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SWOS appoints Matt Keefauver as new director

Matt Keefauver is the new director of Southwest Open School, according to an announcement on the school’s Facebook page on April 3. Previous director Charlotte Wolf announced her upcoming...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petition seeks to recall two Dolores School Board members

A petition filed with Montezuma County seeks to recall Dolores School Board President Dee Prock and school board member Vangi McCoy. The petition claims that both school both members have failed to...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Schools to register kindergarten and out-of-district students

The Dolores School District will open registration for kindergarten and out-of-district elementary students on April 5 from noon to 6 p.m. at the elementary school. To register a new student, the...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teacher’s experiment aims to reach every student

DENVER (AP) – Sometimes it’s tough for one group of kids to get going in a fifth-grade class at Colorado Springs’ Trailblazer Elementary. “When I get off track, it’s sometimes because it’s loud in...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lecture will examine iceman Ötzi and his tattoos

Tickets will go on sale April 9, for the second annual John W. Sanders Lecture on “Ötzi, the 5.300 Tyrolean Iceman and the World’s Oldest Tattoos,” by Aaron Deter-Wolf, prehistoric archaeologist at...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to hold special meeting to address school discipline

Dolores School District Re-4A on Friday announced the agenda for its special meeting to address reported discipline problems. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, from 6-8 p.m. in the...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Should Durango High School close its campus?

Closing Durango High School’s campus, a debate that springs up about once a decade, has been rekindled – returning this year after a rash of shootings at schools across the country, including in...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board discusses trimester system, mill levy

The Montezuma-Cortez school board on Tuesday decided to consider a mill levy for the November ballot and discussed replacing the semester system with a trimester system in the high school and...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores student is awarded coveted Boettcher Scholarship

Dolores High School senior Cameron Elder has been awarded the Colorado Boettcher Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship to any in-state school. Elder, a Dolores student since kindergarten...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School Honor Roll, 2017-2018, Q3

Grade 8: 4.0 Adezdiin Boeckman, Erin Brown, Mikah Burris, Roan House, Koral Jackson, Duncan Martin, Ellen McAlpin, Trinidad McDonell, Ashlynn Romine, Rachel Romine, Sasha Serna, Alexcia Sharp,...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College names three finalists for presidency

Fort Lewis College has named three finalists for the school’s presidency – two are currently higher-education administrators teaching abroad and one works for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation....

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Parents, school officials cross wires on school-safety meeting

Parents concerned about school safety crossed wires with Durango School District officials, with both taking leadership roles in organizing the same panel. A passionate desire to move quickly to...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education