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Posted On Friday, September 03, 2021

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.
Ventilation checks have been completed in every school. We have purchased 1,870...

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Posted On Friday, September 03, 2021

On September 3, 2021, the Minister of Education wrote a letter to parents/guardians in the Province of Ontario. To read the Minister’s message, please click the link below:
Minister’s September 3, 2021 Letter to Parents
For additional information from the Ministry of Education on safety measures at schools, please visit the  COVID-19: Keeping Schools Safe page.

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Posted On Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Durham District School Board’s (DDSB) upcoming 2021-2022 school year calendars for elementary and secondary schools have been approved by the Ministry of Education.
The 2021-2022 school year will begin for students on the following dates:
Regular Calendar Schools (Elementary and Secondary) - Thursday, September 9, 2021
Modified Elementary Schools - Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Modified Secondary Schools - Monday, August 30, 2021
There...

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Posted On Thursday, August 05, 2021

DDSB families are invited to select between in-person or virtual learning for the 2021-22 school year from Thursday, August 5 to Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Please use the Chrome browser to ensure that your selection is recorded.
Returning Students:   Select via the Parent Portal under “Learning Preference”.  
New Students:   New students such as those entering Kindergarten or who have recently moved to Durham should use this...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Recently, we have witnessed through the media a rise in antisemitic and Islamophobic acts of hate, with new accounts occurring with alarming frequency. The Durham District School Board denounces these acts and all acts of hate, racism and discrimination in our society.
As a publicly funded school board, we are committed to anti-racist, anti-oppressive and anti-colonial learning and working environments that centre human rights and equity, and are safe, welcoming, respectful,...

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