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Durango School District 9‐R and local and regional emergency first responders, including law enforcement, emergency management services, Durango Fire Protection District, area hospitals, and victim advocates, will be conducting a live, full-scale exercise mimicking the scenario of an active shooter in a school.  This exercise will test all emergency agencies’ systems of preparedness, response, and recovery in response to a school crisis. 

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Congratulations to all the seniors who graduated Durango Big Picture High School last night. We're excited to see Big Picture graduate their third class. DBPHS has a thriving and vibrant community of students and advisors, and it was great to celebrate them all last night. We wish them all the best as they start the next chapter of their lives! 

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Durango School District 9-R's Superintendent, Dan Snowberger, will host the final round table meeting of the school year on Monday, May 19, 2014, at 6pm in the Board Room located in the District Office.  All round tables for this school year have been on the school budget, seeking direction and input from the community about how to grapple with the downturn in funding and the need to reduce deficit spending.  Snowberger plans to present the final budget before it goes to the Board of Education for approval, to provide clarity and seek feedback from the community.

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Dates: June 3 – June 27, 2014

Classes will be held on a Monday – Friday schedule with the exception of the first day of summer school, which is a Tuesday.

First Session: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Second Session: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Durango High School
2390 Main Avenue

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Miller Middle School will host its annual open house for 5th grade students and their parents on Thursday, May 15, 2014, from 6:30-8:00 pm.
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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Badger
  • Colors: Green & Black
  • Students: 67

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