Durango High School

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CHSAA suspends Durango High coach David McMillan on eve of state track meet

Durango High School head track and field coach David McMillan was suspended Friday by the Colorado High School Activities Association for what the organization called conduct detrimental to the...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango schools integrating restorative justice into discipline

Talking back to the teacher in class? Detention. Arriving late to class every day? Suspension. Discipline in schools has followed that pattern for generations, but a new philosophy of restorative...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango’s public schools good, but good enough?

The results from the first go-round of testing on Common Core standards have been issued, and Durango School District 9-R students consistently surpassed state averages on language arts. Math...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango holds off M-CHS on senior night

After falling to Durango 3-1 at home earlier this season, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers attempted to spoil the Demons’ senior night on Tuesday in Durango. But after the Durango seniors were honored...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango to mourn Blue Angels pilot Jeff Kuss on Saturday

For five days, the coverage of the death of Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss, a member of the Blue Angels has focused on his life as a pilot. But for La Plata County residents, the Durango native was the kid...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango baseball beats Montezuma-Cortez in five innings

The Durango Demons plated nine runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined to take down the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers, 11-0, on Tuesday in Durango. Durango got to Panthers’ starter Jasen Engel...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Cortez wrestling finds way past Durango

The Montezuma-Cortez wrestling team traveled to Durango High School on Thursday for a dual with the Demons for the Alumni Cup.The Panthers proved to be too tough for the Demons, as Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Garand heads to Durango as new wrestling coach

Durango High School named a new head wrestling coach for the second time in three summers.Leo Garand was named the new varsity head coach in late June by DHS athletic director David Preszler....

DATE: July 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Durango climber dies in Yosemite

A former Durango resident was killed Wednesday while climbing Yosemite National Park's iconic El Capitan. Tyler Gordon, age 21, grew up mostly in Durango and graduated from Durango High School in...

DATE: June 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Durango climber dies in Yosemite

A former Durango resident was killed Wednesday while climbing Yosemite National Park’s iconic El Capitan. Tyler Gordon, age 21, grew up mostly in Durango and graduated from Durango High School in...

DATE: June 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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High school students advise lawmakers on standardized tests

DENVER – Durango High School senior Logan Graham believes people underestimate the interest young people have in the legislative process. He joined with other members of the Colorado Youth Advisory...

DATE: March 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Twitter account bullied students

An anonymous Twitter account that spread gossip about Durango High School, and in many cases singled out students for attacks, was shut down Thursday evening after being active for three weeks and...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education