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

Remote learning begins in Montezuma County

Social-distancing efforts have changed nearly every facet of our lives in recent weeks, from grocery shopping to employment. And with Colorado school closures expected to stretch into the summer,...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools offer free food to students through closures

Montezuma County schools might be closed, but the food line is open. Dolores, Mancos and Montezuma-Cortez school districts are offering free lunches and breakfasts to students 18 and younger, in...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma school districts prepare for online instruction

As the state of Colorado has upped restrictions on public gatherings, the possibility of remote K-12 schooling is becoming an increasing reality. And local schools are scrambling to figure out how...

DATE: March 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools pursuing funds for new location

After a lengthy debate, the Dolores school board voted Thursday night to pursue moving the campus to a new site for a large-scale facilities upgrade. The board also voted to put a bond initiative...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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