Spirit Week!

Middle School Spirit Week is next week! Although dressing up is not mandatory, it is fun! Raid your closet and be ready to SHOW YOUR SPIRIT! Spirit Week is going to be amazing! 
  • Sports Day – Dust off your jerseys and sporting equipment! Wear your favorite team’s jersey. Don’t have a favorite team? Dress as your favorite sports star or as an athlete of your favorite sport!  Or wear one of your uniforms from a team you like to play on! 
  • Raffle tickets to play in the basketball game sold after school in student council store!

  • Crazy Day – Have fun and walk on the wild side with crazy socks, crazy hair, and crazy clothes! Don’t be afraid to get a little wacky & whole lot tacky!
  • Raffle tickets to play in the basketball game sold after school in student council store!

  • Time Warp Day – Step through a time machine today! Wear clothes from your favorite era (colonial, 20s, 50s, 80s, 90s – or another favorite) or even from the future! 
  • Raffle tickets to play in the basketball game sold after school in student council store! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS TO PLAY IN THE GAME!

  • Pajama Day – Wear your favorite PJs or onesie, but no sleeping in school 😉
  • RAFFLE TICKETS BOUGHT TODAY WILL BE FOR A CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HALFTIME GAME! The drawing will be at halftime during the game Friday Jan. 27

  • Spirit Week T-Shirt Day – Wear this year’s student designed spirit week t-shirt! (T-shirts will be distributed to advisories before Friday.)
  • Student vs. Faculty Basketball Game – Special Schedule
  • Middle School Night at the Cav Dome in Kirby Gym at 6pm! Please join us to watch the DA Varsity basketball teams battle against RavenscroftThere will be the chance for students to participate in a sumo wrestling event during halftime. The advisory with the most students attending the game will get a pizza party – be sure to sign in with parents council when you arrive (you’ll get a pom-pom too)!

If you have any questions, you can direct them to any of our Student Council members or advisors. The advisors are: Ms. Aitken (kim.aitken@da.org), Mrs. Morris (julie.morris@da.org), and Ms. Mack (melissa.mack@da.org).



Spirit Week T-Shirt Contest

The Student Council and Parent Council are sponsoring the 6th Annual Durham Academy Spirit Week T-shirt contest. Please consider submitting a design to celebrate DA Middle School spirit. Your design may be chosen to decorate the t-shirts given to all Middle School students during Spirit Week.  Here are some details about the contest.

  • Your submission must include the Durham Academy name or Logo and the year 2017 somewhere in the design. You may choose to include a front pocket design, a back design, or both.
  • Your design must be created by hand in a black fine point Sharpie. (No colors or ultra fine lines in the original submission. No computer generated images.)
  • You may attach a second draft with suggested color scheme (not required). The front pocket is limited to 1 color and the back can have up to two. Please understand that we may need to change the colors at the printers.

 Design submissions are due by Monday 12/5 at 8:00 AM to Ms. Morris, Ms. Aitken, or Ms. Mack.


Spirit Week T-Shirt Contest 2017 FORM

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