TK-6th Grade Waiver Survey

August 11, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19, DUSD

The state of CA is allowing school districts to apply for a waiver to provide modified in person instruction for TK- 6 grade students. DUSD is considering submitting a waiver application and is seeking input from its families. The waiver will require DUSD schools to follow state guidelines regarding wearing face coverings and social distancing. … Read More

Durham Unified School District Re-Opening Plan

July 22, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19, DUSD

Durham families, We realize these are very challenging times for all of us, and especially uncomfortable for parents trying to make the best educational decisions for their children. We assure you the Durham Unified School District is working hard to build the best plan possible to keep our students and staff safe while providing the … Read More

Covid-19 Food Services Announcement April 20

April 20, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19, Food Service

Durham Families,Durham Unified School District will be serving FREE meals to all students. No paperwork or information required. Meals will be served at Durham High School and at the Front of the FoothillMobile Park in Butte Valley. DHS served from 11:00-12:30Foothill MHP from 11:30-12:30 PARENTS MAY PICK UP THE MEALS FOR THEIR CHILDREN.Meals will be … Read More

Covid-19 Update April 11

April 11, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

Durham Community –As the students and staff complete four weeks of distances learning and take a Spring Break, I am looking back at all that they have accomplished. After the sudden closure of all schools in California, the Durhamteachers were asked to develop “distance learning” plans for students for a few weeks which soon changed … Read More

Covid-19 Update April 1

April 1, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

Durham Families, In collaboration with other Butte County School Districts and on therecommendation from Governor Newsom and State Superintendent of Schools, Tony Thurmond, there has been a decision to close school districts sites throughout Butte County for the remainder of the school year.Durham Unified School District continues to be committed to providing a high quality … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 31

March 31, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

DUSD Families and Staff,This is Superintendent Joanne Parsley. Due to the President’s recommendation/orders to continue social distancing and to not gather in groups of 10 or more, the Butte County Office of Education issued a press release stating that all Butte County School facilities (including Durham Unified) will be closed to in-person instruction through the … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 26

March 26, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

March 26, 2020 Durham Family and Friends, As the Interim Superintendent of Durham Unified School District, I wouldlike to share with you just some of the amazing work our staff is doing. Inthese uncertain times it is so refreshing to see the dedication, selflessnessand work ethic that I am witnessing throughout the District. Teachers andAdministrators … Read More

Covid-19 Food Service Announcement March 20

March 20, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19, Food Service

Dear Parent or Guardian, Durham Unified School District Food Services will provide an opportunity for families to pick up a grab and go style lunch for children 18 and under. This will occur Monday-Friday, beginning March 19 – April 9th between 11:30-12:30 at the following location: Durham High School Snack Window (located in the quad … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 19

March 19, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

DURHAM SCHOOL FAMILY, SCHOOL CLOSURE EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 17 *The Butte County Office of Education just announced that all Butte County schools (including Durham Unified School District) will be closed through Friday, April 17. We want our families to be the first to know so you can begin to plan for the extended closure. … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 16 1pm

March 16, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

DURHAM SCHOOL FAMILY, Thank you for coming together during this difficult time. Currently, we arewaiting for further direction from the Governor’s Office and the StateSuperintendent of Public Education. For the high school, CIF is meeting tomorrow, March 17th, to determine thestatus of the spring sports season. We will keep you informed of alldecisions. Our concerns … Read More