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The Durango School District 9-R public Budget Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m at Miller Middle School.

This afternoon, Big Picture High School senior Jazmyne Davis was surprised with the DLM Family Scholarship, awarded by Dave and Lynn Mitzlaff and administered by the Durango Education Foundation. The scholarship provides $10,000 per year for tuition, books and on-campus housing and is renewable for the full four years of college. Jazmyne hopes to attend CU Denver, pursuing pre-med studies; eventually, her dream is to become a neonatal physician.

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Next school year, new 2015-2016 state requirements regarding student immunizations will be in affect. These new requirements state that all kindergarten through 12th grade students must have had 2 doses of the Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine before attending school. To ensure that your student is up to date on their immunizations, please check with your healthcare provider to see if your student has had 2 doses of the varicella vaccine.

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The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education wants to engage in dialogue with the community around quality in our schools. The top five indicators that will drive the conversation include quality learners, quality environment, quality content, quality processes, and quality outcomes. 

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Durango School District 9-R is pleased to announce the availability of our 2013-14 Annual Report to the Public. Every year, school districts in Colorado report about their performance to their communities, based on requirements in the No Child Left Behind Act. In addition, state law has required that district report district accreditation information.

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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