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Deputy Kaylee Green is assigned to Dolores schools

There is a new school resource officer on the Dolores campus, and she is a longtime local. Kaylee Green is a deputy with the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office specifically assigned to Dolores...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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How one local teacher stuck out the hard times and excelled

How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in the feature How I Teach, Chalkbeat asked educators how they approach their jobs. You can see other pieces in this series here .A few months after...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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GED, English classes will be offered in Cortez and Mancos

The Journal The Durango Adult Education Center is partnering with schools in Montezuma County to provide GED and English as a Second Language classes in Cortez and Mancos starting Monday, Aug. 28....

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWCC plans informational sessions for prospective students

The Journal Southwest Colorado Community College will host informational sessions for prospective students on Aug. 7-8 at the SWCC campuses in Durango and Mancos. Participants will be given a...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Dance to the music

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bayfield School District names finance director to be interim superintendent

Amy Lyons, the finance director at the Bayfield School District, will serve as the interim superintendent for the 2017-18 school year. Gary Martinez has been hired as the district’s finance...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Samantha Oxley, of Dolores, graduates from RIT

The Journal Samantha Oxley, of Dolores, graduated from RIT with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Some 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students received their degrees during RIT’s 132nd...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Government tweaks free, reduced-price school lunch rules

The expansion of guidelines this year for free and reduced-price school meals will help more families in need qualify for help, said Brehan Riley, director of the Office of School Nutrition at the...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Clowning around at the library

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Learning improv theater

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez schools declare critical teacher shortage

Cortez school board members on Tuesday voted to declare a critical teacher and bus driver shortage. Assistant Superintendent Dan Porter said 31 district staff members have resigned since the end of...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News