durham academy Magazine

Durham Academy’s biannual magazine was first published in 1974. The magazine features articles written by various members of the DA community, including faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and students. 

We want to hear from you! If you are interested in writing for a future edition of Durham Academy Magazine, want to pitch a story idea or provide feedback, please contact Editor Kathy McPherson at kathy.mcpherson@da.org.

Winter 2018

Summer 2017 Magazine
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16 | Getting to Know Durham

  • New Upper School elective takes a deep dive into the city's past. Students learn about Durham's history while learning how to conduct scholarly research.

24 | Service Learning is More Than Community Service

  • The Middle School's revamped service learning program focuses not just on helping others, but developing a deeper understanding and helping solve real-world problems.

45 | A Piece of Paper That Represents So Much

  • The entire Upper School community stood witness as 20 new Americans from 12 different countries became U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony held at DA.


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Leslie King
Director of Communications
C: 678-613-6707 
P: 919-287-1729 

Kathy McPherson
Assoc. Director of Communications
Preschool/Lower School News
Editor, The Record 
P: 919-489-6569 (x6144) 


Melody Butts
Asst. Director of Communications
Middle/Upper School News
Manager, DA website/social media, News & Notes
P: 919-489-6569 (x6145)  

Sarah Delk
Multimedia Specialist
P: 919-489-6569 (x6153)

Tim McKenna
Assoc. Director of Alumni Affairs
P: 919-489-6569 (x6149) 

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