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Reaching out for help: School District Re-1 asks the community to fill some shortages

Print this articleBy Gail Binkly Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is so short of teachers and staff that it is pleading with the community for help. “We’re asking the community to help us with our workforce concerns,” Superintendent Risha VanderWey told … Continue reading

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An unsustainable situation? Middle-school teachers voice concerns over discussions of drastic measures

Print this articleBy Gail Binkly Talk of totally revamping the Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 curriculum and of no longer letting LGBTQ students meet in a lunchtime club has some teachers dismayed. They worry that the measures being made or considered by … Continue reading

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A collection for those who love the Southwest

Print this articleIn the late spring of the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, as catastrophic drought warnings began looming across the western United States, I received in the mail an edited collection of poetry and prose written “to speak … Continue reading

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Recall costs $21,000

Print this articleMontezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 has been billed $21,256 for the Feb. 16 recall of school-board member Lance McDaniel. The bill from the county clerk and recorder’s office includes the cost of the mail ballots and envelopes, postage for … Continue reading

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