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The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair

The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5-7pm at Fort Lewis College. This informational fair celebrates the wonderful and unique educational choices and opportunities available in our small town. From innovative public schools, to a variety of private and parochial schools, to rigorous charter schools and many higher education opportunities, Durango-area schools offer choices, diverse curriculum and opportunities for every family from preschool through higher education.
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Graduation Guidelines Proposed for Class of 2021

Does the definition of a “well-rounded student” depend solely on academic success in the core subjects? Does it depend on students’ abilities to test well? Does it depend on their disposition and character? Many would argue that it is the combination of several aspects of education that lead to a successful graduate, whether that graduate plans to attend college or join the workforce upon graduation.
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Welcome Back!

We hope everyone enjoyed a fun and safe holiday break!  We look forward to welcoming you all back to school tomorrow, Monday, January 2, 2017.
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DBPHS Student Hosts Polo Cross Clinic

Durango Big Picture High School student Erin Ballard is offering a free Polo Cross lesson as part of her LTI project. The clinic will take place at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Pavilion on Saturday, November 20th from 10am-2pm. Get all the details by clicking "read more."
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Big Picture Talent Show Wants You!

We are looking for talented individuals and group acts to join us on stage for the Durango Big Picture High School Talent Show on December 9th from 6:30-8:30pm. Learn more about how you can get involved below.
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DBPHS Students and Teacher Recognized at 9-R Board Meeting

At the Durango School District 9-R Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 25th five Durango Big Picture High School students were celebrated for the hard work and determination that they bring to their studies. Principal Alain Henry also recognized Christopher Calagias for going above and beyond in his work to serve students and colleagues as a teacher and advisor.
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Durango Fire Protection District Hosts Open House

The Fire Station located at 1235 Camino Del Rio is hosting an open house on Saturday, October 15th from 10am - 2pm. Come meet your local firefighters and medics, tour the station and trucks, watch live demonstrations and meet the board of directors.
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State Releases PARCC Results – Understanding the Scores

Today, the Colorado Department of Education released the state’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC. This marks the second year that the PARCC assessment has been administered in the Durango 9-R school system and parents will soon receive score reports that detail how students performed on last spring’s assessments in English language arts, math and science.
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