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Rocket scientists in training head to Washington, D.C.

A little wiser and with an even greater appreciation of the importance of details, the Cloudbusters, Animas High School’s rocketry team, will return to Washington, D.C., this week to compete in the...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Middle school students explore Animas River pollution

Was the Gold King Mine spill a story of triumph or tragedy? Certainly, it was a turning point for the community and sparked more active management of historic mines responsible for polluting the...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Microgrants help Fort Lewis College students with unexpected financial hardships

New microgrants could help Fort Lewis College students stay in school and graduate by covering emergency expenses, such as car repairs and medical care. The Skyhawk Emergency Grant funding will...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Middle school students explore Animas River pollution

Was the Gold King Mine spill a story of triumph or tragedy? Certainly, it was a turning point for the community and sparked more active management of historic mines responsible for polluting the...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board questions funding Juniper School renovations

Durango School District 9-R’s board expressed reservations this week about granting The Juniper School a loan to renovate its new buildings. The Juniper School plans to move from a building it...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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