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Principal Marie Voss-Patterson greets students at Meet Your Teacher.

Principal's Message

Hello from the Principal

Dear Park Parents and Guardians, We would like to officially welcome the Park Community to school for the 2019-2020 school year. We have a dynamic team of teachers and staff who are thrilled to teach 416 students. We look forward to meeting and seeing you all at Open House on September 12th.
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Principal's Message

Student IDs for 2017/18

Dear Families, You student’s new school ID was recently issued for the 2017-18 school year. Student IDs serve a multitude of purposes within the district, including bus access and school library use. Student IDs issued this year are valid through the entire school year, as well as through the beginning of the 2018/19 school year until new photos and IDs are issued.
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Park Elementary Lock out has been lifted

Due to wildlife activity in the immediate vicinity of the school, the school was placed in lockout this morning, and outdoor activity and access to the school was restricted. The bear was moved off campus by the Division of Wildlife, and the lockout has been lifted. After school pick up and bus services will take place as usual. Thank you for your support around these safety measures.
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Student IDs

The district is implementing Student ID’s for all students within the district. Student ID’s will serve a multitude of purposes as the district rolls out the program, including bus access.
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November News from the Principal

Dear Park parents and guardians, Fall is upon us and the time and weather will be changing soon. Please make certain your student has the proper attire to be outside. It is proven that daily outdoor activity activates the brain and improves mood.
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News & Announcements

Leadership 9-R Session Thursday, September 18, 2019

On Thursday, September 19, we start our series of sessions called Leadership 9-R. This is an opportunity to learn more about the overall operation of the district, what is the strategic plan, how do we spend resources in support of students, and how do the various departments operate in support of our students. More importantly, it is an opportunity to provide input and feedback to ensure we are the best that we can be. This first session is being offered twice.
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News & Announcements

READ to Succeed

State Board Reprentative Joyce Rankin will be in Durango to explain the READ Act and how it can transform education for all k-3 students. She will be at Needham Elementary on September 18, 2019 from 5:30-6:30.
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News & Announcements

How do I sign up my student for after school programs?

9-R Community Connection eNewsletter will be available to all Durango 9-R families. Think of it as an electronic bulletin board of information. This eNewsletter will be emailed to families every Wednesday evening letting families know all the opportunities available in the community for students & families. The email will be coming from Durango School District 9-R
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Calendar

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board room
Time: 12 PM – 1:30 PM
Sep 19

Leadership 9-R

Where: Administration Board Room
Time: 4:30 PM – 6 PM
Sep 19

9R Board Meeting

Where: 9R Admin. Bldg. (201 E. 12th St.)
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Sep 24
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Mission

The mission of Park Elementary School is to lead and engage students to reach their potential in a global society by providing a positive, nurturing and challenging environment where children children succeed cognitively, socially, and emotionally through shared responsibility of school, family and community. 

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