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Freedom Figures Slideshow !

Intermediate has been working hard to produce this amazing slideshow about what they have been learning. Please take the trivia test and see how you do! After a 6 week inquiry research process, Juniper students Go Public with their learning through an Exhibit of Understanding. Here are our Intermediate students demonstrating their knowledge of Colorado Standards of Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Communication and 21st Century Skills. Enjoy!
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Join the Juniper Team! Now accepting applications! ESS/SPED Teacher (0.75 FTE).

This position has benefit options available. Licensed and Non-licensed SPED teachers can apply. Are you interested in belonging to our charter school community? Do you value autonomy and critical thinking in your work? Are you motivated to create new systems and follow best practices? Applicants can hold a SPED endorsement/license or not.  Any educator interested in this position and that has a passion for SPED can apply and TJS will assist in obtaining an alternative certificate for SPED.   Visit Job Openings at juniper.durangoschools.org for job specs and applications.
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Families! We need your voice!

Please fill out this important survey about Fall learning for 20-21. It will help guide the direction Juniper will go to maintain our individualized learning and unique model. Thank you! Click READ FULL STORY to get to the survey
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Join Other Juniper Families At The Park This Summer

Drop by Fassbinder Park this summer to meet with other Juniper Families to visit and renew friendships! June, July, and August from 4:00 - 6:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at Fassbinder Park/Triangle Park. Families will meet outdoors (if the park is open to public use) to visit and reconnect with their Juniper friends and families, as well as make new friends! Please bring a friend or neighbor to introduce them to Juniper.
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Enroll Today!

Enrollment is open for the 2020-2021 school year. Click READ MORE for more info and to enroll! Montessori-based hands-on learning in our brand new school in Bodo Park. Small classes – 1:12 student/teacher ratio, 4 acres with a new playground with gardens. Join the Juniper family!
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ABC Award Winners!

We were so excited to partner with McDonald's in recognizing our amazing teacher’s for going “Above and Beyond the Call,” or ABC, with an ABC Award, which includes a cash prize of $500 for a lucky teacher at each school site! We received many wonderful and heartwarming nominations from parents throughout the community who were blown away by their efforts to adjust their instruction to meet kids at home during the COVID-19 closure.
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The Juniper School is committed to building an authentic, diverse and active learning environment for the children of our community, through the establishment of a free, public, charter elementary school.

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Get to know The Juniper School! This video highlights what makes our school so special.
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