School Announcements

Successful Blood Drive

posted Dec 13, 2017, 11:04 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 6:13 AM ]

Thank you to everyone who donated blood to help our school blood drive be successful.  Thanks to our sponsors, Jack's and Chick-fil-A, for providing food for the donors.  

Scholars' Bowl League Champion!

posted Dec 1, 2017, 7:00 AM by Jamie Jack

Congratulations to the Duran South Scholars' Bowl team for winning the league championship!  The team had an undefeated season consisting of twelve matches against other local teams.  Christian Bloodsworth was the league's Most Valuable Player.  Team members are Christian Bloodsworth, Tripp Carder, Coral Church, Bradyn Turnbull, Jasmine Gillis, Ella Wallace, Andrew Phung, Madison Barnes, James Wilkerson, and Alayaa Dunnaville.  The team sponsor is Mrs. Diane Waid.

School Spelling Bee Winners

posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:55 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Nov 30, 2017, 6:55 AM ]

Congratulations to our Duran South Spelling Bee winners.  Anna Moody is the school spelling bee champion.  Tori Hooks is first runner-up.  Tripp Carder is second runner-up.

Dr. Ross Burks- Kiwanis Teacher of the Month

posted Oct 17, 2017, 6:17 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Oct 17, 2017, 7:38 AM ]

Duran South is very proud of Dr. Ross Burks for being selected as the Kiwanis Teacher of the Month for September.  Dr. Burks teaches science at Duran South.  

Science Class Bonus Points Poster

posted Sep 1, 2017, 9:28 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Sep 1, 2017, 9:29 AM ]

All students have the opportunity to earn bonus points each nine weeks in their science class.  Click on the image of the poster for details.

Get to Know the Duran South Faculty & Staff

posted Aug 25, 2017, 6:28 AM by Jamie Jack

Please watch our videos to learn about the faculty and staff at Duran South.  

Tardy Procedure

posted Apr 26, 2017, 8:27 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Aug 11, 2017, 6:37 AM by Cory ONeal ]

School Tardiness

Tardy documentation will begin on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  Please make sure your child is on time daily.  

Duran South Tardy



1ST TARDY                 Tardy Notification Letter

2ND TARDY                 MORNING DETENTION (1 Day)      

3RD TARDY                 MORNING DETENTION (2 Days)


5TH TARDY                 2 Days ISS

6TH TARDY                 1 Day OSS/Class II Offense

7TH TARDY                 2 Days OSS/ Class II Offense with a possible Early Warning Referral

Congratulations to the Jr. Beta Robotics Team

posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:42 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Jun 28, 2017, 12:34 PM by Cory ONeal ]

Congratulations to the Duran South Jr. Beta Robotics team for placing 5th at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Division II Robotics Showcase in Orlando, Florida.   Team members are Conner Pike, Justin Bain, Autumn Spencer, Michael Witcher, Ethan Young, and Gracie Sheppard.  A special thank you to club sponsors, Jamie Jack & Diane Waid, trip leader, Ashley Fomby, Robotics teacher leader, Tammy Sheppard and parent fundraiser specialist, Candy Pike for your efforts on getting our students to and from Orlando, FL.

Duran South Teacher of the Year

posted Oct 27, 2016, 11:32 AM by Jamie Jack

Mrs. Katie Williams was selected as the Duran South Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Williams teaches language arts.  

Pell City Educational Foundation Grant Winners from Duran South

posted Oct 18, 2016, 7:11 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Jun 27, 2017, 6:51 AM by Cory ONeal ]

Congratulations to the following teachers for being awarded grants by the Pell City Educational Foundation:  Stephen Barnett, Ruth Borders, Ross Burks, Jamie Jack, Sarah Naramore, Tammy Sheppard, Katie Williams, and Wendy Wilson.  Together these teachers received a total of $2,153.50 to be used in their classrooms.

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