School News Highlights

Posted On Thursday, October 10, 2019

Resource-Depot-1 The Durham District School Board offers educators free supplies and food to help in the classroom
On September 25, the Make a Difference Steering Committee and the Early Years and Poverty Strategy Department opened up the Durham District School Board’s Re:Source Depot at Village Union PS. It’s a space where educators from across the Board can come to get free materials that can be reused or repurposed for classroom or play-based learning. They have also partnered...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Sewing-Studio-1sm Durham District School Board (DDSB) students build confidence by learning to sew
On September 24 and 25, all 402 students at Coronation PS were introduced to sewing by the team from Denise Wild’s Sewing Studio.
The Denise Wild team works in schools across the Greater Toronto Area and they are comprised of a group of people from various backgrounds, including former professional athletes. They defy the normal stereotypes of what many may think of as “someone...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Franco-ONday-1sm Staff and students pay tribute to Franco-Ontarian heritage with a bilingual presentation and flag raising ceremony
Since 2010, the French-speaking community in Ontario has been celebrating Franco-Ontarian Day – a day which honours and celebrates a rich history that dates back more than 400 years.
On September 25 th , staff and students at Sir Samuel Steele Public School in Whitby joined in the celebration.
Dawn Forsyth, Michael Craigen, and Kathleen Kelly are...

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Posted On Monday, October 07, 2019

TerryFox-Event-1-sm Anderson CVI and Terry Fox PS are just two of many Durham schools who hosted their own run in Terry Fox’s name.
On September 26 th , Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute (CVI) staff and students gathered behind the Whitby school to honour a Canadian hero.
Students ran around the perimeter of the school with the Anderson Raiders flag proudly raised, and then returned to the back for a delicious BBQ and ice cream treats.
“We all know someone who has...

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Posted On Monday, October 07, 2019

safety-village-2-rev Sir William Stephenson PS students join local first responders at Durham Kids’ Safety Village
September 23 rd – 27 th marks the 15 th Annual Durham District School Board (DDSB) Safety Week. For the first event of the week, students from Sir William Stephenson Public School in Whitby had the opportunity to put their safety skills to the test.
Approximately 40 Grade 1 and 2 students walked over to Durham Kids’ Safety Village (located behind the school),...

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