Dolores school board selects superintendent from Creede

After a monthslong application process, the Dolores School District RE-4A has a new superintendent. At a special board meeting Thursday night, directors voted 3-2 to offer the job to Elisabeth...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Middle School honor roll

The Mancos Middle School recently released honor roll results for the third quarter of the school year. Of the school’s 104 students, 24 were named to the high honor roll, awarded for receiving a...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Cortez Middle School performs ‘The Miracle Worker’

Communication themes take center stage at Cortez Middle School, as theater students tackle the 1957 drama “The Miracle Worker.” The play tells the story of Helen Keller, the famous deaf-blind child...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s careers à la carte for eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School

Workers of all sorts descended this week on Cortez Middle School for the school’s second career fair. The fair allowed students to meet people employed in a variety of professions. Participants...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Funerary objects will be returned to Native American tribes

Hundreds of items collected by amateur archaeologists and treasure hunters from the 1930s to the 1960s are being returned to Native American tribes for repatriation by Center of Southwest Studies....

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College pleased with steady enrollment projection

Fort Lewis College expects enrollment to be flat for 2019-20 – viewed as a win by school officials who have been battling declining enrollment since the Great Recession. For budgeting purposes, the...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning, preparation urged by school safety expert

The importance of planning, practice and attention to small details to keep schools safe were highlighted Monday by John-Michael Keyes, who started the I Love U Guys Foundation in 2006 after his...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board sets next year’s calendar

The Mancos school board unanimously approved next year’s academic calendar during its regular meeting March 18. The upcoming calendar for Mancos School District RE-6 looks very similar to that of...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores superintendent candidates undergo interviews

The four finalists for the superintendent post at Dolores School District RE-4A have been selected, and they are now in the last phase of the interview process. Dolores teachers, school board...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter math scores for Dolores students reveal mixed results

Winter math scores have been tallied and evaluated at Dolores elementary and secondary schools. During a recent board meeting for the Dolores School District RE-4A, the two school principals...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Horny’ box spreads sexual education across Fort Lewis College

Anonymous questions about everything from birth control to bondage can be slipped into Horny the Sex Box, a vessel set up to educate students at Fort Lewis College. Fort Lewis senior Matisse Monty...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis says funds identified for full-day kindergarten

State Rep. Barbara McLachlan predicted state funding for full-day kindergarten, one of her main legislative goals, will become a reality during the current session of the Colorado General Assembly....

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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