Durango School District 9-R

Durango students join national walkout on anniversary of Columbine shooting

Durango students put down their pencils and participated in a national walkout Friday morning to protest gun violence on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Littleton....

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Valley fifth-graders, DHS students receive honors

Durango students received some accolades this week. A team of Animas Valley Elementary fifth-graders advanced to the Global Finals of the Destination Imagination competition by finishing second in...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools superintendent remaining with district

Dan Snowberger, superintendent of Durango School District 9-R, is staying in Durango. Snowberger was one of four finalists for the superintendent position with Thompson School District in Loveland....

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools Superintendent Dan Snowberger a finalist for another job

Dan Snowberger, superintendent of Durango School District 9-R, is one of four finalists for a superintendent’s position with the Thompson School District in Loveland. In an email to The Durango...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parents, school officials cross wires on school-safety meeting

Parents concerned about school safety crossed wires with Durango School District officials, with both taking leadership roles in organizing the same panel. A passionate desire to move quickly to...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School students plan walkout to honor victims of Parkland shooting

Durango High School students plan to hold a 17-minute walkout and school-approved event on Wednesday to honor the 17 people who died in the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting on Feb. 14. “It...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools begin community discussion about security

Durango School District 9-R should consider adding metal detectors and security officers and improving automatic locking doors to prevent violence, especially shootings, on campuses, attendees at a...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some 9-R parents support student walkout to protest gun violence

Durango School District 9-R is discouraging participation in a walkout Wednesday to protest gun violence at schools, but several parents say the walkout can help ease fears created after numerous...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R to hold safety discussion

Rising concern about school safety has prompted Durango School District 9-R to begin a community conversation about the appropriate measures and systems for Durango schools to adopt. A panel...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school bus rear-ended on Colorado Highway 172

A Durango School District 9-R bus was rear-ended Thursday afternoon by another vehicle during a routine bus stop on Colorado Highway 172, east of Durango. All riders were presumed safe, and no...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News