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Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018

September 17, 2018
Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018​
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Welcome back from Trustee Braney

August 30, 2018
​Welcome back from Trustee Braney
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School Community Council 2018-19 Elections First meeting Monday Sept 24, 2018 7pm

August 27, 2018
If you are interested in becoming a voting member of Pine Ridge Secondary School's SCC for 2018-2019, please complete the following nomination form and return the completed form to the school main office no later than Friday, September 21st.
Click to download nomination form School Community Council 2018-19 Nomination Form...
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SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

July 03, 2018
​Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, closed Fridays.  Closed daily from 11:00 am to Noon.
The office will be closed July 13th through to August 17th.
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Help Desk Student Device Support

June 28, 2018
​Students who require IT Services support on their individually assigned device will be able to come in to IT Services (4 th Floor Education Centre 400 Taunto Rd. E Whitby, ON) any Wednesday through the summer between 8am. and 4pm.  
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Roof Construction Notice

May 28, 2018

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Summer School Registration is Now Open

May 22, 2018
Students wishing to take Accelerated or Remedial cour​ses in summer school should visit the Durham Continuing Education website for more details.
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Getting Ready for High School 2018 - Registration now open

May 22, 2018
Any student who will be starting Grade 9 at Pine Ridge in September is invited to register for Getting Ready for High School 2018.  This year's session will be held from Monday, August 20 - Thursday, August 23.  See the attached poster for more information and registration details.  GR4HS flyer...
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Rock of Ages - High School Edition

May 17, 2018


Pine Ridge is proud to present Rock of Ages (High School Edition)!  This outstanding musical runs from Wednesday, May 30 to Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. each evening.  Tickets are $15 for general seating and $20 for preferred seating, and may be purchased from any crew or cast...
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***TESTING OF THE PUBLIC ALERTING SYSTEM***

May 02, 2018
​ The Regional Municipality of Durham will be conducting its annual spring testing of the Public Alerting System within the 10-kilometre area around the Darlington and Pickering Nuclear Generating stations. This area includes portions of the Municipality of Clarington, City of Oshawa, Town of Whitby, Town of Ajax and City of...
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Dance Jamboree - Tuesday, May 1

April 26, 2018
Pine Ridge's annual Dance Jamboree will be held on Tuesday, May 1.  The show starts at 9:30 a.m. in the large gym and will run approximately 1 hour.  Tickets are $2, paid at the door, and parents/guardians are welcome to attend.
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Commencement Awards and Bursary Application

April 25, 2018
​ The Commencement Awards application will be distributed to potential grade 12 students in April.  Due date is Monday May 7th 2018.  The electronic version of the application is available below.  Please refer to the application for details.  Commencement Awards and Bursary Application 
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Spring After School Literacy and Numeracy Skills Sessions

March 28, 2018
Pine Ridge will be offering a free series of Literacy and Numeracy skill development seminars over 7 weeks to all interested Grade 9 students!  Sessions are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:10 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. and begin on Wednesday, April 11.  Registration is required and all registration forms must be completed and returned...
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Information for those attending the dance on Wednesday, March 28

March 27, 2018
If you are attending the dance Wednesday evening, please remember that there will not be any coat check available.  No coats or backpacks will be allowed in. No food will be available for purchase.  Tickets are non transferable.  Doors open at 6 pm.  The dance is over at 9pm.  Please ensure you have a way...
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Pine Craft Creations Easter/Springtime Craft Sale and Basket Raffle - Monday-Thursday this week!

March 25, 2018
We will be holding the 14th Annual Pine Craft Creations Easter/Springtime Craft Sale from Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29 in the front foyer at lunch.  Come out and buy something special for someone while supporting a great cause!  Students will be able to buy sweet treats on Thursday.  Raffle tickets are...
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OSAP Presentation - Grade 12 Students

March 07, 2018
On Wednesday, March 7, Grade 12 students attended an assembly on OSAP and financing post-secondary education.  View OSAP Presentation 2018.pdf and visit the Guidance section of the website for more information.
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Talent Show Buy-In - Thursday, March 8

March 01, 2018
​The Pine Ridge Student Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 8 at 12:50 p.m.  Buy your $4.00 ticket in the front foyer NOW!  The last day to purchase is Tuesday, March 6.  This show is going to be Amazing!  Don't miss out!!!
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OTIP Teaching Awards - Nominations Being Accepted Now

February 28, 2018
"The OTIP Teaching Awards recognize and celebrate teachers who make a difference… teachers who light a spark in students, inspire their colleagues and give parents confidence."  If you know an outstanding teacher, visit https://teachingawards.ca/home/ for more information on the nomination process.
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Blast From The Past Dance - March 28

February 28, 2018
Tickets for the upcoming Blast From The Past dance are on sale now in the front foyer at lunch for only $6.  Get yours today!
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Tech Talks - Thursday, March 1

February 15, 2018
​Pine Ridge welcomes all parents/guardians to a Tech Talks evening on Thursday, March 1 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the Library.   Topics will include: the impact on mental, social and physical  health of youth in the connected digital world demonstration of the use of Chromebooks and applications Pre-registration is not...
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OSSLT Preparation Sessions

February 07, 2018
The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be written this year on Tuesday, April 10th. In an effort to prepare students for success on the test, Pine Ridge is offering a series of after-school, literacy preparation sessions for interested students writing the test this year. Participation is highly encouraged as...
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Partners in Education: Black Families, Communities and Schools - February 28

February 01, 2018
On Wednesday, February 28, the Equity and inclusive Education Department in partnership with Parent Engagement present: Family Equity Engagement Series Session One – Partners in Education:  Black Families, Communities and Schools at Applecroft Public School in Ajax. Participants will be invited to consider the past and current context of schooling and...
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Course Option Selections for 2018-2019 now available!

February 01, 2018
Get started using the Career Cruising option under Quick Links at the right.  Course selection must be submitted electronically through Career Cruising, and the verification form must be printed out, signed by a parent/guardian and returned to homeroom teachers by Thursday, February 15 . See Guidance if you need any assistance.
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Grade 8 Parents Night - Thursday, January 18

January 15, 2018
All Grade 8 parents and guardians are invited to an information session in the main cafeteria at 6:30 p.m., followed by an opportunity to learn more about Grade 9 course offerings.
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Final Exams are Coming Up!

