Gillian Holmgren

Gillian Holmgren October 24, 2018

El Diablo interviewed one of this years exchange students at DHS. Get to know Alex Montenegro, a Junior who came all the way from Spain.   1.)Which Countries did you choose to go to be a Exchange Student? “My choices were Canada & US, Belgium, and France. The US was my first choice”   2.)What […]

Gillian Holmgren October 24, 2018

Football(5-2): 10/13 24-6 vs. Pueblo Central HS   It was the Demons’ fourth consecutive win. The team is now 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the Class 3A South Central League. The Wildcats fell to 4-3 and 0-2 in the SCL. DHS remained tied atop the league standings with Pueblo East (5-2, 2-0 SCL). Those two teams will […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

As the new school year kicks off, the English Department has begun to work with Seniors on their personal essays. Many of these will double as college application material, so teachers have made it a priority to emphasize their importance. “They’re ready to go to college but not totally checked out yet,” said English teacher […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

With a record of 2-2 the Durango High School Varsity football team is off to a great start, especially with the recent win against rivals the Bayfield Wolverines. The team began the season with a non-conference game versus the Pagosa Pirates, coming away with a victory. The next weekend they traveled to Palisade where they […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

Following the last winter’s dry conditions, Durango residents are eager to accept any chance of snow in the upcoming season. Many hope for an El Nino weather pattern to aid in rectifying the recent drought, but is there a chance of it occurring? “El Nino is a weather pattern that affects North America and beyond, […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

The 416 fire has not only had an effect on the local economy, but its ghost is causing harm months after. Mudslides have caused concern in Hermosa, which is situated 10 miles north of Durango.   Durango’s economy was hurt quite badly by the 416 fire, but Hermosa’s economy was hurt worse. Not to mention […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

For the second race in a row, the Durango High School Mountain Bike Team has won their Division in the NICA race series. Durango 5002 points Animas 4614 points Highlander Composite 4583 points Here are the individual results from our riders.  They would love a shout out from you on Tuesday.  Many of the boys […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

Football(3-2): Sept 21st  45-0 Win vs. Farmington HS Dawson Marcum and the Durango Demons took the sting out of the Farmington Scorpions early Friday night, as all phases of the game clicked for Durango High School. Behind 156 first-half rushing yards from Marcum and stifling defense that held Farmington to less than 100 yards of total offense […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

Football(3-2): Coming off a Bye-Week Volleyball(6-9): 9/25 3-0 Win @ Bayfield HS Battle Mountain Tournament 9/28 3-0 Win vs. Vail Christian 9/28 3-0 Loss vs. Alamosa HS 9/29 3-0 Win vs. Summit County HS 9/29 3-2 Loss vs. Vail Mountain   The Durango High School volleyball team stormed out to an 8-3 lead in the […]

Gillian Holmgren September 21, 2018

The start of school is a busy time for students and teachers both, and the ESS (exceptional student services) department is no exception. New this year to the department is transitional teacher Cara Kropp, who is working with students to develop life and working skills. The students in the program have plenty to look forward […]