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Fort Lewis College hopes to hold on-campus classes in fall, but backup plans underway

Fort Lewis College plans to be open for business in the fall with the preferred option of holding on-campus, in-person classes, but planning for a variety of possibilities is underway as...

DATE: April 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R adopts temporary grading policy to address COVID-19

In recognition that learning has been hindered by COVID-19 restrictions, Durango School District 9-R has adopted a temporary grading policy for middle and high school students that won’t affect...

DATE: April 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC holds virtual graduation

As local educational institutions grapple with graduation plans amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Pueblo Community College has decided to hold a virtual ceremony, meaning that for the first time,...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield, Ignacio students struggle with broadband access

Nikki Boling and her three children don’t have broadband access at their home near Bear Creek Canyon northeast of Bayfield. For them, and more than 120 students in the Pine River Valley, online...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Education

Montezuma County school districts discuss graduation plans

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced Monday that all K-12 schools throughout the state should remain closed through the end of the year. But while that decision is now out of local districts’...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schmitt hired as Dolores interim principal

The Dolores school board voted April 9 to hire Justin Schmitt as interim principal of the secondary school, as long as he meets certain conditions. The secondary principal position was vacated Oct....

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CMS music program receives national award

The Montezuma-Cortez Middle School music program was recently honored with a national award for its inclusiveness and excellence. This was the first year M-CMS applied for the SupportMusic Merit...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Mancos students receive Daniels scholarship

This spring, two Mancos High School seniors were among 128 Colorado students to be awarded the prestigious Daniels Scholarship. “Daniels Scholarships are awarded to high-performing, well-rounded...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Middle School honor roll

The third quarter has concluded for the Mancos School District Re-6, and middle school honor roll has been released. Sixty-eight students made the list this quarter, with 27 earning high honor roll...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicine Horse Center goes virtual with therapeutic lessons

The Medicine Horse Center in Mancos has been using horses as therapy and to support the social and emotional well-being of youths for decades. But now with social distancing measures, it can’t...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College clears equipment bins to help Mercy, other hospitals

With classes meeting remotely through the remainder of the semester, Fort Lewis College biology professor Steven Fenster began collecting and inventorying items he could donate to Mercy Regional...

DATE: April 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ms. Frizzle comes to Mancos Elementary School

As local educators adapt their lesson plans to online platforms, one challenge they face is how to connect with their students over a computer screen. To address that hurdle, Mancos Elementary...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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