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Posted On Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) Elementary Eco Summit is a chance for Eco School team leaders to come together and hear about exciting initiatives they can take back to their schools. Students will hear from secondary students who are also Eco School team leaders. They will discuss the eco-programs they have implemented and had success with in their schools. 
Students will also receive information and materials about climate change and the problem with plastics.
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Posted On Tuesday, October 15, 2019

About That CutJoin us at G.L. Roberts CVI on November 4 th , where barbers will share, inspire, and Ignite Learning with students and members of the haircare industry. The event will include presentations and demonstrations from industry leaders. 
This is a free event and seating is limited. Interested students, teachers, industry members, and school/community partners can sign up here: https://sites.google.com/ddsb.ca/aboutthatcut2019 .
Showcase & Conference
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Posted On Thursday, October 10, 2019

Volunteers are celebrated for their dedication to our students and schools
More than 130 Durham District School Board volunteers will be honoured at the 17 th Annual Volunteer of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Volunteers are recognized for their extraordinary commitment to students. A reception will follow in the atrium of the Education Centre. The event is an opportunity for DDSB’s school communities to show their appreciation to all the amazing volunteers who support...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Student achievement and success remains a guiding focus for educators and staff at the Durham District School Board (DDSB).
The latest results released by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) show that DDSB students are achieving at or above the provincial outcomes in all nine areas of assessment.
There was a fluctuation in results compared to last year in Grade 3 and Grade 9. However, they still remain in line with or higher than provincial results overall....

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Posted On Monday, September 16, 2019

National Science Reading Day posterSeptember 18 th  is National Science Reading Day, and to mark the occasion Durham District School Board (DDSB) STEM & Science Facilitator Jane Kennedy will be hosting a read aloud at Joseph Gould Public School. Grade 4 students will engage in a reading of the book,  Once Upon a Time in the Woods  which explains engineering principles through an imaginative story set in nature. The read aloud will also be streamed live on the DDSB STEM YouTube channel: ...
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