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Posted On Wednesday, May 05, 2021

We are providing an update for elementary families on today’s deadline to select between in-person and virtual learning for the 2021-22 school year. We are pleased to share that the Ministry of Education has responded to requests to provide some additional funding that will allow for slightly more staffing flexibility for the upcoming school year.
In order to continue with our planning, we are still asking that families select their preferred option for the 2021-22 school...

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Posted On Monday, May 03, 2021

With continued safety measures in effect at schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Durham Continuing Education (DCE) summer programs will be offered through online learning this summer. Depending on the program, online learning will be either in synchronous/real-time or asynchronous/flex-time mode.
Information about elementary summer school programs is now available on the Durham Continuing Education (DCE) website. We encourage students and parents/guardians to find out...

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Posted On Thursday, April 22, 2021

Continues to  Successfully Reach Black Male Students Virtually
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is dedicated to creating equitable, diverse and inclusive environments for students and staff. The annual Cypher: Black Male Empowerment Series has changed for this year and is running virtually in a webinar format. This virtual series is reaching more students, making it safe and convenient for attendees to participate and have meaningful conversations with classmates...

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Posted On Thursday, April 22, 2021

We encourage families to review the Frequently Asked Questions for more information on elementary learning options before making a decision.
The DDSB will be offering virtual schooling for elementary students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 for the 2021-22 school year. This will continue to be a full day, everyday learning experience that replicates the curriculum and learning objectives of an in-person school experience, but takes place in a virtual format.
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Posted On Wednesday, April 21, 2021

By order of the Government of Ontario, outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields on DDSB property are closed. This decision was made in an effort to stop large gatherings where the spread of COVID-19 can happen. The use of playgrounds are still permitted. Physical distancing requirements and outdoor gathering limits still apply. We encourage all members of the DDSB community to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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