Durango Big Picture High School

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Big Picture High School graduate.
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Principal's Message

Dear Durango Big Picture Parents and Students,

It is with mixed emotions that I write this email to inform you that I have resigned my position at Durango Big Picture High School to pursue an opportunity in California. I have really enjoyed getting to know and working with your students. The hardest part of leaving is the people you will miss.
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Principal's Message

Welcome to Big Picture High School

Durango Big Picture High School is in its eighth year of operation and our enrollment is at its highest ever. The school follows the Big Picture Learning Model developed over 20 years ago. We are looking forward to our sixth graduating class, also our largest yet. We have had over 300 internships since our first year. Thank you to our community and especially our mentors for continuing to support our unique learning model.
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News & Announcements

Great Career Opportunities!

Durango School District 9-R has several great career opportunities that include full benefits, vacation and sick days, part-time options and, in many cases, summer off. For example, we are currently seeking part-time cooks to assist with our breakfast and lunch programs in the school.
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News & Announcements

Dear 9-R Families

We wanted to inform our families about a community meeting that will be held tonight regarding the Lightner Creek Fire. The county emergency manager and members from the Type II Emergency Management Team will provide updates on the fire, evacuation and pre-evacuation notices and address community concerns around the fire. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm at Escalante Middle School, located at 141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO 81301.
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Learn more about the innovative model used at Durango Big Picture High School, which includes learning through internships and advisory models of learning and instruction.
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