Three Durham Academy Upper Schoolers have been awarded 2022 Jack Linger Explorer Grants. These students proposed projects that, in the opinion of the selection committee, reflect a spirit of physical and/or intellectual adventure and potential for expansion of personal horizons and positive impact on others.
The Latin program at Durham Academy remains strong, as 56 Latin students participated in the National Latin and National Mythology Exams this year — including Roger Brooks '23, who earned his fourth gold medal in the National Latin Exam.
Seniors are matriculating to institutions both near and far.
Tenacious. Curious. Hardworking. Innovative. Brave. Engaged. These are but a few of the words that can be used to describe Durham Academy’s Class of 2022 — a group of young adults who have faced countless challenges in the last couple of years, remained undaunted in discovering their passions, and are now well on their way to making their dreams a reality.
On Sunday night, Durham Academy student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, administrators and families gathered in Horton Hall to celebrate the 2022 spring season at the annual varsity athletic awards event.
The Strategic Vision Goal 3 working team of faculty and staff members embarked on a year-long quest this fall. What would it look like to have innovation become a pervasive part of our school culture?
This week, Durham Academy athletics saw three teams — baseball, girls lacrosse and boys tennis — advance to the state semifinals. It was a history-making run by the baseball team, which hasn’t reached the state semifinal for three decades. And after a stellar conference meet, the track and field team is poised for a terrific showing at the state meet.
Durham Academy Upper School’s Independent Learning Program has exploded in popularity among students, going from not quite a handful of participants annually a couple of years ago to nearly 25 students signed up for independent study projects in 2022–2023. And the growth isn’t just in the numbers, but also in the commitment students are exhibiting for their self-designed courses.
After a strong regular season by Durham Academy varsity teams, the Cavs are headed into postseason play!
Durham Academy boys golf is the recipient of this week’s performance of the week after claiming the 2022 Triangle Independent School Athletics Conference (TISAC) title on Monday afternoon!
The Class of 2022 commencement exercises will mark the first since 2019 that Durham Academy seniors, faculty, staff, and seniors’ families and friends will experience a ceremony without restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The keynote speaker will be author and UNC professor Gabriel Bump.
Parents, students and faculty and staff are invited to join the Lower School faculty for a LocoPops party on Tuesday from 3:15–4:30 p.m. honoring faculty members who are departing at the end of this school year.
Out on the Upper School quad on a picture-perfect spring morning, 11 Durham Academy seniors officially committed to continuing their athletic careers at the college level on Thursday.
This week’s Performance of the Week puts a spotlight on Durham Academy’s varsity softball team.
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on Friday, April 22 — but at Durham Academy, it’s Earth Week because the celebration encompasses this entire school week.