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Dear Miller Families: 

It is with great sadness that I inform you that one of our students passed away yesterday. The family is still part of the Miller community and we are all deeply affected by this news. We know you will join us in our concern and extend your sympathy for the family.  

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On Tuesday, May 19th, the Durango High School AVID staff will welcome the 2015-2016 AVID students, parents and teachers with a desserts and drinks celebration in the Durango High School cafeteria. AVID is a college preparatory system that emphasizes reading, writing, organization, collaboration and inquiry to reach college and career success.

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In partnership with Axis Health System, our School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) offer a practical and affordable approach to bringing healthcare services to students during school hours. For our SBHCs to be as successful as possible we need support from the community.

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Riverview Elementary has a lot to boast about in their Destination Imagination team The Bumfuzzlers. The team team, whose name means to perplex and amaze, won the state competition which qualified them to compete at the International Destination Imagination science competition this May in Tennessee.

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Today's Bravo! Award goes to Christina Thorburn. Christina is the Media Specialist at Miller Middle School. She was nominated by Dory Daniel because she always goes above and beyond her job in library. Christna is always happy to jump in and assist with PARCC and CMAS testing as well as coaching track, covering classes when teachers need help, and always being a strong advocate for the students. 

Great job, Stina

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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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