Dance Reminders and LoYo Menu!

When: Friday, May 18th from 7:30-10:00 pm
Where: Taylor Hall (students can be picked up and dropped off in the 6th-grade area near Taylor Hall)
Who: The event is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. Students from Durham Nativity School will also be joining us for the event.
What to Wear:
  • Appropriate attire will include dresses, skirts and dressy tops, dressy pant-outfits, nice khakis/slacks/dress shorts, button-down shirts (sports coat and tie optional).
  • Students do NOT have to dress in a Candyland theme or wear any specific colors.
  • Please remember that all school dress code rules apply (jeans are prohibited at this dance).
Cost: Tickets will be sold at the dance for $10 at the door of Taylor Hall.  Students will receive a discount of $1 per every canned food item donated (up to a $3 discount, though more donations are always welcome). The donations can be dropped off at the door when you pay.
Food: YoLo on the Go frozen yogurt food truck will have optional items for purchase. The food truck will be parked near Taylor Hall. There will be lemonade and water provided free of charge in the courtyard. Please remember NO FOOD IS ALLOWED IN TAYLOR HALL!
Questions: If you have any other questions or concerns about the dance in general or the dress code please contact one of the three Student Council advisors: Kim Aitken (kim.aitken@da.org), Julie Morris (julie.morris@da.org), or Melissa Mack (melissa.mack@da.org).

Candyland Dance Song Request

Calling all 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students who are planning on attending the dance!

Do you have a song you’d really like to hear? Complete the google form below with early song requests. Please keep the following in mind when requesting songs:

     1) Songs should be appropriate for school 
     2) You can submit more than one song request form
     3) Not all requested songs will be played
     4) You can still request songs at the dance
     5) Requests must be submitted by Friday, May 4th at 3pm

Candyland Dance!

It’s gonna be a sweet night! The Student Council is pleased to announce this year’s end-of-year dance theme as Candyland!

When: Friday, May 18th from 7:30-10:00 pm
Where: Taylor Hall (students can be picked up and dropped off in the 6th-grade area near Taylor Hall)
Who: The event is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. Students from Durham Nativity School will also be joining us for the event.
What to wear:
  • Appropriate attire will include dresses, skirts and dressy tops, dressy pant-outfits, nice khakis/slacks/dress shorts, button-down shirts (sports coat and tie optional). 
  • Students do NOT have to dress in a Candyland theme or wear any specific colors. 
  • Please remember that all school dress code rules apply (jeans are prohibited at this dance). 
Cost: Tickets will be sold at the dance for $10 at the door of Taylor Hall.  Students will receive a discount of $1 per every non-perishable food item donated (up to a $3 discount, though more donations are always welcome). The donations can be dropped off at the door when they pay.
Food: YoLo on the Go frozen yogurt food truck will have optional items for purchase. The food truck will be parked near Taylor Hall. There will be lemonade and water provided free of charge in the courtyard. A menu with prices for YoLo on the Go will be posted on here on the SC Blog closer to the dance! 
Questions: If you have any other questions or concerns about the dance in general or the dress code please contact one of the three Student Council advisors: Kim Aitken (kim.aitken@da.org), Julie Morris (julie.morris@da.org), or Melissa Mack (melissa.mack@da.org). 
 
We hope you will attend and join us in our delightful journey through Candyland- it’ll be a sublime night!
Candyland Dance Flyer

Winter Luau Info and Song Requests

7th and 8th graders – 

Lace up your dancing shoes and be ready for our next school dance, Winter Luau, coming up on Friday, Jan 26th from 7:30-10pm in Taylor Hall. 

The attire can include; dresses, skirts, slacks, khakis, dressy tops or button-down shirts. Please no jeans and remember the dress code still applies. If you want, you can dress in a tropical theme, but it is absolutely not required. 

Want to request any SCHOOL APPROPRIATE songs for the dance? Fill out the google form below to share your ideas by Friday, Jan 19th at 3:00pm. You will still be able to request songs at the dance too. 

Here are the details for the dance:

 

Dance Theme

Get excited because the theme of our upcoming winter dance is a Winter Luau! 7th and 8th Grade students are invited to attend this event on Friday, January 26 from 7:30 to 10:00 pm in Taylor Hall. The attire can include; dresses, skirts, slacks, khakis, dressy tops or button-down shirts. Please no jeans and remember the dress code still applies. If you want, you can dress in a tropical theme, but it is absolutely not required. More information about the dance will come when we return to school in January.

 

Hope to see you there!

7th & 8th Grade Dance Survey

SC is getting ready to start planning our Middle School Dances! This fall, winter, and spring the dances will be open to 7th and 8th graders. This time, the student body has a say in the attire! We would like to know if the 7th and 8th graders would like to have a casual dance at some point this year. This could mean jeans, a flannel or a t-shirt, and YOU get to decide. You will also get a chance to make suggestions about what theme you think would be fun for the middle school dances! Submit your answers in the survey below and please have it completed by Thursday, October 5th by 3:30pm. Thank you!

End of Year Dance – What a Night

Last Friday, May 19th was the end of year dance at Durham Academy for the 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. It was a fun night with Davis M. from the Upper School being an awesome DJ for the event!  Special thanks to Locopop and Crepes-Veronique for bringing their food trucks as well. Check out the video below for some highlights! 

Thanks to Mrs. Morris, Ms. Aitken, and Ms. Mack for the photos.

The song is “Something Just Like This” by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay.

End of Year Dance 2017 from DA MS Student Council on Vimeo.

HOLLYWOOD – End of Year Dance

We hope that you are excited for the End of The Year Dance!  Here are a few reminders:

Theme: Hollywood
When: Friday, May 19th from 7:30-10:00 pm
Where: Taylor Hall
Who: 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students 
Cost: Tickets will be sold at the dance for $10 admission Students will receive a discount of $1 per every non-perishable food item donated (up to a $3 discount, though more donations are always welcome).  All donations will go to Urban Ministries of Durham
What to Wear: dress, skirt & dressy top, dressy pant outfit, nice slacks/khakis/dress shorts, button-down (tie and sports coat optional), no jeans – the dress code applies
Food Trucks: LocoPops and Crepes-Veronique will have items for purchase! Menus are below.

 

End of Year Dance Theme Announcement!

Lights, Camera, Action! The Student Council is happy to announce the theme of the end-of-year dance. The theme is Hollywood! This dressy-casual dance will be held on Friday, May 19th from 7:30-10:00 pm in Taylor Hall. The event is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students.  Join us to walk the red carpet – it will be a night to remember! More information is to come a few weeks before the dance. We hope you will attend! 

What to wear:
Any of the following are appropriate (and remember all school dress code rules apply): 
dress, skirt & dressy top, dressy pant-outfit, nice slacks/khakis/dress shorts, button-down (tie and sport coat optional), no jeans

 

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