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DDSB Announces New Superintendents of Education – Margaret Lazarus and Jamila Maliha

December 12, 2017
Veteran Ontario educators Margaret Lazarus and Jamila Maliha have been appointed to the team of Superintendents of Education at the Durham District School Board (DDSB). Both Ms. Lazarus and Ms. Maliha will be appointed Superintendent of Education – Family of Schools. "We are very excited to have Margaret and Jamila becoming...

High School Students Organize Food Donation for the Community

December 11, 2017
Durham District School Board (DDSB) students at high schools are showing their spirit of giving this holiday season as they collect canned food donations for the Can-Can Food Drive . Three secondary schools in Oshawa have competed since November 13, to see who can collect the most canned food items to...

I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

December 04, 2017
On December 7 th , educators and allies across the country will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting school and community readings of I Am Jazz , a children's book by transgender teen and trailblazer Jazz Jennings. I Am Jazz, is intended to foster safe and welcoming schools and communities...

G.L. Roberts CVI Creates Community with ‘United We Stand’ Conference

December 01, 2017
G.L. Roberts CVI ' United We Stand' conference will have students work with community members to create a safe, accepting learning environment and neighbourhood. Students from community schools Bobby Orr Public School, Dr. CF Cannon Public School, Glen Street Public School and Lakewoods Public School will be represented to share what they have learned and...

DDSB and DCDSB host Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Skilled Trades and Me Symposium

November 24, 2017
Durham District School Board (DDSB) and Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) are getting ready to host Ontario Youth Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades and Me Symposium for students in both the DDSB and DCDSB. The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades and Me Symposium will inform students of the incredible skilled trades career...