- Permission Slip/Flier: 7th Grade Dance
7th Grade Dance flier/permission form
- Mr. Vedra, TotM
Congratulations to Durham’s Teacher of the Month for February, Mr. Tim Vedra. You can find him on any hallway, pushing his computer cart to serve any student who needs him. He is a WONDERFUL 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher, fiercely dedicated to his students and to our school. Thank you, Mr. Vedra!
- Submit Photos for Yearbook
Durham’s yearbook staff wants photos of Wildcats playing for Allatoona and Harrison junior sports programs. Any sport qualifies, like lacrosse, football, basketball, or cheer. You may upload your pictures to hjeshare.com, using our school code “Durham” (capital D required). You may also email them to our business teacher, Mrs. Groll.
- Check Out the School Store
If you haven’t visited the PTSA School Store lately, you’re missing out. They’ve restocked with all the supplies you need for every class PLUS some sweet little gifts for your Valentine, too! Our store is open every day before school begins!
- Tutoring Lab
Take advantage of free tutoring available each week by the best in the biz: Durham teachers. All students are invited to come and get help before school. See the schedule in the calendar below and sign in in the cafeteria!
- Chick Fil A Biscuits Wednesday!
Don’t forget chicken biscuits are on sale this Wednesday before school! They are $3 and sold outside the cafeteria by the nicest PTSA mamas you’ll ever meet!
- Danielle Wentworth – TotM
Congratulations and thank you to Danielle Wentworth, December Teacher of the Month. Mrs. Wentworth teaches sixth grade social studies and seventh grade reading. Not only is she an awesome teacher, she’s also one of the kindest, sweetest people you’ll ever meet! #totalteacherpackage
If you’d like to nominate a staff member for the honor, just fill out this form.
- Nominate a Wonderful Teacher
There are many on Durham’s staff who deserve recognition for the work they do every day. You’ll find them coming in early to tutor, spending their weekends creating elaborate, engaging lesson plans, and going above and beyond to help our kids become “high achievers” in this thing called “middle school.” Know someone who has earned a schoolwide “shout out?” Fill out this form!
- Be Your Kid’s Biggest Fan
Welcome back, Wildcats! Students have been working hard since day one and earned their Fall Break! But now’s the time they really dig in. It’s the last week of the quarter and we’re all looking toward conferences to make sure everyone’s on track for a winning school year. We hope you’ll take a time out and join Durham PTSA. We’re kicking off our fall membership drive today. If you haven’t joined the team yet, our students need you! Sadly, less than 1/4 of Durham families are PTSA members. Our school can do better! We’re planning a quarterly honor roll celebration for later this month, Fun Friday this week, school dances later in the year (free to members). ALL our students, parents and teachers benefit from PTSA, so please be a part. You do not need to volunteer, just buy a membership! We’ll reward homerooms with the most members, so join now and so your student can join in the fun!
Click the football to go to our membership page where you can join our roster online. Family and individual memberships are available. Please choose the one that fits your budget. PTA membership is tax deductible!
A testament to the type of people who work at our school: Durham paraprofessional Mrs. Geri Connaughton was awarded CCSD’s Classified Employee of the Year honor for all the middle schools in the district. Mrs. Connaughton selflessly serves our students in so many ways. Hear why Dr. Alford calls her our “MVP.” Her family surprised her at the ceremony in Marietta Tuesday. We love her too, Mr. Connaught!