January 11, 2018
Final Exams will be held on January 23-26.  Please ensure that you are on time for all exams!  Click here for more details.
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Grade 9 Math EQAO - January 16 and 17

January 11, 2018
All Grade 9 Semester 1 math students will be writing their EQAO test in the morning on January 16 and 17 (beginning at 8:10 a.m.).  See your Math teacher for any questions.
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Special Schedule for Friday, December 22

December 18, 2017
This Friday, we will continue on a Week 2 schedule: Period 1 - 8:10-8:50 (40 min) Period 2 - 8:55-9:35 (40 min) Homeroom - 9:35-9:50 (15 min) 9:50-10:50   Assembly OR students attend extra academic support Lunch - 10:50-11:40  (please note: no cafeteria food services are available)
Period 3 - 11:40-...
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Grad Quotes for Yearbook

December 14, 2017
​Grade 12 students are asked to complete their grad quotes for the yearbook.  Click here to begin.
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Best Buddies Raffle Winner

December 08, 2017
Thank you to everyone who bought tickets for the Best Buddies Maple Leaf Raffle, and special thanks go to Mr. Martorelli who donated the tickets.  The winning ticket was sold by Best Buddy, Jaclyn Holdsworth, to Andrea Friesen, a member of the local community.  The top seller prize goes to Elyse...
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Grad Photos - Book your session today!

December 01, 2017
Click here to start booking your grad photo session.​  Grad photos will take place during the month of December in Room 2042 (across from Academic Resource).  For more information, visit http://www.lifetouch.ca/gradphotography.
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Potential Nuclear Evacuation Exercise December 7, 2017

November 30, 2017
Ontario Power Generation’s Pickering Nuclear Generating Station is participating in a large-scale emergency exercise on December 6 th and 7 th , 2017.  The exercise will test how the response plans of multiple organizations work together in the unlikely event of a nuclear emergency.  More than 30 organizations are participating at...
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November, 2017 Newsletter

November 30, 2017
To learn about all of the great things happening at Pine Ridge, please read our November, 2017 newsletter.  November_2017_Newsletter.pdf
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First Student Bus Strike - Information Update (Nov 29)

November 29, 2017
For students and families impacted by the First Student bus strike, please read the attached update.  Impacted Schools First Student only busses-Nov28.pdf
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Igniting Opportunities for Future Leaders - Thursday, November 23

November 20, 2017
​This exciting evening, for parents of students in Grades 7 to 12, will include a keynote address from Karl Subban and your choice of two breakout sessions.  For more information and registration details, click here.
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Puma Spirit Wear Sales Extended to November 24!

November 07, 2017
Spirit Wear is on sale until November 24 through School Cash Online.  Show your school spirit and buy your Spirit Wear today!  Hoodies - $35, Pants - $25, Crew neck shirts - $25, t-Shirt - $12. Spirit_Wear_Poster.jpg
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Semi-Formal Dance - Thursday, November 23 - Tickets on sale now

November 07, 2017
​Tickets for the semi-formal dance are on sale each day at lunch in the front foyer.  The early bird price is $5 until November 10 and then $7 from November 13 - 22.  Get your tickets today!
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Northern First Nations Coat Drive - Donations Needed

November 06, 2017
​In the far north of Ontario, a warm coat can be the difference between a child being able to attend school or not attend.  Your help is needed!  We are looking for donations of new and slightly used winter coats in all sizes to be sent to First Nations Communities in...
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University Application Information

November 06, 2017
Grade 12 students attended an assembly on November 6 to review the application procedures for Ontario universities.  Please view the attached documents for more information - OUAC_2018_How_to_Apply.pdf and OUAC_review_and_change_application.pdf
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We Scare Hunger - Food Drive

October 25, 2017
Pine Ridge's Me to We chapter will be accepted food donations in the front foyer on Tuesdays and Thursdays until November 7.  For a kid struggling with hunger, one meal could mean the difference between having the energy to succeed in school and failing a test, or between staying healthy and getting...
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Graduation Fee - Commencement 2018

October 18, 2017
For students who will be graduating in June, 2018, your $35 graduation fee is due to Guidance by Friday, December 8.  This fee covers the cost of your cap and gown, a souvenir photo and the grad BBQ and should be paid through SchoolCashOnline.
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Teacher Locations for Parent/Teacher Interviews

October 11, 2017
Interviews will be held from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  To pre-plan your visit, please view the map of teacher locations. Fall 2017 Map of teacher locations.pdf
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Special Schedule - Thursday, October 12

October 10, 2017
Due to Parent/Teacher Interviews, Pine Ridge will be running the following modified schedule for Thursday, October 12:
Period 1 – 8:10 – 9:00 Period 2 -  9:05  - 10:00 Period 3 -  10:05 – 10:55 Period 4 – 11:00 – 11:50 Students should note that there will be no cafeteria service...
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Fall After School Literacy & Numeracy Sessions

September 20, 2017
Pine Ridge will be offering a free 6 week series of Literacy and Numeracy skill development seminars to all interested Grade 9 and Grade 10 students!  Sessions are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:10 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. and begin on Monday, October 16.  Registration is required and all registration forms must be completed and returned...
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Post-Secondary Assembly - Information Slides

September 13, 2017
All Grade 12 students attended a presentation by the Guidance department with important information and dates about post-secondary studies.  View PRSS-Post Secondary Assembly 2017.pdf for more information.
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School Community Council (SCC) - First Meeting, Elections and Nomination Forms

September 13, 2017
Pine Ridge's first School Community Council (SCC) meeting and Elections will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Library on the second floor.  All Pine Ridge parents/guardians are welcome to attend.  If you are interested in running for an elected position, please complete the nomination form ( SCC...
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Student Accident Insurance

September 07, 2017
Please be aware that the Durham District School Board does not provide accident insurance coverage for student injuries. For your convenience, we do make available a Student Accident Insurance program. For more information, click here.
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School Cash info 2017 -2018

September 01, 2017
​School Cash Online is an online parent portal that offers a safe, fast and convenient way to pay for school activity fees. The portal is customized to meet your school's needs and allows parents to add students, make payments, check current balance/account, history and receipts.
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Final Report Cards and Newsletter

July 01, 2017
Final report cards will be available in the main office for pickup beginning ​Wednesday, July 5.  The summer office hours are available under Information Items.  Please note that report cards will not be mailed home, and will continue to be available in the main office in September.  The June, 2017 newsletter...
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Commencement 2017

June 23, 2017
All 2017 graduates who have completed all of their graduation requirements are invited to attend Commencement on Wednesday, June 28.  Click here for more details.​
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First Day Of School 2017-18

June 21, 2017
​First day of school for 2017 - 2018 year will be: Tuesday September 5th 2017 for Grade 9's ONLY 8:10am Start Wednesday September 6th 2017 for All Grades 8:10am Start  
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**NEW** School Start/End Times for 2017-18

