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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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Common Grounds Brews Up Some New Ideas

Common Grounds Cafe was established in 2014 as a partnership between Durango School District 9-R and the Durango Library. The Cafe’s mission is to create a viable job-skills training site for students with special needs. The work experiences provides students with skills to find independency in the community and to obtain work.
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