Daily Announcements–Thursday, December 3, 2020

Congratulations to our Spanish Honor Society which is inducting its first group of students tonight at 6:00 p.m. This is a wonderful honor for our advanced World Languages students—Esthela Vargas Vargas, Luke Mata, and Carlos Martinez Poteet Look at our social media pages for the invitation. 

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Welcome to Mr. Cole-Brinson who will be the long-term substitute for Ms. Mitchell’s classes. All of Ms. Mitchell’s students should check her Canvas pages for your assignments and new Zoom links for class. 

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Our high school students have done a great job taking the Career Matchmaker in Xello. 

Students need to complete the short assignment for the results to register as complete.

Please have all students to sign in to Xello World

1.   Scroll to the bottom of the home page

2.  Click on CA Complete Matchmaker and

3.  Rank their top 3 careers and submit

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 


Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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