Bayfield school superintendent to lead Southwest educational collaborative

Kevin Aten is taking on a new role in addition to his job as Bayfield superintendent: He has been unanimously selected as chairman of the Southwest Colorado District Collaborative. The...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves move to four-day week

In an effort to attract and retain quality teachers, Dolores School District Re-4A will move to a four-day school week next school year. The Dolores School District Board of Education approved the...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kentucky educator will lead Durango School District 9-R

Karen Cheser was selected unanimously Thursday by the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education to be the next superintendent. Cheser is the current superintendent of Fort Thomas Independent...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district superintendent candidates visit Durango

Residents got their first face-to-face look at the person who likely will lead Durango School District 9-R beginning in July with the arrival of the three finalists to be the next superintendent....

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools are making up for lost ground

Durango City Councilor Chris Bettin noticed something parents are grappling with across the country – an academic slide with his son, Dylan, who was struggling in several classes at Durango High...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superintendent to stay in Bayfield after out-of-state job search

Bayfield School District Superintendent Kevin Aten is staying with the district even after being selected as a top contender for a superintendent position in Montana. Aten’s application to join the...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District names three superintendent finalists

Durango School District 9-R has revealed three finalists for superintendent, including an educational consultant from Houston, a superintendent of a Kentucky school district and the talent...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District, facing $1 million deficit, plans layoffs

The Bayfield School District expects to cut the equivalent of at least 10 full-time positions in response to a $1 million budget shortfall. The school district’s finances took a hit in 2020 after...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield schools receive $328,000 to improve broadband access

The Bayfield School District will be able to improve student access to broadband with an award of $328,000 in state funding announced last week. Broadband has become an even more vital utility...

DATE: March 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five left on Durango school district’s list for next superintendent

Five candidates remain in Durango School District 9-R’s search for a new superintendent. The school board came up with five semifinalists, reducing the 10 candidates who made the first cut, in a...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library brings latest tech, including Zoom, to seniors

La Plata County residents age 60 and older are taking a deep dive into technology through a nationwide program hosted by Pine River Library in Bayfield. The Senior Planet program, created by the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schedule accelerated to hire next Durango school superintendent

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education will meet Thursday to trim the final 10 superintendent candidates down to seven or fewer. The school board further refined its schedule to find...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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