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ToY DirectLinnkTeacher of Year Finalists Named

It’s that time of year again when we prepare to announce and celebrate DPS Teacher of the Year. This year’s four finalists have been identified. They were selected from the Teachers of the Year as chosen by their peers at each DPS school.  Read More . . .

Stretch moneyBudget Update

Budget season is upon us and, as with every year, it is a time of tension, redefining priorities and some level of political drama. Being that the largest portion of DPS funding comes from the state, it is important to monitor the current legislative session.  Read More . . .

AG AwardsDPS Sweeps NC Association Gifted and Talented Awards

Friday, March 18 was a day of celebration for Durham Public Schools. Two DPS employees were recognized by the North Carolina Association of Gifted and Talented (NCAGT).  Read More . . .

Spelling Bee 2011Regional Spelling Bee Champ

Jesus Ayala Lara, an 8th-Grader from Chewning Middle School, won this year’s Scripps Regional Spelling Bee at Duke University.  Jesus went through 18 rounds of competition before coming out on top with the winning word "schottische."   Read More . . .

Kathy BonnerKathryn Bonner Named Principal of Northern High School

Kathryn Bonner was named Principal of Northern High School at the March 24 Board meeting. She replaces John Colclough, who is now Principal of the new Sandy Ridge Elementary School.  Read More . . .

story ideaStories Needed

Please send us your stories. We are always on the lookout for success stories, awards, celebrations, best practices, tips or any other newsworthy events. Read More . . .

 

DPS Press Release - Students in National Spotlight

We are pleased to announce 11 of our high school students are now finalists for prestigious national awards.   Read More . . .

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