As COVID-19 continues to become a common part of our daily lives we would like to offer a few reminders that will allow our students and staff to remain healthy throughout the school year. Durango Schools follows the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s guidance for schools,
Back-to-school season is a time of excitement, anticipation, and at times, concern for the kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) community. In addition to the academic and administrative complexities a new school year can present, schools and districts may also contend with ongoing and evolving security challenges and threats. Having the proper school safety plans, procedures, and systems in place is a critical priority for schools as they open their doors to students this fall.
Families, we know back-to-school can be a hectic time. To help you, we gathered some important details into a one-page guide. It can be especially helpful for parents with children at different schools. The at-a-glance guide includes clickable links for specific schools' important details, including: Fall Check-In Dates, First Day of School, Bell Schedule, and the School Supply List.
Durango Education Foundation (DEF) is excited to announce the first-ever Back to School Resource Fair: A one-stop shop of programs and resources for students and their families. The event will be held at La Plata Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Durango School District 9-R has partnered with The Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County (BGC) to provide after-school care for Kindergarten through fifth grade at all elementary schools. The program starts this fall and will be called The [email protected] Schools , replacing the Kids’ Camp program.
Over the past two years, the federal government allowed all students to eat free regardless of learning environment or family financial situation. However, beginning on the first day of school, Aug. 23, 2022, students will be charged for both breakfast and lunch unless they qualify for free or reduced price meals.
Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to, and adopted by, the Board of Education of Durango School District 9-R for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and has been filed in the district finance department where it is available for public inspection.