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Animas High students aim to end teen isolation

Bullying and feelings of isolation can follow teenagers home from school through social media and students across La Plata County want that to end. “Some kids experience (post-traumatic stress...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Mancos School Board plans for the future and hears concerns

At Monday night’s board meeting, the Mancos Re-6 School Board unanimously approved changing insurance providers for the district. The board also heard comments about the nonrenewal of a special...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two local Destination Imagination teams headed to global competition

Two local Destination Imagination teams are traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee, for the Global competition on May 23. The competition includes 15 countries, 10 events and 17,000 attendees at the...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools

In New Mexico, computer science courses are not mandated by the state. Many schools in metropolitan areas offer these courses, but few rural school districts do. However, one rural school district...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Waste Management offers scholarships to Pueblo Community College

Waste Management Inc. is awarding a scholarship to one eligible applicant from each high school in Montezuma and Dolores counties. The recipient will receive a one-time $500 award to attend Pueblo...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School warns of advertising calls

In an email to parents on Thursday, principal’s secretary Debra Ramsey informed parents about sports-related advertising calls circulating in the community. “We had a local business call and say...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Cortez students nominated for D.C. leadership conference

Eleven Cortez Middle School students have been nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., this summer. The sixth-graders were nominated by English...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Dolores in or out of CHSAA? State official weighs in

Has the Dolores School District opted out of the Colorado High School Activities Association? That question was largely unanswered during a sometimes heated and confusing public discussion at...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School to premiere ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

Next weekend, Cortez Middle School Theater will premiere “The Phantom Tollbooth,” a play about making learning fun. It shows on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and repeats on Saturday, April 21, at 2...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses Trusler resignation, CHSAA, clinic

The Dolores School District Re-4A on April 12 met in executive session with Superintendent Scott Cooper, then unanimously accepted the resignation of athletic director and football coach Chris...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News