Media/News Releases

Posted On Tuesday, December 06, 2022

We are writing to share with you that the safe arrival system at schools will be working starting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, 2022. This means that automated calls will start going home when a student has an unplanned absence from school. 
As school office staff are entering the absences, parents/guardians should expect that if a call does go home, it would take place later in the day than it would normally. 
We will continue to provide you with updates...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Our IT Services team continues to work to restore all services to support student learning. DDSB@Home Elementary and Secondary are now able to hold virtual classes as normal. Students should log into their Google Classrooms at the start of the school day on Thursday, December 1. There may be a very small number of classes that cannot take place but independent work would be posted in those classrooms for students to complete. 
Although Chromebooks are now able to be...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Following Friday’s cyber incident, our IT Services team continues to prioritize restoring critical systems to support school and business operations. This work has been ongoing since Saturday and will continue until we are able to restore all services.
New Updates as of November 29, 2022
Phones are starting to come back online but may not be working at every location so parents/guardians may experience some difficulties in phoning schools.
We are making...

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Posted On Monday, November 28, 2022

Dear Parent/Guardian, 
As a follow-up to our update on November 27, 2022 , we continue to work with external consultants to help determine the scope and extent of the cyber incident that has impacted the Durham District School Board (DDSB) network. We ask for your patience as this investigation is complex and will take time to complete. We are committed to sharing more information on this topic, including if there are any privacy impacts.
In the meantime, our IT...

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Posted On Monday, November 28, 2022

Please see attached letters from the Chief Medical Officer

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