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

One hundred seniors celebrate their years at DA at commencement
Posted 06/02/2014 03:00PM

With turns of their tassels, 100 Durham Academy seniors were transformed into alumni May 23 at the school's 40th commencement exercises.

The Rev. Dr. Will Willimon, former dean of Duke University Chapel and now pastor of Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, delivered the commencement address, which was subsequently featured on For what was believed to be the first time in DA's history, two valedictorians were recognized: Justin Katz and Sean O'Connor. Kyle Bushick was class salutatorian.
Read more about the Class of 2014 at and in The Herald-Sun, and look for further coverage in the summer 2014 issue of The Record. View more photos from commencement on Flickr.

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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