June 21, 2017
​New regular school hours: Monday - Friday 8:10am - 2:10pm
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Summer Office Hours

June 21, 2017
​Summer Office Hours Will Be: Monday - Thursday 9am - 2pm Closed Fridays Closed July 24th - August 18th 2017
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SPC Card Fundraiser

June 12, 2017
Pine Ridge's DECA Chapter is selling SPC cards!  Visit www.spccard.ca and enter promo code 37000 to help support our future leaders as they compete at the regional and provincial levels next year.  If you are interested in joining DECA, see Ms Ganesan and listen to the announcements in early September for...
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Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Initiative

June 08, 2017
​Pine Ridge PLP classes are collaborating with the Green Ridge and Breakfast Clubs to save the world…one juice cup at a time.  Please view the attached flyer for more information.  juice cup flyer PC.pdf
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Community Consultation on the Draft Equity and Diversity Strategic Plan

May 31, 2017
The Durham District School Board is conducting a Community Consultation on the Draft Equity and Diversity Strategic Plan on June 12, 2017. For more information, view Notice of Community Consultation poster.pdf
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

May 24, 2017
The Pine Ridge production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be performed from Tuesday, May 30 to Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. each night.  Tickets are only $10 so buy yours today!  For more information, click here.
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GIRL TALK Day - Tuesday, June 6

May 18, 2017
GIRL TALK Day is a one-day pep rally that unites 1000+ girls ages 11-18+ from across Southern Ontario and empowers them to make their mark on the world!  Students wishing to attend must arrange with their parent/guardian for permission to sign out, as well as for their own transportation and costs...
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Getting Ready for High School

May 10, 2017
Registration is now available for incoming Grade 9 students for the Getting Ready for High School program, which will run from August 21 - 24.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to get prepared for their new experience at Pine Ridge.  Further information can be viewed here - GR4HS...
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Reunion Pub Drop-In - Saturday, May 6

May 04, 2017
On Saturday, May 6, all Pine Ridge alumni (staff and students) and their guests are invited to join us at the Tudor Arms Pub (1822 Whites Road North, Pickering) from 6:00-10:00 p.m.  This is a drop-in opportunity, so no tickets are required and no food or beverages will be provided (each...
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April, 2017 Newsletter Now Available

May 01, 2017
Please see our April, 2017 newsletter under the School Documents section for the latest news from Pine Ridge!
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Pine Ridge Knits - New Catalogue

April 30, 2017
Pine Ridge Knits (PRK) is now adding Coffee Cozies​ to our product line!   View the catalogue PRK Catalogue 2.pdf and check out our page for more information and upcoming products.
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Staff Alumni Dinner - Ticket Sales end Friday, April 28

April 26, 2017
For any current or former Pine Ridge staff member, you can purchase your ticket for the Staff Alumni Dinner through Snap'd until Friday, April 28.  Don't miss out on your chance to catch up with your colleagues!​
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25th Anniversary Pub Night Cancelled

April 15, 2017
Due to limited ticket sales, the Pub Night has been cancelled.  For those who bought tickets, refunds will be forthcoming.
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ADHD Expo - April 5, 2017

March 29, 2017
The DDSB's annual ADHD Expo will take place on Wednesday, April 5 th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Henry Street High School (600 Henry Street, Whitby, Ontario).  This event is free and open to all families, community members and teachers.     This year’s expo will include 4 breakout sessions for participants...
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Best Buddies Canada

March 27, 2017
Pine Ridge is proud to have an active chapter of Best Buddies Canada!  Please read the latest newsletter to see the awesome things that this organization is doing across the country and see Mrs. Hopper if you would like more information.  Best Buddies Newsletter.pdf
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Pine Ridge Knits (PRK) Now Available!

March 22, 2017
Scarves, hats & more, hand-knit by kids with special needs for kids in need!!​  All proceeds will go to "Dreams and Wishes".  Please visit our table in the main cafeteria at Parent/Teacher Interviews to view (and purchase) our handmade items, and support this great cause.  For more information, view  PRK5.pdf.
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Parent/Teacher Interview Locations

March 21, 2017
To help plan your visit on Thursday afternoon/evening, please see the attached file for teacher locations.  Interviews are on a first come-first served basis and should be kept to 5 minutes.  2017 Map of teacher locations.pdf
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Parents as Partners Symposium - Saturday, April 8

March 21, 2017
The DDSB welcomes you to attend the Parents as Partners Symposium on Saturday, April 8.  This is a free event and registration is only required if you need child care provided (at no cost to you).  For more information, please see the following documents.  Parents as Partners 2017 Brochure.pdf  ...
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Spring Literacy Sessions Starting Soon

March 21, 2017
Pine Ridge will be offering a Spring Literacy program beginning Tuesday, April 4, focused on Grade 9 students as well as Grade 10 students seeking extra help.  This program is not geared specifically to the OSSLT but focuses on general literacy skills.  The program is free but registration is required.  For...
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Modified Schedule for Thursday, March 23

March 21, 2017
Due to Parent/Teacher interviews, students will be following a modified schedule on Thursday. Period 1 - 8:30 - 9:21 / Period 2 - 9:26 - 10:14 / Period 3 - 10:19 - 11:07 / Period 4 - 11:12 - 12:00 / Dismissal - 12:00 p.m.
Please note that there is no...
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General Safety Tips for Students

March 08, 2017
At school today, and over the next few days, we will be reviewing safety tips in an age appropriate manner in all classes.  This is an opportune time to review general safety tips with your children.  A list of safety guidelines for you to review with your child (ren) now and...
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Aboriginal Family Nights

February 28, 2017
Aboriginal Family Nights will resume on Tuesday, March 21 at G.L. Roberts from 6-8 p.m. During Aboriginal Family Nights, families and community members network and engage in activities that highlight the culture, history and perspectives of the First Nation, Métis and Inuit found on Turtle Island (North America). Each evening sessions...
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Continuing the Conversation on Mental Wellness Presentation

February 15, 2017
The PRSS School Community Council presents Continuing the Conversation on Mental Wellness on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Pine Ridge Library.  See the attached poster for more details.  Mental Health poster.pdf
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Report Cards Sent Home

February 09, 2017
Semester 1 final report cards were sent home with students on Thursday, February 9.​  Click here to read the February newsletter.
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25th Reunion Tickets Now Available!

