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DPS Athletics Suspended Indefinitely

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In consultation with district athletic directors and high school principals and pending further guidance from the NCHSAA, Durham Public Schools has determined that high school athletics will be suspended indefinitely to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

“High school athletics has important benefits in boosting student engagement and fostering a strong school community,” said Superintendent Pascal Mubenga. “However, this is not the right time for interscholastic competition. We will continue to monitor trends and consult with public health officials, and will revisit this decision when conditions improve.”