2020-2021 EVENTS

ANNUAL ADULTS-ONLY GALA

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 from 8:30 - 10:30pm

LOCATION: LIVE STREAM EVENT

EVENT CHAIR: SUSIE MOLINA | DURHAMPTAGALA@GMAIL.COM

Each year the PTA hosts an evening out to raise money for Durham. Proceeds help make meaningful improvements to the school as well as support important programs for our students. This event typically includes dinner, dancing, auctions, and tons of fun.

 

This year's event - Maskerade - will be on Friday, October 23 and will be held virtually. The event will include silent and live auctions, a mask (traditional masquerade or Covid-style face mask) decorating contest, and live entertainment.If your business is interested in sponsoring or you would like to volunteer contact durhamptagala@gmail.com.

 

SPOTTY FUN RUN

November 19, 2020

Stay tuned for details on our VIRTUAL event this year. The goal is to offer students a fun and active way to raise money for our school and we're confident we can make that happen.

BOOK FAIR

NOVEMBER 2019 & APRIL 2020

EVENT CHAIR: ALISA TACKETT | DURHAMPTABOOKS@GMAIL.COM

Hosted in the fall and spring semesters, Book Fair is an awesome way for students to purchase new books while supporting the on-campus library. Students will preview the Book Fair early in the week to make their shopping lists, and then attend a shopping session with their class later in the week. Class shopping times will be communicated via Living Tree. Before school and after school shopping is available as long students are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (IFEST)

JANUARY 2020

The International Festival (iFest) is a celebration of cultures around the world. Every year each grade level studies a different country and it all comes together at iFest. Hallways are transformed into the countries of focus and cultures are showcased through food, drinks and crafts.

This year students are studying Belize, Venezuela, China, Egypt, Italy, Somoa and USA (with a Texas focus). Grab your passport and get ready to travel!

 

SPOTTY MART

DECEMBER 2019

Spotty Mart is an on campus, week-long holiday mart geared towards Durham student's holiday shopping lists! Students will attend a shopping session with their class during the week to buy holiday gifts for their families, friends, and teachers. Class shopping times will be communicated via Living Tree. Items range in price from $0.25 to $10.00. Items are gift wrapped free of charge and sent home with the students.

 

SPRING FLING

CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

EVENT CHAIR: GLORIA BOUNDS | DURHAMPTASPRING@GMAIL.COM

We are so sorry to announce this year's Spring Fling has been canceled.

 

This fun event is held on campus, and students and their families are invited to join the festivities.  Activities available include games, inflatables, face painting, a video game truck and more! Wristbands are available for purchase for unlimited games and most activities, and will get you the most bang for your buck! Individual activity tickets will be for sale at the event only.

 

DALMATIAN DANCE

MAY 2020

LOCATION: COMING SOON

EVENT CHAIR: COMING SOON

TICKETS: COMING SOON

Current Durham students and their adult date(s) are invited to dance the night away. Couple and single tickets are available for purchase, and tickets are required to attend.

 

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