February 06, 2017
Visit https://pickering.snapd.com/#/events/view/1023078 ​to purchase tickets for the 25th Reunion events.
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Bell Time Review Process - Please Read

January 24, 2017
Pine Ridge is one of 28 schools in the DDSB for which the bell times for the school day are being reviewed.  Please see the attached file for more information and have your voice heard!  Bell Time Review February 2017.pdf
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Special Education Community Information Session - Revised Date

January 20, 2017
We are reshaping Special Education supports and services to improve the delivery of service for students with special needs and families. Parents/guardians are invited to join us for a community information session with opportunity for conversation.  Please see the attached flyer for more details and register at http://bit.ly/2k2J92f. Community Information...
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OSSLT Prep Course - Sign up now!

January 19, 2017
 The OSSLT will be written on Thursday, March 30, 2017.  Our OSSLT Prep Course will be offered every Monday and Wednesday, beginning Wednesday, February 8 to Monday, March 27 from 2:30-3:45 p.m. in the Library.  Permission forms have been handed out to students and extra copies may be picked up from...
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Pine Ridge 25th Dance Recital Showcase!

January 11, 2017
The Dance Recital will be held on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14 at 7pm  in the Theatre.  Tickets are $12 and $10 (with children only $5).  Students will be performing ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, ballroom, contemporary, selections from the musical "Something Rotten" and Michael Jackson, just to name...
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Exams Are Almost Here!

January 09, 2017
Start studying - exams begin on January​ 24 for Grade 12s and January 26 for everyone else!!!  Click here​ for more information.
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Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) Registration Now Open

December 14, 2016
Registration has now begun for DIAC 2017.  Please see the attached flyer for registration information.  Registration is open until February 10 or until the first 400 students sign up, so don't delay! DIAC Application FLYER.pdf
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Schedule for Friday, December 23, 2016

December 14, 2016
Last Day Schedule for Friday, December 23, 2016  
​Period 1
8:30 - 9:10​ ​Period 2
9:15 - 9:55​ ​Homeroom 9:55 - 10:10​ ​Assembly 10:10 - 11:10​ ​Lunch 11:10 - 11:55
​Period 3
11:55 - 1:10​ ​Period 4
1:15 - 2:30​
Please Note:
There will be extra academic support available if students...
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12th Annual Pine Craft Creations Sale

November 28, 2016
Come and visit our 12th Annual Pine Craft Creations sale on December 6-8 at lunch and get your holiday shopping started early!  For more information, click here.​
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November Newsletter Now Available

November 28, 2016
Click here to read our November, 2016 newsletter about all of the exciting things happening at Pine Ridge!
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Parents as Partners Workshop - Wednesday, November 23

November 16, 2016
Social media, online safety and cyberbullying will be the focus of this Parents as Partners workshop. All are welcome! See the attached file for more details. StacyHow Nov 23.pdf
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The Puppies Are Coming!!!!

November 03, 2016
Therapeutic Paws of Canada will be bringing their dogs to Pine Ridge Secondary School on November 17, 2016. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mrs. Agraso in Guidance for an application.
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Community Voice Reflection Session - November 17

November 03, 2016
Community Voice Sessions NEW NOV 2016.jpg Justice Donald McLeod will share his findings and recommendations from the DDSB Diversity Initiative, Community Voice Sessions, with various DDSB stakeholders.  See the attached flyer for more information and please note the session dates and times for the various audiences.
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We Scare Hunger food drive on now!

October 26, 2016
​Pine Ridge is collecting non perishable items for the St. Paul on the Hill Food Bank until October 31.  All items collected from homerooms will be counted and the homeroom with the most food items will win a pizza party and take a Bite out of Hunger!!!
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25th Reunion Planning Meeting

September 27, 2016
Our next planning meeting for the 25th reunion is on Wednesday, October 5 at Pine Ridge in the conference room located on the second floor.  We will be running two sessions (2:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) and anyone interested in becoming involved is invited to come. We will be outlining the final plans...
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Voluntary Administration of OSSLT - October 20, 2016

September 22, 2016
The Ministry of Education is conducting a pilot online version of the Grade 10 Literacy Test (OSSLT). Achieving the Provincial Standard of 70% is a graduation requirement for all students in Ontario who are seeking their Ontario High School Diploma. This pilot test will be held on October 20, 2016 and...
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Diversity in the Community: LGBTQ Parents and Children in the DDSB - October 18, 2016

September 07, 2016
At Durham District School Board we are supportive of all families. In partnership with PFLAG Durham Region, we are inviting all parents/guardians who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender or two-spirit who have children in the Durham District School Board; or parents who have LGBTQ children to join us for...
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Student Insurance

September 06, 2016
Providing safe learning environments is a strong and constant focus at the Durham District School Board. Families should however recognize that there is always a potential risk of injury with field trips, sports and other student activities both on and off school grounds. Accidents can happen, despite precautions to prevent them....
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First Day for Grade 9 Students - Tuesday, September 6, 2016

August 29, 2016
​Welcome all Grade 9 students and parents!  Click on the attached file for Tuesday's agenda.
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First Day for All Students - Wednesday, September 7, 2016

August 29, 2016
​Click on the attached file for Wednesday's schedule.
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SCC - First Meeting and Elections - Monday, September 26

August 29, 2016
The first meeting and elections for the 2016-2017 PRSS School Community Council will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016.  Click on the attached file for an SCC nomination form.
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ATTENTION GRADE 12 STUDENTS!

June 03, 2016
In accordance with Creating Pathways to Success: An Education and Career/Life Planning Program for Ontario Schools Policy & Program Requirements, Kindergarten to Grade 12 , every Grade 12 student in Ontario is to complete an Exit Survey toward the end of their Grade 12 year.   The survey is designed locally...
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ATTENTION STUDENTS WITH IEPs!

June 02, 2016
​By now you should have recieved your yellow exam sheets. Any changes to location or accommodations need to be made through Academic Resource by Wednesday, JUNE 8!!!
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LAST CALL TO GRADE 12 GRADUATING STUDENTS!!!

June 01, 2016
​This is the last call to all grade 12 graduating students  Your completed mandatory 40 hours of community service and your $35 Cap and Gown fee must be handed in to Guidance by this Friday, June 3. 
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DDSB Diversity Initative Community Voice Flyer

May 31, 2016
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CONSTRUCTION!! LANE CLOSURE

May 30, 2016
​Beginning June 7, 2016, Pine Ridge will begin the process of having our roof replaced.  With this, one lane of traffic at the front of the school closest to the gym side of the building will be closed to accommodate safety requirements for the roofing team.  Expect congestion at arrival and...
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ATTENTION: All Grade 12 graduating students.

May 19, 2016
If you have completed your mandatory 40 hours of community service and are planning on attending commencement, You must hand in your hours and $35 Cap and Gown fee to Guidance asap.

