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Posted On Friday, September 23, 2022

A big part of health and safety in schools is air quality.  
Between 2015 and 2020, more than 180 projects have been completed to upgrade the air quality in DDSB schools and buildings.
We have invested in upgraded filters for all of our ventilation systems. These upgraded filters are highly effective at removing a broad range of particles, including bacteria and even some viruses. We use MERV 13 filters in our central air handling units and change these on...

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Posted On Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Durham District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is calling for applications for two volunteers Parent/Guardian Representatives from these areas – Ajax, Whitby, Pickering, the North schools, (Brock, Uxbridge, Scugog) and one volunteer from Oshawa. Expressions of interest for the role of Community Representative from all areas will also be accepted. Successful applications will commit to a two year term. Please see flyer attached below for more...
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Posted On Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The Durham District School Board thank Chris Braney and Michael Barrett for their years of service to public education on the Board of Trustees
At a Special Board Meeting held on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, the Durham District School Board confirmed that the seats held by former Trustees Chris Braney and Michael Barrett have been vacated.
The vacancies were created by operation of the residency provisions of the Education Act and the Municipal Elections Act which...

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Posted On Monday, September 05, 2022

The DDSB would like to send our thoughts and support to all those affected by the tragic events in the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan.  Although we realize that this is an ongoing situation, our sincere condolences go out to the loved ones of those who have been directly impacted by this tragedy.
As these events can be deeply upsetting, if your family requires support, please feel free to contact your child(ren)’s school, as there are resources...

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Posted On Thursday, August 04, 2022

Skills Ontario 1Canada’s largest skilled trades and technologies competition, Skills Ontario, took place in a remote, virtual format from April 19 th to 29 th , and boasted more than 2,300 competitors from Grade 4 to apprenticeship-level, showcasing their skills in contests such as: robotics, IT, horticulture and landscape, coding, culinary arts, graphic design, and home and team building. Some competition processes lasted a full eight hours.  The competitions give exposure...
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