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Posted On Monday, January 30, 2023

Good Afternoon Pine Ridge Families!
Today was our first formal exam day in a few years and everything appeared to go quite smoothly.  Just a reminder that due to the bus cancellations yesterday that Monday is our Period 2 Exams, Tuesday will be Period 3 and Wednesday will be our Period 4 Exams.  We are hopeful that there will be no further cancellations and the weather will cooperate to wrap up this semester.
Looking Ahead – Semester 2
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Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2023

Durham Student Transportation Services have cancelled buses in all zones, due to road conditions resulting from inclement weather.
Busses will not operate in Zone 1,2,3 or 4 in the morning or in the afternoon.  All elementary and secondary schools remain open. 
Students and families can find a list of schools within each weather zone by visiting the Durham Student Transportation Services  (DSTS) website  or by clicking the links below.
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Posted On Monday, January 23, 2023

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 Monday, January 23, 2023

Dear Pine Ridge Families;
This week has had its ups and downs.  Unfortunately, bus cancellations created some additional stress for everyone given the time of the year with culminating tasks, EQAO and upcoming exams.  Our staff continue to adapt and adjust to support students as best as possible and promote student success.  We also had 2 hard fought basketball games here at Pine Ridge that had everyone’s hearts pumping as our boys got both wins in the...

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Posted On Friday, January 20, 2023

Book cover Brooklyn DoucettePeer relationships often define a student’s school experience.
What do you do when a peer relationship goes south?  This was the case for one student who turned her experiences into what she hopes can be a resource that could help others.
“I experienced bullying and thought that if I put my experience into a book or just some words to paper it may help someone else,” says Brooklyn Doucette who recently completed her Grade 9 year.
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