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Posted On Friday, November 19, 2021


In accordance with Ontario Regulation 361/10, Durham District School Board is seeking one community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee for a three-year term effective February...

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Posted On Thursday, November 18, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, 
Earlier today, the Ministry of Education announced that secondary schools can move back to a semester schedule (with students taking up to 4 courses a day for half the school year) from the current quadmester schedule (with students taking up to 2 courses a day for a quarter of the school year). As a result of this announcement, all DDSB secondary schools will be transitioning to a regular semester schedule at the beginning of Semester 2...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 16, 2021

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased to announce the addition of two new Advocate Members and a new Member at Large to the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC).
The Black Parent Support Group and Durham Region Early Years Child Care Consortium have been welcomed to the membership of SEAC. Both organizations will start their role at the SEAC table beginning November 18, 2021.
The Black Parent Support Group was established in 2020 and supports Black...

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Posted On Thursday, November 11, 2021

Sample image - all buses cancelledWith colder temperatures approaching, we are sharing information on how the DDSB is handling the cancellation of buses due to winter weather for both elementary and secondary schools, in order to ensure everyone remains safe.
Cancellation of School Buses to Elementary Schools Due to Winter Weather
In the event that transportation services are cancelled due to inclement weather, elementary schools will remain open. This is the same approach as in previous years and...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

Do a self-assessment first.
Parents/guardians must check their child(ren) for symptoms of COVID-19 every morning using the Government of Ontario’s easy to use COVID-19 school screening tool at:  https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/context
Read more on  Staying Safe and Healthy  on our website.

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