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Posted On Tuesday, October 15, 2019

About That CutJoin us at G.L. Roberts CVI on November 4 th , where barbers will share, inspire, and Ignite Learning with students and members of the haircare industry. The event will include presentations and demonstrations from industry leaders. 
This is a free event and seating is limited. Interested students, teachers, industry members, and school/community partners can sign up here: https://sites.google.com/ddsb.ca/aboutthatcut2019 .
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Posted On Thursday, October 10, 2019

Volunteers are celebrated for their dedication to our students and schools
More than 130 Durham District School Board volunteers will be honoured at the 17 th Annual Volunteer of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Volunteers are recognized for their extraordinary commitment to students. A reception will follow in the atrium of the Education Centre. The event is an opportunity for DDSB’s school communities to show their appreciation to all the amazing volunteers who support...

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Posted On Thursday, October 10, 2019

Resource-Depot-1 The Durham District School Board offers educators free supplies and food to help in the classroom
On September 25, the Make a Difference Steering Committee and the Early Years and Poverty Strategy Department opened up the Durham District School Board’s Re:Source Depot at Village Union PS. It’s a space where educators from across the Board can come to get free materials that can be reused or repurposed for classroom or play-based learning. They have also partnered...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 09, 2019

On October 15 th we will be officially opening the Indigenous Student Room at Port Perry High School in partnership with the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. This will be a safe and supportive space for Indigenous students to access throughout the school day, at lunch, and after school when Indigenous programming is provided.
Unveiling a safe and supportive space for our Indigenous students
 
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Posted On Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Sewing-Studio-1sm Durham District School Board (DDSB) students build confidence by learning to sew
On September 24 and 25, all 402 students at Coronation PS were introduced to sewing by the team from Denise Wild’s Sewing Studio.
The Denise Wild team works in schools across the Greater Toronto Area and they are comprised of a group of people from various backgrounds, including former professional athletes. They defy the normal stereotypes of what many may think of as “someone...

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