Virtually surrounded by coaches, teammates, teachers and friends — and with an abundance of hugs and high-fives from family members at home — six Durham Academy seniors committed to continue their athletic careers in college on Wednesday.
Thanks to drone footage, students in the Middle School’s Science In Action class are keeping up with progress on the Middle School’s Arts and Languages Center — and continuing to think about its relationship to the ecology of the greater community.
Durham Academy alumni are reaching out to help others as COVID-19 is drastically changing life around the globe. This is the second installment of a story about alumni contributions that appeared in last week’s News & Notes, and below are more ways DA alumni are putting their varied talents to work.
Whether through the arts, education, health care or food drives, Durham Academy alumni are reaching out to help others as COVID-19 is drastically changing life around the world. Below are just a few of the ways they are putting their varied talents to work. In next week's News & Notes, we'll feature several other alumni who are helping out in this crisis.
After waking up at three in the morning, the 24 students at the School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL) walked in the early-morning, moonlit streets of Capitol Hill past the Supreme Court and the Capitol to the House Office Buildings, where we carefully selected the door to enter through.
The Seesaw digital portfolio platform allows students to document their learning in creative and engaging ways, such as videos, photos, audio recordings and drawings. Work from other apps, including green screen and slide presentation apps, can also be imported into the portfolio.
When we were interviewing for our chorus and drama positions at Durham Academy’s Middle School a few years ago [Karen Richardson in 2015 and Ellen Brown in 2016], one of the questions we were each asked was, “How do you feel about putting on a musical?” Both of us loved the idea!
The Preschool/Lower School parent book club is underway, with the Middle and Upper School parent book group to begin meeting in January. Author Julie Lythcott-Haims believes too many kids end up leading a “checklisted childhood.”
Miniature golf courses are known for their design aesthetics as well as the challenges that lie within those beautiful designs: waterfalls carrying balls off the green and windmills that tease you with the hole just on the other side.
For my capstone, seven of my classmates and I had the chance to travel through North India. Our 21-day trip had three phases: a challenge phase, a project phase and a rest and relaxation phase.
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Moral. Happy. Productive. The Upper School’s Cavalier Capstone program launched last May with happy in mind.
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