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Lifetouch Picture Retake postponed from Oct. 10th to Oct. 18th

Due to the delay of Lifetouch Photography distributing our original pictures which were taken on Sept. 7th, we are rescheduling our retake photo day from Oct. 10th to Oct. 18th (Wed.) at 8:00am. We are expecting our original photos to arrive sometime next week. We are so sorry for this inconvenience.

October is Colorado Safe Schools Month

In 2014, it was signed into proclamation that October is the official Colorado Safe Schools Month. This focus allows schools and communities across the state to educate and focus on school safety within their unique communities.

Girls on the Run will be selling COW BELLS for our upcoming Panther Prowl!!

Let’s get ready for the PANTHER PROWL!!!
Park’s Girls on the Run (GOTR) team will be selling cowbells for you to use to cheer on your child at the Panther Prowl on Friday, September 29th!! Bells are just $5!!! Cowbells are great for cheering on your soccer player, swimmer, runner, hockey player, and your Panther Prowler!! Cowbells will be sold Sept. 27th-29th (Wed. thru Fri.) from 7:30am - 8:00am outside the main entrance to Park and in the back where the busses unload.

First Annual Park Elementary Panther Prowl Fundraiser - Sept. 29th (Fri.)

Park PTO would like to introduce the first annual Panther Prowl. A fundraising FUN-RUN! Runners will take the track during each grade level’s “Specials time”, to run for 30 minutes around our 1/7 mile track! Big thanks to our new gym teacher, Mr. Poole,
and all of our specials teachers for their time and contributions to this event.
Details came home in Thursday folders.

Coffee with the Superintendent

Drop in at the Durango Public Library, second floor meeting room, to have a cup of coffee and join a dialogue with Superintendent Dan Snowberger this Wednesday, November 1st from 12:00-1:30. He'll be there to answer all your questions and listen to your ideas and feedback for Durango School District 9-R. The coffee's on us! Free coffee and light snacks provided by the Common Grounds Coffee Cart.

Seeking Applicants - Personalized Competency Based Learning Team

An action in this year’s Teaching and Learning Plan is to convene a Personalized Competency Based Learning (PCBL) Team. As the district continues to evolved its instructional practices to support personalized learning based on individual competency, it is critical to have parents and our community involved in this process.  To that end, we are seeking representatives of each school and stakeholder group.

Introducing the BRAVO! Junior Awards

A few years ago, 9-R introduced the BRAVO! Award program for staff, which was a fun and easy way to recognize all the great work our staff does daily for our students, families and schools. To build upon the success of that program, Durango School District 9-R is also celebrating our amazing students with the BRAVO! Junior Award program.
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