Mancos school board talks state news, construction progress

The Mancos school board talked over issues both near and far at its regular meeting Monday evening: The campus renovation now valued at $19.5 million is underway, with about $5.5 million in...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputies in the classroom work to build trust, improve security

BAYFIELD – Eight Bayfield High School students paired up, squared their feet in a fighting stance and clenched their fists into a proper punch. These students weren’t preparing for a fight;...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango school board seeks, hears input about security issues

Residents had an opportunity Tuesday to ask questions of the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education about school security – a chance several complained was missing from a similar session...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superintendent serving as Dolores interim principal

The Dolores school board has appointed Superintendent Lis Richard as interim secondary principal to serve out the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. The appointment comes after former Principal...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In covering impeachment, teachers focus on historical significance

The timing of the impeachment inquiry – a few weeks after schools started their fall semesters in La Plata County – didn’t exactly give political science teachers and other educators the ability to...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez homecoming parade runs on Main Street

Onlookers lined Main Street Friday afternoon to watch young athletes, musicians, and local businesses process their way to the annual Montezuma-Cortez High School Homecoming football game at...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board candidates share views

Mancos is gearing up for its own school board election this year, and the competition is steep – eight candidates are vying for three seats. Candidates gathered in the new school cafeteria Monday...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board candidates square off

The Dolores school board has a full election race coming up, with six candidates vying for three seats. The candidates gathered Wednesday night at the Dolores Community Center for a well-attended...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS homecoming parade will go down Main Street

The Journal Montezuma-Cortez High School’s homecoming parade will be 4-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. The parade will be on Main Street and will run from City Market, 508 E. Main St., to Notah Dineh...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment clouds appointment at Dolores schools

The new secondary dean of students in Dolores School District Re-4A is facing embezzlement charges by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, but school administrators hope he will be exonerated...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

'Meet the Candidates' forum slated in Mancos

Community members will be able to meet the candidates running for Mancos school board at a forum on Monday. This November, eight candidates will vie for three open seats. Two of the seats are held...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hufman resigns as Dolores secondary principal

The Dolores School District Re-4A is seeking a new secondary principal. The search comes in light of Jen Hufman’s resignation, which she announced last week. It will be effective Oct. 1. “I am...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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