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The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair

The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5-7pm at Fort Lewis College. 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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Calling School Closures

It’s that time of the year when weather can make our lives interesting. While I had another topic for this week’s column, I thought it best to cover the weather procedures used in the district when considering changes in school schedule.
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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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Sunnyside Zipline Dedicated to Jeff Kuss

On Thursday, February 9th Sunnyside Elementary welcomed the family of the late Jeff Kuss, a Blue Angels pilot, to the dedication of the school's zipline and buddy bench. These new playground features have been dedicated to the memory of Jeff Kuss, who attended Sunnyside Elementary. Principal Patrick Hyatt encouraged students to chase their dreams as Jeff did, saying of the zipline, "Jeff flew, now you students can also fly." Principal Hyatt also presented Jeff' parent's Michael and Janet, and brother Eric with a Bulldog Proud award in recognition Jeff's life and achievements.
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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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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

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
Mar 21
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Teacher on Special Assignment, Hallie Whitney, works with students to tap into their "power."
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