Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District

Austin Cope

In an interview on Monday morning, Cortez school officials defended their decision to cut World History from Montezuma-Cortez High School's graduation requirements. Lori Haukeness, RE-1 School District Superintendent, and Dr. Jayson Wayman, Montezuma-Cortez High School Principal, told KSJD's Austin Cope how the decision will better serve students.

Austin Cope

Students at Montezuma Cortez High School will no longer be required to take World History classes after this year.

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What’s being called “a potential weapon-related issue” involving a local youth in the Montezuma-Cortez School District was raised over the weekend but reportedly has been addressed.

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Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is officially off the “accountability clock” after eight years.

Austin Cope

The Cortez City Council took the first steps Tuesday toward a possible purchase of the site of the former Montezuma-Cortez High School.