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  On Wednesday, January 21st the school's dress up theme was "Steampunk" (definition: noun a genre

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Attention parents and Guardians,

Our Principal's Administrative Assistant, Ms. Erickson, is announcing that report cards will be mailed home by the end of January. Students who earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above will be invited to celebrate their achievement at our yearly potluck honor roll breakfast.

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Pajama Time
by Sandra Boynton

The moon is up,
It’s getting late.
Let’s get ready
to celebrate.

It’s Pajama Time!
Pull on the bottoms.
Put on the top.
Get yourself set to pajama-dee-bop--

It’s Pajama Time!
Now, some are old
and some are new.
Some are red and some are blue.

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Next week, January 20-23 the staff and students at Escalante Middle School will be celebrating a Winter Spirit Week in a most creative style.  There will be a grand finale on Friday with a Spirit/Cheer Assembly during CREW class.  Our Leadership Class, with the approval of our administrators, has designated the following special ways we will be celebrating our school pride.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Eagles
  • Students: 510
  • 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.

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