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Hey Kids! Want to be the Police Chief for a Day? Open to Students entering Grade 5

September 18, 2017
The 15th Annual Police Chief for a Day essay contest is now open!

Students entering into Grade 5 this fall are invited to pick up their pencils and enter the contest now by submitting a 500-word essay entitled "What I would do if I were Chief for a Day." 

In the fall, the...

Back to School: DRPS App Now Available for Download

September 05, 2017
The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) has launched a new app just in time for "Back to School" week. The app, which is available to any member of the public on Android and IOS, will allow users to easily and conveniently connect with the DRPS.

The DRPS app was developed in...

Canada’s Snowbirds Gearing Up for Annual Flypast at Captain Michael VandenBos PS

September 01, 2017
​Once again, Canada's Snowbird team will be performing a flypast at Captain Michael VandenBos PS in Whitby.  This year's flypast will take place on Tuesday, September 5 th at approximately 12:10 pm. Each year since the school's inception, the Canadian Snowbird Team has performed this flypast to honour the memory of...

Online Student Registration for New DDSB Students

August 24, 2017
​New families and families moving back to Durham will now be able to register online to attend school with the launching of Durham District School Board's (DDSB) new online registration process. The new online tool has been created to enable families new to the DDSB to enter the school system seamlessly...

2017-2018 Annual Information Calendar

August 24, 2017
Durham District School Board's (DDSB) 2017-2018 school year calendar is available at your local DDSB elementary or secondary school.  The calendar may also be downloaded from this website by following the link below. The calendar is provided to families for planning purposes throughout the school year.  For more information and details regarding the full...