School News Highlights

Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

tech-ed-1r DDSB students go full tilt into trades and success at the Annual Technological Education Symposium
“There is no secret to success. Your ability to roll with the punches is the biggest factor in your success,” states Joe Musicco.
Musicco is a Professor at Sheridan College where he teaches advertising and marketing in the Pilon School of Business.
On January 8 th , he joined Grade 9-12 students at the Durham District School Board (DDSB) Education Centre...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Thornton-Hockey-3 Showing off their school spirit and love of hockey for Rogers Hometown Hockey
The Paint the Town Red contest began this past November, and led up to the Rogers Hometown Hockey event which took place on December 28 th and 29 th at Iroquois Park in Whitby. The event was one of 25 stops that sports-television presenters Ron McLean and Tara Slone made during this season’s Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour.
The contest was separated into four categories: Residential, Business,...

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Posted On Thursday, January 02, 2020

Author-Alumna-Story-1 Henry Street HS alumna Jessica Westhead shares helpful tips to develop a young writer’s talent and passion for literature
“I always hope that my writing entertains readers, that it makes them think, and most importantly it makes them feel,” says Jessica Westhead, an acclaimed Canadian writer and editor.
Westhead graduated from Henry Street High School in Whitby in 1993, and says that while she was there, she encountered many memorable educators. “My...

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Posted On Tuesday, December 24, 2019

OPG Charity OPG Employee Charity Campaign and Pickering and Ajax Rotary Clubs donate a total of $4,000 to DDSB school snack/breakfast programs
“None of us are as strong individually as we are together,” says Charles Eberth, a representative of the Rotary Club of Pickering.
The Rotary Club of Pickering, Rotary Club of Ajax, and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Pickering Nuclear Employee Charity Campaign recently joined forces to donate $2,000 to the snack program at Fairport...

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Posted On Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Eastdale CVI Fashion Show Staff and students learn about each other as they host their 5 th Annual Diversity Fair
On December 13, students from Eastdale Collegiate Vocational Institute (CVI), celebrated different cultures during their 5 th Annual Diversity Fair.
“The Diversity Fair is a great opportunity for students and staff to get together and show off their cultural traditions and foods. It’s also a way for students to engage with each other and learn about another culture,”...

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