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Posted On Monday, June 20, 2022

Kate Bird Following interviews that occurred on June 16, 2022, the Durham District School Board (DDSB)’s Board of Trustees appointed Kate Bird to the role of Trustee, replacing former Trustee Patrice Barnes and Linda Lowery to the role of Trustee, replacing former Trustee Linda Stone for the remainder of the 2018-2022 term, ending on November 14, 2022. 
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“On behalf of the DDSB’s Board of Trustees, we wish to sincerely thank everyone...

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Posted On Friday, June 17, 2022

HomerunAs the Toronto Blue Jays look for future talent, they don’t need to look any further than the budding talent at Gandatsetiagon Public School named Christopher DesLauriers.
To say Christopher eats, sleeps, and breathes baseball is an understatement. From all accounts he loves the game and has been playing since he was two years old, and by four, was in an organized league. By eight, he had already won a Rep Player of the Year title in Pickering.
Christopher is now...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 01, 2022

June 2022 School Newsletter

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Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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 Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Shannon O'TooleThe Durham District School Board (DDSB) is home to many diverse, skilled, talented, and creative staff across the District. This multi-part “5 Questions With…” series will highlight the success that DDSB staff have achieved in a variety of industries.
Shannon O’Toole is a Grade 6 teacher at Carruthers Creek Public School in Ajax. When she’s not in the classroom teaching, Shannon works as a freelance illustrator. Her most recent release is a book...

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