F – Family Communication
Parent/Guardian Curriculum Resources - information on at-home work and activities for students, including grade level packets and online resources.
A – Advanced Placement
College Board Website - for current information on AP testing, resources, and more.
Questions or concerns about Advanced Placement? Contact Mr. McDonald
L – Learning & Instruction
For DPS Password Reset and Help Desk, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
C – Community Support
Student Meals Information - a list of distribution sites and delivery times
O – Online Research
NC Live - a collection of databases for high school and college students, and public library users. DPS students can access these using their student ID number (PowerSchool number) and by choosing 'Durham Public Library' when asked for an institution.
N – News from the District
S – Self-Care
In the event of an emotional or mental health concern please use the following community resources, Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (Grades 6-12), Carolina Outreach Behavioral Health Urgent Care (919-251-9009) or Freedom House Mobile Crisis Services (866-275-9552). If you are experiencing an immediate medical need, please call 911.
Co-Located Mental Health - Students who are currently receiving services from one of six DPS Co-Located Mental Health providers will continue receiving services through teleconferencing.
Say Something Anonymous Reporting System - DPS students currently in grades 6-12 can continue to use the Say Something Anonymous Reporting system to report students in crisis or needing emotional support.
Carolina Outreach Behavioral Health Urgent Care is a community based resource that provides immediate mental health needs, including medication bridges, safety assessments, and crisis counseling as well as making thoughtful connections to ongoing services to assure continuity of care. They can be reached at 919-251-9009.
Freedom House Recovery Center: Mobile Crisis Services 24/7 - A mobile crisis team can come to students and staff homes or other locations and guide them safely through a mental health or substance abuse crisis. The mobile crisis dispatch can be reached at 1-866-275-9552. If an emergency please contact 911.
Self Care Strategies from Jordan's school counselors
Additional Online Resources for At-Home Instruction
Khan Academy - Free online courses in English, Math, Social Studies and Test Preparation
Crash Course Videos - A YouTube channel with educational and interesting videos on a wide variety of topics hosted by authors Hank and John Green.
Advanced Placement Online Classes and Review Sessions - provided by College Board
PHET - Interactive math and science simulations