Welcome to Durham Middle
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.
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 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
New Student Registration
New students may be registered on July 17th between
the hours of 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.
2014 Summer Reading
Click on the following
links to see the 2014 Summer Reading and Math Requirements
Student Checkout Time
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
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
The Durham dress code has been updated.
Click on the following link to view the
updated document. This document was sent home with
New Immunization Requirements for
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
For more information, call Cobb &
Douglass Public Health at 770-514-2349 or visit
If you need help with immunizations, please click on the
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
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
Durham Partners in
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.
See how you can support Durham Middle School
involving our local businesses. Click
here to find out!
for the bus pass form.
Online Assessment Information
OAS for more information.
Practice: Student log in information
was sent home with report card
Durham Middle School Junior Beta Club
For information about the Durham Beta Club,
Attached you will find a document about the
Career Cruising Bridge Bill. This was sent home with the
students on Friday.
Click on the following link and follow the included
School Fire Lane Changes
National Center for Fathering is launching their
Watch D.O.G.S. program here at Durham!