School News Highlights

Posted On Thursday, November 10, 2022

Dylan1 Sinclair student beats cancer, advances to OFSAA championship race Dylan Waduck is a Grade 10 student at Sinclair Secondary School in Whitby. Dylan is passionate about sports, is an honour roll student, and enjoys spending time with friends and family.
He’s also been battling cancer for the past two and a half years. In May 2020, when Dylan was just 12 years old, he was diagnosed with T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.
Support from all sides
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Posted On Friday, October 21, 2022

When you walk into Uxbridge Secondary School, the first thing you will notice is the smell of focaccia bread filling the hallways. When you head towards the cafeteria you will walk into what you may mistake as a professional kitchen. The equipment these students have access to is incredible, and this all came to fruition because of advocate Mr. Dave Brown, Head of Culinary at Uxbridge Secondary School.  
Mr. Brown says, “The program started very small, it began...

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Posted On Thursday, August 04, 2022

Skills Ontario 1Canada’s largest skilled trades and technologies competition, Skills Ontario, took place in a remote, virtual format from April 19 th to 29 th , and boasted more than 2,300 competitors from Grade 4 to apprenticeship-level, showcasing their skills in contests such as: robotics, IT, horticulture and landscape, coding, culinary arts, graphic design, and home and team building. Some competition processes lasted a full eight hours.  The competitions give exposure...
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Posted On Tuesday, July 12, 2022

daVinci celebrates-1 Happy birthday, daVinci Public School!
The daVinci school community opened their doors on May 26, 2022 to students, parents, teachers, and principals past and present to celebrate the school’s 10 th anniversary.
This was the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic that the school was able to host community members for a celebration. The school looked fantastic and everyone had fun time reconnecting with former teachers and staff, graduates, and parents...

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Posted On Monday, July 11, 2022

Donald A. Wilson - Abilities Track Meet Schools from across the DDSB participate in the Abilities Track and Field Meet  
On June 17 th , 2022, elementary and secondary schools from across the Durham District School Board gathered at the Oshawa Civic Fields to participate in the Abilities Track and Field Meet. In partnership with the Durham Elementary Athletic Association (DEAA), the event brought in over 800 student athletes.
The Abilities Track and Field Meet is an annual event celebrating equity, inclusion,...

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