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Welcome Back, Traditional Schools!

Dear Durham Public Schools Students, Teachers, and Staff:

I am excited to welcome you back for the 2023-2024 school year! I look forward to celebrating our successes and working toward achievements together.  As you join our year-round students and staff for the new year, please keep this sentiment at the front of your minds: you are valuable, and we appreciate that you have chosen to share your talents with us. In return, we acknowledge your potential and will do all that is within our power to help you unleash it– whether in the classroom, in a role of support, or as a learner.

With more than 5,000 employees and 31,000 students, we’re in good company as we embark upon a year filled with promise and excitement. We’re poised for a tremendous year of growth and learning. Let’s get started!