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Posted On Thursday, October 29, 2020

20181004_232538500_iOS MEND and DDSB celebrated Islamic Heritage Month with virtual community events
In Canada, the month of October is known as Islamic Heritage Month. To celebrate the valuable contributions made by Muslim people in Canada, the Muslim Educators’ Network of Durham (MEND) hosted a series of virtual community events that spanned the entire month.
“This year’s theme is Elevating Voices. A real sense of reclaiming voices was important, not only...

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Posted On Thursday, October 15, 2020

2020-2021 Student Trustees with Norah and Chris-edit Student Trustees and Student Senators collaborated for their first virtual symposium of the year
Arpita Savaliya, Logan Keeler, and Aaliyah Jaleel are the Durham District School Board (DDSB) Student Trustees for the 2020-2021 school year. Savaliya attends O’Neill CVI and represents students in Oshawa and Whitby, Keeler attends Brock High School and represents students in Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge, and Jaleel attends Dunbarton High School and represents students...

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Posted On Thursday, October 08, 2020

Photo 1-Resources The DDSB holds annual safety week with a focus on learning and working safely during the pandemic
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) raised awareness for Safety Week from September 21-25, 2020. Staff and students used the week to focus on the new health and safety protocols and took time to do fire drills and have an open house online.
Over 100 attendees participated in DDSB’s virtual Safety Week Administrators’ Open House. The keynote speakers for...

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Posted On Monday, October 05, 2020

Fall Is Here Fall is here and with it brings cooler temperatures. Students and families are reminded that the entry time for mainstream students is 9:45 a.m.
Students will not be permitted to enter the school prior to that time for safety reasons. Please plan students’ arrival to school accordingly.
Buses have aligned their schedule so students who are bussed are dropped at school at the appropriate time to avoid them waiting outside.
Thank you for your cooperation....

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Posted On Friday, October 02, 2020

The Government of Ontario made changes to the COVID-19 screening tool for children on October 1, 2020. The changes put symptoms in two different categories and still require your child to stay home if they are sick. Please review the below FAQ from the Ministry of Health for more information.
Remember, the easiest way to determine if your child should stay home is by verifying any symptoms and completing this online screening tool: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/...

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