Cortez Middle School

Cortez Middle School Honor Roll Quarter 3, 2016-2017

Grade 8, 4.0 GPA Jadon Neil Cruzan, Bruce D. Cudkowicz, Isis Corrin Feezell, Maricela Belen Fernandez-Olivas, Ethan Drayden Cole McCotter, Theresa Marie Ratliff, Edie Alejandra Rubalcava Grade 7,...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez Destination Imagination teams headed to state finals

After qualifying at the Southwest Colorado Regional Tournament in Durango on Feb. 25, two Cortez Middle School Destination Imagination teams are headed to state finals in Denver on April 22. Teams...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Dallas Brass strikes up the band with Cortez students

The Dallas Brass performed Wednesday, Feb. 8, to a capacity audience at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium at the Montezuma-Cortez High School. The concert was a bonus concert presented by...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Cortez Middle School Honor Roll

Following is the honor roll for Cortez Middle School’s second quarter of the 2016-2017 school year. Each student’s name is followed by his or her grade point average based on a maximum of 4.0. ...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez Middle School showcases students’ elective achievements

Cortez Middle School’s Elective Showcase next week will feature all the school’s elective classes, from industrial tech to jazz band. The event takes place Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 6-8 p.m. at the...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez eighth-graders create Rube Goldberg machines

The library at Cortez Middle School was filled with superfluous machines on Wednesday. Eighth-graders created machines that accomplished a simple task in a complicated way to wrap up their 12-week...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez Middle School musical features cast of superheroes

Spectators at can expect an uplifting and funny underdog story during Cortez Middle School’s production of the musical “Adventures of a Comic Book Artist” this weekend. Performances are Friday,...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Cortez students take trip to Ute Mountain Farm

Cortez Middle School collaborated with the Montezuma School to Farm Project and the Ute Mountain Ute tribe to send a group of sixth-grade students on a field trip to the Ute Mountain Farm and Ranch...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez Middle School fights bullying with ‘Dude, Be Nice’

Cortez Middle School students and staff marked National Anti-Bullying week from Oct. 17-21 with their own student-led program, dubbed “Dude, Be Nice!” Each day featured a different theme and...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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School starts in Cortez

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Moab provides lessons in science, language and survival

Seventh-graders from Cortez Middle School visited Moab, Utah on May 3-5 for an educational trip that blended science, social studies and language arts learning, trip sponsor Melanie Cook said....

DATE: May 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez teens embark on trips to Colorado universities

Two-thirds of the Cortez Middle School eighth-grade class will take a step toward going to college this month. About 110 students will visit Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and Colorado...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news