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Posted On Thursday, March 26, 2020


The safety and well-being of our students, staff and school communities is our top priority at the Durham District School Board (DDSB). This is more important than ever during these challenging and unprecedented times of school closures, self-isolation...

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Posted On Thursday, March 26, 2020

COVID-19: Updates and FAQ's - click on title link   Important Notice Regarding DDSB Playground Equipment
The safety and well-being of our students, staff and school communities is our top priority at the Durham...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Dave McGonigal, a Teacher at Williamsburg PS, recently held a lively bagpipe performance outside Taunton Mills Retirement Home in Whitby. Keeping his distance from those inside, McGonigal says he wanted to lift the spirits of the people living and working in the building, during this difficult time of self-isolation. Check out CBC The National’s coverage of David’s performance at the 42:53 mark in the online broadcast.

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Posted On Wednesday, March 18, 2020

huddleup-lakeside (Small) Students at Lakeside PS and Eastdale CVI were overjoyed to hear first-hand inspiring stories from two professional football players
Jason Colero has worked for the Toronto Argonauts for the past 35 years, in a variety of positions. He first began working with the team on the sidelines, assisting in any way he could. Today he’s the Director of Education and Community Programs for the Toronto Argos. Colero says that over his 3 ½ decades with the team, he’s...

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Posted On Tuesday, March 17, 2020

echoes-1 R.S. McLaughlin CVI students speak with a Second World War Veteran and students across the globe with Zoom
The Echoes Project 2020 – 75 Years of Liberation is a global project aimed at connecting Durham District School Board (DDSB) youth to the past and present, and with other youth from Canada and the Netherlands.
Run by the organization Global Teenager Project, this history-based project connects schools in Canada with a ‘twin’ school in the Netherlands,...

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