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Students with Durango's WWII Veteran

Students celebrate Veterans Day with Durango's WWII Veteran

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9th Grade Orientation is Friday, Aug. 18, 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Demon Day, Durango High School’s 9th Grade orientation, will be held on Friday, Aug. 18. This half-day event is for students only. (Sorry, parents and caregivers; but you have the morning off!) Students should arrive by 8:15 a.m. and can be picked up at 12:30 p.m. 9th Graders attending Demon Day will enjoy a variety of activities to orient them to Durango High School.
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News & Announcements

DHS Graduation - What to Know If You Go

The DHS Graduation Ceremony is May 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the DHS Football Stadium. If you are planning to attend the ceremony, please review the parking plan and tips for enjoying the ceremony.

Student Narcan Training, May 17

The Durango School District is hosting a Student Narcan training for Durango High School and Big Picture High School students on Wednesday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m., in the Administration Building Board Room. High school students who are currently enrolled in Durango Schools will be trained on opioids, their impact, and learn how to use the opioid antagonist, Narcan, in a life saving emergency.

Black Student Alliance Travels to Atlanta

The Black Student Alliance student club of Durango High School raised $19,000 over two school years to travel to Atlanta, Georgia in April. This unique educational opportunity gave 7 students and 3 teachers an immersive experience in Black history, culture, and the opportunity to tour an array of Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCUs) located within the city. View a summary of the trip.

DHS Orchestra Excels at State Festivals

Congratulations to members of the DHS Orchestra who received a Superior (I) score at the Colorado American String Teachers Association (ASTA) State Festival as well as the CHSAA Regional Festival.

9th - 11th Finals Schedule

Finals schedule for 9th - 11th grades is now available. Students will have classes the entire week of finals starting May 22. Their first final will be May 23rd. Click Read More for the finals schedule.

District announces Snow Day Make-Up plan

Due to the number of Snow Day school closures this winter, Durango School District 9-R has announced a plan to make up school days in the remainder of the 2022/23 school year.


DHS Graduation Ceremony

Where: Durango High School Football Field 2390 Main Ave., Durango, CO
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
May 26
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