Mancos School District RE-6

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Epps surprises Mancos students with Dr. Seuss video

Cathy Epps surprised her students at Mancos Elementary School on Thursday with a video of herself reading “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss from Craig Hospital in Denver. Epps has been...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Homecoming parade planned for Mancos Principal Cathy Epps

A homecoming parade for Mancos Elementary Principal Cathy Epps will take place Friday about 4 p.m. For the past several weeks, Epps has been in Denver at Craig Hospital recovering from a Jan. 2...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Heavy snow blankets Southwest Colorado; power lines down

Winter weather returned to Southwest Colorado on Tuesday morning, bringing about 5 inches of heavy, wet snow to the Cortez area. Montezuma-Cortez, Dolores and Mancos schools canceled classes on...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos senior Axel Bonde gets FLC football scholarship

Mancos senior Axel Bonde has been awarded a football athletic scholarship to Fort Lewis College for this fall.Bonde has played tailback and outside linebacker for the Blue Jays, who finished last...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

Building grant deadline imminent for Mancos schools

Mancos Schools officials are putting finishing touches on the district’s application for a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant, which is due to the Colorado Department of Education by...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pearson is interim principal at Mancos Elementary

Drew Pearson is the interim principal of Mancos Elementary School in the absence of Cathy Epps. Epps was injured in a Jan. 2 crash at the intersection of County Road 40 and Colorado Highway 184,...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Elementary needs leadership after principal’s crash

Mancos School Board members on Monday discussed potential short-term solutions for the absence of Elementary Principal Cathy Epps.Epps was injured in a Jan. 2 crash at the intersection of County...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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State relaxes standards for Mancos teachers

The Colorado State Board of Education has awarded Mancos School District Re-6 “innovative status,” which allows the district to hire unlicensed teachers and give less frequent evaluations,...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos students prepare ‘Nutcracker’ performance

Mancos school students are preparing their own version of “The Nutcracker” featuring original dance choreography and classic music from the holiday ballet. “It’s a collaboration between all the...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos School District will see insurance rate hike

After an insurance quote led Mancos School District officials to anticipate a 28 percent rate increase for 2017, administrators were able to get that down to a 9 percent increase, Superintendent...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos FFA chapter ‘exceeds expectations’ in first year

The Mancos chapter of Future Farmers of America has exceeded expectations in its first year at Mancos High School, teacher and club sponsor Travis Greenlee said Tuesday. “We’re super-excited,” he...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos raising funds for new playground

About 300 people filled the Mancos school cafeteria Monday for a fundraiser chili dinner and design rollout for the elementary school’s possible new playground. The district is pursuing a $110,000...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news