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Update from 9-R School Safety & Security

The following is a non-emergency message from the Office of Safety & Security Durango School District 9-R for all students, parents, and staff. While there is news of a school-related threat in the Denver metropolitan area, Durango 9-R is taking extra precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our students, staff, and schools. Local authorities have confirmed that there are not any direct threats in our community at this time. At the same time, we are working directly with local law enforcement to increase security and patrol around our buildings. We also encourage all students, staff, and visitors of our campus to be vigilant and to report any concerns to the school or to Safe2Tell (1-877-542-7233 or safe2tell.org.). Please visit our website at durangoschools.org for additional information around our safety and security resources and protocols. 9-R School Safety & Security
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Durango School District 9-R Receives $1.1M Grant to Support School Safety

The School Security Disbursement program enacted by SB18-269 provides funding to improve security in public school facilities and vehicles and to support training for school personnel. The Colorado Division of Homeland Security made $29M in funds available to school districts across the state and Durango was awarded $1.1M in the grant to support its ongoing school safety measures.
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Bus Routes AV2 and AV3 Resume Normal Schedule

The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R to all parents and students on morning Bus Route AV2 and afternoon Bus Routes AV2 and AV3. La Plata County road and bridge crews have cleared all debris from the mudslides that occurred in the 2700 block of County Road 250. The road has reopened and morning Bus Route AV2 and afternoon Bus Routes AV2 and AV3 will resume their normal schedule, pick-up and drop-offs starting Friday, April 19th. If you have any questions please contact the Transportation Department at 970-247-5335. Thank you.
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9-R Preschool Expands Horizons

Durango 9-R’s elementary schools have always understood the value of learning through play, especially for our early learners in preschool and kindergarten. Building off the successful early childhood program in the district, students and families will now have an opportunity to immerse into early childhood education through forest education.
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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
Apr 23

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
May 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
May 28
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Mission

The mission of Durango School District 9-R, an innovative educational system committed to excellence, is to ensure each student develops the skills and attributes for lifelong learning. Through leading instructional models, globally minded learning programs and engaging teaching and learning methods, the district aims to instill in each student the ability to compete and contribute in the global community. Furthermore, the district encourages supportive and safe school environments, guaranteeing equitable educational opportunities for each and every student. 

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Learn how Durango 9-R empowers so that every student is successful in college, career, and community.
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