Media/News Releases

Posted On Monday, May 16, 2022

Earlier today, Durham District School Board Director of Education Norah Marsh informed the Board of Trustees that she will be retiring from the DDSB at the end of this calendar year after a 32-year career public education and being with the DDSB since 2019.
Director Marsh has been an innovative change agent in public education as an executive leader for over 16 years across various roles and organizations. Her focus as Director has been on managing the impacts of the COVID-19...

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Posted On Friday, May 13, 2022

Statement from the Durham District School Board  
It has come to our attention that an individual Trustee, Linda Stone, has made public statements on twitter. The DDSB does not monitor or maintain this account. The comments made are contrary to the commitment, values and actions of the Durham District School Board and our responsibility to promote and respect the Ontario Human Rights Code. We strive to create learning and working environments that are safe, equitable,...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 04, 2022


The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is thrilled to share with our community that the Government of Ontario has approved two new schools to open September 2026. They are a north Oshawa secondary school which will be located at Bridle Rd S and Windfields Farm Dr. E and new Pickering...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The DDSB recognizes that there has been a request for more information concerning the review and temporary removal of The Great Bear and two other Forest of Reading books from our library collection, following concerns from Indigenous families that were brought forward related to Indigenous stereotypes and terminology that could perpetuate discrimination.  
An accelerated review process allowed us to engage in conversations with some members of the local Indigenous...

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Posted On Friday, April 22, 2022

Attn:  Families and all students in Grades 7-12
Durham Student Transportation Services (DSTS) presented a report to the DDSB’s Board of Trustees n Tuesday, April 19, 2022, which includes a chart outlining the changes to bell times across the system that have now been approved and will take effect in September 2022. Schools with changing bell times will have their websites updated in the summer prior to the start of the 2022-2023 school year with the new school...

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