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Juniors Kit Hackett and Claire Fenton work on creating decorations for the upcoming CHSAA Fall ConferenceDurango High School Student Leadership is hosting the 2013 Colorado High School Activity Association (CHSAA) Fall Student Leadership Conference. Over 500 student leaders from high schools from across Colorado will be networking with each other and learning about leadership to better their local schools.

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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 @ 5:30 in Durango High School Room #2070.  Please join us to discuss and plan Title VII special events.  Dinner will be provided.  Contact Lucinda Long-Webb, 970-946-1751 or Teri Nuhn, 970-946-1197 for more information.

Ballots were mailed this week and voters are beginning to learn more about their school board candidates so they know how they want to cast their vote.  Last night, the League of Women Voters hosted a forum so that the school board candidates could debate issues and share their platforms.  CSPAN 10 captured the forum and you may view the debate here.

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Hosted by the DHS Native American Club, the event offers Navajo tacos, music, original jewelry and art. They are seeking original Native American artworks and artists to host vendor tables. Download this form to submit your application to host a table. Accepted payments include cashier's check and cash.
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The Durango High School fax machines, which are the most common way to provide a Records/Transcript requests, are currently down.  Fax is often unreliable as well.  We encourage families, If possible, to email your completed transcript request form to:  

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District at a Glance

  • Students: approx 4,227
  • 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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