Around The School

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 […]

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

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 […]