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2019/20 Sponsorship Opportunities

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents
throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with
families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs in the budget,
which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to
community partners to support our work through sponsorships!
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DEF Announces Scholarship Recipients

Every year, the Durango Education Foundation administers donor-based scholarships to graduating seniors in Durango School District 9-R. This year, in conjunction with our generous donors, the DEF Scholarship Committee and Trustees awarded nine scholarship recipients. The awardees are:
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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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Durango School District 9-R Announces New Athletic Director

After an extensive search and several great candidates, Durango School District 9-R has identified a new District Athletic Director (DAD) in Ryan Knorr. Knorr will take the place of current AD, Adam Bright, who after 3 (three) years with the district is moving on to serve as a assistant commissioner with CHSSA.
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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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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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Durango School District 9-R Receives $1.1M Grant to Support School Safety

The School Security Disbursement program enacted by SB18-269 provides funding to improve security in public school facilities and vehicles and to support training for school personnel. The Colorado Division of Homeland Security made $29M in funds available to school districts across the state and Durango was awarded $1.1M in the grant to support its ongoing school safety measures.
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