School Announcements

Blood Drive

posted Nov 15, 2018, 12:43 PM by Jamie Jack


School Newsletter- Second Edition

posted Oct 29, 2018, 11:43 AM by Jamie Jack


Check out the second edition of the school newsletter created by the Duran South media studies class.

Tutoring Applications

posted Oct 26, 2018, 11:14 AM by Jamie Jack


Students who need tutoring from peers can fill out the tutoring application.  Our counselor, Mrs. McCullars, will pair up students for the peer tutoring program.  Click here to fill out the tutoring application.

Top AR Students- 1st 9 Weeks

posted Oct 22, 2018, 1:21 PM by Jamie Jack

Congratulations to Teryn Washington, Alexander Gillis, Damien Jolley, Poppy Cooper, Emma Gibson, and Gearran Rigdon for being the top AR point earning students for the first nine weeks.  

Pell City Education Foundation Grant Winners

posted Oct 22, 2018, 8:32 AM by Jamie Jack

Duran South teachers were awarded a total of fourteen grants from the Pell City Education Foundation. Congratulations to Coach Causey, Coach Miller, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Naramore, Ms. Patterson, Mrs. Waid, Mrs. Moore, and Mrs. Williams for the grant that each of them received.  Congratulations to Dr. Burks, Mrs. Jack, and Mrs. McCullars for receiving two grants each.  

School Newsletter

posted Oct 2, 2018, 8:47 AM by Jamie Jack


Check out the first edition of the school newsletter created by the Duran South media studies class.

Small Group Counseling

posted Sep 25, 2018, 10:38 AM by Jamie Jack

Several small group counseling topics will be offered at Duran South this year. The sessions for this semester are listed below. If interested, your child can sign-up to attend. Each topic will be taught by the counselor on Mondays or Wednesdays during Directed Studies or P.E. class (except weeks involving 9wk or semester exams). Your child must have a parent/guardian signature to attend. Forms are due back September 28th.  You may print the form from the file below.

SESSION ONE

October 3rd - October 31st

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS – Learn better ways of taking notes, doing homework, taking tests, and notebook neatness.

SESSION TWO

November 5th - December 5th

ANGER MANAGEMENT – Learn how to cope with anger in healthier ways.


Study Skills Class

posted Sep 25, 2018, 10:33 AM by Jamie Jack

Duran Jr. High South will be offering a Study Skills Class after school until 4:15 every Tuesday beginning October 2, 2018. During this time, your child will be able to do homework, work on projects, and receive on-line tutoring for various subjects.

This will be a free service to all Duran South students. If you would like for your child to be a part of this program, please print, sign, and return the study skills sheet to the school office by Friday, September 28, 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McCullars @ 205-884-7957.


Science Class Bonus Opportunity

posted Aug 9, 2018, 6:27 AM by Jamie Jack

All Duran South students have the opportunity to earn bonus points in their science class.  

Please read the attachment below for details on the bonus opportunity.

Tardy Procedure

posted Apr 26, 2017, 8:27 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 8:11 AM by Cory ONeal ]



School Tardiness

Tardy documentation will begin on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.  Please make sure your child is on time daily.  

Duran South Tardy

Procedure

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1ST TARDY                 Tardy Notification Letter

2ND TARDY                 MORNING DETENTION (1 Day)      

3RD TARDY                 MORNING DETENTION (2 Days)

4TH TARDY                 1 Day ISS/ CONFERENCE WITH PARENTS

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


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