Girls and boys basketball are home in Kirby Gym this weekend against Charlotte Latin on Friday evening and Providence Day on Saturday afternoon.
When parents take their children to Washington, D.C., or New York City, it’s often to visit the Smithsonian or gaze from the top of the Empire State Building, but when Upper School photography teacher Harrison Haynes’ parents took him, it was to see art.
As you gear up for winter, be sure to stop by the Durham Academy School Store's holiday sale, with regular priced-clothing (including new Nike apparel) and gift items offered at a discount!
The girls swim team topped Ravenscroft and Cary Christian in season-opener victories, while the boys swim team topped Cary Christian but lost to Ravenscroft. Both girls and boys basketball teams will play in Kirby Gym on Friday.
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.”
Who should come to Inclusion Night? Everyone! Any parents who want to learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at DA or learn more about the Office of Diversity, Equity and Engagement as the leadership group charged with promoting principles of equity and engagement at DA.
The DA boys defeated Greensboro Day 79–60 on their home court Wednesday, an impressive victory against a GDS team that is ranked No. 25 in the country.
The Upper School Bundle Up Durham club has launched their winter coat drive to collect new and gently used coats with the goal of providing a coat for every child in Durham who needs one.
The new outdoor commons opened this morning with stepped seating, a brick pavilion, covered performance space, a multipurpose recreational space and a panoramic view of DA’s athletic fields.
Believe it or not, basketball season is here, and both the girls and boys varsity hoops teams tipped off Wednesday night in Kirby Gym.
DA Athletics Department's Cavaliers Sideline Store is running a November promotion for 15% off orders of $85 or more on orders placed by Nov. 30. Just use the promo code NOV19 (please note that some exclusions apply).
Durham Academy is in first place for the Wells Fargo Cup, which is presented to the independent schools that have the best overall interscholastic sports program at the end of the year in each of the four classifications: 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A.
From the time Nina Varela ’13 learned to read and write, she knew she wanted to be a writer. She is grateful to the Durham Academy teachers who “who encouraged me and took my writing seriously — even when I didn’t.” Her debut novel, Crier’s War, was released in the fall, and now she’s finishing up edits for the sequel and outlining her third book.
Nick Livengood ’08 spent his entire pre-college educational career at Durham Academy. And now, he has returned to his alma mater as the 2019–2020 Alumni Board President.
The final weekend of fall sports at Durham Academy ended with a state championship title in girls cross-country and state runner-up finishes by boys cross-country, volleyball, girls tennis and girls golf!