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LEADERSHIP CAMP REMINDER!!!

April 28, 2016
Just a reminder that Leadership Camp 2016 is Wednesday May 4 - Saturday May 7.  Please remember to pack a bag lunch for Wednesday May 4. Don't forget your messy activity clothes that you will never wear again! 
Please be at school for 8:15 am and meet in the small gym....
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OSAP Presentation

April 18, 2016
​Thursday, April 21st during Period 2. For Grade 12 students only.
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COMMENCEMENT AWARDS AND BURSARIES 2016

April 15, 2016
​Please see attached for Awards and Bursaries available for 2016 Commencement Award Burs 2.pdf Awards Brus.pdf 
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Accelerated OYAP Parent Information Night.

April 13, 2016
​Thursday, April 21, 2016 6-7pm  Durham Catholic Conference Centre North Building 650 Rossland Road West, Oshawa
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STARTING THE CONVERSATION - See Attached

April 11, 2016
​Mental Health and our children  
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TEACHER MAP FOR PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS

April 05, 2016
Please see the attached document to get a copy of the map where teachers will be during Parent/Teacher Interviews. 2016 AprilSemester 2 Map of all locations.pdf
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LEADERSHIP CAMP PACKING LIST

March 29, 2016
Please see attached file on what to pack for Pine Ridge's Leadership camp. Leadership Camp Packing List.pdf
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LGBTQ & ALLIES LEADERSHIP CAMP (See attached for more information)

March 08, 2016
​See attached for more information!!
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Spirit Week - March 7-11 (Please click on this to make poster bigger)

March 03, 2016
Monday - Denim Day. Tuesday - Puma Gear Day. Wendesday - Jersey Day. Thursday - Black on Black Day. Friday - P.J. Day.    
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Leadership Camp Information!!! (Forms attached)

February 23, 2016
Leadership Camp Permission form and information letter is available in the Guidance Office. The first permission form and cheques are due Tuesday March 8th starting at 7am in the main caf. Payment options are: A - Pay the full amount of $265 dated March 8th B - Provide two cheques both...
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2016 Summer Youth In Policing Initiative - Now Hiring

February 03, 2016
​Applications, and information attached      
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Timetable Change Schedule

January 12, 2016
​Please find attached the Timetable Change Schedule for Semester 2
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Congratulations 2014-2015 Ontario Scholars!!!

January 11, 2016
​Attached please find a copy of the Pineridge Secondary School 2014-2015 Ontario Scholars, printed copies are available in our Guidance office.
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Seeking 2 Lunch Room Supervisors for Small Class Placements

January 07, 2016
This is a daily paid position for 1 hr. Duties Include: Assist with feeding, supervision, and interaction with Special Education students. For more information, please contact Mr. C. Barrowclough at 905-420-1885 ext. 4004. ***Successful candidates will require a criminal background check in accordance with Durham District School Board policy.***
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Pineridge Secondary Schools 25th Anniversay meeting

January 05, 2016
​Meeting will be held in the PRSS library at 7:00 p.m. on February 9th for past or present students, staff members or SCC members interested in joining the planning committee.
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Parenting Wisely

January 04, 2016
​Please see attached flyer on a Parenting Workshop opportunity in Pickering
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Spirit Week is here!!!

December 11, 2015
Day 1 Monday -   Wear your Puma spirit Wear!!! Show off your new   Puma sweats or break out some vintage Puma gear! Spread the Cheer!
Day 2 Tuesday - Wear your scarf to school day! Brrrr!!! Day 3 Wednesday - Wear Red And/ Or Green Day!!! Day 4 Thursday - Wear your ugly...
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Buy your Pine Ridge Puma Refillable Water Bottles NOW!!! HOLIDAY SALE - $8

November 26, 2015
​ Let's Save the Planet and show our Puma Power!!!   $8 at the Puma Cage, Online or in the Front Foyer at lunch!
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THROWBACK THURSDAY DANCE!!! November 26

November 09, 2015
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Spirit Wear Sales Extended Until November 13

November 06, 2015
​Students can still purchase spirit wear up until November 13. Listen for announcements.
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Important Message for Grade 9 Parents and Guardians Regarding Take Our Kids to Work Day!

October 26, 2015
​Attention Grade 9 Parents and Guardians.  Recently, your son or daughter has received information and a permission form regarding the annual Take Our Kids to Work Day, taking place Wednesday November 4th. All grade 9 students across Ontario are encouraged to participate in this initiative. Forms are due back to the...
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Parent-Teacher Interviews Teacher Map

October 22, 2015
Here is a map for the locations of the teachers during Parent-Teacher Interviews​. The times are 1-3pm and 5:30 - 7:30 pm Thursday, October 22, 2015.
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Food for Clothing Exchange 2015

October 07, 2015
​ Food for Clothing Exchange 2015 Saturday, November 7, 2015 9:00 – 12:00 noon Open to all families in the Durham Region   At Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic SS 316 Conant Street Oshawa, Ontario   Anyone needing clothing may attend the exchange. They are asked to bring a non-perishable food item...
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Parent Information Nights: Transitioning from Secondary to Post Secondary

September 21, 2015
​ Attached please find two flyers for upcoming Parent Information Nights:  Transitioning from Secondary to Post Secondary.

Details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Board Office, Durham DSB


Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Port Perry...
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Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Franco-Ontarian Flag

September 01, 2015
The month of September 2015 is the 40th anniversary of the Franco-Ontarian flag as well as September 25 being Franco-Ontarian Day. We are celebrating 400 years of French presence in Ontario and the passage of Champlain in Ontario in 1615. The flag itself was first hoisted in Sudbury in 1975 and...
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Summer Office Hours July 6-Aug 13

August 21, 2015
Summer Hours begin July 6 - Aug 6 Mondays - Thursdays  7am - 2pm Closed Fridays​ Closed Aug 10 - Aug 13​ ​
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Class of 2015 Awards

July 22, 2015
​To view the Award Announcements please visit our Quick Links section and select Class of 2015 .
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Report Card and Diploma Pick Up

June 19, 2015
​Report cards can be picked up starting July 2 at the main office between 9 am-11 am everyday. Diploma can be picked up starting July 3 at the main office between 9 am - 11 am
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Summer Office Hours July 6-Aug 21

June 19, 2015
Summer Hours begin July 6 - Aug 21. Mondays - Thursdays  7am - 2pm Closed Fridays​
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OSAP Presention has been rescheduled to allow class time to be maximized

