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Grads post higher ACTs

Members of the high school class of 2011 posted a slight gain on the ACT college entrance exam, but nearly three in 10 recent graduates failed to meet a single benchmark that predicts they are...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Students can attend Pleasant View, Lewis-Arriola schools

Pleasant View Elementary School has openings for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. Pleasant View can offer your student a nice teacher/student ratio, has all-day kindergarten, has met...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Children’s Kiva Montessori School will hold open house

The Children’s Kiva Montessori School will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at 1204 E. Empire St., Cortez.Refreshments and door prizes will be available. Registration is...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Besel, Madsen graduate from Western Governors U.

The following local residents graduated from Western Governors University: Robbie Besel of Cortez received his/her bachelor of science and nursing degree; Casie Madsen of Cortez received his/her...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Area students earn degrees at Fort Lewis College

Several area students were among the graduates earning their degrees at Fort Lewis College’s Spring 2011 Commencement. The following students received their degrees at the event:Six students from...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Emblem club scholarship

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

MCHS 50-year reunion

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Local student Garver graduates from Adams State

Former Cortez student Misty Garver graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies from Adams State College, in Alamosa. The spring 2011 commencement was held Saturday, May...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Mesa State College names Archibeque to dean’s list

Mesa State College has announced that Jacob Archibeque of Cortez has met the requirements for recognition of academic achievement and has been named to the school’s dean’s list for the spring 2011...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Finances, aging facilities test school district

This past year was a challenging one for Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 (as if they all haven’t been lately!). Two of the key issues we dealt with throughout the year were finances and aging...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

M-CHS graduate Lindgren wins U.S. Bank scholarship

U.S. Bank has named Maya Lindgren of Cortez as one of 40 high school and college students chosen to receive a $1,000 U.S. Bank scholarship. Lindgren was selected from more than 230,000 students...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Hurst graduates from University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming accorded a degree on a Cortez student, Neal Christensen Hurst, at the completion of the 2011 spring semester. Hurst was awarded a PhRD (doctor of pharmacy) degree.Located...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education