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Animas Valley in the Fall.
Welcome to Kindergarten.
Student Farmer's Market
Students with miniature horses.

Principal's Message

Husky Kinder 101

Animas Valley Elementary welcomes families of our incoming kindergarten students to join us for "Learning to be a Husky Kinder 101." This special kindergarten orientation night takes place on May 7th at 5:30pm.
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Principal's Message

Dear Animas Valley Community,

The vibrant fall colors in the valley never cease to amaze me!  November is upon us and your children have been engaged in learning how to increase their perseverance when challenged with a task.  This year Animas Valley is continuing to meet students where they are and giving them the tools to reach farther, solve problems, and attain their personalized best.  At Animas Valley we believe that challenge and productive struggle are good for kids, helping them to be lifelong problem-solvers and creative thinkers.
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Principal's Message

Student IDs for 2017/18

Dear Families, You student’s new school ID was recently issued for the 2017-18 school year. Student IDs serve a multitude of purposes within the district, including bus access and school library use. Student IDs issued this year are valid through the entire school year, as well as through the beginning of the 2018/19 school year until new photos and IDs are issued.
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Principal's Message

Student IDs

The district is implementing Student ID’s for all students within the district. Student ID’s will serve a multitude of purposes as the district rolls out the program, including bus access.
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News & Announcements

Kids' Camp Rate Increase

Dear Durango School District 9-R Families, To assist you in planning for your after school care for the 2018-2019 school year, the following rates will be in effect for Kid’s Camp: Kids’ Camp rates are per day, per child.
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News & Announcements

Don't Forget to Register for the 2018/19 School Year!

Durango 9-R is excited to announce that online registration is now open for all our returning students and for new students who will be in grades K-12 next year. Please complete your online registration or confirmation for the 2018/19 school year today so we can ensure the best planning of support for staff and students next school year.
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News & Announcements

Help Us Pack the Pantry

In an attempt to help out kids in Durango, Durango 9-R, EXIT Home and Realty and American General Media are teaming up to hold a summer food drive Sunday, June 3rd. From 10am-2pm come find us outside the Durango Albertsons and the Town Plaza City Market collecting food for the newly established Durango School District Food Pantry.
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2018/19 Sponsorships Available Now!

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs in the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!
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