News

Posted On Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Durham District School Board continues to closely monitor the power situation in our community. Staff have been active on the ground and are also communicating with municipalities and power utilities on impacts to school operations.
Schools Reopening on Wednesday, May 25
The following schools that were closed on Tuesday will be reopening on Wednesday as power has been fully restored and the schools are safe for staff and students.
Lincoln Avenue PS (Ajax)
...

Read More...

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...

Read More...

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...

Read More...

Posted On Monday, May 16, 2022

Earlier today, Durham District School Board Director of Education Norah Marsh informed the Board of Trustees that she will be retiring from the DDSB at the end of this calendar year after a 32-year career public education and being with the DDSB since 2019.
Director Marsh has been an innovative change agent in public education as an executive leader for over 16 years across various roles and organizations. Her focus as Director has been on managing the impacts of the COVID-19...

Read More...

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...

Read More...