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Schools Canceled Due to Severe Weather

The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R to all parents, students, and staff in the district. Due to severe weather conditions and based on recommendations from County Emergency Management personnel, all schools are canceled today, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
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Happy Snowy Monday Families!

While there are no school delays or cancellations due to snow, we do know that the Durango area is a geographically diverse area and some roads may be more impacted than others. Please allow extra time for travel today and if you decide to delay or keep your students home, please contact your school directly to excuse your child.
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Welcome Back to School

​Happy New Year 9-R Families,   With the presence of a snow storm today, I wanted to remind you of our procedures for analyzing conditions and making decisions regarding school delay or closure.  We live in a pretty diverse area and communities experience a variety of conditions.
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8th Graders - SAVE THE DATE!

Durango High School welcomes you to an 8th grade parent night for students and their families to learn more about our school on Monday, January 28th from 5-7pm at DHS. Parents and prospective students will have the opportunity to explore the variety of elective options and core classes offered at DHS. Families will learn more about concurrent enrollment opportunities, AP courses, work experience, internships, clubs, activities, athletics, and student support programs.
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Escalante Forestry and Fire Ecology Study

This year, Escalante’s GT Coordinator and Ag teacher, Lu Boren, combined 7th and 8th exploratory classes to tackle some close-to-home real issues that the community of Durango struggled with this summer and in summer’s past - forest ecology and the effects of fire suppression on current forest health.
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Calendar

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 22

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 12
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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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