Durham Academy News & Notes

May 18, 2017


K-1 chess team wins DA's first championship-level title

On the huge stage of SuperNationals, 
first-graders win by 2.5 points, among the largest margins of victory in history.


Faculty Spotlight 

Middle School PE Teacher Susan Ellis

She won four national championships with UNC's women's soccer team, but didn't set foot on a soccer field until her senior year of high school.


Cavs Corner 

With many teams' seasons having come to a close this week, the 2016-2017 athletic season will wrap up at this weekend's NCISAA track meet.


'Big Fish' author to speak at
Class of 2017 commencement 

Daniel Wallace, also a UNC professor, will address 104 seniors in May 26 ceremony at UNC's Memorial Hall.


Next Week @ DA 


The Week in Photos

Lower School Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Kindergarten Star Class Play

Lower School ReadDA Poetry Walk

Preschool Emerald Pond Goodbye 

Kindergartners Meet Baby Chicks 

Fourth Grade Spanish Using ChatterPix

Middle School Movement and Chorus Concert