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Posted On Thursday, August 04, 2022

Skills Ontario 1Canada’s largest skilled trades and technologies competition, Skills Ontario, took place in a remote, virtual format from April 19 th to 29 th , and boasted more than 2,300 competitors from Grade 4 to apprenticeship-level, showcasing their skills in contests such as: robotics, IT, horticulture and landscape, coding, culinary arts, graphic design, and home and team building. Some competition processes lasted a full eight hours.  The competitions give exposure...
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Posted On Wednesday, July 27, 2022

A big part of health and safety in schools is air quality.  
Between 2015 and 2020, more than 180 projects have been completed to upgrade the air quality in DDSB schools and buildings.
We have invested in upgraded filters for all of our ventilation systems. These upgraded filters are highly effective at removing a broad range of particles, including bacteria and even some viruses. We use MERV 13 filters in our central air handling units and change these on...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 12, 2022

daVinci celebrates-1 Happy birthday, daVinci Public School!
The daVinci school community opened their doors on May 26, 2022 to students, parents, teachers, and principals past and present to celebrate the school’s 10 th anniversary.
This was the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic that the school was able to host community members for a celebration. The school looked fantastic and everyone had fun time reconnecting with former teachers and staff, graduates, and parents...

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Posted On Monday, July 11, 2022

Donald A. Wilson - Abilities Track Meet Schools from across the DDSB participate in the Abilities Track and Field Meet  
On June 17 th , 2022, elementary and secondary schools from across the Durham District School Board gathered at the Oshawa Civic Fields to participate in the Abilities Track and Field Meet. In partnership with the Durham Elementary Athletic Association (DEAA), the event brought in over 800 student athletes.
The Abilities Track and Field Meet is an annual event celebrating equity, inclusion,...

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Posted On Monday, June 20, 2022

Kate Bird Following interviews that occurred on June 16, 2022, the Durham District School Board (DDSB)’s Board of Trustees appointed Kate Bird to the role of Trustee, replacing former Trustee Patrice Barnes and Linda Lowery to the role of Trustee, replacing former Trustee Linda Stone for the remainder of the 2018-2022 term, ending on November 14, 2022. 
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“On behalf of the DDSB’s Board of Trustees, we wish to sincerely thank everyone...

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