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

14 DA field hockey players named to National Academic Squad
Posted 05/02/2017 10:23AM

Fourteen members of the Durham Academy field hockey team have received national honors for academics.

The following DA students are among student-athletes from across the nation selected for the Optimal Performance Associates Winning Team/Keith Waldman NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches Association) High School National Academic Squad.

  • Elli Adams, junior
  • Virginia Capehart, junior
  • Gwen Caudle, junior
  • Emily Cutcliffe, junior
  • Maggie Dirschl, junior
  • Nichole Hanna, senior
  • Cat McNish, junior
  • Taylor Owens, junior
  • Callie Pierce, junior
  • Hannah Pope, senior
  • Sterling Roberts, junior
  • Serafina Turner, junior
  • Maya Watson, senior
  • Diane Youngstrom, senior

The program recognizes high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a cumulative, unweighted grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

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
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