The Spanish-speaking Parent Advisory Council will meet with Dr. Karen Cheser to exchange ideas and explore how we can improve the 9-R School District for you and your children. The meeting will be in Spanish with English interpretation provided. Please RSVP with your school’s Parent Liaison.
Park Elementary School is currently in lockout. All students are safe. This is a precautionary measure recommended by the Durango Police Department in response to an incident outside the school. Parents should not come to campus and stand by for messaging. There is no threat to the school. Students and staff are safe, and classes are continuing as normal.
Durango 9-R Student Support Services and School Liaisons worked with community partners to build, install, and fill five Little Libraries with the goal of increasing book access and reading opportunities for students in our community.
Earth Day was Friday, April 22, with plenty of activities in our schools. As a commitment to the district’s sustainability goals, we’re launching a new program to continue efforts beyond one special day per year. Staff and students are invited to join a Green Team in each school.
Did you know that students and families in our district speak 27 different languages? To celebrate National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month, we’re hosting a special event for all district staff, students and their families.
For its exemplary record of leadership, service and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Durango High School Student Leadership program has been recognized as a 2022 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Association of Student Councils (NatStuCo). This is the eleventh time DHS has been recognized for this accomplishment.