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Picture of all students on the football field making the 2020 year

2018 AP CSP Female Diversity Award
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Principal's Message

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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Principal's Message

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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News & Announcements

Leadership 9-R Session Thursday, September 18, 2019

On Thursday, September 19, we start our series of sessions called Leadership 9-R. This is an opportunity to learn more about the overall operation of the district, what is the strategic plan, how do we spend resources in support of students, and how do the various departments operate in support of our students. More importantly, it is an opportunity to provide input and feedback to ensure we are the best that we can be. This first session is being offered twice.
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News & Announcements

READ to Succeed

State Board Reprentative Joyce Rankin will be in Durango to explain the READ Act and how it can transform education for all k-3 students. She will be at Needham Elementary on September 18, 2019 from 5:30-6:30.
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Budget Summary

The Fiscal Year 2019-20 Adopted budget was approved on June 17th, 2019. The board requires that the budget is balanced and that the district meets all policy guidelines. These include maintaining a 15% reserve of General Fund balance, unless otherwise directed by the board.
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News & Announcements

Two School Board Seats Available

The County Clerk has been notified that Durango School District 9-R will be participating in the coordinated election in November.  The Board of Education will have two four-year seats up for election --- District B (currently filled by Stephanie Moran), and District D (currently filled by Marianna Valdez).
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Calendar

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board room
Time: 12 PM – 1:30 PM
Sep 19

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board Room
Time: 4:30 PM – 6 PM
Sep 19
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Mission

We will increase student achievement, while closing the achievement gaps, to become the top public high school in the state.