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6 | FIRST-EVER ALL-SCHOOL PEP RALLY From Preschool through Upper School, DA students and teachers packed Kirby Gym for a rousing kick-off to Homecoming and Fall Alumni Weekend JEWELS IN DA’S CROWN Outstanding teachers are what draw families to DA and what alumni remember after they graduate. Hailing from a tiny town in North Carolina and from across the globe in Southeast Asia, Teresa Engebretsen and Thomas Phu bring energy, expertise and excitement to the classroom.

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34 | ROBOTICS TEAMS BUILD CHARACTER, PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS Now in its second year, the Middle School program is fielding three competition teams: RoboSharks, Programming Piranhas and the Cav Squad

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FRONT COVER: Give it up for the Cavaliers! Fifth-graders Veronica Quiett (from left), Kayley Kim and Allison Preble were part of the crowd cheering for Durham Academy at the first-ever all-school pep rally on Oct. 2.

P H OTO B Y C O L I N H U T H

DURHAM ACADEMY

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WIN T ER 2016

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Melody Guyton Butts

Colin Huth

CONTENTS

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Durham Academy Magazine - Winter 2016  

Durham Academy Magazine is published biannually.

Durham Academy Magazine - Winter 2016  

Durham Academy Magazine is published biannually.