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Posted On Monday, June 01, 2020

Over the last week, we have been reminded of the impact that anti-Black racism has on individuals and communities – both here at home and in the United States. We recognize that community members are experiencing forms of racism, oppression, injustice and trauma every day. Being silent is being complicit in the racism, violence and attacks that the Black community, Indigenous and other racialized communities continue to experience. We must all stand together and listen,...
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Posted On Friday, May 29, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,
I am writing today to inform you that on Friday, June 5, DDSB elementary educators will be participating in a board-wide report card writing day.  School Boards in Ontario have one such day identified in June for elementary educators and ours is next Friday. This week the Ministry of Education confirmed that such days should still occur in preparation of the distribution of report cards later in June. For that reason, educators will not be participating...

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Posted On Monday, May 25, 2020

Tyler West from Brock High School is awarded the largest Canadian STEM scholarship
Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to announce that our Student Trustee Tyler West has been awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship, as he enters the Mechatronics Engineering Program at the University of Waterloo, this fall. West currently attends Brock High School in Cannington and he is the first student from the school to receive this honour.
“It felt...

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Posted On Saturday, May 16, 2020

COVID-19: DDSB Updates, Community Connections and FAQ's As of April 26th, the Ministry of Education announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario, including the Durham District School Board will remain closed until May 31, 2020, in order to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted On Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Photo 1_Danielle cutting patterns-sm An inspiring DDSB student is volunteering to help make frontline workers more comfortable and safe
A Durham District School Board (DDSB) student has decided to give back and help her community by supporting frontline workers during the pandemic, in a small but mighty way.
“I want to get involved with my community and I feel like this is the best way to do it. Even in rough times, you need to be able to help your community out, no matter who they are. We can get...

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