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DDSB Appoints Linda Lowery as Trustee for Oshawa

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) has appointed Linda Lowery to fill the vacancy in Oshawa created by the recent passing of Trustee Larry Jacula. Following Trustee Jacula's passing, the Board chose to appoint his successor, rather than spend approximately $40,000 on a by-election. "Linda brings to our Board a wealth...

Empowering Black Males with Future Pathways

Black male students from grades 8-10 will have the opportunity to network and learn about future academic pathways and positive transitions at The Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Conference. The conference, set to take place May 24, 2017, will offer students and faculty in attendance a unique learning environment and the chance to...

Message for Parents Regarding ’13 Reasons Why’ Netflix Series

​As you may be aware, Netflix released 13 Reasons Why , a series based on a novel by Jay Asher. The series deals with the sensitive and complex topic of suicide. Schools have a role to play in preventing youth suicide, and being aware of potential risk factors in students' lives...

Inaugural DDSB School Cricket Awards Ceremony

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

​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...