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Mental health forum draws 50 parents, counselors

Effective suicide prevention is up to each community, therapists and counselors said during a packed mental health forum Monday at Dolores Schools. Colorado has the seventh-highest number of...

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

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Dolores students get hands-on taste of restaurant business

Dolores third-graders got into the restaurant business this week, fixing and serving freshly prepared meals from the school garden to hungry crowds. The Bear Café sprang to life at the Dolores...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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FLC students design campus composting facility

A group of Fort Lewis College engineering students left a unique mark on the campus: the first student-designed building. Seven Physics and Engineering Department students spent the fall 2015...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos school district adopts truancy policy

The Mancos Re-6 school board has unanimously approved a new expulsion policy in an attempt to resolve a few truancy issues. At a board meeting earlier this month, Mancos Dean of Students Heath...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos students impress at middle school science fair

The projects at last week’s Mancos Middle School Science Fair were diverse and awe-inspiring. “I am always impressed with what students are able to do,” said Mancos sixth-grade science teacher...

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

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Cortez Quilt Co. trains a new generation of quilters

Quilting since last summer, 10-year-old Mercades has handcrafted a personalized Halloween bag, hanging chalkboard, a small throw quilt and a Christmas stocking. “I love the fabrics,” a smiling...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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Mancos school board discusses college entrance exams

A Colorado Department of Education proposal to change college entrance exams across the state is on the radar at Mancos schools. State education officials had to backtrack last week after...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Utes, Cortez Middle School launch monthly science night

Cortez Middle School teachers are reaching out to tribal students and parents in Towaoc, offering a series of hands-on scientific experiments. “The purpose of the program is to provide an...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez Middle School science fair wows judges

From zapping zits with toothpaste to swabbing lockers for bacteria, scientific discovering at the Cortez Middle School is thriving. Held on Thursday, Jan. 15, the annual Cortez Middle School...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez students lag state test results

Cortez students at every grade level lag average Colorado scores by nearly 20 percentage points in meeting or exceeding expectations in English and math, according to test results from the 2014-15...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma-Cortez district warned of aging bus fleet

More than half the buses used daily to shuttle students to Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 schools have more than a quarter-million miles on the odometer. “There’s going to come a day that we can’t pick...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Parents, students confront Re-1 board over coach’s release

During a mostly civil exchange, parents and students criticized Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 district’s top athletic official on Tuesday, claiming that politics and favoritism were motivating factors in...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news