Parent Meerkat Message-March
From the Desk of Principal Webb
Mar 29 BEGIN SPRING BREAK
Apr 4 END OF SPRING BREAK
Apr 8 Meerkat Meet Up 6-7 pm
Apr 12 PTA Executive Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Apr 28 Early Release Day 1:45 pm
Parent Access to Bus Information
Parents/guardians can go to this link https://ei.synovia.com/DurhamPublic/Public/LoginPage.aspx and they can enter their child’s name as it is entered into power schools along with their PowerSchool ID number and all the bus stop information will show.
Here Comes the Bus App
Durham Public Schools is the first district in North Carolina to offer parents to option to track their child's bus in real-time!
All you need is an account with our "Here Comes the Bus" application online, and you can track the bus using your computer, smartphone or tablet. Using the latest in GPS technology, this app lets you see where the bus is and confirms when the bus has arrived at the bus stop and at the school.
Plus, users can sign up to receive a text message or email when the bus is within a certain radius of the bus stop. No more rushing to get out of the house in time just to see the bus already pulling away!
Sign up today -- it's free and easy.
How to get started:
1 Visit herecomesthebus.com
2 Click the Sign-Up Today! Button
3 Enter school code 97034 and click “Next” followed by “Confirm”
4 Complete the “User Profile” box
5 Under “My Students,” click “Add”. Enter the student’s last name and student ID number.
6 Confirm the information and you’re ready to begin using Here Comes the Bus!
Please contact Shaquana Lindsey, Transportation Technology Coordinator at 919-560-3822 ext. 29200 if you have any questions.
Free Performance Series
Free Performance Series
for DPS Students & Faculty
THROUGH FRI, MAR 26
As part of a partnership with Duke Arts featuring North Carolina-based performing artists,
internationally-renowned flamenco and Spanish dance artist and educator Carlota Santana presents a virtual lecture-demonstration exploring the art of flamenco and its rich cultural history, including its multicultural influences. More info.
"Though it started out as a passion project between two Spanish dance enthusiasts in the 1980s, the company has since evolved into an institution that is dedicated to preserving the culturally-rich form of living art through performance, education, and community enrichment."
- ARTpublika Magazine
book harvest grab and go packs
Book Harvest will be open for families to select “Grab and Go” packs on Saturday March 27, April 24, and May 22, 2021. More information can be found on the Book Harvest website. Questions can be directed to Book Harvest at (252) 497-BOOK!