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Durango School District 9-R Announces New Principal for Durango Big Picture High School

Durango School District 9-R announces Samantha Tower as the new principal serving Durango Big Picture High School students, families and staff. 


Samantha Tower has had the pleasure of serving children, youth, and families as an educational leader for nearly 12 years as a school counselor, behavior specialist, school administrator and district administrator.

9-R Board of Education Regular Meeting, August 24, 2021

The Board of Education is having a regular meeting on August 24, 2021 starting at 5:30pm in the Board Room located at 201 E. 12th street. The board meeting will also be available via live stream on the District’s streaming channel at https://www.durangoschools.org/stream/.

9-R Board of Education Coffee Chat - Sept 15, 2021

Mark your calendars for September 15, 2021 at 5:30pm to join 9-R Board Member Theresa Rodriguez to share your ideas and suggestions to support the ongoing work of the district.
Location details to follow. Translation services are available.

COVID-19 Survey Feedback Results

Thank you to the many of you who participated in our various feedback sessions regarding the recommendations from health authorities regarding COVID-19 mitigation strategies in school.

Board of Education Special Meeting/Work Session - 8/10/21

Join the Board of Education on August 10, 2021, starting at 5:30 pm for a special meeting/work session. The meeting will take place at 201 E. 12th Street and will also be available via the District's streaming channel.

9-R COVID-19 Guidelines for the 21/22 School Year - Community Survey and Feedback Session

Durango School District 9-R is drafting updated guidelines for the 2021/22 academic school year regarding mitigation efforts around COVID-19, and your input is important to us. As we shared last spring, 9-R is returning to offering in-person learning models for all students. The district has a strong online academic offering through Connections Academy to serve families seeking remote learning opportunities.

Free Breakfast and Lunch for 21-22 School Year

This year, Durango School District 9-R will provide breakfast and lunch to all students free of charge, regardless of the child’s free or reduced-price meal benefit status.
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