Montezuma-Cortez High School

Cortez faces suicide crisis with open discussion

Although Montezuma County has the second-highest per capita suicide rate in Colorado, according to Coroner George Deavers, it’s still a difficult subject to discuss. But after two girls took their...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS freshman wins national ATV racing championship

Noah Harris, a freshman at Montezuma-Cortez High School, has been crowned the 250cc production class WORCS national champion. His 10-year-old brother, Marcus Harris, raced in the same class and...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 22 hours 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS golf team receives postseason awards

Over the course of the 2017 season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School golf team showed vast improvement, placed well in several regular season tournaments, and qualified two players for state. Thus,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos Valley Chorus returns for another season

The Mancos Valley Chorus’ December season kicks off soon. It has been practicing since early September. Performances are free to attend. The chorus has 32 members led by director Kriss Larsen and...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Perfect attendance earns sweet treat

Fifty-two Montezuma-Cortez High School students received a $5 gift card to Cold Stone Creamery for perfect attendance in the first quarter of the 2017/2018 school year. They are: Ansel Baker,...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Education

M-CHS presents complex, amusing play ‘Noises Off’

Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama will premier “Noises Off,” a “comic farce” by Michael Frayn, on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium. Other show times are Nov. 11, 17 and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS freshman wins national ATV racing championship

Noah Harris, a freshman at Montezuma-Cortez High School, has been crowned the 250cc production class WORCS national champion. His 10-year-old brother, Marcus Harris, raced in the same class and...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Jelson Yanez’s journey from Honduras to Cortez soccer field

Near the end of an practice on the Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer field last August, Jelson Yanez stood near a goalpost and quivered with fatigue. Sweat dripped from the senior’s face and his...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma County health office seeks schools’ help with survey

The Journal The Montezuma County Health Department announced on Monday that it is collaborating with unnamed “community shareholders” to conduct a health assessment survey. “We will be running the...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez band places fourth at state finals

The Montezuma-Cortez Marching Panthers on Monday placed fourth in the 2017 Class 2A state finals. The Classical Academy won the competition with a score of 72.65, followed by D’Evelyn High School...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS Marching Panthers to perform free concert

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Marching Band will perform a Community Appreciation Concert at 5 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 28 at Panther Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. On Oct....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News