9-R school board to meet Tuesday
The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room of the administration building, 201 E. 12th St.
All are welcome. A copy of the proposed agenda can be found at www.board docs.com/co/dsd/Board.nsf/Public by 5 p.m. Friday.
Durango revises academic calendar
The 2011-12 academic calendar has been revised as of June 7 to include parent/teacher conferences for all schools.
Parents and students should know these days will be early release days.
To view a copy of the revised calendar, visit durango schools.org.
Student records office closes until June 22
The Office of Student Records will be closed beginning Monday and will reopen June 22.
For more information, call Diane Burress at 247-5411, ext. 1109.
Durango newsletter available online
The June 2011 issue of The 9-R Communicator is available online.
Stories in the newsletter will include: Colorado Department of Education Honors Sunnyside Elementary; Strategic Plan Update; Second Annual Health Expo Greets Students and more.
To view a copy of the newsletter, visit communications.durangoschools.org/9-r-communicator.
9-R board to hold election in November
The Durango School District 9-R School Board has four board members whose terms will end in November, and an election will be held Nov. 1 to fill these vacancies.
The election process will begin in August. To be eligible, people must have lived in the school district and been a registered voter for the last 12 months.
Boundary maps are available at www.durangoschools.org. People interested may contact board members directly for more information. The board members contact information is available on the district website.
For more information, call Jane Schold at 247-5411, ext. 1448, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childrens movie series to be held in June, July
First National Bank of Durango and Storyteller Theatres will hold a free childrens movie summer series on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Storyteller Theatres.
Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the movies will start at 10 a.m. No tickets will be issued for this series.
How to Train Your Dragon will be shown today; Kung Fu Panda will be shown Tuesday and June 22; Despicable Me will be shown June 28 and 29; The Chronicles of Narnia will be shown July 5 and 6; and Happy Feet will be shown July 12 and 13.
Ignacio Head Start accepts applications
The Southern Ute Montessori Head Start in Ignacio is accepting applications for fall 2011 enrollment.
Head Start serves children 3-5 years old, including children with special needs. There is no charge to qualifying families, regardless of income.
The service area has expanded to include these areas in Bayfield: west to County Road 509, south of U.S. Highway 160 and east to County Roads 526-523.
For an application or more information, call Sue Velasquez, Kate Jones or Samuel Harrison at 563-4566.
Animas High announces events
Animas High School will hold these events:
b AHS continues to accept online enrollment and student registrations for next years ninth- and 10th-grade classes. Email email@example.com or call 247-2474 for more information.
b AHS will offer these summer programming options: Math or Spanish Enrichment will be held from 8 a.m. to noon July 18-Aug. 5; and Summer School (math, humanities, science or Spanish) will be held from 8 a.m. to noon July 18-Aug. 5. AHS summer programs are intended for currently enrolled and incoming AHS students.
b The school will be closed from June 25 to July 18.
For more information, call 247-2474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth music camps are coming up
Kindermusik Adventures Summer Camps will be held June 27-July 1, July 5-9 and Aug. 1-5.
Kindermusik is a music and movement program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and young children.
For more information and to register, call 903-5777.
Scholarship available for archaeology camp
The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez announces that a full scholarship for its 2011 Middle School Archaeology Camp is now available for students living in any of the Four Corners states.
The camp begins Sunday, and applications for the scholarship must be turned in by Friday. In addition to working alongside archaeologists in the field and lab, students will take a field trip to an archaeological site dating to the Archaic period and will hike to a rock art panel.
The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and room and board for the program. Scholarship recipients will be responsible for their own travel costs.
For more information, call Debra Miller at 564-4346, (800) 422-8975, ext. 146, or email dmiller@crow canyon.org.