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DHS Student Council Receives 9th Gold Council of Excellence

For its exemplary record of leadership, service and activities that serve to improve Durango HS and the Durango community, the Durango HS student leadership program has been awarded a 2018 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils. This is the ninth consecutive year that the Durango HS program has been recognized as a Gold Council of Excellence.
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DHS Votes in New Student Council Leadership

Executive (DHS student body) co presidents: Kaylan Wait and Miles Bronson Executive (DHS student body) vice president: Lilah Hwang Executive (DHS student body) secretary/treasurer: Laura Clark Class of 2020 President: Saylor Stottlemeyer Class of 2020 Vice President: Stevi Cameron Class of 2020 Secretary/Treasurer: Andrew Saddler Class of 2020 Elected Member: Corbin Miller Class of 2021 President: Ford Pitts Class of 2021 Vice President: Tatym Bergl Class of 2021 Secretary/Treasurer: Logan Stetler Class of 2021 Elected Member: Zane Baumchen Class of 2022 President: Ellie Clark Class of 2022 Vice President: Libby Chen Class of 2022 Secretary/Treasurer: Sanae Green Class of 2022 Elected Member: Lexi Behn
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Durango High School is recognized with the AP Computer Science Principles Female Diversity Award

Durango High School has earned the first College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, Durango High School is one of only 685 to accomplish this.
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Graduation Tonight

Updated information on Friday, May 24! The ceremony will take place tonight at 6:00pm, in the DHS Football Stadium. The stadium will be open at 3:00pm to reserve seating. No tickets are required for graduation. A live feed will be available on the DHS website beginning at 6:00pm for any guests no able to attend. There is also seating available in the DHS Auditorium for anyone wishing to remain indoors and watch the stadium. Just a reminder that school is not out until 3:20, and the parking lot will be full with student/staff cars until that time. We can't wait to celebrate with you tonight!
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Pediatric Partners of the Southwest To Provide Medical Oversight of DHS School-Based Health Clinic

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest will assume operations as the medical provider for the School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Durango High School effective July 1, 2019. The School-Based Health Centers have been a partnership between Durango School District 9-R and Axis Health System (AHS) for the last 12 years. AHS and 9-R worked closely over the years to develop the SBHC model of supports and services for students and youth in the area, providing high-quality and accessible healthcare to La Plata County. Pediatric Partners of the Southwest (PPSW) is well positioned to assume the medical sponsorship and direct health care services at the Durango High School SBHC.
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April Demons of the Day

At DHS we celebrate students to show strong character and exemplify the Demon Way. Their stories are announced each day on the morning announcements. Please help us celebrate these great Demons and their nominating teachers!
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District Accountability Advisory Committee Parent Survey

This annual parent survey is prepared by the District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC). The committee is composed of of parents, teachers, and administrators from every school as well as community members and representatives from 9-R administration, the Board of Education and the Financial Advisory Committee. Each year the results of the survey are used to inform schools and the administration of areas for improvement and areas of strength.
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We will increase student achievement, while closing the achievement gaps, to become the top public high school in the state.