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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, 27 October 2018 – 10 AM – 1 PM

    Southern School of Engineering and Sustainability

    800 Clayton Road; Durham NC  27703

     

     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.  Thank you...

     

     

    10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

     

    Thursday, 1 November 2018

    Thursday, 8 November 2018

    Thursday, 29 November 2018

    Thursday, 6 December 2018

    Friday, 14 December 2018

    Tuesday, 8 January 2019

    Thursday, 17 January 2019

    Tuesday, 29 January 2019

     

     6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

     

    Wednesday, 23 January 2019 – evening

     

     Monday, 7 January 2019 – Thursday, 31 January 2019 – 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:  Friday, 1 March 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Monday, 4 March 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 22 March  2019 @ 5 PM

     

    Tuesday, 12 March 2019 – HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

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

     

     Saturday, 16 March 2019 – CogAt (ALL Incoming 6th  Graders ONLY) @ 7:30 AM – 11 AM – First Floor T Bldg.

     

     

     Monday, 18 March 2019 – HS Registration @ 4:30 – 6:00 PM; Media Center

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

     

     

    Thursday, 21 March 2019 – 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

     

    SPRING BREAK 25th  – 29th MARCH 2019

     

     Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 1 April  2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 2 April 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 12 April 2019 @ 5 PM

     

    Wednesday, 10   April 2019 – 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

     

    Monday, 15 April 2018 –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

     

    Saturday, 27 April 2019 – CogAt (ALL Incoming 6th  Graders ONLY) @ 7:30 AM – 11 AM – First Floor T Bldg.

     

    GOOD FRIDAY – 19 APRIL 2019

     

     Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 15 April 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 16 April 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 26 April, 2019 @ 5 PM

     

    Tuesday, 23 April  2019 – 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

     

    Saturday, 27 April  2019 - CogAt @ 7:30 AM

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 29 April 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 30 April 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 10 May, 2019 @ 5 PM

     

    6th , 7th , 8th  and HS Assessments for Class placement will be scheduled by appointment ONLY (Tuesday, 28 May 2019)

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 13  May  2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 14 May 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 24 May, 2019 @ 5 PM

     

    MEMORIAL DAY – 27 MAY 2019

     

     6th , 7th , 8th  and HS Assessments for Class placement will be scheduled by appointment ONLY (Tuesday, 28 May 2019)

     

    Saturday, 1 June  2019 - CogAt @ 7:30 AM

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 10 June 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 11 June  2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 21 June, 2019 @ 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

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 24 June 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 25 June 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 5 July 2019 @ 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.

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 8 July 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 9 July 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 19 July, 2019 @ 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

     

    Student Assignment Email Notification:  Monday, 22 July 2019

    DSA Email Notification:  Tuesday, 23 July 2019

    Student Assignment Deadline to Accept/decline:  Friday, 2 August 2019 @ 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