USDA launches youth website

In honor of National Ag Day on March 14, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a Youth and Agriculture website. The website aims to engage and inspire young people to pursue careers in...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Piñon Project will lead activities for students during spring break

Montezuma-Cortez schools may be on spring break this week, but there’s still plenty for young people to do. The Piñon Project is hosting a series of activities over the course of the week, for...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Backpack program helps fill a food gap in Cortez

The federally funded free and reduced school lunch program is crucial for many children and families nationwide, including in Montezuma County. But on weekends, no school means no lunch, which can...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores superintendent search nears end

The Dolores school board has selected four final candidates to assume the district’s superintendent position, and community members are invited to meet the finalists early next week. During a...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Girl Scouts head to NASA

After Mancos Girl Scout Troop 24652 visited the Denver Aquarium in 2016, they enjoyed themselves so much they decided to aim higher for future journeys. So their troop leader, Frieda Knezek, gave...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College offers scholarships to San Juan College students

Students at San Juan College in Farmington with an associate’s degree and a GPA of 2.75 or higher will be offered scholarships to make up the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition....

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools rethink discipline, with focus on learning and empathy

Regional schools are looking at new methods for dealing with troubling behavior, including adopting restorative practices that turn disciplinary actions into learning experiences that promote...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez artists will showcase work

Over 40 student artists from Montezuma-Cortez High School will have their work displayed at a special reception on Friday evening. The reception will take place at the Cortez Cultural Center from...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Final Dolores superintendent candidates selected

The Dolores school board has selected four final candidates for the district’s top leadership post, replacing retiring interim Superintendent Phil Kasper. During a special meeting Wednesday night,...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Adult Education Center starts ESL and GED classes on April 1

The Cortez Adult Education Center will start Session IV English as a Second Language and GED/High School Equivalency classes on April 1. Class registration will be Tuesdays from 12-3 p.m. for GED...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School awarded for academic growth

Dolores High School has received two state awards in honor of students’ demonstrated academic growth in 2018. The Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award and the High School Academic...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools honor roll

In Dolores School District RE-4A, 94 high school and 66 middle school students earned honor roll spots recently. The principal’s honor roll is awarded to students who achieve a grade-point average...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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