We are heading into the second half of the fall season, and our teams are working hard on the courts, fields and courses!
Durham Academy’s Class of 2022 kicked off the school year by conquering the 43-year DA tradition known as Senior Challenge. It’s a five-night adventure in the North Carolina mountains in which decades of seniors have hiked to breathtaking summits, cooked and slept under the stars, rappelled cliff sides and found deep wells of perseverance.
Congratulations to third-grader Deeya Nanda for having her artwork featured in the September 2021 issue of SPIDER magazine.
It has been an action-packed week of Durham Academy sports, and we look forward to continuing the celebration Friday night at HOMECOMING!
We have had another short athletics week due to the observed holidays, but we are back for a six-week fall sports stretch! We hope you and your family will come out to support the Cavaliers this Friday at our Fall Frenzy!
Daisy and Tim Lovelace were familiar with Durham and Durham Academy before they put down roots here in 2020. Both spent the spring semester of 2019 in Durham when they were visiting professors at Duke University.
At a time when the need is great, the Upper School Red Cross Club is offering Durham Academy students, faculty, staff and parents the opportunity to save up to three lives by donating blood.
DA boys soccer earned a 1–0 victory over North Raleigh Christian Academy (NRCA) on Tuesday night after senior Diego Pastor-Valverde slipped a penalty kick past the goalkeeper late in golden-goal overtime.
As a pandemic that began when they were in seventh grade continues to surge entering their first year of high school, the members of Durham Academy’s Class of 2025 — like so many other kids their age — might find it difficult to look ahead.
Each Monday afternoon, visit @dacavsathletics on Instagram to find a poll where you can select one of two outstanding performances by our athletics teams that you hope to see recognized. You will have 24 hours to vote, and Tuesday afternoon, our sports information team will see which team garnered the most votes from our community and we’ll share it here in News & Notes!
The Class of 2023 is hosting a school supply drive to support the class community partner, Families Moving Forward, a Durham organization that helps families with children a stable, safe and loving environment while they are in the temporary crisis of homelessness.
As the new school year begins, Durham Academy welcomes 34 faculty and staff members who have joined the school community. Some of them arrived over the course of the 2020–2021 school year, while others are just beginning their time at DA.
To top off a year marked by adaptability, the the 111 members of Durham Academy's Class of 2021 graduated in a ceremony that began on the K Family Outdoor Commons before a fast-moving storm forced it indoors.
This spring, DA engaged in a national search process for the Director of Diversity, Equity and Engagement to succeed Kemi Nonez. The search committee interviewed 13 semifinalist candidates culled from a pool of 115 applicants. More than 80 students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and trustees then interviewed three candidates during on-campus finalist visits.