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Three 9-R Schools Recognized by the Colorado Department of Education

Animas Valley Elementary, Riverview Elementary, and Sunnyside Elementary are all recognized by the Colorado Department of Education for various academic achievements with students. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at their annual awards ceremony in Denver, the schools will receive their official awards. This is the first year that more than one school from Durango School District 9-R will be recognized for their students’ academic growth and achievement, but is a continuation of a historical streak of similar accolades annually.
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Kids' Camp Students Explore the Water Cycle

Through a partnership with The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado many of our Kids' Camp students were able to enrich their understanding of science standards through fun hands-on activities. They've been exploring the water cycle, gaining understanding of soil and soil conservation, and learning about local vs. global food systems.
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History Comes Alive at Animas Valley

The 4th grade students at Animas Valley Elementary showed off their knowledge of Colorado history at their "Night at the Colorado History Museum" event last night. The students created exhibits throughout the school that showcased influential people from Colorado's history. Their hard work was apparent in the well-researched monologues, creative costuming, and excellent stage presence that really brought the characters to life.
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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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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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