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Sep 04, 2018 All Day
No early dismissal.
First Day of School - Regular School Year Calendar
Sep 04, 2018
All Day
No early dismissal.
Sep 17, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
DDSB Safety Week
Sep 17, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
DDSB Ally Week/GLSEN
Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Sep 28, 2018 All Day
Orange Shirt Day
Sep 28, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Oct 02, 2018 All Day
National Custodial Worker's Day
Oct 02, 2018
All Day
Oct 05, 2018 All Day
World Teachers' Day
Oct 05, 2018
All Day
Oct 08, 2018 All Day
Thanksgiving Day - Schools Closed
Oct 08, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Oct 22, 2018 All Day
PA Day - All Schools
Oct 22, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Nov 05, 2018 All Day
Each year, from November 5 to 11, Canadians join together to celebrate Veterans’ Week - this year is no different. During this week, hundreds of...
Veterans’ Week
Nov 05, 2018
All Day
Each year, from November 5 to 11, Canadians join together to celebrate Veterans’ Week - this year is no different. During this week, hundreds of commemorative ceremonies and events will take place across the country to recognize the achievements of our Veterans and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice. (http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/veterans-week)
Nov 11, 2018 All Day
World War 1 came to an end at 11 o'clock on November 11, 1918 and special services have been held on this day ever since...
Remembrance Day
Nov 11, 2018
All Day
World War 1 came to an end at 11 o'clock on November 11, 1918 and special services have been held on this day ever since the first one in 1919. This day was known as Armistice Day for many years. In 1931 the Canadian Parliament changed the name to Remembrance Day and November 11th is now a time to remember those who served Canada in past wars and also those who sacrificed their lives in military service.
Nov 16, 2018 All Day
PA Day - All Schools
Nov 16, 2018
All Day
All Schools
Nov 20, 2018 All Day
National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. The date marks the occasion when Canada adopted the  United Nations Convention on the...
National Child Day
Nov 20, 2018
All Day
Holiday
National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. The date marks the occasion when Canada adopted the  United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)  , spelling out the basic human rights for children and youth.

National Child Day has been nationally celebrated since 1993 to commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of two documents centered on children’s rights: the United Nations Declaration of Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, and the United Nations  Convention on the Rights of the Childon November 20, 1989.

The overall objectives of National Child Day are to pay tribute to Canada’s commitment to children outlined in the Convention and  A Canada Fit for Children; promote children’s initiatives across the country; and encourage child-related organizations to raise awareness of child rights.
We celebrate the success the Government of Canada’s initiatives have in making a real difference in the lives of our children and families. Through initiatives such as the Universal Child Care Plan, the Child Fitness Tax Credit and improving access to health care for children, the Government of Canada continues to demonstrate its commitment to working as effectively and efficiently as possible to produce real results to support families in their efforts to ensure all children have the opportunity to grow up healthy and reach their full potential.

The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting children and their families. The Government will continue to advance policies and programs that support parents and children and take their best interests into account. This work will be undertaken directly as well as with partners, including the provinces and territories, civil society, Aboriginal communities and organizations, and international organizations. Knowledge gained through lessons learned, best practices, research and tools will guide the continuous improvement towards ensuring children have the best start in life, no matter where they live. We will continue to strengthen our efforts to ensure the well-being, healthy development, protection and participation of children and youth.

Take time on November 20th to celebrate National Child Day.
Nov 21, 2018 All Day
Educational Assistants' Appreciation Day
Nov 21, 2018
All Day
Dec 21, 2018 08:00 AM
no early dismissal
Last Day of School Classes
Dec 21, 2018
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
no early dismissal
Dec 24, 2018 - Jan 04, 2019
Winter Break - Schools Closed
Dec 24, 2018 - Jan 04, 2019
All Day
All Schools

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11:25 - 12:25 pm ​Lunch
1:40 - 1:50 pm ​PM Recess
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Principal: Christina Baggesen | Superintendent: Martine Robinson  | Trustees: Donna Edwards