Families were able to tune in to a virtual version of each ceremony broadcast on Vimeo Live, and were then invited to visit campus for car parades to give their kindergartners, fourth-graders, eighth-graders and seniors a chance to celebrate as a class and have a sense of closure.
You and your generation — the global Class of 2020 — will solve problems, create beauty and build relationships like no generation before you.
Sheri-lyn Carrow began the school year with a full class of 18 pre-kindergarten students, but by February there were just 16. One student left on a long-planned sabbatical with her family to New Zealand and another was diagnosed with leukemia and could not risk returning to school.
Durham Academy’s annual Upper School Spring Dance Concert and assembly, which would have been held one week ago today, has two showcase pieces — the Senior Dance, choreographed entirely by students, and the Faculty Dance, a piece that’s a fan favorite because it prompts teachers to model what learning and vulnerability (or bravery) look like.
No matter the pet, DA families have shown a lot of love this spring.
School is where kids and adults can be fully human together, and we need it back.
One thing I know for sure, I will never take walking into my classroom in the mornings for granted again.
TeraThought is a mobile app startup powered entirely by students. Our apps have more than 10,000 customers and span a variety of industries from stopwatch/timer apps to green screen solutions to fitness motivation platforms.
When coronavirus cut the spring season short, Cavalier coaches were presented with the unprecedented challenge of keeping student-athletes motivated, engaged and active — without the benefit of the in-person interaction and attention that are critical during a typical season.
The campus is quiet, as are the seven of us, bleached pale in the streetlights, revisiting every important building, every frequented study spot.
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It seemed almost like magic the way school transitioned from Durham Academy to Durham E-cademy — poof, from classroom instruction to online instruction in the blink of an eye — but that was far from reality.