Cortez Middle School

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Towaoc science nights a successful experiment

Cortez Middle School students on Tuesday told school board members a new science program has helped them be more expressive and dedicated in school. Science Night in Towaoc started two years ago as...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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San Juan coal mine gets new review

The U.S. Department of Interior will take another, closer look at an expansion plan for the San Juan Coal mine in northwestern New Mexico. The Interior Department had faced a 2013 lawsuit filed by...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man gets 17 years after fatal burglary in Durango

The first of four men arrested in a home-invasion style robbery that resulted in the shooting death of a Fort Lewis College student was sentenced Friday to 17 years in prison. Daniel Nelson Wright,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton talks current events at Cortez Middle School

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, took questions from students at a forum at Cortez Middle School on Friday afternoon. Students asked the representative from the 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Middle School stages ‘Hoodie’ play

After several shows set in fantasy worlds, the Cortez Middle School theater department next weekend will stage a more realistic play – one that takes place in a middle school. “Hoodie” is a...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 8, 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. 14, 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. 21, 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. 7, 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. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment