open Mic Night performed...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos students explore social justice through art

Mancos High School students are calling attention to social justice in an upcoming exhibit at the end of the month. It’s part of the Mancos Creative District’s #weallbelong project, which aims to...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos students showcase museum exhibit

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum has a snazzy new multimedia exhibit – the joint handiwork of Mancos middle and high school students. As part of the project-based learning push...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school construction in final phase

The campus-wide renovation project for the Mancos School District Re-6 is in its final stretch, with the bulk of the work remaining at the Performance Center. After almost two years of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County schools cram big education into tiny home construction

BAYFIELD – To some, tiny homes are an affordable alternative to traditional homeownership, or their compact structure offers a more sustainable lifestyle. To others, they are just a fad. But in...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Graduation rates increase throughout Montezuma County

The Colorado Department of Education recently released graduation and dropout data from the 2018-19 school year, and rates exceeded the state average at Montezuma-Cortez High School and in the...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio teacher wins award for work in alternative school program

When students enter his classroom, David Quiroz, an Ignacio Middle School teacher, always asks if they’re getting enough sleep. It’s a simple question, but it’s the first step of Quiroz’s...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado campuses sound alarm as leaders push cost cuts

One by one, the leaders of Colorado’s colleges and universities appeared before lawmakers to make a collective plea: Don’t neglect us – again. The state’s higher education institutions made clear...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute charter moving forward in Towaoc

A prospective Ute Mountain Ute charter school is moving forward, and Towaoc educators may now apply to the Charter School Institute for authorization. At its regular January meeting, the...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board considers graduation, modifies calendar

The Dolores school board tackled several issues at its January meeting, including boosting funding for a graduation celebration and modifying the calendar to accommodate the event. Preparations are...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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