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

School to Dismiss Early Thursday, Remain Closed Friday
Posted 09/11/2018 05:32PM

Due to the threat of Hurricane Florence, Durham Academy will dismiss early on Thursday, Sept. 13, and will remain closed Friday, Sept. 14. To smooth traffic flow from campus, we ask that students be picked up on Thursday at the following times:

  • 11:30 a.m. – Preschool
  • 11:45 a.m. – Lower School
  • 12:15 p.m. – Middle School
  • 1 p.m. – Upper School

All campuses will be closed on Thursday at 2 p.m. and will remain closed through the weekend. 

All afternoon and evening activities and events scheduled for Thursday and Friday are canceled. In addition, the Parents Association Used Book Sale sort scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled.

Given the predicted severity of the storm, we remind every family to have a personal emergency preparedness kit (Click here for a checklist: You can also sign up for personal emergency notifications at

Parent Events
  • September 2018
    • TueSep25 Dine for DA at Blaze Pizza 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • October 2018
    • ThuOct18 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • 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
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