June 08, 2018
The 24th Skills Canada
National Competition was held June 4 - 5 in Edmonton, Alberta. In 44 areas of competition Ontario won over 30 medals including 16 gold. Rachel Gibson from Sinclair SS won silver
in Job Skills
Demonstration. Rachels mentor was Michael Holmes. Congratulations Rachel!!!!
June 04, 2018
Please join us for the fifth annual ADHD Expo on June 22nd. For more information see the document in the Publications section of this site.
February 05, 2018
observance was first launched in 1926 in the United States, but evolved over
time in Canada to become Black History Month in 1976. In December of
1995, the Parliament of Canada officially recognized February as Black History
Month in Canada. During February, the significant achievements and
contributions in the areas...
January 30, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 — 7:00 p.m. Brooklin High Schoo 20 Carnwith Drive West Brooklin, Ontario
January 29, 2018
: 8:40 Period 1:
8:45 -9:10 Bell/Travel
: 9:10-9:15 Period 2:
9:40-9:45 Period 3:
10:10-10:15 Period 4:
January 29, 2018
Opening Ceremony of the Olympics is Friday February
9th, let's show our Team Canada spirit by wearing Canada gear and/or Red &
November 09, 2017
Winter weather is upon us. Please review the attached document to familiarize yourself with DDSB's weather zones in the case of inclement weather. Sinclair is in Zone 4. WEATHER ZONES.pdf
August 29, 2017
Only grade 9 students and new registrants are required to attend school on Tuesday, Sept 5. Regular classes will commence on Wednesday, September 6.
August 22, 2017
Attention: Grade Nine Students and Parents Due to construction near the FRONT Daycare entrance of the Durham District School Board, students are requested to enter the school ONLY by the main WEST entrance or the back parking lot entrance (from Anderson Street) for the rest of this week. ...
July 04, 2017
The next opportunity
for students to change timetables will be the week of August 28 – there will be a link put on the school website sometime
during the week of August 21 for students to book their appointments online
June 28, 2017
The Ministry is working to establish an Education Standard Development Committee (ESDC) in the fall of 2017 to further support the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Your involvement/input is requested. Have your voice heard. Engagement will run from May to July 2017. The feedback received will be used...
June 22, 2017
Flags at all Ontario government buildings and
establishments across the province will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to
sunset on Friday, June 23, 2017 to mark the National Day of
Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.
June 20, 2017
Office Hours: 7:00AM - 3:00PM The office will be closed: Mon, July 3/Friday, July 14/Mon, July 24-Fri, July 28/Thurs, Aug 3/Fri, Aug 4/Mon, Aug 7/Thurs, Aug 10/Fri, Aug 11/Fri, Aug 18
June 14, 2017
Exam review periods will be 25 minutes long, with 5 minutes
travel time in between: PERIOD
1: 9:00 –
2: 9:30 –
3: 10:00 –
4: 10:30 –
May 25, 2017
In June, Canadians celebrate Aboriginal History Month, an opportunity to honour the heritage, contributions and cultures of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. June was declared National Aboriginal History Month in 2010, after Nanaimo-Cowichan Member of Parliament, Jean Crowder, introduced a motion to make June a month of recognition for First Nations, Inuit...
May 25, 2017
If you have preordered a Sinclair Yearbook, they will be available for pick up durig the week of June 5-12 at the school store at lunch.
May 18, 2017
Contribute $1.50 (or more) to the Highway of Heroes Tree Tribute and join the activities planned for period 2 including ParticipACTION events, We are Canada activities or a Giant Scavenger Hunt.
As well, we are building a human flag so Grade 9s and 11s wear white and 10s and 12s...
May 17, 2017
Sinclair Secondary School has been awarded the 2016-2017 Healthy School Award by the Durham Region Health Department for our work in creating a healthy school community!
May 16, 2017
SEARS DRAMA FESTIVAL AWARDS for Sinclair Theatre's production of "The Audition"
Durham District level, held at Oshawa Little Theatre, Feb.21 - 24 ENSEMBLE AWARD to The Cast PERFORMANCE AS YUMA to Melanie Mueller OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION: The Audition
Eastern Regional Showcase, held in Cornwall, April 26 - 30 LIGHTING DESIGN...
May 10, 2017
For several years, at this time, the Durham District School
Board has raised the Rainbow Flag not only to recognize LGBTQ communities, but
also to show support for those members that identify as LGBTQ or have family
and friends who may . The raising of the flag symbolizes that our...
