School News Highlights

Posted On Tuesday, February 18, 2020

dwayne-mo (Small) Dwayne Morgan shares an inspirational message with DDSB elementary students
In recognition of Black History Month, award-winning spoken word artist and Scarborough native Dwayne Morgan joined students at Williamsburg Public School in Whitby on February 3 rd .
Students in Grades 7 and 8 from Williamsburg PS and Captain Michael VandenBos PS gathered in the gym for some real-life anecdotes and relatable poetry.
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Posted On Friday, February 07, 2020

Photo1-Lincoln-Alexander-Day Assistant Deputy Minister Patrick Case visits Lincoln Alexander Public School on their namesake’s day 
January 21 st was Lincoln Alexander Day and Durham District School Board’s Lincoln Alexander PS celebrated its namesake with a special visit and presentation from Patrick Case. Case is the Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education; Supporting Student Potential Secretariat and he was also a close friend and colleague of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander.
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Posted On Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Bell-Flag-1-sm Clara Hughes and Bell Canada gifted the DDSB school with a flag and toques for every staff member and student
“We make sure students know they have a safe space where there’s always somebody they can speak to,” states Sharon Knights, Principal of Clara Hughes Public School in Oshawa.
The school recently received a “Bell Let’s Talk” flag as well as toques for every staff member and student at the school. The generous gift came from...

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Posted On Monday, February 03, 2020

WRBG-Book-Club-1 Well-Read Black Girl Book Club Begins at J. Clarke Richardson
Grade 9-12 students start off their Well-Read Black Girl Book Club with a visit from an award-winning Toronto author
This past November, students and staff at J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate in Ajax commenced their first ever Well-Read Black Girl (WRBG) Book Club meeting at the school.
For their first book, members read Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta.
Frying Plantain follows Kara Davis,...

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Posted On Friday, January 31, 2020

Durham District School Board Educators come to the Re:Source Depot at Village Union Public School to pick up free materials to help their students to succeed inside and outside of the classroom.
Story featured on  thestar.com .

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