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Growing Great Brains Expo Educates the Community

Students from Duane Tucker's 6th grade language arts classes at Escalante and Erica Dey's AVID 7th graders from Miller presented their projects on the human brain to the community at Fort Lewis College Wednesday night. Their engaging presentations educated the public on topics ranging from how classroom furniture can impact learning to how the ability to change DNA can impact brain growth.
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2017/18 School Supplies offered at a HUGE discount!

Escalante is excited to follow Florida Mesa and Park Elementary schools to offer Educational Products, Inc. school supply packs at a HUGE discount to families! Each package contains specific name-brand items requested by Escalante's grade-level teachers. Have an incoming 6th grader? Order the 6th grade package. 7th grader next year? Order the 7th grade package... Order your package online before June 16, or by paper order form by May 30 (return to EMS office) and the package will be waiting for your student in their first class August 21, 2017. Order directly from the EPI website http://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and enter code ESC019 or send the attached order form in to the office. Don't want to order from EPI? No problem, just download the attached school supply list and shop at your favorite store.
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DAAC Wants to Hear from You

Please take a moment to fill out the 2016-2017 Durango Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) parent survey. The DAAC conducts this survey annually and the results are used to inform Durango 9-R and individual school administrators of strengths and areas for improvement.
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Letter from the Superintendent

Dear Parents and members of the Community,

I want to thank our community for the participation in last week’s Suicide Prevention Summit sponsored by many community organizations and facilitated by San Juan Basin Health Department.  It was a good first step for us to begin problem solving and planning for critical next steps as a community.
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Showcase Your Business and Sponsor with 9-R

Durango 9-R's sponsorship program helps local businesses and organizations reach the 9-R community and puts money back in our classrooms. Not only does your sponsorship free up dollars that can go back to support technology in schools, good nutrition programs in the kitchens and innovative programming for students, but it is also an opportunity to showcase your business, and its services, as being a key supporter of public education in Durango.
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