Maxwell Heights SS receives the 2018 Dr. Bette Stephenson Recognition of Achievement

Posted On Monday May 13, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is excited to announce that Maxwell Heights Secondary School is a one of the several province-wide recipients of the 2018 Dr. Bette Stephenson Recognition of Achievement.

This achievement is presented by EQAO, and this year, they are celebrating schools that supported students’ passion, which led to academic success in math. Over the last three years an outreach team analyzed EQAO results and they are recognizing 22 public schools that have fostered strong attitudes and improvements in math. 

“The Board of Trustees is proud of the students and staff at Maxwell Heights Secondary School for being acknowledged to receive EQAO’s, 2018 Dr. Bette Stephenson Recognition of Achievement.” says Board Chair Michael Barrett. “At DDSB we continue to provide our students with opportunities to improve and have success as we prepare them for a bright future.”

“The success and well-being of our students are significant priorities for us at DDSB. It’s an amazing honour to see Maxwell Heights Secondary School being recognized by EQAO. Thank you to the Administrators, staff and students for their hard work. They make us proud to be DDSB.” says Lisa Millar, Director of Education.

“We are overjoyed to be one of the school recipients of the 2018 Dr. Bette Stephenson Recognition of Achievement,” says Kelly Boehm, Principal at Maxwell Heights Secondary School.” Everyone works hard to help our students to reach their goals.”

More information on Maxwell Heights and their “journey of learning” that has led to this prestigious honour, can be found at this link:

Arrangements can be made in advance or on-site for interviews and/or photo opportunities.

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is responsible for public education in the rural settings of Uxbridge, Brock and Scugog Townships and the urban settings of Ajax, Whitby, Pickering and Oshawa. The DDSB employs 7,600 teaching and educational services staff. With 130 elementary and secondary schools and learning centres, the DDSB accommodates more than 70,000 regular day students and thousands more who take advantage of a wide variety of continuing education and adult credit courses. More information can be found on the DDSB’s website at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DurhamDSB and YouTube at DurhamDSB.