APRIL 27 – MAY 1

Students received an addressed envelope and 2015 -2016 school registration form.  Please return the envelope with three stamps by Wednesday.  If the stamped envelope is not returned, parents will have to come to the school to pick up final report cards.  The school registration form should be reviewed, corrected if necessary, and signed.  The form is also due Wednesday.

DURHAM TALENT SHOW is this Thursday!  Come support our students and enjoy the great talent we have here at Durham.

Relay For Life is May 2nd 4pm til midnight.  Come support the Durham Relay for life team at Jim R. Miller Park.

The on line registration for the Durham Derby is closed….BUT…you can still register at the event on May 9th.

8th Grade Dance RSVP’s

RSVP’s were sent home with students last week and are due back tomorrow!!  If you have lost your yellow form, please write the following information on a piece of paper and turn it in during homeroom tomorrow.



HOMEROOM:  Garcia-Arrese

Parent’s Signature – REQUIRED

Parents please go to www.durhamptsa.com to donate refreshments or to volunteer.

April 20th – 25th

Monday and Tuesday are the final Milestone Assessments.  Monday is science and Tuesday is Social Studies.

Saturday is the 8th grade dance.  Please remember to turn in your RSVP.  So far, there have been none turned in.

The Durham Derby 5K is May 9th.  Register by Friday to get your choice of t-shirt sizes.

April 13th – 17th

Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a lovely spring break.  Here are the highlights for this week:

Monday:  Atlanta Braves Game – Durham Band to Perform the National Anthem

Wednesday:  MILESTONE Testing begins!  Please make sure you are in homeroom no later than 9:10.  Bring 2 number 2 pencils with good erasers.  Get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast.  Calculators will be allowed on Friday.  NO CELL PHONES OR ELECTRONIC DEVICES OF ANY TYPE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE CLASSROOM DURING THE TESTING PERIOD.


April 25th – 8th Grade Dance

May 11 – 15 – Durham Olympics

NEEDED:  We are officially out of tissues in the classroom, but we aren’t out of allergy season.  Your kind donations of tissues would be greatly appreciated.


Thank you!