School News Highlights

Posted On Friday, September 20, 2019

Courthouse-Renaming-1 The Durham Region courthouse will now be called the Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Simpson Sharpe, DSO, MP Courthouse
On September 12 th , local government officials, Ontario Regiment members, family of Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Simpson Sharpe, and Uxbridge Secondary School teachers and students gathered at the Durham Region Courthouse in Oshawa.
Tish MacDonald, Teacher at Uxbridge SS, brought six students with her to the renaming ceremony. These six had previously been a...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Youth-Hub-1 Brock HS is set to open its new Community Youth Hub to students the week of September 2 nd
“We wanted to provide our kids with the opportunity to get help, engage with staff and other students, and basically ‘hang out’ in a safe, supervised place after school,” says James Klodnicki, Principal at Brock High School in Cannington.
So, the Brock HS administration teamed up with a multitude of community partners to create a collaborative and equitable...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 31, 2019

PAG-Rowing-1Uxbridge Secondary School (USS) alumna and Team Canada rower Jaclyn Stelmaszyk is on her way to Lima, Peru for the XVIII Pan American Games. Competing in the Women’s Lightweight Doubles with her partner Kate Haber, Stelmaszyk will join approximately 6,700 athletes, representing 41 countries from the Caribbean, Central America, and North and South America in the world’s third-largest multi-sport Games.
Like many athletes, Stelmaszyk’s journey to high-level...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 24, 2019

DDSB-CFS-1 By Marissa Campbell & Sarah Racioppa
Anticipation hummed in the air, feeding the excitement of grads and family and friends alike. Chatter flitted from chair to bleachers like song birds calling from treetops, the steady cacophony only broken by staccato laughter and squeals of greeting and excitement.
Liam sat in the centre of the throng, beaming, flanked by his classmates, each student having taken their own journey, fighting their own way upstream against a tide...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Excellence-at-AjaxHS-1 Three Ajax High School students graduate with averages over 96 per cent
Marissa Toshack, Zena Shamli Oghli, and Chuting Wang just wrapped up their final year of high school, with all three students achieving graduating averages above 96 per cent.
On the last day of school, they gathered together with three of their teachers and reminisced about the highlights of their Ajax High School experience.
Marissa’s Experience
“The French Immersion stream...

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