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Two Durango High School DECA members won second place in Creative Marketing Project at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) DECA conference held in Nashville, Tennessee April 23 to 26, 2016.

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The parents of incoming Durango High School freshman (current 8th grade students) are invited to attend a graduation guidelines meeting on Wednesday, May 18th in the DHS Library at 6pm. New graduation requirements that will go into effect for the class of 2020 will be discussed.

Durango School District 9-R has selected a new Director of Finance, naming Jennifer Macho-Seekins for the critical role. Macho-Seekins brings a background of expertise in accounting and finance management, having worked in both the private and non-profit sectors for the past 14 years.

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On Friday, April 22nd, the Denver Broncos Salute to Fans Tour stopped by Florida Mesa Elementary to let a couple hundred students participate in training drills, everything from diving football catches to the Von Miller shuffle drill. Players number 11, Jordan Norwood, wide receiver, and number 51, Todd Davis, linebacker, were on scene working directly with the kids. Two Broncos Cheerleaders and the mascot, Miles, also joined in on the fun and really made the kids' day!

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 The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents and students on bus route FM4.

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District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,500
  • Teachers: 294
    • 12 Years Avg Experience
    • 61% with Master's Degree
  • Support Staff: 193
  • Schools:
    • 7 Elementary Schools
    • 2 Middle Schools
    • 2 High Schools
    • Area Served: 1,039 sq miles

Our Mission

The mission of Durango School District 9-R, an innovative educational system committed to excellence, is to ensure each student develops the skills and attributes for lifelong learning and has the ability to compete and contribute in the global community, by guaranteeing equitable educational opportunities in a safe and healthy environment.

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