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Principal's Message

2nd Quarter Update with Mrs. Layman

Explore it! Build it! Own it! Share it! The students and staff at Animas Valley have been working to create new opportunities for everyone like flexible seating at lunch. Check out some of the videos that students have helped to create around our PAWS expectations!
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News & Announcements

After-School Activities Canceled Today

The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all students, staff and parents. Due to current weather conditions, all after-school activities are canceled today, Thursday, February 14, 2019. This includes all after-school activities, Kid’s Camp and community programs. For 9-R sports teams and related activities, please check with your coach or team sponsor regarding any changes to travel, but all practices will be canceled. Please note that buses will be running this afternoon. Again, all 9-R after school activities are canceled today, Thursday, February 14, 2019. Thank you.
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You're Invited!

The Durango 9-R Board of Education invites you to join them for coffee on Wednesday, February 6th at 10am. This is an opportunity to meet with school board members and discuss topics of interest. The event takes place at the Durango Joe's on College Drive and will be hosted by school board President Nancy Stubbs and Vice President Stephanie Moran.
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Calendar

SAC Meeting

Where: AVE Conference Room
Time: 8 AM – 8:50 AM
Feb 20
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Mission

Our vision is to guide learners as we develop  the tools and mindsets to continually seek and understand the world and ourselves. Learners will demonstrate confidence, compassion and value diversity. Everyone will leave our school with the ability to apply, transfer and reflect on concepts because we are motivated to ask questions and discover solutions.

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Check out our 4th graders dancing and singing.
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