Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District

Daniel Rayzel / KSJD

Graduation ceremonies are underway for the high school class of 2020. But safety from the spread of the coronavirus has made it a bit different than students imagined.

“We really wanted to actually have a ceremony of some sort, even if it is strange,” said Dimery Plewe, a graduating senior at Montezuma-Cortez High School. 

KSJD Local Newscast - May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

Daniel Rayzel/KSJD

The Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 is pursuing a property tax increase on November’s ballot, two years after voters defeated a similar campaign by a 10-point margin. This time, the district’s board hopes a refocused message on how the increased funds would be used will win over voters.

Austin Cope

Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 will not move forward with a mill levy for November after months of talks and a reevaluation of a previous attempt. 

Austin Cope

The walls of the old Montezuma-Cortez High School building are about to come down at last.