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Engineering class at Riverview Elementary.
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READ to Succeed

State Board Reprentative Joyce Rankin will be in Durango to explain the READ Act and how it can transform education for all k-3 students. She will be at Needham Elementary on September 18, 2019 from 5:30-6:30.
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Welcome Back!

I want to welcome you and your children back to school starting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20.  I hope your family enjoyed your summer break.  We are excited at the school year ahead and know that our 750+ employees have worked hard to plan a successful year for our students.
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Two School Board Seats Available

The County Clerk has been notified that Durango School District 9-R will be participating in the coordinated election in November.  The Board of Education will have two four-year seats up for election --- District B (currently filled by Stephanie Moran), and District D (currently filled by Marianna Valdez).
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Leadership 9-R Session Thursday, September 18, 2019

On Thursday, September 19, we start our series of sessions called Leadership 9-R. This is an opportunity to learn more about the overall operation of the district, what is the strategic plan, how do we spend resources in support of students, and how do the various departments operate in support of our students. More importantly, it is an opportunity to provide input and feedback to ensure we are the best that we can be. This first session is being offered twice.
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Join the Special Education Advisory Committee on September 24th

The Durango 9-R Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will meet on Tuesday, September 24th from 4-5pmin the 3rd floor conference room in the 9-R Administration Building. This meeting will provide a SEAC overview, cover our mission and by-laws, set goals for the year and share information on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Process.
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Budget Summary

The Fiscal Year 2019-20 Adopted budget was approved on June 17th, 2019. The board requires that the budget is balanced and that the district meets all policy guidelines. These include maintaining a 15% reserve of General Fund balance, unless otherwise directed by the board.
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Calendar

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board room
Time: 12 PM – 1:30 PM
Sep 19

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board Room
Time: 4:30 PM – 6 PM
Sep 19

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
Sep 24
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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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