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Check-in for the 2022/23 School Year!

All students preparing to attend Escalante Middle School in the fall for the 2022/23 school year are invited to attend Fall Check-In. Please be sure that your online registration is completed prior to August 1st to ensure you receive all notifications for your check-in nights for the new school year. Online registration can be found in your Infinite Campus parent portal account. Families will receive an email announcing what team their students are on by August 12th. Check-in nights are as follows.

August 16th
Ocelots 5:00 PM
Falcons 6:00 PM

August 17th
White Tigers 5:00 PM
Timberwolves 6:00 PM

August 18th
Taz 5:00 PM
Panthers 6:00 PM

Please call the office if you have any questions 970-247-9490. The office will be closed from June 10 to August 1 for summer break.

Schematic Design for IMPACT Career Center at DHS.

At the May 24 Durango School District 9-R Board of Education Regular Meeting, representatives from Anderson Mason Dale Architects-including DHS student intern Nick Huber, Jaynes Corporation, and Jacobs Bond Project Management presented the IMPACT Career Center Schematic Design community update.

EMS Celebration of Learning June 1 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Escalante Middle School's Celebration of Learning (COL) event highlights our academic year. We invite the Durango Community to walk through Escalante's hall as students present artifacts and museum-quality displays that highlight their complex thinking, craftsmanship, and sterling applications of their education. As an authentic audience to our students, you play an important role in our celebration and we thank you for your active participation. We encourage you to experience as many presentations as possible on June 1 from 4:00 - 5:30 PM at Escalante Middle School.

Free Lunches for Children Available Through Summer Food Service Program

Durango School District 9-R Food and Nutrition Services will offer free sack lunches to children through the Summer Food Service Program. Lunches may be picked up at Santa Rita Park on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from June 7 through July 29.

Durango School District 9-R Public Budget Meeting

The 9-R Public Budget Meeting for the 2022-2023 academic year budget will be on May 19, 2022 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Escalante Middle School in the Library. Come to learn more about how funds are allocated to schools to determine staffing, resources and services based on school enrollment, as well as other priorities in spending.

9-R Board of Education Work Session, May 10, 2022

The next Durango School District 9-R Board of Education Work Session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 5:30 p.m. This meeting is in-person a the Durango School District Administration Building, 201 E. 12th St., Durango.
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