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Posted On Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians, 
We appreciate receiving community feedback on our message to you earlier this week announcing that we would be temporarily moving to a modified semester schedule. Considering the feedback received and that many staff, students and families are concerned with two transition periods, we have decided that we will be moving to a regular semester schedule for...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Message to Families RE Letters about Self-Reported COVID-19 Cases January 24, 2022
Subject Line: Update on Self-Reporting COVID-19 Cases
Dear Parents/Guardians,
We are writing to share with you an update on the self-reporting of positive COVID-19 test results that you can currently view through the DDSB COVID-19 Advisory Page .
In addition to this information, your school is planning on sending a letter at the end of each day if there are any self-reported...

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Posted On Monday, January 24, 2022

Message to Secondary Families RE: Shift from Quadmesters to Modified Semesters 
January 24, 2022
Subject: Moving to a Secondary Modified Semester Schedule 
Dear Parents/Guardians, 
Earlier this school year, the Ministry of Education announced that secondary schools can move back to a semester schedule (with students taking up to 4 courses a day for half the school year) from the current quadmester schedule (with students taking up to 2 courses...

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Posted On Friday, January 21, 2022

Elementary families who would like to switch to/from DDSB@Home and in-person learning must do so through the Parent Portal . If you are satisfied with your current selection, you do not need to do anything further. Your child will remain in their current mode of learning.
The deadline to change your selection is Friday, January 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. This decision is considered final for the rest of the school year . If you have decided to switch learning preferences,...

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Posted On Thursday, January 20, 2022

Loren and Eric More than 100 students elevated their skills at the Tools in the Trades Bootcamp
Five Durham District School Board (DDSB) schools hosted full-day Tools in the Trades Bootcamps , led by Support Ontario Youth (SOY) . The events were open to students in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM), Technological Education, and Ontario Youth Apprenticeship/Co-Operative Education programs. Each event focused on one skilled trade sector determined by student interest at each...

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