Skip to content

News

The Escalante String Club culminated six months of hard work by performing at the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown. String Club musicians did an outstanding job entertaining the audience at the Elks Lodge Saturday, April 12th. Congratulations to the String Clubber students and their EMS staff leaders Mr. Charpentier, Ms. Fletcher and Mr. Tucker!!

(Please click the images below for enlarged viewing pleasure.)

Escalante's String Club Heats Up at the Bluegrass Meltdown
Escalante's String Club Heats Up at the Bluegrass Meltdown

You're invited to attend the 5th grade open house, which provides the opportunity for incoming 6th grade students and families to learn about Escalante - Durango's Expeditionary Learning Middle School.  Meet the principal, counselors, and teachers, and learn about the characteristics that make Escalante a unique and great school for children. The event is on May 1, from 6-7pm.

Read More . . .

The Escalante Outdoor Education class recently took a three-day trip to the spectacular Needles District in Canyonlands National Park Sunday April 6th through Tuesday April8th, 2014 under the brave direction of Mr. Javier and Mr. Kelso.

Read More . . .
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands
Escalante's Outdoor Club Over-Night Camps at Canyonlands

You’re Invited !

Where:  Escalante Middle School
What:  5th Grade Open House/Tour
When:  Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Please click to read the attached flyer for more information...
 

Durango School District 9-R is excited to introduce the inaugural Keys to High School Success…and beyond! conference for 8th-grade boys who are about to transition to High School. In a fun, physically challenging environment, the boys will explore topics around healthy relationships, positive self-image, and advocacy.

Read More . . .
Syndicate content

At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Eagles
  • Students: 499
  • Teachers: 36
  • Support Staff: 13

Our Mission

 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.

Contact Information

  • Principal: Tim Arnold
  • School Phone: (970) 247-9490
  • School Fax: (970) 385-1194
sfy39587p04