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 fare well in Chinese Speech and Writing Contests
Posted 04/30/2018 01:00PM

With nine students advancing to the final round of the speech contest, Durham Academy had the largest group of any school who presented at the North Carolina Chinese Speech and Writing Contests on Saturday. More than 700 participants from more than 30 schools across the state submitted their work to the preliminary contest hosted by N.C. State University’s Confucius Institute; DA’s results are below.

Noah Cox: First place, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Advanced Division; second place, Writing Contest – Non-Heritage (14+ Division

Davi Sapiro-Gheiler: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Advanced Division; Best Talent Award (flute performance)

Justin Cobb: First place, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division

Tigey Jewell-Alibhai: Second place, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division

Tharindu Fernando: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division; Speech Eloquence Award

Luci Jones: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division; Best Talent Award (Chinese calligraphy)

Pablo Ahmadi: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division

Grace Brooks: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division

Colin Mackay: Top-10 finalist, Speech Contest – Non-Immersion Intermediate Level Division

 

Parent Events
  • October 2018
    • ThuOct25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • November 2018
    • ThuNov15 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • MonNov26 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • December 2018
    • MonDec17 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • January 2019
    • ThuJan17 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
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