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Juniper School Cohorts to Quarantine - 2.15.21

On February 14, 2021, 9-R was notified by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) that an individual at Juniper Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19.  The school and the district are working proactively with the SJBPH to make the appropriate notifications and next steps for those who may have been in close contact with this individual.

Open Enrollment has started!

It is time for Open Enrollment for the 2021- 2022 school year for all incoming students in grades kindergarten - 5th!
Juniper has innovative elective model. We believe that a TJS student should have a choice in how they grow in art movement and music. Elective classes may include Stillwater Music, 3D art, outdoor activities, and movement.

Head Of School Interviews

We have 3 amazing candidates for the Head of School position! Please listen and share your thoughts with us.

Football Season 2020 Recap

The Demons had a 0-3-1 record in State Championship games prior to Saturday. The closest they came to a Championship was in 1954 when they played in class A and were co-champions with Lamar High School. The final score of the ‘54 game was 7-7. At the time, high school football didn’t allow overtime, so the Demons ended up as Co-Champions with Lamar. The last time the Demons made it to state was in 1988 against Grand Junction, but Durango came up short, so this is the first outright championship for the Demon football team.

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.

Juniper School Cohort to Quarantine

On November 2, 2020 9-R was notified by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) that an individual at the Juniper School tested positive for COVID-19. The school and the district are working proactively with SJBPH to make the appropriate notifications and next steps for those who may have been in close contact with this individual.

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.

Volunteer Your Time by Serving on the 9-R School Board

The Durango School District 9-R Board of
Education is now accepting applications from persons
residing in Director District A who are interested in
serving on the Board of Education from the date of
appointment until the 2021 regular biennial school
election.

Master Facility Plan Community Session

Join us to learn about our master facility plan and share your feedback and vision on facility needs. Community session takes place on September 9, 2019 from 6-7:30pm at Durango High School.
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