By Cindy Zhang
By Iris Wu
By Irma Lopez-Calderon
By Juliana Alfonso-DeSouza
By Kristiana Watson
By Samantha Hernandez
By Tashia Ethridge
In Mrs. Moehrke's creative writing class, she and her students are cultivating safe and expansive spaces.
By Rebekah Alvarenga
Caleena Sterrett, a senior in theater, brings Roxy Hart to life alongside her cast mates and faculty at the DSA Chicago production.
By Ezra Belgrave
Amber Santibanez, a visual arts teacher at Durham School of the Arts recognizes the importance of sharing the history of the school and its students.
By One Chowdhury
The Durham School of Arts is blessed to have Mr. Arthur Davis, a pianist himself and an alumnus of UC Berkeley.
Sanjay, a senior in the band pathway, has played guitar at DSA since sixth grade. Putting his instrument down, Sanjay walks out of the strings and into life.
By Ella Davis
Following a DSA Middle School Team, I uncover the personalities of students and their Team growth. I explore the hopefulness of their age, along with the bonds forged.
By Helen Chen
Abigail Zeresenai, a senior at DSA on the Dance track, has experienced tremendous growth since she joined DSA in sixth grade.
In the vibrant DSA film class community, Jack, a senior, tells his unique stories through filmmaking. He unfolds the lives of high school students through the camera.
Navigating his last year of high school and college admissions as a First-generation Latinx student David discovers resilience and identity despite the flawed systems.
An ambitious and grounded senior at Durham School of the Arts, Scarlett Todd, reflects on her time in the orchestra.
Follow the artistic journey of Shamari Allen, where she explores the roads of opportunity through art, dance, cheer, volleyball, and track at DSA.
By Miranda Zhong
As the largest pathway of the Durham School of Arts, I was welcomed by this DSA family with greetings and fist bumps from students in the hallway.
By Sabene Figueroa
What does a day as a guitar student resemble for Jasper, a member of the most advanced guitar class at DSA? Let's see!
Art goes beyond the materials used; it includes the artists & the environment. With Mr. Martinez, Blanca Serrano expanded her skills & formed an enriching community.
By Iliana Sun
Follow a day of life of Toby, a music student at DSA. As he goes from class to lunch, to hanging out with friends, to playing in the musical, his personality emerges.
By Arin A Drtil
DSA is an example of education done right: a place where students can play it their way, absorb inspiration and shoot for the stars.
By Rachel Cohn
What does a STEM education look like at an arts school? See how DSA instills creativity through all of its subject matter.
By Sierra Cleveland
Throughout her life, Nizhoni has been thoroughly influenced by piano, in more ways than just her musical ability.
By Alonzo Saxton
Mrs. Winchester's Senior Directing class is the model for what the DSA theater community strives for when students are in their last year.
By James Robinson
Every Friday at 12:02, middle schoolers swarm the facade of DSA. The chaotic scene is a release from the measured synchrony of life inside.
By Agheal Abedzadeh
The story of a diverse dance team as Mr. Patten is preparing them for a competition!
By Ashley Han
Do you like video games? Why don't you make one? After four years in DSA game design pathway, you, too, can become a video game designer.
By Blair Horner
Meet Jeremiah, Lauran and Ian--three students in DSA's Creative Writing pathway who use pen & voice to share their stories with the world.
By Cat Foy
An outstanding group of seniors leads the DSA boys XC team on their journey to regionals, where the boys hope to accomplish everything they set out to do in their final year.
By Dante Cordaro
The GENTS program at DSA seeks to enable 7th and 8th grade young men, including Collin Davis and Ismael Luna-Cornejo to be community leaders.
By Faven Getahun
The seniors in chorus at DSA break out of the group-centric nature of the group to act as leaders in a wide variety of activities around DSA.
By Conrad Liu
Musicians are more than the instruments they play. At DSA, they are athletes, academicians, but most importantly, friends.
By Marti Rosenberger
Chloe Lewis is an ambitious, spunky 7th grader whose warm energy makes her likable to everyone she comes across.
By Lilliana Reyes
Whether it is starting a new painting or re-constructing an alter, Victor Urbina meets the task head on. This is his story.