May 27, 2015
​The OSAP presentation on May 29 th at Pine Ridge has been rescheduled.   The following OSAP/student awards and financial aid presentations for DDSB students have been scheduled at Durham College and UOIT.   Durham College Wednesday, June 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m....
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All DDSB Secondary School RE-OPEN — Wednesday, May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015
​T he Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased that the secondary schools will re-open on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 and we welcome back both teachers and our students.
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Information Regarding Negotiations - Secondary Schools

May 25, 2015
​ May 22, 2015 — Update #27 As we conclude the fifth week of the strike by the Ontario secondary school teachers’ union, we continue to wait for a decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Education Relations Commission or news that an agreement has been reached through negotiations. All...
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EQAO Grade 9 Asssessment of Mathematics Update

May 15, 2015
EQAO has released the following information to school boards: EQAO will not be sending assessment materials at this time to any schools that are experiencing labour action. This includes all elementary schools in the English-language public system and secondary schools in three English-language public school boards. EQAO has stated that current...
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Leadership Day Camp Is Cancelled

May 14, 2015
​Leadership Day Camp to Trillium Trails on June 1, 2 & 3 has been cancelled.  All refund cheques will be mailed out next week
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Information Regarding Negotiations with DDSB Secondary School Teachers' Union

May 12, 2015
​ May 12, 2015 — Statement from the Durham District School Board   WE WANT OUR STUDENTS BACK TO SCHOOL   Durham District School Board to file Ontario Labour Relations Board Application with Peel and Rainbow District School Boards over
Illegal Teachers’ Strike   Please follow this link for details ......
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Commencement Location & Map

May 08, 2015
​ Commencement has been relocated to the Scarborough Convention Centre and the start time for the ceremonies will be 10:00 a.m.   Grads, please arrive at 8:00 a.m.   Guests are welcome after 9:00 a.m.   Invitations and maps will be mailed to grads.   Please see attachment for map to...
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Important Information Regarding Commencement Awards and Valedictorian Vote

May 07, 2015
​ Due to circumstances beyond our control, Commencement has been relocated to the Scarborough Convention Centre and the start time for the ceremonies will be 10:00 a.m.   Grads, please arrive at 8:00 a.m.   Guests are welcome after 9:00 a.m.   Invitations and maps will be mailed to grads.  ...
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Information Regarding Negotiations -Secondary Schools

May 05, 2015
​May 4 - Update #16 It is with a shared frustration that we post today’s bulletin marking the third week of the strike by the secondary school teachers’ union here in Durham. All DDSB secondary schools remain closed for Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The strike has now spread to two additional...
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Information Regarding Negotiations with DDSB Secondary School Teachers' Union

May 01, 2015
​We remain committed to bargaining and working with the conciliator to ensure previously booked dates will be met to reach a mutually agreeable settlement to the teachers’ union and DDSB. While we would rather have all of our students in a classroom setting at this time, given the current secondary school...
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Important Information Regarding Commencement

April 30, 2015
​Due to circumstances beyond our control, the location and time of commencement for PRSS has been changed from Pine Ridge Secondary School to the Scarborough Convention Centre at Finch and Neilson at 10:00 a.m. This facility can accommodate 1800 people and so all guests will have seating. In lieu of the...
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Community Service Hours Due

April 30, 2015
​Co mmunity service hours do need to be completed and submitted to the school as soon as possible. This can be done by mailing those hours to our school office at : 2155 Liverpool Rd N, Pickering, Ontario L1X 1V4.
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OSSTF Strike Update

April 29, 2015
​We regret to report that DDSB secondary schools remain closed due to a strike by the DDSB secondary school teachers’ union. Unfortunately no change is expected at this time and all DDSB secondary schools remain closed for Wednesday, April 29, 2015.' The Frequently Asked Questions document has now been updated with...
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Important Information Regarding Report Cards

April 24, 2015
The DDSB will be mailing report cards home to all secondary school students starting on Friday, April 24, 2015. All marks for students’ mid-term reports were submitted prior to the teachers’ strike.
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Igniting Opportunities - Symposium on April 15

March 30, 2015
Igniting ​Opportunities - What Parents Need to Know NOW to Help Their Teens Succeed is a s ymposium for parents, guardians, and mentors & their teens (Grades 7 - 11).  It will be held on April 15th, 2015 from 6:30 - 9:00 pm at Ajax H.S., f eaturing Keynote Speaker: Shelley-Ann...
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LGBTQ Families Engaged - Wednesday, April 15

March 30, 2015
​Join the Durham District School Board and PFLAG Canada Durham Region for an evening screening of segments of the documentary Pride Talks,  followed by a group discussion.  For more details, view LGBTQ Final 2015 series.pdf
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Parent/Teacher Interview Locations - UPDATE

March 24, 2015
Parent/Teacher interviews will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Interviews are held on a first come-first served basis, and we ask that each interview be limited to 5 minutes.  If you require additional time, arrangements may be made with the subject teacher for a future...
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Senior Boys Basketball Wins LOSSA AGAIN!

March 02, 2015
Congratulations to the Senior Boys Basketball team who were victorious in their quest for LOSSA Gold on Wednesday, February 25. The boys were dominant in the game right from the start and were led by Chase Vassell, who scored 11 points in 1 minute and 27 seconds. Chase finished with 18...
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Pine Ridge Excels at Durham Skills

March 02, 2015
​ The Durham Technological Skills Competition took place last week across the Durham District School Board.  Over 15 schools and 30 students competed against each other.  Pine Ridge finished the week off with 8 medals!  Congratulations to Victoria Ruffle (GOLD in Culinary), Samantha Crosby (GOLD in Baking). Elyssa Glaeser (SILVER in...
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OSSLT - Grade 9 Student Trial

February 25, 2015
This March, Grade 9 students can try the online OSSLT before they write the actual test next year!  For more information, view March Online OSSLT Flyer.pdf
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Career Cruising

February 09, 2015
To begin course selection for 2016-2017, visit Career Cruising .
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NOW 2015 Peer Leaders Wanted

February 09, 2015
​SWIS Durham is recruiting Peer Leaders for our NOW 2015 program. Information Sessions are held every Tuesdays during lunch break in front of the Cafeteria. Application forms are available at the Guidance Office, and are due by Friday, March 6. For more information, please contact Carmen Subibi at 905-903-0172 or e-mail...
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Valentine-O-Grams / Spirit Wear

February 06, 2015
Valentine-O-Grams will be sold in the front foyer starting Monday, February 9! Send some sweet love to your friends!  $2.00 for a cookie and card.   Also, your last chance to buy Puma Wear is Tuesday, February 10! Come to the front foyer at lunch! ​
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9th Annual Ridge Classic Rugby Tournament

