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Durango School District 9-R, one of the top employers in the region, has several new openings for positions for the 2016/17 school year!  Opportunities range from instructional positions to the new security position at DHS.  Click this link to see what employment opportunities exist.  Durango 9-R offers competitive salaries and fully covered health benefits for most employees.

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Durango School District 9-R is currently seeking parents and members of the community who are willing to work on the district’s current efforts to seek local revenues to reinvest in our schools and in our children. This will likely result in a community campaign that will require active community support. Many parents and community members provided contact details to us to ensure that they were reminded as we move into this phase of our outreach.

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Our last day of school is Thursday, June 2nd. Students will be released at noon. Have a happy and safe summer!

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs to the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!

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Congratulations to Veda Pokryfky, the first recipient of the FORTitude Award at Durango Big Picture High School. The award, given by DBPHS and Fort Lewis College, recognizes students who demonstrate academic success, leadership skills, school and/or community involvement, and the character attributes of respect, responsibility, and perseverance. 

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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

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