Please remember to report all symptoms and home test results to the school health office. Symptomatic students should not attend school on the first day of their symptoms. Contact your school health office for guidance beyond day 1 of symptoms.
On March 31, the Durango Education Foundation presented 9-R with $250,000 for the Bridge the Gap Campaign. “We wanted to give the school district extra funds to help those kids who are less fortunate and continue to support education in this community,” said Tom Geyer, Board President of Durango Education Foundation.
Keith Jim is attracting attention for "The Heroes," his graphic novel series telling the Navajo creation story. The important, traditional Navajo stories he grew up hearing were his identity when he was a youngster. He hopes to leave a new generation of children, Native and non-Native alike, with that same feeling through his work. Learn more about Keith Jim and his work on March 31, 2022, 6pm-8pm, at Miller Middle School.
The Durango School District 9-R is committed to creating a safe school climate, conductive to teaching and learning that is free from threat, harassment and any type of bullying behavior. All types of bullying are regarded as unacceptable.
If your student is feeling threatened or bullied, or knows someone who is, be sure they know that Safe2Tell Colorado is available for them. Safe2Tell Colorado is for students who need to report threats to themselves or others - in a way that keeps them SAFE.
Preschool interest forms are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 school year. Each elementary school has at least one full school day preschool classroom, and Needham Elementary also has a half-day program.