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 […]

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El Diablo December 19, 2018

The Oscars added a popular films category to its roster causing mixed reactions on whether these money making smash hits really deserve such an award past a high “rotten tomatoes” score. The members who work for Dawn Hudson the CEO of the Academy located in Los Angeles, CA have made the decision to add the […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

The idea of affirmative action is one that appeals to the emotions of many across our country, because it makes people feel good when they support a program that attempts to balance the playing field upon which social groups interact with one another by rewarding the oppressed. In reality, affirmative action is racist at its […]

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 19, 2018

In August of 2014, Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. He was unarmed and accused of a crime he did not commit. Michael Brown was not the first black man to be mercilessly killed by a police officer, and he definitely was not the last, followed by Eric Garner, Tamir […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

Despite the American population being 1/4 that of China’s, the U.S. still houses double their prison population, with 2.3 million incarcerated. With this state of mass incarceration, it has become impossible for facilities to maintain an acceptable quality of living for inmates. Because of this, inmates are becoming overcrowded and malnourished, which in turn, intensifies […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

The lawsuit brought against Harvard University by Students For Fair Admissions is the latest incident in the ever-inflammatory narrative of college admissions and affirmative action. The organization claims that Harvard’s admission policies discriminate against Asian Americans and suggests that entry standards are stacked against Asians in the name of ethnic diversity. As a result of […]

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

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 high […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

This school year, Durango High school welcomed lots of new teachers to the staff. Despite new additions, the staff also consists of numerous teachers who have committed many years of their careers to helping DHS students to succeed in their futures. Two teachers among the staff, Tara Haller and Kaylee Wright, show perspectives of the […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

By a paper thin margin, the Durango High School Aerospace Design Team snagged second place at the international competition held in Orlando, Florida this past summer after bringing home a win in the summer of 2017. The competition, run by Anita Gale, has been won by DHS seven times in the last eighteen years. Thirteen […]

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

Favorite Fall Recipes As the temperature drops, it becomes harder and harder to get outside and do our favorite summertime activities. Baking can be a fun and relaxing activity that makes the time pass by quickly. As we’re waiting for the snow to start falling, these recipes will not only be fun and easy to […]