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Posted On Thursday, May 23, 2019

AppCroft-Chris-1 Applecroft Public School hosts its first ever Diversity Day
“The most important thing we want is for our students to feel safe and included at school,” says Janet Robinson, Vice-Principal of Applecroft Public School in Ajax.
Robinson led the charge in organizing the school’s first ever Diversity Day with the help of Principal Ryan Pittman, staff, and students.
Hosted at the school on May 1 st , the day began with a performance and inspiring chat...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Dunbarton-PSLAM-1 Students battle it out at the 5th Annual Poetry SLAM
On May 2nd students from across Durham gathered for the Durham District School Board’s (DDSB) 5th Annual Poetry SLAM.  
Ajax HS, Dunbarton HS, GL Roberts CVI, O’Neill CVI, and Pickering High School all brought teams and fans to compete for the coveted Poetry SLAM trophy. The level of poetry and performance for this year was unprecedented, resulting in a shift in perspectives for many in the audience.
This...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

GNI-Anderson-Leaders-3 Anderson CVI hosts 2 nd Annual Girls Night In event on May 2 nd
“It’s incredible seeing female students, staff, and community partners come together to lift each other up,” says Dawn White, Vice-Principal of Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute (CVI).
This is the second year that White and the Anderson CVI Senior Student Ambassadors have organized a Girls Night In event. Girls Night In invites Grade 8 students from Anderson CVI’s feeder...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Guys Night InAnderson Collegiate Vocational Institute (CVI), in partnership with Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS), will be hosting a Young Men of Characterevent. Guys Night In is for over 120 Grade 9-12 students, as well as Grade 8 students transitioning to high school.
Senior Student Ambassadors have taken this leadership opportunity to organize an event designed to break down stereotypes and build strength of character in their fellow students, as well as Grade 8 students moving...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Students walk the red carpet as G.L. Roberts CVI hosts their 2nd Annual Film Festival and Competition. Students were invited to submit a three to five-minute film that they produced and will be judged on several criteria, including best audio, best production and best film. The friendly competition was open and to all public secondary schools in the Durham District School Board (DDSB) and culminates in a red carpet reception where students will enjoy film screenings and an awards...
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