Curriculum, preschool tuition on tap for Dolores school board

The Dolores School District RE-4A Board of Education is set to talk curriculum and a potential preschool tuition rate increase at its regular meeting Thursday night. Lynn Zinn will lead the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez students taking part in Colorado All-State Band

Three Montezuma-Cortez High School students are taking part in the Colorado All-State Band, after competing against 886 students from 158 schools for a spot. Through an intensive audition process,...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board launches search for superintendent

The search for a new Dolores school superintendent kicked off Monday night as a representative from the Colorado Association of School Boards visited with the board, staff and community to talk...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superintendent reprimanded for using work email to air ‘personal agenda’

The president of the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education has reprimanded Superintendent Dan Snowberger for inappropriately using his school email account to air his “personal agenda”...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office offers $1,000 scholarship to Montezuma students

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is offering its annual scholarship program for 2019. The $1,000 scholarship is for qualified legal resident enrolled in a high school in Montezuma County. A...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lutheran church to close early learning center

Christ the King Lutheran Church will close its early childhood learning center next week because of declining enrollment. The Children’s World Early Learning Center will serve its 14 enrolled...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Ignacio Middle School scores improve in reading, math

Ignacio Middle School is celebrating a quiet victory in the middle of the school year. The school’s state CMAS scores in math and English in 2018 made significant improvements over 2017. “This...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Online schools free K-12 students from tyranny of the clock

Michele Carver, 17, a Durango high school student who frequently travels for dance competitions, has found a perfect school to accommodate her trips: Southwest Colorado eSchool, where classes are...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger defends résumés against criticism

Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger is defending himself against allegations by a citizen-comprised accountability group that says he has misrepresented his educational career in résumés...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District explains notification effort after bomb threats

Durango School District 9-R sent an initial notice about 3:30 p.m. Monday to families that were affected by bomb threats made to Park, Needham and Riverview elementary schools, said Julie Popp, the...

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

Dolores School board gets good news, bad news

The Dolores Re-4a School District has received two awards from the Colorado Department of Education for student performance on state tests. Superintendent Phil Kasper announced that Dolores High...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School honor roll Trimester 1, 2018-2019

Grade 8, 4.0 GPA Izabella Balfour, Alyssa Barner, Ellai Black, Aleece Brown, Lexie Burton, Linanibaa Cordova, Gabriel Crowley, Gwendolyn Cudkowicz, Farrar Desloge, Alivia Durall, Amber Hebberd,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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