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Exceptional Students, Exceptional Services

Durango School District 9-R is excited to announce that the Colorado Department of Education has accepted our application to become a new Administrative Unit (AU) for special education effective July 1, 2017. As the district’s Director of Exceptional Student Services, I will be working closely with the San Juan BOCES as well as our district departments to prepare and plan for this transition.
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Building a Foundation of Success with Character

As a public school district, we hold a great deal of responsibility in ensuring that we adequately prepare our students for success after they leave our pre-K-12 system. While we continue to show great growth in the academic arenas, what I am most proud of is the work that is done on a daily basis by our staff – teachers, support staff, coaches, and administrators – to build character that will lead our students to success.
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Welcome to the 2016/17 School Year

Another school year is upon us and I’m happy to share that great things are, once again, in store for our students in Durango. We’ve worked hard to keep budget cuts as far away from our students as possible. This last spring was a tough budget season, as the district couldn’t count on any new funding from the State of Colorado due to the constitutional crisis that continues to exist.
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DHS DECA Students Recognized by Ski Barn for Ad Campaign

Kenny Malara and Jackson Lacek of the Ski Barn recognized top performers in Durango High School’s Social Media, Advertising and Professional Sales (SMAPS) class for their work in creating a comprehensive advertising campaign for the locally owned business. Students teams created unique advertising materials centered around a theme designed to reach Ski Barn’s customer profiles. The teams, or “advertising agencies” presented their plans while competing for top prizes from the Ski Barn in a variety of categories.
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Save the Date: Durango Education Fair

The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5-7pm. This informational fair celebrates the wonderful and unique educational choices and opportunities available in our small town. From innovative public schools, to a variety of private and parochial schools, to rigorous charter schools and many higher education opportunities, Durango-area schools offer choices, diverse curriculum and opportunities for every family from preschool through higher education.
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DHS Students Selected to Colorado All State Band

Congratulations to the students from Durango High School who were selected for Colorado All State Band, Orchestra, and Choir! The All State Concert Band is comprised of 102 students representing 40 high schools. A total of 934 students from 153 schools participated in the recent All-State Band auditions. Durango High School is excited to announce that five of their student musicians were selected Colorado All State Band, Orchestra, and Choir.
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9-R School Board Meeting

Where: 9-R Administration Building Board Room 201 E. 12th Street Durango, CO 81301
Time: 5:30 PM – 9 PM
Jan 24

9-R School Board Work Session

Where: 9-R Administration Building Conference Room 201 E. 12th Street Durango, CO 81301
Time: 5:30 PM – 9 PM
Feb 14

9-R School Board Meeting

Where: 9-R Administration Building Board Room 201 E. 12th Street Durango, CO 81301
Time: 5:30 PM – 9 PM
Feb 28

9-R School Board Work Session

Where: 9-R Administration Building Conference Room 201 E. 12th Street Durango, CO 81301
Time: 5:30 PM – 9 PM
Mar 14
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Teacher on Special Assignment, Hallie Whitney, works with students to tap into their "power."
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