Welcome to Durham Middle School
                                                                 Principal: Dr. Patricia Alford

Durham's Mission Statement and School Strategic Plan

Meet the Principal

The Durham Middle School PTSA invites all parents and community members to meet Dr. Patricia Alford, Durham’s new principal. 

What?    “Meet the Principal” Coffee and Conversation

When?    Thursday, July 24, 2014     7:30 AM - 9:30 AM.

Where?  Durham Middle School Media Center

No RSVP is required.  Drop in any time between 7:30 and 9:30 AM to meet and get to know our new principal.  We hope to see you there!

Durham Orientation Day

Durham Middle School will have Orientation Day on Friday August 1st. 

6th Grade 11:30 AM

7th Grade 1:30 PM

8th Grade 2:30 PM

Click on the following link for important imformation about the beginning of school. Start of school information

Welcome to our new Principal Dr. Patricia Alford

Durham Foundation

Durham Middle School now has a foundation.  If you are interested in contributing to the foundation, please click on the button above.

Foundation vs PTSA

Are you wondering the difference between the Foundation and The PTSA?  View this Powerpoint to have a better understanding. Foundation vs PTSA  

New Student Registration

  New students may be registered on July 17th between the hours of 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. 


2014 Summer Reading and Math

Click on the following links to see the 2014 Summer Reading and Math Requirements

Math

Reading

Student Checkout Time Change

Student Check Outs:  As of October 28th, students will not be allowed to check out of school after 3:45 PM.  Please help us honor instructional time by adhering to this timeline.

Supply List 2014-1015

Attached you find the 2014-2015 Durham School Supply list

Blackboard Connect Parent Info

As many of have noticed, we have gone to a different phone out and email out system.  If you would like to make any changes to your account, please use the attached document to set up an account.  The only information you will need is your child's Cobb County ID number.

Durham Dress Code 2014-2015

The Durham dress code has been updated.  Click on the following link to view the updated document.  This document was sent home with report cards. 

New Immunization Requirements for 2014-2015

The Georgia Department of Public Health has released new immunization requirements for Georgia students.  In addition to the immunizations currently required, all students born on or after January 1, 2002 who are entering 7th grade, and new entrants to Georgia schools in grades 8-12 will be required to have the Tdap (Tetnus, Diptheria and Pertussis) and meningococcal conjugate vaccines before entering school for the 2014-2015 school year. 

For more information, call Cobb & Douglass Public Health at 770-514-2349 or visit www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.org.

If you need help with immunizations, please click on the following document.

School Registration Immunization Information

Durham Car Line Changes for Afternoon Dismissal

The Durham Car Line Policy has been changed for the safety of our students.  Click on the following link to view the updated document.  

Durham Community Leader Greeter of the Day

Durham would like to thank all of our Communitry Greeters from the 2014-2015 school year.  If you would like to know more about the Community Leader Greeter Program, please click on the "The Wildcat Way" link top of the  webpage.

Durham Partners in Education

Check out our new Partners in Education

New Tardy Policy
In an effort to prevent excessive unexcused tardies and class disruption, students will be required to obtain a tardy slip from an administrator if tardy to Homeroom or to a class.  Please note all students must be in homeroom by 9:10, unless they have a written pass from their homeroom teacher.  Homeroom will begin promptly at 9:15.

Support Durham
 See how you can support Durham Middle School involving our local businesses.  Click here to find out!

Bus Notes
Click here for the bus pass form.

Medication Forms

Online Assessment Information

 Click OAS for more information. 
CRCT Practice: Student log in information was sent home with report card

Durham Middle School Junior Beta Club
For information about the Durham Beta Club, Click here.

Career Cruising Bridge Bill
Attached you will find a document about the Career Cruising Bridge Bill. This was sent home with the students on Friday.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

SmartNotebook
Interactive Viewer

Click on the following link and follow the included directions

School Fire Lane Changes
 

                                        

Watch DogThe National Center for Fathering is launching their innovative Watch D.O.G.S. program here at Durham! 

CCSD District Calendar of Events
Click here for Traditional Calendar View
Add the CCSD Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.