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Engineering class at Riverview Elementary.

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2019/20 Sponsorship Opportunities

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs in the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!
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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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Become a Demon Elite 100

As the new Durango School District 9-R Activities/Athletic Director, I would personally like to say thank you for this opportunity to represent and work with such an amazing community! Coming from Denver, my family and I have been welcomed with such open arms. I am excited to be part of DHS and look forward to meeting students, parents and community members and working with you this fall!
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Durango High School Selected for the National Championship Round of Girls Go CyberStart

Girls from Durango High School have discovered their hidden talent for cybersecurity this year with an exciting Governor backed program, Girls Go CyberStart, designed to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap in the US. During the program, girls across the country competed in a series of digital games and challenges to see if they have what it takes to make it in the cybersecurity industry.
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DEF Announces Scholarship Recipients

Every year, the Durango Education Foundation administers donor-based scholarships to graduating seniors in Durango School District 9-R. This year, in conjunction with our generous donors, the DEF Scholarship Committee and Trustees awarded nine scholarship recipients. The awardees are:
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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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