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Posted On Thursday, December 05, 2019

DDSB Board Elects Officers for 2019-2020
At the Standing Committee Meeting of the Durham District School Board (DDSB) held on Monday, December 2, 2019, trustees elected officers for 2019-2020 term.
Pickering Trustee Chris Braney will now serve as Chair of the Board for the 2019-2020 term.
Chair Braney was first elected as a Trustee from 1994-1997 with the Scarborough Board of Education, where he served as Vice-Chair. With a young family and a move to Pickering,...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 04, 2019

At this time there has been no agreement reached between the province and OSSTF (Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation). As a result, Durham District School Board (DDSB) secondary schools will be closed to students on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 due to a ONE DAY strike by OSSTF members.
Please note, this is a ONE DAY strike, and all DDSB secondary schools will re-open for a regular school day on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Also, DDSB elementary schools remain...

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Posted On Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Please be aware that S-Trips is not affiliated or endorsed by the Durham District School Board.
S-Trips that have been marketed to secondary school students are NOT Durham District School Board (DDSB) sanctioned events. These trips are organized by an external agency that has no affiliation to any high school or elementary school at the DDSB. Teachers and Administration at our schools are not involved in any supervision of these advertised trips.
Please direct any questions...

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Posted On Thursday, November 21, 2019

On November 27th, approximately 400 secondary students from the Durham District School Board (DDSB) and the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) will have an opportunity to learn about the numerous career pathways in the film and television industry. 
Students will learn about TV shows from script to screen to special effects, meet film and television industry professionals, and be introduced to the many well-paying high-quality jobs offered in this industry.
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Posted On Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Norah-Marsh The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Norah Marsh to the position of Associate Director, Academic Services. 
Norah is a highly respected leader in public education with a lengthy track record of leadership, collaboration, and leveraging growth opportunities. This appointment is effective November 18, 2019. 
Most recently, Norah was the Chief Executive Officer at the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO),...

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