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

"Maynard" Documentary Screening Set for MLK Day
Posted 01/10/2019 02:26PM

Maynard, a documentary film about Maynard Jackson, the first African-American mayor of Atlanta, will be screened Jan. 21 at Durham Academy as part of the school’s celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

The film will be shown at 1 p.m. in Kenan Auditorium, 3601 Ridge Road, Durham, followed by a 2:30 p.m. panel discussion with the film’s executive producers, Maynard Jackson III and Wendy Jackson, and Dr. Kristen V. Bell, daughter of former Durham Mayor Bill Bell. The panel will be introduced by Donovan Herndon, who is a senior at Durham Academy and is teen president of the Durham Jack & Jill chapter.

The free event is open to the public and includes a soulful, contemporary-based dance lesson from 1 to 3 p.m. for children ages 4 to 9. The lesson will be taught by dance instructor and choreographer Anjanée Bell, also the daughter of former Mayor Bill Bell.

For more information, contact Durham Academy Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Kemi Nonez at or 919-489-6569.


Parent Events
  • January 2019
    • ThuJan17 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • FriJan25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • February 2019
    • ThuFeb21 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • ThuFeb21 Dine for DA at City Barbeque 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
    • FriFeb22 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • March 2019
    • ThuMar21 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • MonMar25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • April 2019
    • SatApr06 Benefit Auction 6:30 PM
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