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2014-2015 ​D​ire​ctor's Annual ​Report to​ the Community
Increase Student Achievement and Well-Being​​
​​ ​​​​​On January 18, 2015 Pine Ridge S.S. student and performer Shawn Mendes hosted a benefit concert in support of the school's Leadership Camp. The sold out concert included performances by alumni and fellow students and headlined by a performance from Shawn Mendes.

Dunbarton High School was awarded the "Greenest School on Earth" by the U.S. Green Building Council fo​r their ability and support to teach sustainability throughout the curriculum and engage students in improving environmental performance.


​​The Durham Elementary Stomping Out Stigma - Talking About Mental Illness (T.A.M.I.) Summit showed students the challenges and​ ways to be more helpful to a family member of friend experiencing a mental illness.


Durham District School Board helped to bring in the harvest to help plant the seeds of the​ importance of local food.

The event with staff and students celebrated the Cafeteria Connects project, aimed at raising awareness about th​e variety of local food options available through education and by increasing local ​foods offered in secondary school cafeterias.​


Student hairstylists at Oshawa Central C.I. held a fundraiser in support of 'Angel Hair for Kids.' The event was planned and organized with the help of students, staff and community members to raise money, awareness and lots of locks for financially disadvantaged children who have lost their hair due to a medical condition or treatment.


Durham Skills Competition
Junior Science Olympics
Student Recognition Night



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Whitby, ON
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