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El Diablo December 19, 2018

Students are racing to school to get the front row spots all for themselves. With a new parking policy starting during the 2018-2019 school year, students are allowed to park in whichever spot they like. Parking spots are first to come first serve this year, with a purchase of a student parking pass, which can […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

The 2018-2019 school year has begun here at Durango High School, and with it brought new faces to the school and new opportunities for the students. One of these never-before-seen classes is the new Chinese Mandarin language class, taught by DHS faculty member Ru Si. She is very excited to teach at DHS, and is […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

Michael Cochran is sure in his element when it comes to chemistry. This new chemistry teacher here at DHS has had one heck of a life story. Traveling and working around the world, playing in a Division I baseball team, and growing up on the ocean are only a few aspects of his exciting past. […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

In Durango, the holiday season brings with it a plethora of festive events, winter activities, and, above all, delicious treats. As such an active travel destination for snow-seeking tourists in the winter months, it is not surprising that a large part of Durango’s culture and activity during this season is centered around holiday-themed fun. One […]

El Diablo December 17, 2018

College applications, AP classes, homework, etc. is what most upperclassmen face. The weekends are the only thing that keeps students going through the rigorous school week.  Weekends are ideally for friends, fun, activities, and rest. Who would want to think about school on the two days a week students get a mental break. “I’m taking […]

El Diablo December 17, 2018

Students are racing to school to get the front row spots all for themselves. With a new parking policy starting during the 2018-2019 school year, students are allowed to park in whichever spot they like. Parking spots are first come first serve this year, with a purchase of a student parking pass, which can cause […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

Some stores in Durango Colorado, have a rule that when you walk in you are to leave your bag at the door, but some question if this rule applies to all ages. The Backpack rule is made to prevent shoplifting. You leave your backpack at the door, in the watchful eye of an employee, and […]

El Diablo December 13, 2018

Ever wonder how much the world has changed in the past 20 years? Everything from technology to style has morphed as time passed, but what how has the DHS school environment changed? El Diablo interviewed past students to see what has changed. Bruce Hamer, former DHS student, now works as a police officer for the […]

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 […]