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Volunteer! Share your financial expertise!

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education is accepting letters of interest through Friday, July 30, 2021, and conducting interviews on Friday, August 13, 2021 to fill two two-year term vacancies on the Finance Advisory Committee.

9-R Board of Education Coffee Chat - June 16, 2021

Join 9-R Board of Education members Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 12-1pm, to have an informal conversation about how everything is going for you and your student. The meeting will be on Zoom, and a live interpreter will be available.

Summer Learning Program Available

Durango School District 9-R recognizes the opportunity gaps that COVID has created for our learners. This summer, we are creating a summer learning program for students in Kindergarten-5th grade who have experienced a loss of access to instruction that has resulted in below grade-level math and reading achievement.

Graduates Continue Their Education

As the Graduation caps fall to the turf and the excitement of completing high school settles, graduates can begin to look to their future plans. For many, that means additional education or training.

Manna Backpack Food Program Starts June 10

Manna bags with nonperishable foods will be available outside of Needham Elementary, Animas Valley Elementary, Florida Mesa Elementary and at the front doors of the Administration building starting 6/10 and 6/11. Bags will be available Thursday and Friday of each week.

COVID End of Year Summary - 6.3.21

Congratulations 9-R families, students and staff… we made it! This was a year for the books and certainly created many new memories. While it wasn’t a typical school year for any of us, learning to live with masks, quarantines, and ever-changing school schedules it was still an amazing school year and we have so much to celebrate and be grateful for.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update - May 28,2021

District leaders have recently received recommendations from three work groups: The Culture and Equity Design Team, the Significant Disproportionality Work Group, and the Native American Parental Advisory Committee. Their recommendations will guide the district in strategic planning to continue addressing concerns of inequity within our system.

Cohorts to Quarantine-6.2.21

On June 1, 2021 9-R was notified by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) that individuals at Escalante Middle School tested positive for COVID-19 causing two (2) cohorts to quarantine. The schools and the district are working proactively with the SJBPH to make the appropriate notifications and next steps for those who may have been in close contact with those individuals.
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