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Durango 9-R Food Pantry Now Open!

The new Durango 9-R Food Pantry is up at running at the Durango High School School-Based Health Center. We are open Mondays and Wednesdays from 11-2 and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6!
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Help Us Pack the Pantry

In an attempt to help out kids in Durango, Durango 9-R, EXIT Home and Realty and American General Media are teaming up to hold a summer food drive Sunday, June 3rd. From 10am-2pm come find us outside the Durango Albertsons and the Town Plaza City Market collecting food for the newly established Durango School District Food Pantry.
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Save Money and Time on School Supplies by Ordering Through EPI

These pre-packaged packs are filled with the name brand supplies Escalante Teachers requested per grade level. Save time and money by purchasing through EPI and our school gets a monetary kick back that will be used for team building in Crew classes. Avoid the crowds and empty shelves at the store and purchase a pack from EPI. The packs will be delivered to your student's first period class and waiting for them the first day of school. See the instructions in READ MORE. Please call Tami in the office if you have questions. 247-9490 Ext 2800
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Join Us to Celebrate Learning

Escalante invites to you a Celebration of Learning that will feature student work like you've never seen it before. With museum-style exhibits, impromptu theater, musical performances, and student-led presentations and discussions, this is truly a celebration of what students have learned this year and what makes Escalante great.
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2018/19 Sponsorships Available Now!

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs in the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!
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Escalante Returns with Trophies

Escalante music students returned from the Music in the Parks festival with a trunk full of trophies. At least one grade level from Escalante’s band, choir, and orchestra received excellent ratings for their performances in Denver.
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Don't Forget to Register for the 2018/19 School Year!

Durango 9-R is excited to announce that online registration is now open for all our returning students and for new students who will be in grades K-12 next year. Please complete your online registration or confirmation for the 2018/19 school year today so we can ensure the best planning of support for staff and students next school year.
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9-R Students Headed to Nationals

Sitting around the conference room table in Escalante Middle School are the five students that qualified for the national competition in National History Day. They are so pumped on history and their research projects, that the air practically sizzles with excitement as they describe their topics and how they addressed this year’s theme of Conflict and Compromise.
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