Montezuma-Cortez High School

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.

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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The City of Cortez has received almost $170,000 from the State of Colorado's Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) to purchase land to build a park in the former location of the Montezuma-Cortez High School.

Gail Binkly

At least 200 students from Montezuma-Cortez High School walked out of class on Wednesday to show their support for school safety and remember victims of recent school shootings.

Montezuma Cortez High School Bands Facebook Page

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Marching Band came in fourth among seven schools in Class 2A competition during state finals Monday in Parker.