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District Weekly Update - 5.20.20

This week's update includes information about planning for the 2020/21 school year, budget updates, campus access information, and an important message from La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith.
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District Weekly Update - 5.13.2020

This week's update includes information about picking up students' personal belongings, the ABC Awards, remote meal program reminders, and information on updates to the 2020/2021 Academic Calendar
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District Weekly Update - 5.6.20

This week’s district communication includes information about arranging pick up of student's personal belongings from school, continued meal service options for students, curbside service from the SW Library District, information on the ABC Award and additional details about expanded childcare options.
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District Weekly Update - 4. 28.20

This week's update includes important reminders about the current parent survey and the McDonald's ABC Award. It also includes reminders on student tech support, remote meal services, registration and Safe2Tell
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District Weekly Update - 4.22.20

Good morning, this is Dan Snowberger, Superintendent of Durango School District 9-R with this week’s community message. On Monday, Colorado Governor Polis extended his cancellation of in-person instruction in Colorado for the remainder of the school year.
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District Weekly Update - 4.15.2020

Today’s message includes
information about changes in attendance and parent/student communication procedures based upon community feedback, Iimportant messages from Police Chief Bob Brammer, Executive Director of San Juan Basin Public Health Liane Jollon, information on Open Enrollment, Middle School Choice, and re-registration for next year, and closure reminders about services and supports that continue to be available for our students and community.
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District Weekly Update - 4.8.2020

Good morning parents, this is our weekly communication about our district’s distance learning model. We are trying to limit our district-wide communication to once a week to limit the communication you receive about your child’s schooling.
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District Weekly Update - 4.1.2020

Hello 9-R families and members of our Durango community. Thank you for your work with your children to keep them engaged in learning during these unusual times. While we have started distance learning, we recognize that our families are in different places. First and foremost, please know that our intent is not to overwhelm our families, but to provide enough academic engagement to meet the varying needs of students across our community. We know this is a stressful time for all of us. If you are finding the work to be overwhelming, communicate with your child’s teacher or your school leaders. Our goal is to keep our children engaged in learning, but we also want to ensure that we partner with families during these trying times.
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Stay-at-Home Order - What it means for school families

As we all know things change quickly and many families are asking about the governor’s stay at home order and public health order (attached). We wanted to provide some clarity. Please know that education is considered essential.

Additionally, the order states that traveling for the purpose of “...receiving materials for distance learning, for receiving meals, and any other related services from educational institutions…” is an approved purpose.
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Good afternoon 9-R Families,

It has been great to see the collaboration and creativity of staff as they work remotely to identify ways to support students remotely. We are excited and anxious about our first day back at school tomorrow with our new remote learning environment, and truly look forward to welcoming kids back to school. Parents should expect more information from their child(ren)’s teachers on the work being assigned. Several documents are available here. These will provide you helpful information on what to expect and how best to support your student.
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