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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

2020/21 Academic Calendar Survey

Thank you for taking a moment to share your feedback with us on our 2020/21 Academic Calendar. The District and the Board of Education work hard to plan out our calendars two years ahead so that staff and families can plan around those calendars accordingly.
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9-R Schools Closed on Friday, February 22nd

The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents, students and staff. Due to the current weather conditions and forecasts predicting forecasting heavy snow overnight and into the morning, all 9-R schools are canceled tomorrow, Friday, February 22, 2019, at all locations. This includes all school-related events and activities. Please listen to local media and radio stations for continued updates, call our information line at (970) 375-3811 or visit our website at durangoschools.org. We will continue to keep families informed of any change in school schedules through our notification system. Again, 9-R schools are closed Friday, February 22, 2019 due to severe weather. Thank you.
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9-R Schools Canceled Due to Weather

The following is an emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents, students and staff. Due to the current weather conditions and forecasts predicting continued adverse weather, all 9-R schools are canceled today, Thursday, February 21, 2019, at all locations
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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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