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Adjusted School and Bus Schedule at DHS - 4/11/17

Due to the requirements from the state around PSAT and SAT testing, students who are not participating in the tests tomorrow will have a shortened school day; this usually includes all 9th and 12th grade students. Because of this, all 9th and 12th grade students will have a delayed start tomorrow, Tuesday, April 10, 2017.
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Learn About Careers In The Outdoor Industry

Dear Female DHS DECA Members and parents who love the outdoors: This is an incredible opportunity to listen to/connect with/network with female leaders in the outdoor adventure industry.

We've had the organizer and Marketing Coordinator, Margaret Hedderman from Backcountry Experience appear as a guest speaker in Sports and Entertainment Marketing fall 2016 classes and she wants to invite all DECA members and students interested in this career pathway.

Males- you are invited too!!!.....But the focus is on women's engagement of these adventures.
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PEAT's Diversity Dialogue

An opportunity is just around the corner that lends itself to increasing Unity in our CommUnity! The annual Diversity Dialogue on Saturday, March 18th is appropriate for mid school age through adult and we love to see all generations represented to have meaningful conversations about life in Life in La Plata County through a diversity-oriented lens.
An all day, experiential workshop to challenge what we think we know about ourselves and others.
Learn new communication and advocacy skills in a supportive, inter-generational setting.

Please freely share the attached poster and let me know if you would like a hard copy poster to hang in your office/public space. We encourage you think about youth you work with who may benefit from this experience and help them with transportation to the event if needed. Those who RSVP by March 10th will get a scrumptious free lunch provided by the City of Durango's Community Relations Commission. See you at Fort Lewis College for the event this year.

Diversity Dialogues is sponsored by The Embracing Diversity Initiative and its valued supporting members:
In partnership with:
Prejudice Elimination Action Team Durango High SchoolCommon
Ground & El Centro - Fort Lewis
College & Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition

Special thanks to: City of Durango & Sodexo Campus Dining


Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ Fort Lewis College Ballroom in the Student Union Building

Please RSVP by calling call 259-1247 by NO LATER THAN March 10 for lunch
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DHS Health Fair is February 16

The Health Office has scheduled our annual Health Fair for February 16th in the DHS Commons from 8:30-12:30. We are excited to have some new booths this year and will have a special emphasis on mental health, community, and suicide prevention. Please put this date on your calendars and encourage your students to come to the fair. Please call the health office at x2108 if you have any questions.
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DHS DECA Students Recognized by Ski Barn for Ad Campaign

Kenny Malara and Jackson Lacek of the Ski Barn recognized top performers in Durango High School’s Social Media, Advertising and Professional Sales (SMAPS) class for their work in creating a comprehensive advertising campaign for the locally owned business.

Students teams created unique advertising materials centered around a theme designed to reach Ski Barn’s customer profiles. The teams, or “advertising agencies” presented their plans while competing for top prizes from the Ski Barn in a variety of categories.
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