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 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 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 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

Covid-19 Update March

March 16, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

Corona Virus Letter to Parents and Community: After much deliberation and consultation with school leaders around the county, as well as consultation with our Public Health Officer, the County Superintendent of Schools, Mary Sakuma, has made the recommendation to close all schools in Butte County effective Monday March 16 through Friday March 27,2020. All Durham … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 13

March 13, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

March 13, 2020 Corona Virus Letter to Parents and Community:The Durham Unified School District is continuing to closely monitor theoutbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the state and moreimportantly here in Butte County. As of today, March 12, 2020, ButteCounty has zero COVID-19 cases. As always DUSD’s first and mostimportant priorities are the well-being and safety … Read More

Covid-19 Update March 4

March 4, 2020By DUSD OfficeCovid-19

March 4, 2020 Dear Durham Unified Community, Understandably, we are hearing much concern from parents and staff regarding the Coronavirus. The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 or Coronavirus) is a virus recently identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and is now being spread widely in other parts of mainland China.Coronavirus cases have now been identified in … Read More