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Community School Safety Forums

Durango School District 9-R is hosting two Community School Safety Forums during the month of October, which is also School Safety Month. This is a great time to review safety measures to date, learn more about our trainings and vision for school safety, learn about next steps and share your feedback.
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Leadership 9-R

Ever wonder about what’s in school lunch today? How about how we manage to transport students 500k miles each year on our buses? Maybe you have wondered just what in the world we do with the money!?
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Student Led Conferences - Oct. 24 (Thurs.) or Oct. 25th (Fri.) - Class Tag sign up

Student Led Conferences ----- Oct. 24th (Thurs.)–3:00pm-6:00pm -OR- Oct. 25th (Fri.)– all day

(Scheduled times need to be enter in Class Tag by parents – check your email from your student’s teacher. The first time you launch Class Tag, you will be requested to enter a password, that password will be created on the spot. Download the app on your phone as well. Class Tag link posted below.
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How are Academics Going at 9-R?

State assessments are one of the many tools utilized by teachers and district staff to gain an understanding on how each student is progressing toward competency. Before we can understand how students are achieving, it is important to define what competency is. There are set expectations for what students should know and understand before progressing through the pk-12 system and achieving the ultimate goal of a diploma. The Colorado Department of Education sets these competencies through its various subject standards for each grade level, and districts and teachers set the pace with students on when those milestones will be achieved.
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Meet the Candidates

For this upcoming election, Durango School District 9-R has two open seats. Continue reading to learn more about the candidates and the election process.
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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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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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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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