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

Holiday Shopping Can Do Double-Duty with DA Affinity Programs
Posted 11/08/2018 12:00PM

Are you planning to do any holiday shopping via Amazon or purchasing Thanksgiving ingredients at Weaver Street Market? Thanks to affinity programs established by Durham Academy Parents Association with these and other retailers, your shopping can reap rewards for DA!

Support DA by starting your Amazon shopping at has the same products, same prices and same Amazon Prime benefits if you are a member — and DA receives 0.5 percent cash back. Please note that you may add items to your cart via the Amazon app or the regular Amazon website, you must complete the check-out process via for your purchase to benefit Durham Academy.

While there is not an Amazon Smile mobile app, you can add an Amazon Smile bookmark to your phone's home screen to make it easy to shop!

  1. On your phone, open your browser, such as Safari
  2. Go to
  3. If it says “Supporting Durham Academy,” proceed to step 4. Otherwise, select Durham Academy.
  4. Tap the Share button at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Choose “Add to Home Screen” as shown in this screenshot.
Mighty Nest

Mighty Nest sells natural and organic products for your kitchen, lunchboxes, home, body and wellness, and donates 15 percent cash back to schools. Click here to link your shopping to support DA. 

Harris Teeter 

Each fall, link your VIC card online to DA (school #1242). Want your VIC relinked automatically each year? Use a phone number at checkout? Send us your phone number, or VIC number (a photo of the card works), at, and consider it done.

Office Depot

At checkout, ask the cashier to link your purchase to Durham Academy (school #70060931). 

Weaver Street Market 

Purchase School Scrip at any Weaver Street Market using the Durham Academy code, #219, and Weaver Street will donate 5 percent cash back to DA. 

Questions or need more information? Contact the Affinity Programs coordinator at

Parent Events
  • March 2019
    • MonMar25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • April 2019
    • SatApr06 Benefit Auction 6:30 PM
    • ThuApr18 Parents Association General Membership Meeting 8:15 AMBrumley Performing Arts Building
    • WedApr24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • May 2019
    • WedMay22 Parents Council Luncheon and Meeting Brumley Performing Arts Building (Lower School)
    • FriMay24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
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