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Posted On Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Sinclair Secondary School celebrates 25 years of excellence
Event:              Sinclair Secondary School 25th Anniversary            
Date:               May 25, 2019             
Time:              ...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 14, 2019

SS-Mental-Health-Symposium-1By Marissa Campbell
Durham District School Board (DDSB) hosts the first ever Caring for our Mental Health: Secondary Student’s Mental Health Symposium
On May 8, the Student Senate and Well-Being Working Group, in collaboration with the Safe Schools, Mental Health and Well-Being department, held the first ever Secondary Student’s Mental Health Symposium. The event invited teacher supervisors and teams of high school students from across the region to help...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 14, 2019

STEM Olympics 1 DDSB elementary students participate in the Sustainable STEM Olympics
This past April Durham District School Board (DDSB) elementary students in Grades 4-8 participated in an innovative event called the Sustainable Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Olympics. The Grade 4-6 students competed amongst each other first, with the Grade 7 and 8 students competing later in the month.
“It gets them [students] thinking about how STEM skills and our 21st century...

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Posted On Monday, May 13, 2019

Cypher ConferenceThis year, The Cypher Black Male Empowerment conference will host keynote speaker, Randall Adjei, a spoken word practitioner and Edutainer who uses the spoken word to empower and create community through Edutainment. Adjei is also the founder of one of Toronto's largest youth-led initiatives; Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (R.I.S.E Edutainment). Tech Spark, Canada’s first tech and design school committed to empowering children of colour, will facilitate workshops...
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Posted On Monday, May 13, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is excited to announce that Maxwell Heights Secondary School is a one of the several province-wide recipients of the 2018 Dr. Bette Stephenson Recognition of Achievement.
This achievement is presented by EQAO, and this year, they are celebrating schools that supported students’ passion, which led to academic success in math. Over the last three years an outreach team analyzed EQAO results and they are recognizing 22 public schools...

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