February 03, 2015
​The 9th Annual Ridge Classic Rugby Tournament is coming in April, 2015!  For more information, view Ridge Classic--2015.pdf
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DRPS Youth In Policing Initiative

February 03, 2015
Are you looking for a fun, engaging, and meaningful summer employment opportunity? The Durham Regional Police Service is now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Youth in Policing Student and Team Leader positions!  For more information, click here.
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Immunization Information

January 29, 2015
Immunization packages have been distributed in January to students where required.  Read and follow the instructions in your immunization package carefully, as there are new requirements for immunizations in Ontario.  There will be an immunization clinic right here at Pine Ridge on March 30th to help students come into compliance with the new...
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Exam Review / Credit Completion Day

January 26, 2015
On Wednesday, January 28, students will be able to come in and view their final exams from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  The remainder of the day is for credit completion purposes.  For more information and teacher locations​, view Exam Review and Credit Completion Day.pdf
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Unity Council - Tutoring Available

January 15, 2015
Unity Council is offering free tutoring in all subjects to help students get ready for exams.  Tutoring is available from January 14-21 at lunch in Room 2083.  For more information, view  UNITY COUNCIL Tutor Poster.pdf
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Special Education - Elementary to Secondary Transition

January 10, 2015
The Special Education Department of the DDSB is hosting an Elementary to Secondary Transition Information Night for Parents on Wednesday, January 21st from 7-9 pm.  For more information, view  Elementary to Secondary Transition Night Flyer 2015.pdf
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Durham Region to Host World Religion Day

January 08, 2015
Durham Region will be hosting 2015 World Religion Day Celebration: The Evolution of Faith, Diversity and Culture in Durham Region. World Religion Day is celebrated worldwide annually, with the intention of developing interfaith understanding and harmony. Individuals from many faiths will be represented at the event with exhibits and demonstrations of...
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GIRL TALK - Thurs. Dec. 18

December 16, 2014
On ​Thursday, December 18, guest speaker Katie Zeppieri is coming to Pine Ridge to speak on how to Empower Girls and Raise Self-Esteem!  The entrance fee is only $2, so sign up today in the front foyer or see Mrs. Agraso in the Co-op office (Room 3007).
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Special Schedule for Fri. Dec. 19

December 15, 2014
We will continue on a Week 2 schedule. Period 2 - 8:30 - 9:00 Period 1/HRM - 9:05 - 9:35 Period 4 - 9:40 - 10:10 Period 3 - 10:15 - 10:45 Assembly - 11:00 - 12:30 Lunch - 12:35 - 1:30 (no cafeteria service) Dismissal:  1:30 p.m.
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Fashion Show

December 12, 2014
The Pine Ridge Fashion Show will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are available at lunch in the front foyer and will also be available at the door.  The cost is $5 for general admission and $7 for preferred seating.  Don't miss out on this awesome evening...
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Drama Production - December 10-13

December 10, 2014
Pine Ridge is proudly presenting THS PHNE 2.0 THE NEXT GENERATION on Wednesday - Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. in the Theatre.  Tickets are $5 and are available in the front foyer at lunch and at the door.  Please come and enjoy this amazing Pine Ridge production!  For more information, view ...
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Pine Craft Creations Sale - December 9-11

December 08, 2014
The Annual Pine Craft Creations Sale will be held in the Truffle Room on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week at lunch (11:10 - 11:55).  Come and explore the wonderful crafts and treats that are available.  Members of ​the community are welcome!  For more information, click here​. ​
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Grad Photographs

November 28, 2014
Attention all Grade 12 students!!!  Grad photos begin December 1!  Click here to sign up for your grad portrait session.​
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Trustee Update

November 27, 2014
Click here to​ view the December, 2014 Trustee Update from the Durham District School Board.
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November, 2014 Newsletter Now Available

November 27, 2014
Click here to view the November, 2014 newsletter to learn more about what is happening at Pine Ridge
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Snowball Semi-Formal Dance

November 13, 2014
Don't Miss OUT on the biggest event of 2014!!!!  Pine Ridge's Semi- Formal "SNOWBALL" is November 27 from 6-9 p.m.  Tickets are on sale at lunch in the front foyer for $10 until November 14 ($12 from November 17-24).  Each ticket includes a slice of pizza!  Gather your friends and get...
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Spirit Wear - Get Yours Now!

November 06, 2014
Pine Ridge Spirit Wear is on sale now in the front foyer!!! Buy now and receive your gear before Xmas! Every purchase gets you a chance to win a ticket to the semi-formal dance!!! Sales are for a limited time only! Don't miss out!!!​  PRSS Spirit Wear Order 2014-15.pdf
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Influenza Reminders

October 25, 2014
Help keep everyone healthy!  As flu season begins, please review our Influenza Reminders​ to help  minimize the spread of the influenza virus.
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LGBTQ Families Engaged Session - Tuesday, November 11

October 25, 2014
​The DDSB and PFLAG Canada extend a warm invitation to an additional LGBTQ Families Engaged Session that will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  All are invited!  Please view the attached file for more details.  (Please note this is an update - the original session was November 6.)
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Fall Testing of Nuclear Public Alerting System

October 24, 2014
​The Region of Durham will be carrying out its annual Fall testing of the nuclear public alerting system.  The automated mass telephone notification will be carried out in the 10km nuclear Primary Zone on Tuesday, October 28th.  Siren activation in the 3km area of the nuclear facility will be carried out...
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Modified Schedule for Thursday, October 16

October 15, 2014
​Due to Parent/Teacher Interviews, Thursday's schedule is changed as follows: Period 1 8:30 a.m. - 9:21 a.m. Period 2 9:26  a.m. - 10:14   a.m. Period 3 10:19   a.m.  - 11:07   a.m. Period 4 11:12   a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. Dismissal:  12:00 p.m.
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Locations for Parent/Teacher Interviews

October 15, 2014
Interviews will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. and 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 16.  In order to plan your visit, please view Maps for Parent-Teacher Interviews - October 2014.pdf.  Please note that interviews should be limited to 5 minutes.
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Special Education - Secondary to Post-Secondary Transition

October 09, 2014
The Special Education Department of the DDSB will once again be hosting a Secondary to Post-Secondary Transition Information Night on November 12th from 7-9 pm.  The purpose of this evening is to provide families with information about available supports and resources and to connect them with the appropriate Community Agencies.​  For...
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Parents as Partners Conference at Pine Ridge!

