Three area high schools rank among state’s top 100

In a U.S. News & World Report ranking of Colorado’s best public high schools, Durango High School came in 66th and Bayfield High School was 79th, based on factors such as test scores and...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school meal prices going up

Lunch and breakfast prices in Cortez schools are going up by 50 cents this coming school year. The Montezuma-Cortez school board approved the rise at its meeting Tuesday night. According to food...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mill levy ballot language solidified

The Montezuma-Cortez school board unanimously approved ballot language for a mill levy override they hope to pass this November. The property tax increase would go to support teacher raises and...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board likely to leave vacancy for voters to fill

MANCOS – The Mancos school board will leave a vacancy unfilled until the school board election in November. The board received three applications to fill the post of Ed Whritner, who resigned from...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers Stadium lights up to show off upgrades

Upgrades to Panthers Stadium are nearing completion just in time for the new school year. On Wednesday, a handful of school and district officials gathered at the field by the middle school to see...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Science teacher takes reins at Montezuma-Cortez High School

A longtime Montezuma-Cortez High School science teacher will be taking over as principal this coming fall. Eric Chandler has been selected to fill the role for the 2019-20 school year. He takes...

DATE: July 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College Southwest names new executive dean

Samuel “Sam” Dosumu has been named the new executive dean for Pueblo Community College Southwest. He began the position July 1. Dosumu recently retired as the associate vice chancellor of academic...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Degree maps could save Pueblo Community College students money

A new agreement between Pueblo Community College and Fort Lewis College could save transfer students time and money on their degrees. The two schools designed maps for PCC students in 18 different...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowbelles award scholarships to Dolores High grads

Two Dolores High School grads were awarded scholarships by the Southwestern Cowbelles this year. Every year, the Cowbelles give out two $1,000 scholarships to local seniors who choose to pursue...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preventing child abuse in the classroom

Child abuse most often occurs in the home, and 90% of all child abuse victims know the perpetrator in some way, according to the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse. That same...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roland R. Schneider Scholarship grant scholarships

This year, 11 Montezuma-Cortez High School graduates were awarded the Roland R. Schneider Scholarship. The scholarship is managed by local nonprofit Onward! A Legacy Foundation. The students will...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New leader to guide project-based learning in Mancos

The Mancos School District RE-6 continues to develop the rigor of its project-based learning endeavors. And to better support these efforts, former school board treasurer Ed Whritner will be...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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