Support Our Salida Schools is granting two $1,000 scholarships to eligible 2021 Salida High School graduates.
Thanks to two grants awarded in the past year totaling $100,000 from the VF Foundation, Colorado Mountain College is expanding the range of its sustainability and outdoor leadership offerings to a diverse population.
Buena Vista School District R-31 staff will begin to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Friday, superintendent Lisa Yates told the district board of directors Monday, with the goal that the staff will go into spring break fully vaccinated.
The Buena Vista School Board continued to discuss the possibility of entering into a ground lease for property near the district administration building that would be used for employee housing and a daycare space.
Colorado Mountain College Trustees unanimously voted recently to increase tuition for 2021-22 by $5 per credit hour, for all categories except non-resident students, who will not see an increase.
Buena Vista Middle and High schools will shift to remote learning through Monday due to the percentage of students who have been identified as having close contacts to positive COVID-19 cases.
The Buena Vista school district returned from winter break and resumed the school year with “very few confirmed cases,” Superintendent Lisa Yates said in her Monday morning release.
Salida School District director districts may change slightly with the adoption of a resolution to revise those districts based on demographic information from a recent population survey.
In her last weekly update of 2020, Buena Vista School District Superintendent Lisa Yates said the district has no confirmed positive cases in the school community as of Monday morning.
The Salida School District audit for the 2019-2020 school year performed by Clifton Larson Allen was reported to be a clean audit by auditor Allison Slife.
Sangre de Cristo Electric Association will award one four-year scholarship at $2,000 per year to a graduating high school senior only and 13 $2,000 one-time scholarships in 2021.
Salida High School is receiving a $50,000 grant from the state of Colorado, which will allow the school to expand its concurrent enrollment program.
Salida Middle School eighth-graders enjoy a sweet treat as a reward for not missing any classes, either in-person or remote, and turning in all assignments for the first quarter.
Fifteen people spoke in the public comment period during the Buena Vista school board meeting on the subject of adding Career Technical Education courses to the curriculum.
Buena Vista High School Principal Jon Ail announced Thursday that homecoming events scheduled to take place this weekend would be rescheduled to mid-November in light of a number of students being quarantined due to potential contact with a presumed positive COVID-19 case.
Cotopaxi authors, Joni Franks and Nancy Oswald contributed to “Prompts for Young Writers,” a free ebook for teachers and parents created by Colorado Authors League.
Horizons Exploratory Academy students headed out to Mission: Wolf, a wolf sanctuary in Westcliffe, recently for volunteer work and to learn about wolves and the sustainable environment they live in.
Students from from Keri Weis’s second grade class listen as tour guide Steve Chapman of Salida Walking Tours tells tales about Salida’s past. Longfellow Elementary School second-graders study Salida’s history as part of their social studies curriculum.
Salida School District moved to remote learning Tuesday after two positive COVID-19 cases prompted the action. One student and one staff member have tested positive in the school district.