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

Honors assembly recognizes achievements of students in grades 9 to 11
Posted 06/04/2018 11:01AM

Durham Academy Upper School faculty honored more than 40 ninth-, 10th- and 11th-graders for academic achievement, effort and enthusiasm at the annual honors assembly on Thursday.

Awards were given to students in the following categories:

Deans' Awards: 
Grade 9: Katherine Lantzy
Grade 10: Claire Middleton
Grade 11: Nick Epstein
This award recognizes students who exemplify DA's mission of helping students to live "moral, happy and productive lives." The award honors students who show dedication to not only doing their best, but also being their best.

Technology Awards
Department Award: Trevor Nelson and Christos Polzak
Brumley Award: Matthew Change

English Awards
English 9: Elle Gross
English 10: Danae Younge
English 11: Will Schwartz

History Awards
Grade 9: Mira Pickus 
Grade 10: Julia Villani  
Grade 11: Luci Jones  

Math Awards
Algebra I: Teresa Ibeanu
Geometry: Tom Higgins
Algebra II: Chris Burkhart
Precalculus: Annie Ma
Statistics: Hayden Goss
Calculus: Aram Lindroth

Science Awards
Biology: Xander Wilcox and Madison Haller
Chemistry: Kay Youngstrom
Cole Award (Physics): Renee George 

Fine Arts Awards
Theater: Nathan Salley
Dance: Claire Ridley
Music: Yaakov Huba
Photography: Sam Grant
Visual Art: Anna West

Language Awards
Spanish I: Luke Hanson
Spanish II: Tanner Barry
Spanish III: Katherine Lantzy
Spanish IV: Carlton zum Brunnen
AP Spanish Language: Adriana Kim
French III: Alex Hogue
French IV: Madeleine Genova
AP French: Sarah Farrin
Chinese I: Quinn Shanahan
Chinese II: Ryan Morgan
Chinese III: Colin Mackay
Chinese IV: Davi Sapiro-Gheiler
Latin II: Chris Burkhard
Latin III: Brandon Caveney
AP Latin: Sarah Kim

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