School Announcements

Honors English Field Trip

posted Apr 9, 2019, 10:30 AM by Jamie Jack

All Honors English classes will be traveling to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery on April 25, 2019.  All students need to arrive at Duran South by 6:45 AM.  The bus will depart at exactly 7 AM.  After the play, students will go to CiCi's Pizza and then return home.

Masquerade Dance

posted Apr 9, 2019, 10:26 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Apr 11, 2019, 6:16 AM ]

T-Shirt Fundraiser for PCHS Student

posted Apr 9, 2019, 6:49 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Apr 9, 2019, 6:57 AM ]

Orders may be placed in the Duran South office.  The cost is $20.

Boys 8th Grade Basketball Team Try-outs

posted Apr 8, 2019, 5:38 AM by Jamie Jack

Boys basketball try-outs for the 8th grade team will be held in the Duran South gym on April 25-26 from 3:00 - 5:30 PM.  Boys must  have a current physical to try out for the team.  See Coach Causey if you have any questions.

Spelling Bee Winners

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:01 AM by Jamie Jack   [ updated Feb 20, 2019, 1:47 PM ]

Congratulations to our school spelling bee winners!  Emily Treadwell is our spelling bee champion.  Samantha Vance is the spelling bee runner-up.  Poppy Cooper is our third place winner.

Congratulations to Emily Treadwell for winning third place in the St. Clair County Spelling Bee!

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.

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.  

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



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

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