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

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...

I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

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...

Former Durham District School Board Elementary School Site to be Sold

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) will commence the Provincially-mandated process of selling its surplus site, Florence M. Heard PS.  The school was declared surplus on November 16, 2015, and the announcement and beginning of the public process were announced at the November 20, 2017 Board Meeting. The school was closed...

DDSB Hosts Elementary Eco Summit

Durham District School Board (DDSB) students will learn and share knowledge about the environment at the upcoming ' Elementary Eco Summit.' Schools in attendance will share what they have learned and plan activities and campaigns for the school year ahead. Schools will also demonstrate "Best Practices" through a display.  Displays will...

DDSB Recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance on Monday, November 20.  With a 77% chance that transgender individuals have considered suicide and a 1 in 5 chance of being physically or sexually assaulted, Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to recognize and show...