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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Eight of our El Diablo student newspaper writers and photographers have been honored with Journalism Excellence Awards from the Colorado High School Press Association. The following students from DHS were recognized:
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There are a ton of talented student artists at Durango High School, and the DHS Spring Art show in the DHS Commons is the best place to see their work on display.

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The Durango School District 9-R public Budget Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m at Miller Middle School.

Dear 9-R Families:

It is with great sadness that I inform you that a student at Miller Middle School passed away yesterday. We are all deeply affected by this news and know you will join us in our concern and extend your sympathy for the family. 

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 Due to the tragic loss of a student at Miller Middle School, the Budget Meeting and the SBHC Advisory Council Meeting, scheduled for tonight, are canceled and will be rescheduled next week. There will be Family Grief Support at Miller Middle School tonight at 6pm. Everyone is welcome to come for support.

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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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