May 09, 2017
The May Issue of the Celtic Journal is now available below, in the Publications section of our webpage. Please enjoy reading Part 1 and Part 2
April 20, 2017
Grade 9 Assembly 11:45 AM Grade 10 Assembly 12:20 PM Parents are welcome to come to the presentation.
April 04, 2017
Sinclair Secondary School is NOT INVOLVED in any S-Trips planned for the March Break OR the end of the school year. These are NOT school sanctioned trips.
March 29, 2017
Please be advised of the change in bell times for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year: Period 1 - 8:45 AM - 10:05 AM Period 2 - 10:10 AM - 11:25 AM LUNCH - 11:25 AM - 12:10 PM Period 3 - 12:10 PM - 1:25 PM Period 4 - 1:30 PM...
March 27, 2017
The link for online purchasing is: Sinclair Celtics
Sizing try-ons are no longer available, but people can purchase online anytime and pick up from the location given on the website.
March 21, 2017
Land Based Language Booklet - FINAL.pdf
In an effort to support the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Calls to Actions 13 and 14, highlighting the need to preserve, revitalize and strengthen Aboriginal languages, the First Nation, Metis and Inuit Education Department will be hosting a 7-week Anishinabemowin (Ojibwe) Land Based Language...
February 22, 2017
We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to see EMMANUEL JAL , renowned guest speaker, former child of war, come to Sinclair on Monday Feb. 27. Yes, this coming Monday!!
February 16, 2017
For those students who are being dropped off at school, please remember to use the drop off zone at the back. Do NOT stop in the bus stop area on Taunton Rd. or stop in front of the school entrance, which is for school busses.
February 02, 2017
Due to inclement
weather last week, the date for Special Education Community Information Session
at David Bouchard has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 1 st .
Please find the revised flier attached Community Information Flyer.pdf
January 25, 2017
There will be 3 Open Houses to gather input from the community on all of the proposed bell time changes.
Open House Dates, Location and Times: Please see full PDF attched
January 18, 2017
This map is always available in the Quick Links, below.
January 12, 2017
Information will be discussed about programming for grade 11 and 12 students. January 18, 2017 7:00 PM, Resource Centre
December 09, 2016
When: January 26, 2016, 7-9PM Where: DDSB Board Room, 400 Taunton Rd. East Whitby, ON L1R 2K6 See attached flyer for more details.
November 07, 2016
Sinclair's fall show will run November 16-19. Tickets go on sale November 14 at the school store. See attached poster for show times.
October 26, 2016
Inside Ride Tuesday, November 15th 11:45 - 2:20 Dedicating our Ride to Andre Booth Sign up Info available outside Phys. Ed. office
October 19, 2016
October 20—Taking the leap from paper to online
Important Information about Test Day for Schools and School Boards The response to this voluntary test has been tremendous. We are expecting a majority of the 900+ English and French schools and school boards across Ontario to participate. What the test...
October 17, 2016
Please find below, the schedule for students writing the OnLine OSSLT exam on Thursday: Sinclair Secondary School
OSSLT OCTOBER 20, 2016
8:30 – 8:45 LOGIN/Instructions
8:45 - 10:00 Booklet 1
10:00 – 10:15 Break (light snacks provided)
10:15 – 10:20 Session Two Tickets
10:20 - 11:35 Booklet 2...
October 12, 2016
Yearbook orders will be taken at Parent/Teacher Interviews on
October 05, 2016
$40 Yearbooks are on sale until Thursday from the school store at lunch. The price goes up next week. Get yours today.
September 13, 2016
SCC (School Community Council for Parents) is Wed. Sept 21 at 7:00 in the Resource Centre. (Same night as Post Secondary Info night). SCC = School Community Council All parents welcome!! No fundraising to do. Come and meet other parents learn more about your child's school. 7:00 pm in the...
August 25, 2016
School Start: Grade 9's only on Tuesday, September 6 All grades on Wednesday, September 7.
August 25, 2016
for ALL students/all grades – on Friday, September 16.
July 04, 2016
SCHOOL OFFICE SUMMER HOURS 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. OPEN: July 4 to 8 July 11 to 14 July 19 to 22 July 26-29 August 2 to 4 August 9 to 12 August 22-26 August 29-September 2 CLOSED: July 25-29 August 16 to 19
June 17, 2016
Period 1 8:20 – 8:40 Period 2 8:45 – 9:05 Period 3 9:10 – 9:30 Period 4 9:35 – 9:55
May 27, 2016
Staff, students and visitors to Sinclair Secondary School are asked to not bring any oranges or orange related products to the school. The same goes for nuts, and strong perfume. We have staff and students with serious allergies to these items. Your assistance is appreciated.
