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DDSB Students Continue to Achieve Above Provincial Results on EQAO Tests

Student achievement and success remains a guiding focus for educators and staff at the Durham District School Board (DDSB). The latest results released by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) show that DDSB students are achieving above the provincial outcomes in all nine areas of assessment. There was a slight...

Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018

With Municipal/School Trustee elections coming on October 22, 2018, the following information should be made available to teachers, parents, ratepayers and School Community Councils. Our schools have been used as a community location for balanced and orderly debate on various political issues outside instructional time. While there is an obvious entitlement...

Back To School Safety Tips for Parents and Students

The week of September 17-21 marks the 14th annual Safety Week at all DDSB schools. During this time, we will be reviewing general safety tips in an age-appropriate manner with students in all schools. As a general reminder to assist parents/guardians, we have compiled a list of safety guidelines to review...

Parent Involvement Committee Opportunities

Durham District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is calling for applications for volunteer Parent Representatives from each of the following areas: Oshawa, Pickering, Brock/Uxbridge/Scugog.  Expressions of interest for the role of Community Representative will also be accepted.  Successful applicants will commit to a two-year term.

The PIC strives to...

New Oshawa School Officially Named Northern Dancer Public School

Students, Parents and Guardians Are Thrilled To Open a New School School board members have selected Northern Dancer Public School as the school name for the new north Oshawa school, to reflect the roots of the community. Northern Dancer was a Canadian-bred thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1964 Kentucky Derby, and...