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Former Durham District School Board Elementary School Site to be Sold

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) will commence the Provincially-mandated process of selling its surplus site, Florence M. Heard PS.  The school was declared surplus on November 16, 2015, and the announcement and beginning of the public process were announced at the November 20, 2017 Board Meeting. The school was closed...

DDSB Recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance on Monday, November 20.  With a 77% chance that transgender individuals have considered suicide and a 1 in 5 chance of being physically or sexually assaulted, Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to recognize and show...

DDSB’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week Cultivates Community

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) will mark November 20-24 as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. This year's theme is "Restorative Practice: Cultivating Community." Over 80 students from the DDSB will attend this year's conference focusing on sharing school projects from leadership opportunities for students; knowledge building around positive school climate;...

DDSB Hosts Equity Exchange Conference

Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy states that "Our schools should be places where students not only learn about diversity but experience it. We know that when students see themselves reflected in their studies, they are more likely to stay engaged and find school relevant." As part of the Durham District School...

Students Learn about Treaties Recognition Week

Treaties Recognition Week takes place this year in all Ontario schools from November 5-11, 2017. Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to be part of the educational process teaching students about Treaty relationships with our native communities. Schools across the DDSB have planned various activities to explore educational events on...