School News Highlights

Posted On Monday, July 27, 2020

Students showing off their hand-drawn scrub cap and headband designs Staff and students across the Board lend a hand in their communities
Marley (Grade 8), Ellie (Grade 6), and their brother Borden (Grade 4) are students at Beaverton Public School. They kept busy during the province-wide school closure by adding hand-drawn colourful and creative designs to otherwise plain scrub caps and headbands for frontline workers.
“The fabric comes in pieces and when we’re done adding our designs, then we give the pieces back to Sandra...

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Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2020

Hoodie Leadership Program students Program rewards hard work, personal growth and positive influence
Student leaders from Mary Street Public School have received well-deserved recognition for their good deeds and leadership shown not only while at school, but also during Distance Learning.
The Leadership Program starts at the beginning of the school year and finishes up in May. There are three phases: School Jobs, Leadership Camp and the Leadership Hoodie Program. The first phase involves...

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Posted On Monday, July 13, 2020

soper button Grade 7/8 students raised money to support Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue
Since last December, Heidi Mercer’s Grade 7/8 class at Beau Valley Public School in Oshawa has been working on a campaign to benefit Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue in Bowmanville.
Every year, Mercer’s class chooses an organization to be the recipient of their charitable efforts. Last year students collected enough items to create 76 care packages for Cornerstone Community Association, an...

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Posted On Monday, June 29, 2020

Photo-1-food donation infographic DDSB and Student Nutrition Ontario Central East donate approximately 3,400 food items to Durham families, and Sinclair SS collects 2,978 lbs of food for Feed the Need
“As the Province of Ontario continues to take precautionary measures to keep us all safe, many of our Durham District School Board (DDSB) students and families were feeling the effects of school closures,” explains Stacey Lepine-Fisher, Senior Manager of Early Years, Poverty Strategy and...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Photo 1-Olivia-Brooklyn-Sydney Google sites and chats helps the Kindergarten Team at Coronation Public School and their students succeed with innovative and fun lessons
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) started Distance Learning on April 6th, as a result of schools being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators and students have had to adjust quickly to teaching and learning at home. While it has not been easy, many have found innovative and unique ways to make learning and engagement at...

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