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Sign Up Today For Your School’s Green Team

As a commitment to the district’s sustainability goals, we’re launching a new program to promote and implement the Durango School District’s sustainability plan. Staff and students are invited to join a Green Team in each school.

LEGO League Robotics Teams Forming Now

Help your 1st through 8th grade child get excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), make new friends, and have a great time after school.  Our district FIRST LEGO League Robotics teams are forming now.

Board Of Education Work Session

The Durango School District Board of Education will hold a Work Session on Tuesday, August 15th, beginning at 5:30 pm in the Administration Building Boardroom, 201 E 12th St. Durango, CO 81301. Public is welcome.

Back To School Resource Fair!

The Durango Education Foundation is hosting a Back To School Resource Fair, on August 23rd, 4-7 pm at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Schools will have booths to meet and connect with families.

Back-to-School Countdown: Family Engagement

Families: You matter in education! Family involvement is key to students' success. Research shows that when families are engaged in their students' learning, it results in increased academic performance, better mental health, and higher satisfaction with the school experience. There are many ways you can get involved in our schools and support your student throughout the year.

Summer Bridge Final Checkpoint, August 9

Did your student complete all 120 pages of the Summer Bridge workbook? Way to go! They will be well-prepared to jump back into the beginning of the school year, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 22.

Sunnyside Elementary Early Check-In!

Our early check-in date for the 23/24 school year will be on August 9th from 8:00am - 3:00pm. Please stop by to pick up paperwork that needs to be completed and sign up for Transportation services. We will also have a limited amount of school supplies available.
Nuestra fecha de registro temprano para el año escolar 23/24 será el 9 de agosto de 8:00am - 3:00pm. Por favor pase a recoger el papeleo que necesita ser completado e inscribirse en los servicios de transporte. También dispondremos de una cantidad limitada de material escolar.


SIPTA Meeting

Where: Sunnyside Library
Time: 8 AM – 9:30 AM
Oct 5
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Sunnyside offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum, based on the Colorado Academic Standards, to all students in preschool through fifth grade.  Sunnyside strives to make a rewarding impact in each child's life by ensuring they all reach their highest potential.  Here at Sunnyside, we believe that the improved academic achievement of each student is a shared responsibility among all the adults in the child's life and the child.  By working together, we provide our students with a strong foundation for success.

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