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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-489-6569.