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As a previous user of our old school lunch/breakfast payment vendor, MyLunchMoney, you may have inadvertently received some emails from the vendor, similar to the image here.  Please note that Durango School District 9-R is in the process of switching to a new system and is no longer using MyLunchMoney, as of July 1, 2014.  We apologize for any confusion this may have created.

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We will be hosting school registration for Big Picture High School students on Thursday, August 14th, from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Friday, August 15th, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Some of you have already turned the packet that Diane Campbell sent home last spring and may not need to come in. Diane left us at the end of the school year but we have been lucky to hire Trudy Colford to replace her.

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This year, we will be hosting district wide registration on August 14, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  All schools will be open during that time to accept forms and help families get registered. Our middle schools will offer the following additional grade specific registration days:

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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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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