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Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2019

We Walk the Path Together Indigenous Education Newsletter and path in the forest with broken treeDear Parents and Guardians,
We are excited to launch our Indigenous Education newsletter; We Walk the Path Together . The quarterly newsletter provides information, news and events regarding Indigenous Education at the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB).
This issue features information on how to self-identify your child’s Indigenous ancestry and upcoming Indigenous Education community events. We encourage you to take some time to participate in local...

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Posted Friday, June 28, 2019

Female student holding a magnify glass up to her eyeResearch notes that “on average, students could lose approximately 1-3 months worth of learning during the summer months." The loss of learning, can be upsetting for children who have worked hard during the school year or impact one's self confidence if a gap in learning already exists.
You can prevent the "summer brain drain" by actively taking advantage of everyday interactions and "teachable moments" to make learning fun. Visit our webpage at https://www.dcdsb.ca/en/programs-services/Beat-Summer-Brain-Drain.aspx...

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Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Durham Catholic Parents and Guardians, 
The latest issue of the Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee's (DCPIC) newsletter is now available. This issue offers tips on summer learning, links to the Math@Home games which you can download and enjoy at home and a link to the Math Café for Parents video series. There is also a link to highlights from the board’s 50 th Anniversary Picnic.
Wishing everyone a safe and restful summer. 
Yours...

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Posted Friday, June 14, 2019

Male student smilingCongratulations to Max Carvalho, a student from St. Bernard Catholic School. Max recently had his poem entitled Science Class published in the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association’s Young Authors Awards.  The book is a collection of works from this year’s provincial winners of the Young Authors Awards. You can read Max’s poem below. Bravo!   Science Class by Max Carvalho
In science class, teachers always say Nature helps in every way...

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Posted Friday, June 14, 2019

We are seeking information from parents and guardians about French as a Second Language (FSL) programs in the Durham Catholic District School Board. Responses from this survey will help provide a better understanding of FSL awareness across the system and improve parental engagement in our FSL programs. This information will be used to further support our FSL programs for students.   If you have children currently in Core French, Extended French or French Immersion in either...
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