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    Description

    Specialized visual and performing arts secondary school for grades 6-12 focused on rigorous academics and excellence in the visual and performing arts.

    Features of the magnet school include:

    Community Partnerships with Duke University and Durham Performing Arts Center

     

    All high school students declare one of the following arts concentration areas that they pursue all four years at Durham School of the Arts:

    • Chorus, Band, Strings, Piano, Guitar, Dance
    • Theatre - (Acting & Technical Theatre)
    • Visual Arts - (Drawing, Painting, Clay, Sculpture & Photography)
    • Creative Writing - (Writing Thru Literature, Newspaper & Yearbook)
    • Commercial & Artistic Technologies - (Game Art Design and Digital Audio & Video Production)

    Magnet Fair – Saturday, 2 November 2019 – 10 AM – 1 PM

    Southern School of Engineering and Sustainability

    800 Clayton Road; Durham NC  27703

     

    SCHOOL TOUR FLYER - ENGLISH


    SCHOOL TOUR FLYER - SPANISH

     

     

    SCHOOL TOURS – There is NO sign up for tours.  Please select a date and time which works in your schedule and report to the Media Center (signage will be posted) on the campus of DSA.  Tours should last approximately 90 minutes. In the case of inclement weather resulting in the cancellation of school, if there is a tour scheduled, it will be canceled.

     

     

    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

     

    Tuesday, 5 November 2019

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Thursday, 5 December 2019

    Friday, 13 December 2019

    Wednesday, 8 January 2020

    Thursday, 16 January 2020

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

     

     6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

     

    Thursday, 23 January 2020 – evening

     

     Monday, 6 January 2020 – Friday, 31 January 2020 – LOTTERY APPLICATION DATES

     

     NOTE:  REGISTRATION IS NOT A DROP-IN EVENT.  PLEASE REPORT ON TIME AND PLAN TO STAY THE ENTIRE TIME OF THE REGISTRATION/MUSIC PLACEMENT SESSION.

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 2 March 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 3 March 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 20 March  2020 @ 5 PM

     

    Tuesday, 10 March 2020 – HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

                                                         6th  Grade Registration @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

     

       

     Wednesday, 18 March 2020 – HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

                                                                 6th Grade Registration @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

     

    Saturday, 21 March 2020 – CogAt (ALL Incoming 6th  Graders ONLY) @ 7:30 AM – 11 AM – First Floor T Bldg.

     

     

    Monday, 23 March 2020 – Music Placement @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM (A-K); Meet in Main Cafeteria

                                                                                                 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (L-Z); Meet in Main Cafeteria

     

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 23 March 2020  

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 24 March 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 3 April 2020 @ 5 PM

     

    Monday, 6   April 2020 – 7th , 8th, and HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00  PM; Media Center

                                                     6th Grade Registration @ 5:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

                                                     Music Placement @ 6:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

     

    SPRING BREAK 10th  – 17th APRIL 2020

     

     

     Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 6 April 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 7 April 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 24 April, 2020@ 5 PM

     

    Tuesday, 21 April 2020 –7th , 8th  and  HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

                                                    6th  Grade Registration @ 5:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

                                                    Music Placement @ 6:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

     

     

    Monday, 27 April  2020– 7th , 8th  and  HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

                                               6th Grade Registration @ 5:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

                                               Music Placement @ 6:30 PM; Main Cafeteria

     

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 27 April 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 28 April 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 8 May, 2020 @ 5 PM

     

     

    Saturday, 2 May 2020 – CogAt (ALL Incoming 6th  Graders ONLY) @ 7:30 AM – 11 AM – First Floor T Bldg.

     

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 11  May  2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 12 May 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 22 May, 2020 @ 5 PM

     

    MEMORIAL DAY – MONDAY, 25  MAY 2020

     

     

    Saturday, 6 June  2020 - CogAt (ALL Incoming 6th  Graders ONLY) @ 7:30 AM – 11 AM – First Floor T Bldg.

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 8 June 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 9 June  2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 3 July, 2020 @ 5 PM

     

    6th,  7th , 8th  and HS Assessments will be scheduled in June 2020, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.

    Meeting with Counselors will be during Schedule Change week, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Tuesday, 6 July 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Wednesday, 7 July 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 17 July 2020 @ 5 PM

     

     7th , 8th and HS Assessments will be scheduled in July 2019, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.

    Meeting with Counselors will be during Schedule Change week, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 20 July 2020

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 31 July, 2020 @ 5 PM

     

    7th , 8th  and HS Assessments will be scheduled in August 2019, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.  

    Meeting with Counselors will be during Schedule Change week, by appointment ONLY – Date forthcoming.

     

    Ntianu Nkenge, Magnet Coordinator
    Ntianu.Nkenge@dpsnc.net
    919-560-3926; ext. 23229