Clubs

El Diablo May 2, 2018

At DHS, there are a wide variety of clubs, all with readily excited students and leaders who provide a rich experience for each other. Recently, the FCCLA club, or Family Career Community Leaders of America, was created, and it’s quickly gaining club members. FCCLA is in its first year at Durango High School, and will […]

Paxton Scott March 5, 2017

The Durango DECA chapter recently  took on 2,000 other Colorado DECA members at the state competition held in Colorado Springs to secure nine spots for the international competition. Held in Anaheim, the international DECA conference allows participants to compete against DECA members from around the world. At this point an inquisitive reader may be wondering: […]

Paxton Scott December 8, 2016

Craig, CO – Thirty-four students from Durango High School DECA competed at the regional competition held at Northwest Community College. The students competed in topics ranging from Advertising to Hotel Management to qualify for the State competition held in Colorado Springs in February. Of the 34 members, 13 qualified for state through placing first in […]

Sydney Mattox October 23, 2015

Late nights. Building sets. Learning lines. Getting sick. Pushing through it anyway. It all comes with the territory of being part of the theatre troupe at DHS. Despite what some might call hardships, Troupe 1096 thespians know that it is always worth it. “My life has changed immensely through theatre. What brought the most change […]

Sydney Mattox October 23, 2015

Whether it’s a pair of nikes and some sweats, a romper and some flats, or a pair of Louboutin heels and a saucy dress, fashion has been a way for individuals to define who they are for a very long time.  Fashion trends are constantly developing, and DHS has some trends of it’s own as […]

Sydney Mattox October 23, 2015

The Theater Troupe 1096 has had some accomplished directors in the past and is now adding a new member to that team. Benjamin Mattson is a seasoned director and actor that the Troupe has met with open arms. Everyone has been welcoming and are trying to make him feel at home in the school. “I […]

Sydney Mattox May 18, 2015

Heart racing, blood pressure at an all time high and loud vocalizations that turn heads: either a tragedy is occurring, or theatre kids are preparing for their next audition. Every year, one of the biggest events in the life of a theatre kid is audition day. Whether it is for the musical, the main-stage straight […]

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

SkillsUSA is a career technical club whose members are very talented, they create their masterpieces out of wood and metal, doing things like woodworking, cabinet making, welding and carpentry projects. The members of SkillsUSA are students from woodworking, cabinet making, welding and carpentry. The students are making projects such as cabinets, lamp stands, and picture […]

Isaac Ducker December 15, 2014

Although there are some clubs in Durango High School that are quite well known, others simply don’t receive as much attention from the school population. This is the case for the Peers Owning Wellness club. “Our mission is to spread wellness throughout the school and community in a fun, peer developed way,” said  So. Hannah […]