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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.

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

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.

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest To Provide Medical Oversight of DHS School-Based Health Clinic

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest will assume operations as the medical provider for the School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Durango High School effective July 1, 2019.

The School-Based Health Centers have been a partnership between Durango School District 9-R and Axis Health System (AHS) for the last 12 years. AHS and 9-R worked closely over the years to develop the SBHC model of supports and services for students and youth in the area, providing high-quality and accessible healthcare to La Plata County. Pediatric Partners of the Southwest (PPSW) is well positioned to assume the medical sponsorship and direct health care services at the Durango High School SBHC.

Meet your Teacher!

Primary (K - 1) 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Intermediate (2 - 3) 11:00am - 12:30pm
Upper (4 - 5) 12:30 - 2:00pm

Juniper Book Fair!!!! May 4-14 Only

Get awesome books, magazines, projects and much more at Scholastic Online Book Fair!!!! Select "Juniper School" to get 10% off, FREE shipping and benefit the Juniper School! Juniper AND non-Juniper families can benefit from this deal...so share this with friends and family.
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