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Big Picture Cafeteria will have a Thanksgiving Lunch for students on Wednesday, November 19th, 12:00 - 12:50. Please note the turkey dinner will be the only offering on Wednesday - no pizza, salad or sandwiches for that day only.

Big Picture H.S. will be offering a Thanksgiving Lunch for students and their family on Friday, November 21 from 12:00 - 12:50. Students will bring a side dish, or dessert to share enough for 4-6 people. 

Don't have plans this Halloween? Come and get spooked at Durango Big Picture High School's haunted house. We will host our 3rd annual haunted house from 6:30pm-9:30pm tonight- Friday, October 31st. Tickets are $5 at the door, $3 with any student ID, and we will be offering $1 off the ticket price for anyone who makes a donation of canned goods for our food drive. This spooky haunted house is only for kids nine and older.

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The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has created new guides to help parents understand the Colorado Academic Standards. These guides can be helpful to review prior to having your parent-teacher conferences this fall.

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As we continue to celebrate Safe Schools Month, let's learn more about the standard response protocol, used by school districts, fire departments and police departments throughout the country, to help reinforce a safe school environment for staff and students. It's important to know the protocols used, and to stay home, stay informed and be ready!

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I am saddened to notify our community that Dr. Chad Novak, counselor at Escalante Middle School, passed away yesterday.   Chad has been with the district since 1999 and served in a variety of capacities at both Miller Middle School and Escalante Middle School.  He made a huge impact on so many students and families across the district and we regret to share news of his loss.  He is survived by his wife and two children.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Badger
  • Colors: Green & Black
  • Students: 82

Our Mission

The mission of Durango Big Picture High School is to empower students to use their interests and passions to drive their learning through real world application and experiences in order to reach their personal, social and academic goals.

Contact Information

  • Principal: Alain Henry
  • School Phone: (970) 259-0203
  • School Fax: (970) 382-0588