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New Google Sheets go LIVE

Google’s new SHEETS have been out for a while, but not necessarily to Google Apps for Education (GAFE) users. Just this month, however, new sheets opened in Google Drive are in the new format which is faster and provides more formula hints than ever before. Learn more HERE about the new benefits. If you still want to work in the old sheets, you more »

Durango Education Fair 4/30/14

Please attend the Education Fair on April 30 from 5-7PM at the La Plata County Fairgrounds to find out about the regional eSchool and other school choice opportunities. Educational choice is a wonderful and unique aspect to our small town. 

Regional Teacher Empowers Students to Integrate Tech into Theatre

Farmington teacher Petra Lyon opens a show this week called “The Q Gene” that has engaged her students to portray many of the issues presented in “Diary of Anne Frank” through a futuristic lens sent in 2084. She empowers her students to apply technology tools from iMovie to live blogging that allow the voices and opinions of futuristic teens to come to more »

eSchool in Class of Its Own

Read the Durango Herald article about how the eSchool is providing a different avenue for learning for students in southwest Colorado. The article features information from student Josh Frank, teacher Gwen Stroup, and director Tod Lokey.

SWCeS Welcomes New Student Services Coordinator

We are pleased to welcome Kelly Powell to our Student Services role in the Southwest Colorado eSchool. She brings a wealth of knowledge about advising and counseling students. She is a Durango native and previously worked with students at Durango High School. She will be located in our Durango Learning Center and will take over all transcript and registration duties for the more »

Director’s Welcome Message

I would like to welcome both new and returning students to the spring 2014 academic term. Most students are fully in their courses and we are off on a great learning adventure. Please watch my welcome message and attend our community forum event on Tuesday, January 14 for students and staff.

Google Introduces Upgrade to Sheets

The features and tools in Google Docs have improved greatly over the past few years, but several features and frustrations with Google Sheets have left users still clinging to their Microsoft Office. The end of 2013, however, brought a big upgrade for Google Sheets that include faster performance, unlimited cells, and function hints. TRY THE NEW GOOGLE SHEETS by going to http://g.co/newsheets more »

Intervention Week – Supporting All Students

The last week of each term is a unique time for students in the Southwest Colorado eSchool. The last official due dates for assignments occur the week prior to this week, and students have the opportunity to connect with each teacher and focus on how they finish each course. This opportunity is not just for struggling students; all students have the opportunity more »

SWCeS Begins Performance Communication

This week, the Southwest Colorado eSchool will begin its weekly communication of student performance to promote and support student sucess. The purpose of our weekly electronic communications is to inform both student and parents/guardians if there is an academic issue. In addition to grade alerts, we will also invite students into our intervention program if they are failing one or more classes. more »

Open House

The Southwest Colorado eSchool staff would like to invite parents, family, and students to open house events in our learning centers in Dolores and Durango. This will us time to talk about online learning, eSchool learning tools, and the goals for the academic year. Please feel free to drop in at any time between 5:30 and 7:00 pm and stay as long more »