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Marchino comes to Mancos Secondary School

John Marchino, recently selected as the new secondary principal for Mancos School District RE-6A, is set to begin his post in the upcoming school year. He joins the district from Dolores, where he...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos preschoolers celebrate new garden

Mancos preschool students have a new garden on site. It’s part of the Montezuma School to Farm Project, a nonprofit that offers hands-on gardening classes to students and schools throughout the...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New education center opens at Fozzie’s Farm

Montezuma Land Conservancy members and supporters ushered in a new education center at the organization’s own Fozzie’s Farm during an open house Thursday afternoon. Fozzie’s Farm is a farm...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Juniper School is moving to Tech Center

The Juniper School, an elementary charter school in Durango, will move out of its tight quarters above Big Picture High School and into two buildings in the Tech Center. The charter school is in...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Lewis-Arriola fifth graders run ‘Our Town’

Lewis-Arriola Elementary students have set up shop in Alison Robinson’s classroom. It’s part of the “Our Town” project she started when she began working at the school six years ago, as part of an...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kemper focuses on trauma-informed teaching

Childhood trauma can last a lifetime and affect all aspects of life. The severity of childhood trauma has local schools addressing the issue early. Schools are incorporating trauma-informed...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Black Hawk in Cortez

A Black Hawk helicopter touched down at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School Tuesday afternoon as part of an annual anti-drug campaign. Members of the Colorado National Guard – some of whom flew in via...

DATE: May 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Elementary School dismissing week early

Mancos Elementary School students will be released a week early from school this May because of the large construction project underway. The early release on May 16 is intended to give teachers...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Destination Imagination team heads to global finals

The Dolores Middle School Destination Imagination team will head to the global finals to compete against teams from all over the world. Destination Imagination is an academic competition in which...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New principal at Mancos Secondary School

Mancos Secondary School has a new principal starting next year. John Marchino joins the Mancos team from Dolores School District RE-4A, where he was serving as athletic director. His selection was...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Full-day kindergarten bill heads to Polis’ desk

DENVER – Free, full-day kindergarten will be available to all Colorado kids this fall, thanks to the final passage late Tuesday of House Bill 1262, which sets aside $175 million for the program....

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School seeks $21M grant for new school

Animas High School officials should know by May 17 whether they will get a $21 million BEST grant for a new school. The application is complicated by a local match AHS must raise if it is awarded...

DATE: April 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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