These Babies are All Grown Up! Can You Tell Who is Who?

Paonia Senior Slide Show

There seems to be a stigma around this town that there is a rivalry between hippies and rednecks… and, as much as that can be true at times, I think that that is blown out of proportion. Coming from a Montessori school, I thought that I was not going to fit in. I was terrified of leaving my …

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Delta County School District Food Service will be offering a free Grab and Go Meal Service to include breakfast and lunch for ALL students in the School District during the school closures. Students must be present to pick up their meals.

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Western Implement celebrated its 60 years in business by paying it forward.  The locally owned and operated tractor dealer and farm, ranch, and home supply store hosted a contest over several weeks to benefit local western Colorado 4-H organizations.  A total of eight 4-H clubs competed for …

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The school supplies of today look quite different from what they did 20 years ago.  Technology has transformed the academic world in pre-schools and universities alike, and it comes at a high cost.

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As technology evolves, so do opportunities for residents of rural areas like Delta County to pursue higher education and career-oriented goals online. Universities across the country offer accredited online programs that allow people to complete most of their coursework from home.

“Alive at 25”, a defensive driving course for drivers age 15-24, instructed by Colorado State Patrol, consists of  4 hrs of classroom instruction. Course is an early-intervention program to prevent traffic violations, collisions, and/or fatalities, focusing on awareness of typical driving ha…

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On May 3rd the pictured Paonia Elementary School students were recognized for demonstrating S.O.A.R. behavior:  From left to right the students in the back row are Blake Homedew and Kayla Lubin for order, achievement, and respect; Austin Littlejohn and Braxton Wist for achievement and respec…

If you accept the premise that every student can and should learn and that learning should be measurable, then Paonia Elementary's laser focus on student growth makes perfect sense. 

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At Paonia Elementary School/North Fork School of Integrated Studies the students have been working hard creating the bas-relief mural entitled; "Imagination: The Gift of Story.  Come help them celebrate its unveiling at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts during the Final Friday Frolic.  Miss …

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Every spring, Delta County Libraries distributes a book and craft kit to every 4-year-old in the county. A statewide program called One Book Colorado and a partnership with the local BELA program make the book giveaway possible in Delta County. "One Book Colorado distributes the chosen book,…

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On April 5th the pictured Paonia Elementary School students were recognized for demonstrating S.O.A.R. behavior:  From left to right the students are Ruby Jackson and Mara Peters for order, achievement, and respect; Itzzel Audelo Garcia for order and achievement; Edwin Pantoja-Torres for ord…