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

Upper Schoolers earn accolades in Latin contests
Posted 04/26/2018 04:00PM

Fourteen Durham Academy Upper Schoolers have earned accolades for their performance on the National Latin Exam and in the Classical Association of the Middle West and South translation competition.

The National Latin Exam is a 40-question, multiple-choice test includes questions about Latin grammar and translation, Roman culture, mythology, history and geography. The following DA students won medals:

  • Gold medals: Chris Burkhard, Kaylene Eun, Maggie Chambliss, Matt Schwartz, Luke Triplett, Jack Anderson and Sarah Kim
  • Silver medals: Scott West, Linus Dannull, Brandon Caveney, Alex Charles and Zoe Boggs 

The following students placed in the Classical Association of the Middle West and South translation competition:

  • Eamon McKeever, Austen Dellinger – honorable mention
  • Zoe Boggs – book award
Parent Events
  • January 2019
    • ThuJan17 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
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