Varsity lacrosse, baseball, golf and tennis contests kick off spring break.
Farr — who has three decades of experience in fundraising for primarily independent schools — will begin his tenure at DA later this month.
Over the course of two days last week, Durham Academy marked a major milestone in its sustainability journey: the school’s first-ever Sustain-In, a schoolwide harnessing of brainpower to reduce DA’s environmental footprint.
With this weekend's weather forecast, please be on the lookout for possible news of game cancellations.
He hopes that for students exposed to music in his class "that this is only a starting point, just one blip in the journey, that they keep going and they come back and tell me about it.”
The spring athletics season kicks off in earnest next week, with 14 varsity contests on the calendar.
Cavalier swimmers made a big splash at the state meet with 12 school records, a third-place finish, a second-place finish and three individual state champion swims!
Lower School math specialist Emily Pyron firmly believes everyone can be a “math person.” With that in mind, she and Lower School Director Carolyn Ronco wanted to find ways to bring math enrichment activities to all students. Their solution is Cavalier Challenge, a completely voluntary opportunity open to all third- and fourth-graders.
The Durham Academy Upper School fine arts department is thrilled to present Chicago: Teen Edition from Feb. 16–18 in Kenan Auditorium. Adapted from the 1996 Broadway revival (now the second-longest running show in Broadway history), the version presented here is a slightly abridged adaptation designed for high school performers.
In her new role as student development and career exploration counselor, Lori Reade is introducing students to a range of real-life opportunities including professional work experiences, internships and potential career paths, and building a network of parents, alumni and community members who support students with opportunities for résumé building and career exploration.
The final basketball games of the regular season are Friday.
At a time when the need for blood is urgent, every donation matters. You can do your part to help save lives Feb. 21–22 at Durham Academy’s annual spring blood drive. The event will be held in the lobby of Kirby Gym on the Upper School campus from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days.
The entire Durham Academy community — students of all ages, parents, faculty, staff and alumni — is invited to gather the evening of Feb. 23 for DA’s first-ever Sustain-In. It’s an opportunity to work together to learn about our school’s carbon emissions and develop creative solutions to reduce them.
The swim teams competed in the TISAC meet today, and basketball senior night is Friday.
The Middle School’s new two-story academic and administrative hub will ultimately serve as the new “front door” for families and visitors, and since winter break, faculty, staff and visitors have gotten a preview of the transformation going on inside.