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Posted Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 4:56:00 PM
Hurricane Florence has left Eastern North Carolina reeling, and the Durham Academy community is already working to help with donations of much-needed supplies.
Posted Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 2:13:00 PM
There is nothing to report in the Durham Academy sports world, as there were no athletics contests in the past week due to Hurricane Florence. Major flooding hit our athletics fields Monday morning, but we seem to have survived with minimal damage and time for our fields to dry. With no events scheduled on Tuesday or Wednesday anyway due to the observance of Yom Kippur, our teams should be in good shape to get back to work this afternoon.
Posted Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 9:19:39 AM
Is your wrapping paper collection in need of a little sprucing up ahead of the holidays and another school year filled with birthdays? Are you on the hunt for some unique gift items? Durham Academy Parents Association's Fall Gifts & Wraps Fundraiser offers parents a simple way to support the school and purchase high-quality gifts and gift wrap at the same time!
Posted Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM
Parents, please join us as we sort the piles and piles of used books that have been donated for Durham Academy's Used Book Sale over the summer.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 2:35:00 PM
The Upper School's Rise Against Hunger Club will hold a car wash on Friday, Sept. 21, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. in the Lower School parking lot (by Brumley Performing Arts Building). The event will serve as a fundraiser for Rise Against Hunger, the international hunger relief organization with which Durham Academy partners for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service meal-packaging event each January.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Durham Academy's Red Cross Club will hold its fall blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby of Kirby Gym, on the Upper School campus.
Posted Monday, Sep 17, 2018 4:00:46 PM
Power has been restored to Ridge Road, and all Durham Academy campuses will reopen and resume normal operating hours Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Posted Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 9:22:00 AM
We wish everyone a safe weekend and hope that our teams can continue their seasons next week. All athletics events have been canceled for the remainder of the week in anticipation of Hurricane Florence.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 12:04:00 PM
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized 14 Durham Academy seniors as semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 5:32:00 PM
Due to the threat of Hurricane Florence, Durham Academy will dismiss early on Thursday, Sept. 13, and will remain closed Friday, Sept. 14.
Posted Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 11:10:00 AM
This week's issue takes a look at the season to come for the cross-country and girls golf teams.
Posted Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 11:03:00 AM
For more than seven decades, Durham Academy has attracted families seeking to make the most of their children's talent and potential.
Posted Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 10:46:00 AM
It's time for pizza night! The next Dine for DA event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 4:30–9 p.m. at Blaze Pizza. Enjoy dinner with other DA families — and feel free to linger over an extra slice, because the next morning is a delayed start to the school day!
Posted Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 3:20:00 PM
This week's issue takes a look at the season to come for the field hockey and boys soccer teams.
Posted Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 3:11:00 PM
The new school year brought ­­two dozen new faculty and staff members to the Durham Academy community. In addition to information about their educational background and professional experience, News & Notes asked each of them to share a fun fact or two to help the DA community know a bit more about them.
Posted Monday, Aug 27, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Each parent of a Durham Academy student is a member of the Parents Association, and all parents are invited to learn about the many activities and initiatives of the Parents Council (the governing body of the group) at our Parents Council Volunteer Fair on Friday, Sept. 14, in the Lower School's Brumley Performing Arts Building.
Posted Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Box Tops for Education are found on many products that are likely already in your homes, such as Kleenex, Ziploc, Nature Valley, Annie's brand foods, and Hefty products.
Posted Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 4:54:00 PM
STEM enthusiasts of all ages marveled as they wandered the halls of the new state-of-the art 46,000-square-foot facility.
Posted Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 4:49:00 PM
Welcome to a new year of Durham Academy athletics and the first Cavs Corner of 2018–2019. In this column each week, I will provide an update on our varsity teams' results and preview the week ahead in DA athletics. In addition to recaps, we'll have photos, interviews and game highlights.
Posted Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 3:12:00 PM
Durham Academy's Global Programs is in need of a family to host a Spanish student from Sept. 8 to 21, 2018. DA will be welcoming 10 Spanish high school students and two teacher chaperones from Madre de Dios School in Madrid, Spain.
Posted Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 10:01:00 AM
Do you visit Amazon or the grocery store at least several days a week? Wouldn't it be great if all that shopping helped out a worthy organization? Durham Academy's Parents Association has established affinity programs with several local and online stores, including Amazon, Mighty Nest, Harris Teeter, Office Depot and Weaver Street Market. Every time you use your card Durham Academy, will receive a percentage back, and there is no additional cost to you!
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 4:00:00 PM
As you gear up for the new school year, be sure to stop by the Durham Academy School Store's back-to-school sale, with school supplies, regular priced-clothing (including new Nike apparel) and gift items offered at a 15 percent discount. (A few items are excluded.) The sale will be held from Wednesday, Aug. 15, to Monday, Aug. 20, in the school store — located in the Upper School Learning Commons. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the start of school.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:25:00 PM
In the event of a closing or schedule change due to inclement weather or a school emergency, Durham Academy will communicate this information to families in a number of ways.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:20:00 PM
Do you love staying organized and up-to-date on news with your Amazon Echo or other Alexa-enabled device? Well, you can now keep up with Durham Academy news and upcoming events thanks to the new DA Alexa skill!
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:10:00 PM
Can't get enough of the Cavs? Durham Academy's website, the DA app and athletics social media channels provide on-demand information on DA's athletic teams.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:05:00 PM
Want to see your child's schedule at a glance or review progress reports? Need to sign up for an Extended Day program? Looking for college counseling forms? Look no further than your Veracross Parent Portal! The Parent Portal was redesigned over the summer and is easier to use and more mobile-friendly than ever.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM
By using Durham Academy's iCal calendar subscriptions, parents, faculty and students can easily add continually updated event feeds to their calendar client of choice with just a few clicks. You may add as many or as few calendars — ranging from your child's class schedule or assignments, to division-specific activities and athletic team schedules, to Middle and Upper School rotational calendars — as you wish to any calendar client that accepts iCal feeds.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM
From classmates' contact information to team schedules and division calendars, the Durham Academy App/online directory has what you need to prepare for and stay organized through the new school year.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM
Durham Academy's Office of Communications wants you to know what's happening at DA, and we share information with our community in three ways.
Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM
Parents Association is selling boxed dinners made by Saladelia Café for Preschool, Lower School and Middle School Parents Nights. Just place your order by the deadline, and we'll have your meals ready prior to the start of the event.
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