Durango School District 9-R

Durango School District 9-R board adds member

Marianna Valdez, who works as a researcher for an educational nonprofit, has been appointed to serve on the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education until the November 2019 school board...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board plans midyear review of Superintendent Dan Snowberger

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education said Tuesday it plans to examine how Superintendent Dan Snowberger handled an incident at Needham Elementary School in October in which 911 was...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Group calls on school board to fire Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger

A group of about 40 residents, employees and former employees concerned about the leadership at Durango School District 9-R is calling for the termination of Superintendent Dan Snowberger’s...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologizes for recent behavior

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologized in a letter that was posted to the district’s website Thursday for his handling of a 911 call that involved a district employee...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide-prevention efforts to expand next year in La Plata County

Efforts to address the high rate of suicides in La Plata County will expand in scope next year, community group representatives said Thursday at a forum. A panel of six experts highlighted new...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two drivers cited in crashes involving superintendent’s wife

Two drivers involved in crashes on Friday night that injured Olga Snowberger, wife of Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger, have been cited by the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Jeff...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash injures Durango school superintendent’s wife

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger, was seriously injured Friday night in a multiple car crash east of Durango and flown to Denver for medical...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Complaint alleges Dan Snowberger compromised identity of alleged sexual assault victim

The father of a student who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a classmate at Riverview Elementary School has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education saying that Durango School...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board members discuss Needham 911 call in closed session

The Durango School District 9-R board met for more than two hours Tuesday in a closed session to discuss the handling of a call to police last month concerning a district administrator who was...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district acknowledges police call after previously denying incident

Two Durango School District 9-R employees issued separate letters Sunday in response to an incident last month at Needham Elementary School where a district administrator had police called on her...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District mum on why employee was banned from Needham Elementary School

Durango School District 9-R refuses to release information about an incident last month in which one of its employees, who was reportedly banned from Needham Elementary School, had police called on...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango teen vaping rates outstrip state average

Vaping rates among teens in Southwest Colorado are outstripping high statewide rates. A 2017 survey showed 27 percent of Colorado teens are using electronic cigarettes to ingest nicotine, a...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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