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

Screening of documentary '120 Days' set for Sept. 29, open to the public
Posted 09/15/2016 10:52AM

Durham Academy will host a screening of the film 120 Days, which follows the story of a family of undocumented immigrants living in North Carolina, on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in Kenan Auditorium. Following the screening will be a Q&A with the documentary’s director, Ted Roach. The event is free and open to the public.  

120 Days takes an intimate look at members of the Cortes family, who have been living and working in the U.S. illegally for more than 12 years. The film documents the last official four months in the United States for the family’s father, Miguel Cortes, after a judge grants him “120 days” to get his affairs in order before leaving his wife and two daughters in the U.S. and returning to Mexico.

The screening is cohosted by Uniting NC, and the first 20 people to arrive will receive a free “N.C. is Home” T-shirt. Kenan Auditorium is located on DA's Upper School campus: 3601 Ridge Road, Durham.

Learn more about the documentary at, and invite friends via the event Facebook page.

Parent Events
  • November 2018
    • ThuNov15 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room

      Guest speaker: Lower School Director Carolyn Ronco

    • MonNov26 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
    • TueNov27 Dine for DA at Piper's Deli 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • December 2018
    • MonDec17 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • January 2019
    • ThuJan17 Parents Council Meeting 8:15 AMMiddle School Board Room
    • FriJan25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • February 2019
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