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PEAT's Diversity Dialogue

An opportunity is just around the corner that lends itself to increasing Unity in our CommUnity! The annual Diversity Dialogue on Saturday, March 18th is appropriate for mid school age through adult and we love to see all generations represented to have meaningful conversations about life in Life in La Plata County through a diversity-oriented lens.
An all day, experiential workshop to challenge what we think we know about ourselves and others.
Learn new communication and advocacy skills in a supportive, inter-generational setting.

Please freely share the attached poster and let me know if you would like a hard copy poster to hang in your office/public space. We encourage you think about youth you work with who may benefit from this experience and help them with transportation to the event if needed. Those who RSVP by March 10th will get a scrumptious free lunch provided by the City of Durango's Community Relations Commission. See you at Fort Lewis College for the event this year.

Diversity Dialogues is sponsored by The Embracing Diversity Initiative and its valued supporting members:
In partnership with:
Prejudice Elimination Action Team Durango High SchoolCommon
Ground & El Centro - Fort Lewis
College & Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition

Special thanks to: City of Durango & Sodexo Campus Dining

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ Fort Lewis College Ballroom in the Student Union Building

Please RSVP by calling call 259-1247 by NO LATER THAN March 10 for lunch
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DHS Health Fair is February 16

The Health Office has scheduled our annual Health Fair for February 16th in the DHS Commons from 8:30-12:30. We are excited to have some new booths this year and will have a special emphasis on mental health, community, and suicide prevention. Please put this date on your calendars and encourage your students to come to the fair. Please call the health office at x2108 if you have any questions.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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