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Fort Lewis College determines identity in modern era

For decades, Fort Lewis College has touted itself as Colorado’s only public four-year liberal arts college, but as it reviewed its mission statement this year to determine the school’s identity in...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez Destination Imagination teams headed to state finals

After qualifying at the Southwest Colorado Regional Tournament in Durango on Feb. 25, two Cortez Middle School Destination Imagination teams are headed to state finals in Denver on April 22. Teams...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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SCCC president: No plans to close Mancos campus

Addressing a widely circulated rumor that surfaced this week, Southwest Colorado Community College President Patty Erjavec said Wednesday that the school is not leaving Mancos. “Pueblo Community...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Dallas Brass to perform in Cortez

Texas-based music group Dallas Brass will perform in Cortez next week, and conduct master classes for music students at Cortez Middle School and Montezuma-Cortez High School. “We’re really excited...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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M-CHS students raise $900 for nonprofit Piñon Project

Montezuma-Cortez High School students in the Panther Cup Program, a school spirit and community outreach initiative, spent the last two weeks of the semester raising $900 in change for the Piñon...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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How Ignacio turned its failing school district around

IGNACIO – The clock was ticking on the Ignacio School District as the Colorado Department of Education told it to improve results or face sanctions such as a takeover by the state, a shift to...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Air Products makes donation to SCCC

Representatives from Air Products & Chemicals, a global company headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, that owns and operates the Doe Canyon Helium plant in Cahone, recently made a significant...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez marching band qualifies for state competition

The Montezuma-Cortez High School marching band qualified for the Colorado Bandmasters Association’s state contest after taking first place in the 2A class at the CBA West Slope Regional in Grand...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Ute Mountain Ute students visit Mesa Verde

Seven middle-schoolers from the Ute Mountain Ute tribe traveled to Mesa Verde National Park on Friday. The trip was arranged through Ancestral Lands, a Conservation Legacy program involving interns...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Montezuma-Cortez band confident about fall season

This year’s Montezuma-Cortez High School marching band show will “bring down the house,” junior Taylor Wilbanks said. The theme for this year is “The Witch and the Saint,” featuring original music...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Cortez program emphasizes instruction and leadership

Over the past two years, three Cortez elementary schools have been participating in a University of Virginia turnaround program to get them back on track. In May, the three schools — Kemper,...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Learn about teaching in Australia and Canada

The Journal The Colorado International Teacher Exchange League plans an informational meeting for teachers who are interested in participating in a teacher exchange in Australia or Canada next...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education