School Announcements

Course Selection Online Form for Upcoming 7th Graders

posted May 17, 2020, 9:09 AM by Jamie Jack

All students who will be 7th graders at Duran South for the 2020-2021 school year need to fill out an online course selection form if they have not already done so. 

May 18th- Important Drop off and Pick up Day

posted May 11, 2020, 8:15 AM by Jamie Jack


The day to drop off all textbooks, library books, and Chromebooks will be May 18th from 7:15 AM until 11:15 AM.   Yearbooks and belongings from lockers may be picked up on May 18th also during the same time frame.  Simply drive through the parent pick-up/drop-off line, and our staff will collect at the door.  

PCSS Technology and Digital Learning Help Website

posted Apr 5, 2020, 9:32 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Apr 5, 2020, 9:34 AM ]

Our school system has a website to help students and parents during the last two months of school.  The site has helpful technology and digital learning tutorial videos.
Click here to access this website.  

Homework Alabama

posted Apr 1, 2020, 1:15 PM by Jamie Jack

This site will be a great resource for students and parents during April and May.  
Click here to visit the site directly.

Poetry Contest Winners

posted Mar 4, 2020, 6:49 AM by Jamie Jack

We had over fifty poems submitted for the school poetry contest.  The poems by these students were selected as the top poems.  These students will participate in the poetry cafe in the school library on March 5 at 8:00AM.  

Chick-fil-A Teacher of the Month

posted Feb 19, 2020, 11:00 AM by Jamie Jack

Congratulations to Coach Young!  He is the Chick-fil-A teacher of the month.  Great job, Coach!

Congratulations to our Duran South Spelling Bee Winners!

posted Nov 21, 2019, 12:01 PM by Jamie Jack

Congratulations to Alissa Woolsey!  She is the Duran South Spelling Bee champion for this school year.  Congratulations to Caden Sawyer!  He is the Duran South Spelling Bee runner-up.

Peer Tutoring Sign-up Tutorial Video

posted Oct 16, 2019, 10:42 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 12:31 PM by Matt Black ]

Please click here to view a short video tutorial showing students how to sign up for our school peer tutoring program.  If students and/or parents have any questions about the peer tutoring program, please contact Mrs. McCullars.

Duran South Student Spotlight

posted Oct 2, 2019, 6:41 AM by Jamie Jack

Congratulations to the students who were chosen for our October Student Spotlight!  Each teacher chose a student for our Student Spotlight.  Criteria for being nominated as Student Spotlight includes, but is not limited to: (students must exemplify at least one criteria)

          Student
  •  displays good character
  •  makes a significant improvement in the classroom
  •  demonstrates leadership
  •  has a good attitude
  •  has good behavior or has made positive improvements in attitude. 
  •  works hard and is persistent
  •  attends school regularly, on time to class, or displays a positive improvement in attendance
  •  has good grades, participates in class, completes all assignments, or improvement in grades 
The October Spotlight Students are Jules Alexander, Gabe Baldwin, Ariona Berry, Alyssa Donati, Lindsey Eades, Elise Minton, Kaelyn Hare, Kendyll Hicks, Kaylee Johnson, Ge'Khya McCollum, EmmaLee Partain, Bre Perrin, Trey Peterson, Lenzi Surles, Katie-Ann Truitt, and Makayla Womack.  

Study Skills Class for After School

posted Sep 20, 2019, 12:30 PM by Jamie Jack

Duran Jr. High South will be offering a study skills class after school until 4:15 every Tuesday beginning October 1, 2019.  During this time, your child will be able to do homework, work on projects, and receive online tutoring for various subjects.  This is a free service for all our students.  If you would like for your child to be a part of this program, you must return the signed permission form to the school office by Monday, September 30.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McCullars at 205-884-7957.  The permission form is located below.  Students may also get a permission from in the main office.

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