Ring in New School Year with DDSB’s Welcome Back to Learning BBQ

Posted On Monday August 19, 2019

Media Invitation

Join us for tons of games, giveaways, live entertainment and food!


Event:                 Welcome Back to Learning BBQ

Date:                   Wednesday, August 28, 2019                      

Time:                   11:00 am – 2:00 pm                       

Location:             Durham District School Board Education Centre

                            400 Taunton Road East, Whitby                

Audience:           DDSB students and parents        


Media Time:      11:00 am


Ring in the new school year with the Durham District School Board’s (DDSB) third annual Welcome Back to Learning BBQ. Enjoy tons of games, giveaways, live music and of course food!

Join us for this FREE family event as we celebrate the beginning of another successful school year. 

Parking at the event will be limited to vendors and community partners and those with accessibility requirements. Limited media parking is available to accredited media members. Please call Claire Morgan-Dyer or Charles Senior (contact info below) to reserve your parking. For the public (parents/guardians, students, etc.) there will be FREE shuttle bus service to and from the event from various high school locations throughout the region. Advanced registration is appreciated. For more information on shuttle locations and schedule or to register, visit ddsb.ca.

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 132 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 www.ddsb.ca. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DurhamDSB and YouTube at DurhamDSB.


Claire Morgan-Dryer

Manager, Early Years

Durham District School Board




Charles Senior

Communications Officer

Durham District School Board