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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) has announced that it has been granted funding from the Ministry of Education for the construction of three new elementary schools, a significant investment that will address accommodation pressures and ensure accessible, high-quality education for all students.
Two of the new schools will be situated in Whitby, with locations at Maskell Crescent and Coronation Road, and Cisco Drive and Limoges Street, respectively. The third school...

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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2024

Dear Families, 
As we embrace the rejuvenation of spring and anticipate the upcoming long weekend, I wanted to take a moment to touch base with you and share some important updates from the Durham District School Board. Amidst the flurry of activity as students complete final projects, prepare for graduation ceremonies, and celebrate their achievements, I am grateful for your continued support and partnership in your child’s educational journey. 
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Posted On Friday, May 17, 2024

Join Us for Pathways of Asian Excellence: Exploring South and East Asian Heritage!
The Durham District School Board (DDSB), in collaboration with the Durham East Asian Network in Education (DEANE) and the Durham Educators Network for SouthAsians (DENSA), cordially invites you to join us for an enriching celebration of Asian/South Asian Heritage Month. 
Event: Pathways of Asian Excellence: Exploring South and East Asian Heritage  
Date: Friday,...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Sophia and ErinaGrade 6 and 7 students at Kedron Public School participated in a three-week innovative project that had them plan, design, and print accessible solutions for people with disabilities.
Earlier this year, Inclusive Students Services and Innovative Education staff rolled out a new project for schools titled 3D Printing Project: Dream, Design, Deliver. The goal is to teach students to use 3D printing technology to design and produce practical accessibility solutions while providing...

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Posted On Friday, May 10, 2024

students baking Celebrating Excellence: DDSB Students Shine at Skills Ontario Competition 
The Toronto Congress Centre was abuzz with talent and enthusiasm from May 6 to 7 as Canada’s largest skilled trades and technologies competition, Skills Ontario, unfolded its vibrant tapestry of ingenuity and skill. Welcoming over 2,400 competitors ranging from Grade 4 prodigies to seasoned apprentices, the event showcased the boundless potential residing within our nation's youth. 
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