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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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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 Jazz Ensemble takes 1st Place

The DHS Jazz Ensemble, for the first time ever, took 1st place at the FLC Jazz Festival. With over 20 competing bands from all over the 4 corners. They were the top scoring group of the day and had the privileged to open the concert with the world renowned jazz musician, Delfeayo Marsalis (the brother of Wynton Marsalis). They received a standing ovation at the end. GO DHS JAZZERS!!!
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News & Announcements

Final Return to Learn 9-R Plan

This has been an amazing demonstration of collaboration across the district as families, staff and community members work together to develop a Return to Learn 9-R plan that follows state and local health guidelines, but also meets the needs of our community.

Return to Learn Student Learning Model Form

9-R Families, included in this message is some important information about selecting the school model for your student(s) this upcoming school year, and other important details to help with your planning.

9-R Return to Learn Draft Plan

We are now able to share our Return to Learn DRAFT Plan with our community to allow time for feedback, questions and eventually to allow families to make their selections.

P-EBT Benefit for Families

Colorado was approved to provide P-EBT benefits for eligible families. Families with students that were eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the 19-20 school year (or were newly eligible within the months of March, April or May) could receive up to $279 per eligible child.


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