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From Preschoolers who will frequent the halls of the new Upper School STEM and Humanities Center in a decade, to alumni, parents and faculty who understand just how great of an impact the new building will have on learning, STEM enthusiasts of all ages marveled as they wandered the halls of the new state-of-the-art building on Aug. 20. They gathered for a ribbon-cutting celebrating the completion of the STEM wing of the two-story, 46,000-square-foot facility. 

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The last time Durham Academy dreamed this big was more than 20 years ago. Then, as now, we were responding to high demand that was causing admissions constraints: the school was at capacity, we weren’t able to serve as many deserving families as we wanted to, we were starting to lose the ability to keep families together, and we were being forced to balance those priorities with a long-standing commitment to increasing diversity.

Read More about Upper School Science and Humanities Center Takes Shape as Middle School Campus Gears up for Master Planning
In early September, more than 4,000 Durham Academy constituents representing current parents, faculty, staff, alumni and Upper School students received a quantitative online survey created by The Link Group to engage input, identify priorities and assess support for initiatives for the 2014-2015 Strategic Plan. More than 1,100 respondents completed the survey.
Read More about Durham Academy 2014–2015 Strategic Plan Survey Results
On Tuesday, September 2nd Durham Academy will kick off its 2014-15 strategic planning process with an online survey emailed to all DA parents, faculty, staff and alumni. Your participation is vital in helping DA plan its future. This is your chance to share your ideas about what matters most to you about Durham Academy and help identify the key goals and issues that will propel the school forward in visionary ways. Your feedback will help determine the direction of the school in teaching and learning, the size and strength of our community, our model for financial sustainability and the long-range plan for our campus.
Read More about Check Your Inboxes Sept. 2!