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Posted Friday, September 20, 2019

WE Day sign on big screen in arenaWE Day 2019 saw almost 20,000 youth and their educators fill the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to listen to world-renowned speakers and performers who shared their stories of inspiration and change.  The goal of WE Day is to inspire students to become leaders of change and to transform communities and changed lives.   
Our Durham Catholic students and staff participated in the annual WE Day, on Thursday, September 19, 2019.  Each of our schools took on both...

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Posted Friday, September 06, 2019

The Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (DCPIC) is seeking nominations for Parent Representatives and three (3) Community Representatives on the committee beginning October 2019.  We are looking for strong supporters of Catholic Education who have:
Experience working with a local Catholic School Council;
An understanding of the importance of parent, family and community engagement gained through a professional or volunteer experience;
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Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Exterior of school with students and staff welcoming students on a red carpetStaff and student leaders rolled out the red carpet yesterday and today, to welcome students back to our elementary and secondary schools. This school year marks the beginning of the Year of Hope . 
“Celebrating the Year of Hope encourages us to look at our mission with faith in our hearts and gratitude for our students, staff, families, trustees, Catholic leaders and community partners. Together, we are called to celebrate and nurture the God-given talents of...

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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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