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Montezuma-Cortez CMAS scores improve; SATs dip

Elementary and middle school students in Montezuma-Cortez schools showed improvement in English and math test scores, according to results released last week by the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school board will not ask for mill levy increase

The Montezuma-Cortez Board of Education has decided against asking voters for a mill levy increase in November. The unanimous vote was made at Tuesday’s regular meeting after a discussion concluded...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners-area college eyes new student housing

Associated Press FARMINGTON – A college in the Four Corners is finalizing a nearly $25 million partnership to build student housing. The Daily Times reports San Juan College officials are working...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students show improvement on state CMAS tests

The latest state test scores for Dolores elementary and middle school students showed significant improvement from 2017, according to results released by the Colorado Department of Education last...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores museum features astronomy events in September

The public is invited to two astronomy events at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor’s Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184, Dolores. On Sept. 1, astronaut Rick Hieb will present “Space...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district seeks bids for new bus garage

A plan for a bus garage for Dolores schools will be put out for rebid, board members decided at their meeting last week. Previous bids came in higher than what was budgeted for the project, said...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Adult Education Center starts fall ESL and GED classes on Aug. 27

The Journal The Cortez Adult Education Center will start fall English as a Second Language and GED/High School Equivalency classes on Aug. 27. Class registration will be Tuesdays, starting Aug. 7...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Camp offers up-close look at American history

In Middleburg, Virginia, students from across the country find a home in a 35-day history camp. The camp, named the National History Academy (NHA), offers a history curriculum with classroom...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

President Dee Prock resigns from Dolores school board

Dee Prock, president of the Dolores school board, has resigned in the midst of a recall election effort against her. In April, critics targeted Prock and fellow board member Vangi McCoy for a...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College and San Juan College partner to address area’s teacher shortage

Fort Lewis College and San Juan College in Farmington were awarded more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation to create a program to boost the number of science, technology,...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College Foundation fundraising comes in strong

The Fort Lewis College Foundation raised more than $3.3 million in fiscal year 2018, about $600,000 more than the previous year. The donations are dedicated to scholarships and projects across the...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos school district provides update on construction project

Overall safety and timely completion of initial roadwork at Mancos School District RE-6 construction project highlighted a public presentation during the school board meeting Thursday. Three...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News