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Durham Students to Participate in “Racing Against Drugs”

April 25, 2017
During the week of Monday, May 1, to Friday, May 5, at Iroquois Park in Whitby, more than 6,500 Grade 5 students from the Durham District School Board (DDSB) and the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) will participate in the 20 th annual Racing Against Drugs Durham (RADD).  The Racing...

DDSB Making a Difference in Whitby

April 25, 2017
West Lynde Public School students and families are invited to a "Make a Difference" event hosted at the school on May 3, 2017. The "Make a Difference" program helps ensure Durham District School Board students and their families have access to all programs and services available in the community.  Many community...

DDSB Appoints Gordon Baxter as Trustee for Townships of Uxbridge and Brock

April 19, 2017
​The Durham District School Board (DDSB) last night appointed Uxbridge resident Gordon Baxter to fill the vacancy in Uxbridge and Brock Townships created by the recent passing of Trustee Elinor Hansen. Following Trustee Hansen's passing, the Board chose to appoint her successor, rather than spend approximately $40,000 on a by-election. "Gord...

Inaugural DDSB School Cricket Awards Ceremony

April 13, 2017
Durham District School Board (DDSB) Director of Education Lisa Miller and Andrew Harding, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Canada, will launch the 2017 CGMA School Cricket Tournament in Durham and recognize winning school cricket teams from last year's competition. The DDSB School Cricket program was launched...

Durham Regional Police Service offers Diversity Scholarship

April 13, 2017
​DRPS is recognizing outstanding students in Durham Region who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, human equity and inclusive practices in their community through two scholarships.

Police Services Board Sarah McDonald Diversity Scholarship
Although she wasn't a member of the Durham Regional Police Service as an officer or civilian, Sarah McDonald...