Community support impresses new superintendent of Durango School District

Overwhelming community support for a bond issuance to raise more than $114 million for schools was one of the big impressions Durango School District 9-R’s next superintendent, Karen Cheser, took...

DATE: April 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Studies Institute to hold online youth summit about environmental issues

Mountain Studies Institute is looking for students and adults interested in participating in its virtual Resiliency Youth Summit, which will allow students to present their projects about...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal bill seeks to preserve Native American languages

Local educators hope a federal bill focused on Native American languages will enhance local Ute language education efforts. The bill, which would establish Native American language resource centers...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico schools to offer optional standardized testing

FARMINGTON – Parents and students who attend Farmington Municipal Schools along with other schools in New Mexico will have their choice about whether to take any of the state standardized tests...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bayfield library launches program to help children get ready for school

Get ready, puppeteers: The Pine River Library in Bayfield is handing out kindergarten preparedness activity bags, and the first batch uses puppets to practice speech development. The activity bags...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College dean focuses on the lexicon of learning

Jenni Trujillo, who is eight months in as dean of the Fort Lewis College School of Education, is no stranger to the campus or Durango. This is Trujillo’s third stint at the Fort. She met her...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to hold 7 outdoor commencement ceremonies

With an increasing supply of the COVID-19 vaccination, Fort Lewis College has decided to host seven small, outdoor, in-person commencement ceremonies in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic prevented Fort...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applying to Fort Lewis College: There’s an app for that

Prospective Fort Lewis College students for the 2022-23 school year can use Common App, an online application platform used by students, counselors and advisers across the country and the world....

DATE: April 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools want to hear from parents interested in preschool, kindergarten

Families looking for preschool and kindergarten classes for their young children next school year are encouraged to register their interest as soon as possible with Durango School District 9-R....

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School extends in-person learning

Durango High School students will be back in school for four full days a week beginning April 5 as the school district continues to adjust schedules based on declining risk from the novel...

DATE: March 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus set back Colorado schools battling to improve performance

The pandemic froze some Colorado schools in a bad place, in state regulators’ eyes. Peakview School in southern Colorado was doing the hard work to emerge from the state performance watch list when...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition expected to remain flat next year at Fort Lewis College

Students at Fort Lewis College might escape paying for a tuition increase next year while faculty members look to get a 3% annual raise. Those preliminary, not yet set-in-stone numbers emerged...

DATE: March 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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