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

11 seniors earn National Merit commendation
Posted 09/26/2017 12:16PM

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized 11 Durham Academy seniors as commended students in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Students receiving letters of commendation were chosen by virtue of their performance on the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. DA commended students include the following:

  • Alexander Brandt
  • Ethan Goldman
  • Robert Hellinga
  • Sam Higgins
  • Jeanne Jung
  • Steven Kohl
  • Christi Mela
  • Markus Narten
  • Bennett Sampson
  • Sara Templeton
  • Alex Tsuetaki

Earlier in September, National Merit named 10 DA students semifinalists

Parent Events
  • March 2019
    • MonMar25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • April 2019
    • SatApr06 Benefit Auction 6:30 PM
    • ThuApr18 Parents Association General Membership Meeting 8:15 AMBrumley Performing Arts Building
    • WedApr24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • May 2019
    • WedMay22 Parents Council Luncheon and Meeting Brumley Performing Arts Building (Lower School)
    • FriMay24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
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