Football Recap

The 2018-19 football season has so far been one to remember. Early mornings, late nights, strenuous training, and consistent hard work are just a few things that have gone into this Durango High School football season. Every individual player has sacrificed so much for the success of the team and has so much passion for […]

Angels With Fur

Some angels choose fur instead of wings. There’s a reason why people have pets: so that they don’t feel alone and that they know they are loved and supported. One of these angels is Jane, a new therapy dog who visits DHS, and interacts with everyone on campus, specifically helping students with exceptional needs improve […]

Give us a break

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 […]

previous arrow
next arrow
Slider
El Diablo December 19, 2018

You may have noticed the addition to our hallways alongside the Early Childhood Development class: the new learning center for children of 9R staff located here at DHS. All children of the staff of the 9R School District are able to attend, which provides staff with an accessible option for childcare while also providing a […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Durango 9R has been considering a block schedule for a while, so what does it mean for students?   “A block schedule is a lengthened class period for chances to go more in depth in subjects,”said Robert Logan, DHS dean of instruction. There are two types of block schedules – modified and traditional. Avoid asking […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

There were over 200 fires in schools in the state of Colorado during the 2017 school year, according to Kathy Morris, the security and safety coordinator of DHS.  While fires can have devastating consequences, in today’s climate it is equally important to practice other types of protective drills. As a state-funded public school, DHS is […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Some angels choose fur instead of wings. There’s a reason why people have pets: so that they don’t feel alone and that they know they are loved and supported. One of these angels is Jane, a new therapy dog who visits DHS, and interacts with everyone on campus, specifically helping students with exceptional needs improve […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

“Well we’re going back to 1979, when a gallon of gas ran you about 86 cents, shag rugs, pet rocks and disco were the hottest things around and it seemed like your whole life existed between the hours of 9 to 5,” said Dolly Parton. Troupe 1096 has done it yet again, combining heart, comedy […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

High School is a time for students to try new things, learn about who they are as a person, and immerse themselves into real life experiences. While most students choose the traditional pathway of staying in HS for four years, a select few choose to embark on an exchange to a foreign country. DHS Jr. […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

`The democrat’s push toward socialism is the opposite direction they should be headed in if they plan to make changes. Democratic socialism, though utopian in theory, is unrealistic and ineffective Capitalism is good The middle class won Trump the election, democrats should not dismiss them as deplorable Communism, instead of being seen as some radical […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Imagine you are the smartest kid on the block, straight As, and a part of every club on campus. In the spring of your junior year, this college readiness could all be undermined because you didn’t fill in the bubbles correctly. Your future could be completely altered because of standardized tests like the SAT and […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Awesomeness TV’s newest release, To all the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has taken Netflix viewers by storm. In this new age rom com, the female lead Lara Jean Covey has five top secret love letters she’s never shown anyone. The letters are all to boys she’s had a crush on and they not so accidentally […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

The 2018 summer season, by music standards, was outstanding.  Albums and singles dropped from a variety of hip hop artists, including Drake, Travis Scott, Trippie Redd, Chance the Rapper, Kanye West, KIDS SEE GHOST, Nicki Minaj, A$AP Rocky, Denzel Curry, Amine, BROCKHAMPTON, Ariana Grande, and more.  With all this excitement in the music industry, what […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn has come under fire after the discovery of pedophilia and rape jokes posted on his Twitter page. James Gunn, a recently respected and loved creator of the “marvel GOTG” movies, has been disowned by Hollywood this summer after 10-year-old tweets involving pedophilia resurfaced causing him to lose his […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Although they work behind the scenes and are often not considered one of the more essential components of a sports team, sports psychologists have become an integral part of most professional coaching staffs over the past 10 years. Some are now suggesting, with the ever-increasing number of student athletes, that sports psychology be integrated into […]