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

Photo: Traffic safety award

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

New Montezuma-Cortez school board member is sworn in

The Montezuma-Cortez school board has a new member. Chris Flaherty, a parent at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School, has been appointed to represent District G, in light of Kara Suckla’s recent...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiva Montessori School’s charter is renewed

The Children’s Kiva Montessori School charter has been renewed by the Montezuma-Cortez school board. The charter school, in its sixth year, has faced some turbulence recently, especially in terms...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez Honor Roll, second quarter

The second quarter of the school year has finished at Montezuma-Cortez Middle School, and an honor roll has been posted. This quarter, 38 students earned a 4.0 grade point average, 99 a GPA between...

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

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