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Inspiring Girls in STEM

March 23, 2017
Female students from grades 6-8 at the Durham District School Board are getting the opportunity to be exposed to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to learn all they need to know at the Inspiring Girls in STEM event this weekend. Participating students and parents will have the help...

DDSB Mourns the Passing of Elinor Hansen, Trustee for Townships of Brock and Uxbridge

March 08, 2017
It is with great sadness that the Board of Trustees announces the death of Townships of Brock and Uxbridge Trustee and dear friend, Elinor Hansen. Trustee Hansen passed away Monday evening.  Hansen was a Durham District School Board Trustee since 2014. Active in her local community, Elinor served on the School...

Academy for Student Athlete Development (A.S.A.D.) Open Evening & Information Session

March 03, 2017
​March 27, 2017 - We are delighted to announce the Academy for Student Athlete Development (A.S.A.D.) will be hosting an open evening & information session in partnership with the Durham District School Board (DDSB) on Monday, March 27 from 6pm – 8pm at the Abilities Centre . If your child is...

Relocation of Durham Alternative Secondary School

March 02, 2017
​ DDSB Statement to the Community Relocation of Durham Alternative Secondary School (DASS) to Dunbarton HS Annex At the February Board meeting, the Durham District School Board approved a staff report that recommended relocating the Durham Alternative Secondary School (DASS) program to the Dunbarton High School Annex. Since that date, the...

Durham Black Educators’ Network Hosts "And Still We Rise" Student Leadership Conference

March 01, 2017
Please join us on Monday, March 6, 2017, when the Durham Black Educators’ Network (DBEN) will host their 7th annual "And Still We Rise" Student Leadership Conference. With the support of the Durham District School Board (DDSB), this initiative provides opportunities to successfully engage, promote and cultivate the vast leadership talents...