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Principal's Message

Letter from Superintendent Dan Snowberger

Dear Parents, We have been seeing some concerning patterns among our secondary students and I wanted to bring to your attention some of our findings. Over the past few weeks, there has been an increase in reports of students sharing inappropriate pictures of themselves with friends.
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News & Announcements

P-EBT Benefit for Families

Colorado was approved to provide P-EBT benefits for eligible families. Families with students that were eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the 19-20 school year (or were newly eligible within the months of March, April or May) could receive up to $279 per eligible child.
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Board Approves Reduced 2020/21 Budget

The 9-R Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the $56.6M 2020/21 budget at their board meeting on June 23, 2020. This year’s budget work included adjusting for a 5-percent reduction in state funding, considerations for using CARES Act funds, and enrollment predictions and impacts.
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ABC Award Winners!

We were so excited to partner with McDonald's in recognizing our amazing teacher’s for going “Above and Beyond the Call,” or ABC, with an ABC Award, which includes a cash prize of $500 for a lucky teacher at each school site! We received many wonderful and heartwarming nominations from parents throughout the community who were blown away by their efforts to adjust their instruction to meet kids at home during the COVID-19 closure.
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Parent Feedback Forum - 6.3.20

Last week, Dr. Connell shared information on our thinking regarding different ways we are exploring to serve your children. Of course our greatest desire is to have all of our students back in school and will continue to strive for that unless restricted to do so.
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Pack the Pantry Fundraiser

9-R will be putting out the food bags for families this summer in partnership with Manna. The bins will be outside DHS, Admin, SSE, FLM, FME and AVE on Thursdays (starting 6/4). Families just drive up and take one bag per student for assistance with non-perishable foods. To that end, we are also hosting a food drive with community partners to support this program.
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9-R's Public Budget Meeting 5.27.20

Thank you to the many community members who joined our Zoom Public Budget Meeting on 5/27. The questions and feedback are greatly appreciated. As mentioned, there is now a survey that is available to provide additional feedback to the District and the Board of Education.
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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.

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Students are learning by doing!
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