Durham Middle School

Dr. Patricia Alford, Principal

Joshua Fowler, Admin 6/7  | Shannon Thorpe, AP 7/8  | Dominique Terens, SSA

2891 Mars Hill Road
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: (770) 975-6641
Fax: (770) 975-6643

Welcome to Durham Middle School

 School Hours &
Important Transportation Info

8:50 AM - 4:15 PM

  1. It is highly recommended that students arrive early (before 8:50 AM) only if they have a specific reason (appointment with teacher, intramurals, etc.).
  2. No student should be dropped off before 8:15 AM; there is no supervision available prior to this time and the front doors remain locked until 8:15 each morning. Students who arrive early will report to our cafeteria and sign in for silent study hall. 
  3. All car-riders should be off campus by 4:30 each afternoon.
  4. Please send a note in with your student if an early check-out is required or you are making any transportation changes for the day other than your normal arrangements.
  5. Early dismissals are accepted until 3:45 pm. If you arrive to check out your student AFTER 3:45 pm, please accept our apologies but we will not be able to call into classrooms. Students will be dismissed at the normal 4:15 pm dismissal time.
  6. All last-minute transportation changes must be completed by 3:45 pm to ensure we have adequate time to communicate this with your student. For safety reasons, no transportation changes will be announced at the end of the day.

Please click here to view our
Afternoon Car Rider Pick Up Procedures


Order your 2017-18 Durham MS Yearbook!

Visit https://yearbookordercenter.com
Our school's order # is 1026

HELP US SAY...


Parents, Students, and Durham Staff are invited to nominate a deserving
Teacher or Staff Member of the Month!


Please submit a nomination through the link below
http://bit.ly/DurhamStaffoftheMonth


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The Georgia Parent Survey is now open!
IT contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, parents may complete the Georgia Parent Survey at Durham Middle School. All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.   Access the Georgia Parent Survey by clicking the link below. 
             
 http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents


Parents of 8th Graders

If your 8th grader will be turning 15-years-old and you plan to have him/her get their Learner’s Permit, you will need an Enrollment Certificate from Durham. Please contact Cindy Browne, attendance clerk, at Cindy.Browne@cobbk12.org.
The student may pick up their certificate in the attendance office.


7th Grade
Vaccination Requirements 

Before starting the 2017-2018 school year, 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 need proof of a whooping cough booster and a meningococcal shot. 

*New entrants include anyone that is entering Georgia schools for the first time or is returning to a Georgia school after being gone for more than 12 months or one school year. 

For more info, please call or visit Cobb & Douglas Public Health at 770-514-2417
www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com



2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
Erin Baker
Media Specialist

2017-2018 Classified Employee of
the Year

Geri Connaughton
Paraprofessional

Geri was also selected as the
Cobb County School District's
Classified Employee of the Year
for Middle School!
See the video here!

2017 Volunteer of the Year
Teri Stanfield
PTSA Treasurer


Thank you for making Durham such an incredible place for our students through all your hard work!


Celebrating a birthday?

Support the Durham Foundation by purchasing a Happy Birthday message on our school marquee for any student, staff, or faculty member for just $25.00.

Complete this form - Happy Birthday - and submit it to our front office at least 24 hours before you would like the name posted.


Help Durham when you shop at Kroger or Publix.
Click
here for details


Medication Forms
Over the Counter      Prescription Medication

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