October 08, 2014
The 2014 Parents as Partners Conference is being held at Pine Ridge! This year's theme is "Balancing Tech Wealth With Mental Health", an outstanding topic for parents and guardians of 21st century students. For more information on registration and child care, view  Parents as Partners Conference Oct 25 2014.pdf​.  (Please be patient...
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Post Secondary Fair at Pine Ridge

October 07, 2014
Pine Ridge will be holding a post-secondary fair on Thursday, October 23 from 2-4 p.m. in the Main Cafeteria.    For more information, contact Mr. Natola in the Guidance Office.  (905-420-1885).​
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Yearbook Orders - Get Yours Now!

September 26, 2014
Yearbooks will be on sale from October 1 - 31.  Bring in your completed 2014-2015 Yearbook Order Form.pdf to your homeroom as soon as possible.  Don't miss out!
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Violence Risk Threat Assessment (VRTA) Protocol

September 17, 2014
​The Durham District School Board and Community Partners are committed to makes our schools safe for students and staff.  As a result the board will respond appropriately to all student behaviours that pose a potential risk to other students, staff and members of the community.  For more information, view Fair...
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LGBTQ Families Engaged

September 17, 2014
​The first of four sessions in the LGBTQ Families Engaged evening series is coming up on Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m.  For more information, view  LGBTQ Families Engaged.pdf.
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Durham Region Transit Bus Information

September 09, 2014
View DRT Routes to PRSS 2014-2015.pdf for information regarding bus routes for Pine Ridge students.​
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Student Accident Insurance

September 09, 2014
For more information on Student Accident Insurance available to DDSB families, click here​.​
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Timetable Change Schedule

September 03, 2014
Grade 12 Timetable changes :   On Friday, September 5th, Grade 12s must pick up Approval forms in the Guidance office, before school, at lunch or after school. Students will be called by number to Guidance on Monday, September 8th.   Grade 11, 10 and 9 Timetable changes Grade 11s - Tuesday, September...
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July 2014 Newsletter

July 14, 2014
Read our July 2014 Newsletter here​.​
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20th Century Fashion Show - Pumas in the News

June 30, 2014
Read an article from Snap'd Pickering about the 20th Century Fashion Show put on by Ms Hodowanski's Fashion students, with assistance from the Food School and Photography programs.  View article here​
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Summer Hours for Pine Ridge

June 30, 2014
Beginning Monday, June 30, the school will be open Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and closed on Fridays. The entire school will be closed from August 1 - 15, re-opening on Monday, August 18 at 7:00 a.m.​ 
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Vacancies - Parent Involvement Committee

June 30, 2014
The DDSB’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is calling for applications for four secondary parent/guardian positions, one from each of the following areas: Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering, Brock/Uxbridge/Scugog and two elementary parent positions: Ajax and Pickering.   To view more information, please download the PDF attached here.​ PIC Vacancy Application.pdf
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Art Show - Wednesday, June 11

June 10, 2014
Everyone is invited to attend our Art Show on Wednesday, June 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Library.  Classes will also be able to visit the show with their teachers from Wednesday to Friday.​
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Diversity Fair - Pumas in the News

June 04, 2014
Read an article from Snapd Pickering about the Pine Ridge Diversity Fair.​
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Region of Durham testing public alerting system in the City of Pickering

May 19, 2014
Residents in the City of Pickering are advised that Durham Region will be conducting testing of the public alerting system within the 10-kilometre area around the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station. For more information, read 2014 05 12 - Pickering (PSA).pdf.​
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The Harriet Tubman Student Summer Programme 2014

May 07, 2014
The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples at York University invites youth ages 14-18 (or grade 9 to grade 12) to participate in its Student Summer Programme. The application deadline is June 1, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.ddsb.ca/school/pineridgess/Pages/Harriet-Tubman-Programme-2014.aspx​​
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2014 Diversity Talent Show

May 06, 2014
Pine Ridge held an awesome talent show this year, with photos features in Snap Pickering!  For more information, click here.​
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Pan Am Games - Volunteers Needed

May 06, 2014
The Ministry of Education has provided information on how students and staff can get involved and volunteer with the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games that are taking place in July and August 2015.  See the attached document for more details. Pan Am Games - Volunteer Opportunities May 2014.pdf
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Hooping It Up! and Best Buddies

April 18, 2014
The Pine Ridge chapter of Best Buddies​ held an awesome Hooping It Up! fundraiser on Wednesday at lunch.  View the Hooping it Up Winners poster.pdf and view a short video of the event. If you are interested in learning more about Best Buddies, please contact Mrs. Hopper.
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Pine Ridge Student Needs Your Help!

April 18, 2014
​ R eilley Wilson is a  student in Ms Anderson's  class here at Pine Ridge,  and he and  his parents need your help!  Click here for more information.
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World Water Week Event

March 26, 2014
The Dunbarton High School Envrionmental Club is holding a public event to focus on invasive species in the Great Lakes on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the south campus theatre at Dunbarton H.S.​
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Regional SCC Meeting - March 18

March 02, 2014
The keynote address for this session is  Connecting Brain Theory to Mathematics. Click here for more information.
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Upcoming Construction Notification

March 02, 2014
Portions of ​ Church Street, Rossland Road West/Third Concession, and Brock Road will commence construction and road closures in the next few weeks / months and this will be ongoing into 2015.
Signs will be posted with dates and drivers will need to be prepared by planning alternate routes and allowing extra commuting time.
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Pine Ridge Shines at Durham Skills!

March 02, 2014
Pine Ridge students had excellent results at the recent Durham Skills competition, leaving with medals in every category that we entered! ​ Click here for more details.​
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The OSSLT is Coming Up

February 17, 2014
The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test is fast approaching - March 27, 2014.  Students writing the test should be preparing for the test now - check out the EQAO link under the Office tab above.​

Announcement Archive

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Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018

September 17, 2018
Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018​
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Welcome back from Trustee Braney

August 30, 2018
​Welcome back from Trustee Braney
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School Community Council 2018-19 Elections First meeting Monday Sept 24, 2018 7pm

August 27, 2018
If you are interested in becoming a voting member of Pine Ridge Secondary School's SCC for 2018-2019, please complete the following nomination form and return the completed form to the school main office no later than Friday, September 21st.
Click to download nomination form School Community Council 2018-19 Nomination Form...
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SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

July 03, 2018
​Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, closed Fridays.  Closed daily from 11:00 am to Noon.
The office will be closed July 13th through to August 17th.
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Help Desk Student Device Support

June 28, 2018
​Students who require IT Services support on their individually assigned device will be able to come in to IT Services (4 th Floor Education Centre 400 Taunto Rd. E Whitby, ON) any Wednesday through the summer between 8am. and 4pm.