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Posted On Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Celebrating and showcasing the success of former students and public education in our community, the Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to announce the 2023 honourees inducted into the Definitely Durham Hall of Fame.
The 2023 Definitely Durham inductees include:
Stacey Jiggins, World-class volleyball player
Matthew Samuels (‘Boi-1da’), Grammy Award-winning record producer and songwriter
William Levine, Former DDSB Principal and philanthropist
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Posted On Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Recognizing Black Excellence and Addressing Anti-Black Racism Year-Round 
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is committed to naming and dismantling anti-Black racism for Black students and staff, and to improve experiences and advance achievement, excellence and success of Black students in our classrooms and schools. 
Our commitment extends beyond Black History Month, with a year-round focus through the Compendium of Action for Black Student Success,...

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Posted On Friday, February 16, 2024

Dear Families,
As we approach the Family Day long weekend, I hope this message finds you embracing moments of joy and connection with your loved ones. 
I extend warm wishes for continued peace, happiness, and prosperity to all families in our community as we celebrate the Lunar New Year. A time of renewal and festivity, the Lunar New Year symbolizes new beginnings and the reunion of loved ones. May the Year of the Dragon bring joy and fulfillment to each of you. 
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Posted On Friday, February 16, 2024

Lunar New Year CelebrationThe excitement was palpable as the Durham East Asian Network in Education (DEANE) prepared for their inaugural Lunar New Year celebration on February 13 at the Durham District School Board. The vibrant decorations adorned the venue, and the air was filled with the savory aroma of authentic East Asian cuisine.
Dedicated to fostering understanding and appreciation for East Asian cultures, DEANE organized an event that promised to be memorable. Staff, students, and community...

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Posted On Thursday, February 08, 2024

Do you know someone extraordinary—be it a teacher, education worker, school administrator, trustee, student, or community member—whose exceptional contributions deserve recognition for making a significant impact in their local school or community?
Nominations for the 2024 Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) Awards are now open! Don't miss the chance to highlight and celebrate those who go above and beyond. Simply fill out the online nomination...

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