Durango School District 9-R

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Durango 9-R approves budget, saves libraries

The satellite public libraries at Fort Lewis Mesa and Sunnyside elementary schools are no longer at risk of closing after Durango School District 9-R decided to pay the salaries of library staff to...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Pueblo Community College partners with Durango 9-R

Pueblo Community College announced on Tuesday a new partnership to share space with Durango School District 9-R in a news release. PCC runs Southwest Colorado Community College, a satellite...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango, Mancos school districts earn state grants for construction

DENVER – The Colorado Board of Education approved more than $193 million in grants for construction projects across the state Thursday. Included in the list of 28 projects were two for Durango...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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The Juniper School prepares for August opening

The Juniper School, a new charter elementary school, will open Aug. 28 for the 2017-18 school year after being delayed a year because it did not receive a startup grant from the Colorado Department...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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La Plata County braces for Trump budget cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some La Plata County public agency officials are expressing worries about how federal budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump might disrupt local programs to help the...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary to close for asbestos removal

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School and the branch library will close for about a month starting Monday for asbestos removal. The $160,000 removal effort has been in Durango School District 9-R’s...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango district warns of student exposure to destructive media

DENVER – Durango School District 9-R has sent a letter to staff and parents to thank them for their involvement in the suicide prevention summit and to warn about two issues that have gained...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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School District 9-R talks funding libraries, salary increase for teachers

The discussion of the possible closure of satellite public libraries at Fort Lewis Mesa and Sunnyside Elementary schools drew about 20 people Tuesday to the Durango School District 9-R board...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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School District 9-R lays out 2017-18 budget plan

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger gave a detailed outline of the proposed 2017-18 budget Tuesday night to about 15 people at Durango High School. The district has...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango 9-R hires Needham Elementary principal, COO

Durango School District 9-R has hired a new chief operations officer and a new principal from Idaho for Needham Elementary School, the district announced Monday in a news release. Long-time Board...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango School District 9-R hosting public budget meeting

Durango School District 9-R will host a public budget meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Durango High School. The community is invited to attend and share input about the proposed budget for the...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News