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October is National Farm-to-School Month, and we are celebrating by getting to know some of our local farmers. Today, we're showcasing Adobe House Farm. This Durango farm has been providing produce that our students have been enjoying in our school meals for the past four years. We recently had the opportunity to get to know Linley Dixon, the head farmer at Adobe House Farm, by asking her some questions about farming and her participation in Farm-to-School.

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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 AV1. This message is to update families of the bus delay on AV1, which is now expected to be up to 55 minutes late due to mechanical issues. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns about this delay, please contact the Transportation Department at (970) 247-5335. Thank you.

The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents and students on bus route AV3. The bus will be delayed in dropping off students this afternoon, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, due to mechanical issues. Please expect a 35-minute delay. If you have any questions or concerns about this delay, please contact the Transportation Department at (970) 247-5335. Thank you.

 The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents and students on bus route AV1. The bus will be delayed in dropping off students this afternoon, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, due to mechanical issues. Please expect a 30-minute delay. If you have any questions or concerns about this delay, please contact the Transportation Department at (970) 247-5335. Thank you.

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian:

I will be out of the office starting on October 21, 2015 on medical leave for two to four weeks. While I am gone, Ariel Brooks, a Kids’ Camp aide from Park Elementary, will be coming in several days a week to collect paper registrations and payments turned in at the District Office. She will be maintaining rosters and checking my emails for payment and registrations several times a week. She will only open emails that pertain to payment and registrations. Please type “Registration” in the subject line to ensure that your email is read. She will not be checking or responding to non-registration emails. During my absence, Ariel will also be updating information on our web page and on the automatic response received when an email is sent to my address. We strongly encourage advanced planning and early registrations. November registration begins on October 16th

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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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