Parents Association & Parents Council
The Durham Academy Parents Association supports the school's academic, social, fine arts and athletic objectives. Parents Association encourages volunteerism, raises and disperses funds, promotes communication and cooperation, and provides input to the school on issues of concern and interest to parents. All Durham Academy parents are members of the Parents Association.
The Durham Academy Parents Council is the governing board of the Parents Association. This group comprises members of an executive committee; division representatives; members of schoolwide committees on matters such as diversity, wellness and athletics; and parents who organize both community-building and fundraising events. See a list of the parents who serve on Parents Council.
Parents Bulletin Board
Work up a sweat for a great cause on Saturday, March 24, at the Durham Academy Zumba Club’s Zumbathon fundraiser for Durham County Special Olympics.
The event is set for 3 to 5 p.m. at the Edison Johnson Recreation Center (500 West Murray Ave., Durham). Zumbathon is open to the public, and general admission is $15 (Special Olympics athletes can participate for $5). Come out, whether you want to Zumba for the full two hours, or just fit in a quick 30-minute workout.
The Zumba Club will also hold a raffle for Chick-Fil-A, Target, Amazon and Barnes & Noble gift cards, as well as a gift basket of toys and other items. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each.
If you cannot attend but would like to support the cause, contact dance teacher and Zumba Club advisor Laci McDonald.