May 04, 2016
See attached file for details.
April 19, 2016
Song Contest: The 14th annual region-wide free song contest celebrating
literacy and creativity, and self-expression came to a close this
week. Over the past month, the School Alliance of Student
Songwriters E.D., Dale Russell, provided free demo-recording to dozens of
young song-writers preparing their entries. Durham's top
writers will be announced in the...
March 09, 2016
Parent Interview sessions will run from 12:30 until 2:30 and from 6:00 until 8:00 on March 10, 2016. Classes will run on the following schedule: Period 1 8:20-9:00 Period 2 9:05-9:40 Period 3 9:45-10:20 Period 4 10:25-11:00
February 04, 2016
AFTER SCHOOL LITERACY BEGINS FEBRUARY 9- MARCH 9 AFTER SCHOOL FROM 2:30 – 3:30 TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS.
January 27, 2016
Parents are invited to participate in the School Climate Survey (Parents). Your input is valuable to assist our Safe and Accepting Schools Team in revising your Safety Plan and Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan. http://fluidsurveys.com/s/242sinclair_schclim_par2016/
January 27, 2016
Canadian Parents for French is offering free webinars. French apps and online resources will be held Thurs. Feb 18 at 7:30 pm EST. To register, click here
. Another will be held on Thurs. Mar 3 at 7:30 pm EST on Discover French Experiential Learning Opportunities. Click here
January 18, 2016
"We have Ontario Scholar inserts delivered to the school. Please come to the office to pick up if interested"
January 18, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC RULES: Drivers who are dropping students off at Sinclair are to use the ANDERSON entrance only. No cars should drop off students at the west side entrance (by the mall) before and after school due to school busses. Please also be advised that effective January 1, 2016...
October 16, 2015
How You can help! See the attached flyer! Food_Drive-2015-DDSB.pdf
The Drive accepts all types of winter clothing (snowsuits, coats, pants, hats, mitts, scarves, sweaters, shirts, blouses, jeans, boots, shoes, etc.), and all sizes even adults sizes as many older children need adult sizes.
October 15, 2015
Get involved in cleaning up your local area and earn volunteer hours while
you are at it. Meet us Sat Oct. 17th outside the Sleep Country at Taunton and
Brock at 10:00, or click on the link and meet us at the actual clean up
location. If you have any questions...
October 09, 2015
Your child's school picture is available to view online Simply go to mylifetouch.ca
to view your school pictures. Use the portrait ID & Access Code in your picture package to claim your school pictures online. To redeem your complimentary digital Pictures2Protect® card, click here
October 02, 2015
October 21st Parent Teacher interviews - book your appointments ONLINE HERE
September 29, 2015
Students are to look for Sinclair Secondary School, and choose a time slot Lifetouch contact 905-571-1103
Go to Lifetouch's website to sign up for an appointment between October 23 & November 6 (location TBD at a later date)
September 28, 2015
The EQAO Literacy Test results for the 2014-15 academic school year are now available.
Students that wrote the test last March may pick up their individual results in the main office after school on Monday Sept 28th.
September 09, 2015
2015-2016 Class Timetable
September 02, 2015
Reminder to parents: Drop off zone for students is at the back of the school.
Please enter the school from the Anderson parking lot. The Taunton lot is for Ed Centre staff and visitors.
May 25, 2015
Please view the attached flyers
for information regarding pickup/dropoff times/location of bus stops for the September start up. If you are moving/have caregiver changes please inform your school as soon as possible.
March 25, 2015
Please be aware that all school approved trips will require you to sign a permision form on an official school trip form with the proper teacher/Vice Principal signature. "S" trips are not Durham Board approved trips.
January 22, 2015
This morning gives students the opportunity to check out their exams and hand in any outstanding work.
Please see attached for the time schedule for the day.
Schedule-Credit Completion Exam Day.pdf
October 10, 2014
In preparation for inclement weather and bus cancellations please see below.
Durham Student Transportation Services announced in Spring 2014 that it was updating weather cancellations for Fall 2014. In an effort to better address inclement weather cancellations, DSTS has introduced weather zones. DSTS encourages you to review the new zones...
September 26, 2014
Access and parking are essential to the smooth running of the Sinclair and DDSB complex. Please note the following diagram to help with your drop-off and parking. Please note that the green arrows indicate the best route in and out during the busy before and after school times.
The entrance and...
May 15, 2014
Sinclair Secondary School is a very large facility attached to the Durham District School Board. On a daily basis this facility has over 3000 people come through its doors. Safety of students staff and visitors is always our number one concern. Life threatening allergies are present with both staff and students...