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EL Learning at Escalante Middle School

Escalante Middle School is an Expeditionary Learning environment that takes great pride in ensuring that every student has a safe and engaging educational experience. Our pursuit of academic excellence for all students is matched by our commitment to building strong performance character skills and a passion for both visual and performing arts.
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EMS Students Host Voter Education Night

Students from Escalante Middle School will host a voter education night on Wednesday, October 26th from 5:30 - 8:00 PM at the LaPlata County Fairgrounds. The event will include appearances from all four major parties, student-produced boards concerning ballot issues, candidates, and national issues, and finally, speeches from noted candidates such as Gail Swartz, Scott Tipton, J. Paul Brown and Barb McLachlan.
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Join 9-R to Discuss 2021 Graduation Requirements

As you may have heard, the board needs to revise the graduation requirements for the class of 2021 - our current 8th-grade class. We’ve held a number of public events about this process but would like to invite you to a parent meeting on Tuesday, October 18 from 6:00-7:30 in the auditorium of Durango High School.
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Title VI Welcomes Dr. Parsons-Yazzie

Through a Durango Education Foundation (DEF) core academic grant, the Durango 9-R Title VI program has been able to partner with the Durango Public Library to bring author Dr. Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie to Durango for a special cultural literacy enrichment program. Dr. Parsons-Yazzie will also be visiting some of our schools and reading her book to our students.
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