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Congratulations to SWCeS Senior Isaac Jordan, Colorado Science Fair champion!

Southwest Colorado eSchool Senior Isaac Jordan recently placed 1st at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair competition held at Colorado State University. Isaac’s project, titled Applications of Graphine Nano Flake Powder Composites was awarded 1st place for Senior Engineering and 1st Overall for the entire competition. Isaac will be competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair later this month (May more »

Autumn 2017

Hello, SWC eSchool community. Happy Autumn to you on this fall equinox (officially, Sept. 22nd at 2:02 PM). As with all prior years, summer 2017 has charged past and will soon be another distant memory of a summer gone by. With the cool mornings of early autumn upon us, I am reminded of the joy and optimism a new school year brings. more »

Happy Spring! Fall 2017 Registration opens April 10th, 2017.

Spring Break for SWCeS students is the week of March 27 – 31

Semester two is always a whirlwind! Into our 7th week of this semester means that classes are in full stride while the light of spring break is beginning to flicker out in the distance! To remind you, SWCeS students have full access to classes, can work on missing assignments and generally catch up if behind. If up-to-date in classes, there is no more »

The 2016-17 School Year has Launched!

It’s amazing to think how fast time flies by! With the summer of 2016 drawing to a close and the fresh air of fall creeping in, we are super excited about the 2016-17 school year! Our enrollment numbers are strong and we have many students taking advantage of supplemental courses as well. We are looking forward to a successful, productive year with more »

A Philosophy on State Assessment

While there has been a host of public opposition to the new state tests (see KKCO11 News), we don’t have to take such an oppositional stance against assessments. My personal opinion about the new tests aside, I do sense that the state (and the national) pendulum of assessment will swing back towards Federal Minimum Standards (CDE Fact Sheet, March 2015 ). In the mean more »

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 »

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 »