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Posted On Thursday, May 05, 2022

Nikki Soliman The 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.
Nikki (Nicole) Soliman is the Vice Principal at Scott Central Public School in Sandford. In March of this year, Nikki published her first children’s book titled Bubbly Beth , about an Anishinaabe girl...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 04, 2022


The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is thrilled to share with our community that the Government of Ontario has approved two new schools to open September 2026. They are a north Oshawa secondary school which will be located at Bridle Rd S and Windfields Farm Dr. E and new Pickering...

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Posted On Thursday, April 28, 2022

Ashley and FrankieThe Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to be 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 accomplished in a variety of industries.
Ashley Underwood is a Grade 1 teacher at Valley View Public School in Pickering. Earlier this year, Ashley self-published her first children’s book titled I Love You, For YOU, about a...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The DDSB recognizes that there has been a request for more information concerning the review and temporary removal of The Great Bear and two other Forest of Reading books from our library collection, following concerns from Indigenous families that were brought forward related to Indigenous stereotypes and terminology that could perpetuate discrimination.  
An accelerated review process allowed us to engage in conversations with some members of the local Indigenous...

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Posted On Friday, April 22, 2022

Attn:  Families and all students in Grades 7-12
Durham Student Transportation Services (DSTS) presented a report to the DDSB’s Board of Trustees n Tuesday, April 19, 2022, which includes a chart outlining the changes to bell times across the system that have now been approved and will take effect in September 2022. Schools with changing bell times will have their websites updated in the summer prior to the start of the 2022-2023 school year with the new school...

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