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Posted On Wednesday, July 31, 2019

PAG-Rowing-1Uxbridge Secondary School (USS) alumna and Team Canada rower Jaclyn Stelmaszyk is on her way to Lima, Peru for the XVIII Pan American Games. Competing in the Women’s Lightweight Doubles with her partner Kate Haber, Stelmaszyk will join approximately 6,700 athletes, representing 41 countries from the Caribbean, Central America, and North and South America in the world’s third-largest multi-sport Games.
Like many athletes, Stelmaszyk’s journey to high-level...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 24, 2019

DDSB-CFS-1 By Marissa Campbell & Sarah Racioppa
Anticipation hummed in the air, feeding the excitement of grads and family and friends alike. Chatter flitted from chair to bleachers like song birds calling from treetops, the steady cacophony only broken by staccato laughter and squeals of greeting and excitement.
Liam sat in the centre of the throng, beaming, flanked by his classmates, each student having taken their own journey, fighting their own way upstream against a tide...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Excellence-at-AjaxHS-1 Three Ajax High School students graduate with averages over 96 per cent
Marissa Toshack, Zena Shamli Oghli, and Chuting Wang just wrapped up their final year of high school, with all three students achieving graduating averages above 96 per cent.
On the last day of school, they gathered together with three of their teachers and reminisced about the highlights of their Ajax High School experience.
Marissa’s Experience
“The French Immersion stream...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Nevills to the position of Superintendent of Education, Secondary Curriculum and Family of Schools. The vacancy to be filled by Mr. Nevills was created by the upcoming retirement of Superintendent Anne Marie Laginski.
Nevills will work in the team of Superintendents of Education overseeing secondary curriculum, a family of schools, including Durham Continuing Education, and Durham Alternative...

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Posted On Friday, July 12, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) confirms that a former teacher who worked at Dr. C.F. Cannon Public School when the school was located on Emerald Avenue in Oshawa has been charged by the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) with Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference and Invitation to Sexual Touching. The alleged incident reportedly occurred in 1996. The teacher in question worked at Dr. C.F. Cannon PS until 1999 and has since retired. Upon retirement in 1999, the accused...
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