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Posted On Thursday, April 22, 2021

Continues to  Successfully Reach Black Male Students Virtually
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is dedicated to creating equitable, diverse and inclusive environments for students and staff. The annual Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Series has changed for this year and is running virtually in a webinar format. This virtual series is reaching more students, making it safe and convenient for attendees to participate and have meaningful conversations with classmates...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 21, 2021

By order of the Government of Ontario, outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields on DDSB property are closed. This decision was made in an effort to stop large gatherings where the spread of COVID-19 can happen. The use of playgrounds are still permitted. Physical distancing requirements and outdoor gathering limits still apply. We encourage all members of the DDSB community to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Posted On Monday, April 12, 2021

Earlier today, the Government of Ontario, on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced that all schools in Ontario will be closed to in-person learning after the April break due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants, and the massive spike in hospital admissions. We will be notifying families of an official return date once it is announced by the Ministry of Education.
This means that students...

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Posted On Thursday, April 01, 2021

#HONESTY is the April Character Education Trait.
"I HAVE FOUND THAT BEING HONEST IS THE BEST TECHNIQUE I CAN USE. RIGHT UP FRONT, TELL PEOPLE WHAT YOU’RE TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH AND WHAT YOU’RE WILLING TO SACRIFICE TO ACCOMPLISH IT." Lee Iacocca

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Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

Cartoon Students with masks walking over grass with road going off in the distance Administrator and song writer composes a song to help students follow health and safety regulations
Since March 2020 the world has been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, including Durham District School Board (DDSB) schools, families and staff. DDSB@Home Secondary Vice Principal Shaundell Parris, was inspired to write and produce a song to help students to follow the new health and safety regulations and stay safe.
“There were lots of signage and sanitizers in...

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