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SWOS graduates 15 seniors in intimate ceremony

Southwest Open School held its 2018 graduation Wednesday evening in an intimate ceremony honoring students who have received their diplomas despite hardship. Fifteen students graduated from SWOS in...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition jumps 5% at Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase for residents, nonresidents and graduate students at its meeting Friday. Trustees also approved a $51.93 million final...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos Elementary School honor roll, fourth quarter

Fourth grade honorable mention Kailey Linders, Oshiona Reider, Sarah Sparks, Colten Vannest, Nicole Velasquez, Tristian Baker, Emany Fry, Claire Goodwin. Fourth grade high honors Evan Goff, Tylee...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

On a Monday night in May 1902, Silverton’s Chinese residents were chased out of town, in an event the newspaper called a “murderous attack.” They were forced out of town and made to walk south...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Montezuma-Cortez graduates get inspiring send-off into the world

As the sun set with a golden glow over Panther Stadium, the future began for 147 graduates of the Montezuma-Cortez High School Class of 2018. More than 1,000 parents, friends and family members...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Student first in her family with high school diploma

The Durango Adult Education Center will hold its graduation on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Durango Public Library. According to Cortez site manager Al Huckins, one of the Cortez graduates...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS offers more social studies options

World history will not be offered at Montezuma-Cortez High School next year as the school “transitions” into a more flexible schedule for students. In an email to The Journal, Principal Jason...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Twelve sophomores inducted into Mancos National Honor Society chapter

Twelve Mancos sophomores were inducted into the Cyril Conway chapter of the National Honor Society on May 14. According to an email Tuesday from faculty adviser Adyan Farrar, students with a...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board talks construction and budget

The Mancos School District Re-6 board on Monday discussed upcoming school construction. The district planned a groundbreaking ceremony for May 24 at 1:30 p.m. Owners representative Monty Guiles...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members deemed insufficient

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy have been found insufficient, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. Each petition...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manaugh Elementary faces outside management to improve performance

The Colorado Department of Education announced on May 10 that Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 will work with outside management organizations to improve student performance at Manaugh...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News