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Lifetouch School Portraits took pictures Wednesday, September 23 at Escalante. If your student missed picture day, no worries, picture retakes will take place October 29th.  

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Pagosa Springs Middle School

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Our music teacher Ms. Black reports, "Three Escalante Middle School students will be participating the the National Honors Performance Series in Carnegie Hall in New York City in June.   Holden Becher, tenor saxophone, and Braeden Driscoll, baritone, will perform in the Honor Band portion of the week-long event . Alpin Hanson-Holladay will sing with the Honor Choir.

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Reading is an expectation of all Escalante Middle School students during the summer. EMS strives to create scholarly students that can read and think critically about the world they live in as well as having the analytical skills needed in today's classroom."

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Eagles
  • Students: 510
  • Teachers: 36
  • Support Staff: 13

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 The mission of Durango School District 9-R, an innovative educational system committed to excellence, is to ensure each student develops the skills and attributes for lifelong learning and has the ability to compete and contribute in the global community, by guaranteeing equitable educational opportunities in a safe and healthy environment.

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