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Juniper Remote Learning Launch!!!!

Thank you to all of our Juniper families! We are so grateful for your partnership, trust and patience in us as we have been designing an intentional, Juniper-unique, remote learning platform for your family. This is no small feat, but we present it with value-driven intention, perspective and pride in our Juniper family. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! Please visit our Remote Learning Opportunities page for all the details & look for a Google Classroom Invite from your teachers in your email today!
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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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Juniper Remote Learning Launch!!!!

Thank you to all of our Juniper families! We are so grateful for your partnership, trust and patience in us as we have been designing an intentional, Juniper-unique, remote learning platform for your family. This is no small feat, but we present it with value-driven intention, perspective and pride in our Juniper family. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! Please visit our Remote Learning Opportunities page for all the details & look for a Google Classroom Invite from your teachers in your email today!

9-R Transportation Guidelines 2020/21

Durango School District 9-R Transportation Department will be making changes to routes in the 2020-2021 school year. To ensure social distancing and in accordance with Colorado Department of Education and Federal guidelines concerning COVID-19 the Transportation Department will operate all buses at fifty percent (50%) capacity. This will mean a seventy-eight passenger bus will now transport 39 students at a time.

Join the Juniper Team!

We are hiring for: Para professional Educator (8:00-3:00pm Tuesday - Friday)(8:00-1:30pm Mondays) Substitute Teachers

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

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!

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.

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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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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