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On Monday, December 7th, Durango High School DECA qualified 14 of its members for the 2016 DECA State Leadership Conference to be held in Colorado Springs February 20-23, 2016.   

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The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger for all parents, students and staff.

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The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R to all parents, students, and staff on Bus Routes DP1 and FM4.  Due to road conditions, both routes are delayed 20 minutes this morning, Wednesday, January 6, 2015. If your child is late to class due to the bus delays, he or she will not be marked tardy.

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Durango School District 9-R is hosting the Kagan workshop "Win-Win Discipline" on January 23, 2015. This one-day workshop helps educators develop discipline solutions where students and teachers win. Participants will learn how to identify the four types of disruptive behavior, recognize the seven positions from which they spring, and what to do in the moment-of-disruption. Check out the flyers below to learn more and see how you can register.

Congratulations to Troupe 1096.  During the 2015 ThesCon 16 Students qualified to compete at the National competition in June! 

The following students were recognized:

Nico Schiavone-Lighting Design

William Barney -Sound Design

Ataley Villaseñor -Stage Management

Baylee Peterson-Lighting Design

Ana Koshevoy-Musical Theatre Solo

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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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