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DHS DECA Students Recognized by Ski Barn for Ad Campaign

Kenny Malara and Jackson Lacek of the Ski Barn recognized top performers in Durango High School’s Social Media, Advertising and Professional Sales (SMAPS) class for their work in creating a comprehensive advertising campaign for the locally owned business.

Students teams created unique advertising materials centered around a theme designed to reach Ski Barn’s customer profiles. The teams, or “advertising agencies” presented their plans while competing for top prizes from the Ski Barn in a variety of categories.

9-R Releases Academic Calendars

Durango School District 9-R has adopted academic calendars for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. Click "read more" to see the full calendars.

DHS Students Selected to Colorado All State Band

Congratulations to the students from Durango High School who were selected for Colorado All State Band, Orchestra, and Choir! The All State Concert Band is comprised of 102 students representing 40 high schools. A total of 934 students from 153 schools participated in the recent All-State Band auditions. Durango High School is excited to announce that five of their student musicians were selected Colorado All State Band, Orchestra, and Choir.

FORTitude Award Goes to DHS Junior Mary Fenberg

This month's Fort Lewis College and Durango High School FORTitude award goes to DHS junior Mary Fenberg. Mary was nominated by her AP Chemistry teacher Ann Tidwell for her passion for the sciences, her academic commitment, and the kindness she shows to others.

DHS DECA Students Prepare for State Conference

Twenty-one of our Durango High School DECA members depart for the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs February 25th-March 1st to compete in the Colorado DECA State Leadership Conference. They will be among more than 3000 Colorado DECA members striving to be the best in more than 40 events.

DECA is Durango High School's student organization for emerging leaders in marketing, management, hospitality, finance and entrepreneurship. The top 6% in each event earn the right to advance to DECA's 2017 International Career Development Conference to be held in April in Anaheim, CA.

DHS Student Art Show

Every student in a DHS art class has a piece in the end-of-semester art show! Come check out all the amazing creations Thursday, January 12th- Monday, January 16th in the DHS Commons Area.

Time to Check Your Schedule for 2nd Semester

The academic advisors will be available on Tuesday 1/10 , Wednesday 1/11, and Thursday 1/12 in the library for 2nd semester schedule changes from 8am -2pm. Schedule changes will close on Friday January 13th. We will not be changing core classes and electives will be very limited.
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