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Welcome to the news source of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Canada's largest public school board.

This section includes all media releases and web stories on events at our Board.

Brock PS One of Four Winners in National STEM Competition

Brock PS One of Four Winners in National STEM Competition

Brock PS is one of just four schools across Canada named as a winner of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The challenge encouraged students to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and demonstrate how STEM ...
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
John Polanyi CI Teacher National Finalist in Science Challenge

John Polanyi CI Teacher National Finalist in Science Challenge

John Polanyi Collegiate Institute science teacher Nicole Anthony was recently honoured as just one of four national finalists—and the only Canadian—in the National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) Science Lab ...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Canadian Astronaut Visits Glen Ames PS to Unveil New Commemorative Stamp

Canadian Astronaut Visits Glen Ames PS to Unveil New Commemorative Stamp

Glen Ames PS recently welcomed Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen as he and Canada Post officials unveiled a stamp commemorating one of Canada’s most significant achievements in space, science, technology and innovation: the ...
Friday, May 05, 2017
STEAM + Perseverance = GOLD

STEAM + Perseverance = GOLD

When STEAM meets perseverance, a champion emerges - that was the message shared by Canadian Paralympian Erica Scarff when she shared her story with 250 Grade 7 and 8 students at Queen Victoria Public School's third annual STEAM conference last ...
Monday, March 20, 2017
Four TDSB schools to compete at robotics world championships

Four TDSB schools to compete at robotics world championships

Four TDSB schools are set to compete at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championships in St Louis, April 27 to 30 after qualifying at regional events earlier this year. North Albion CI, Riverdale ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
MaST@Danforth CTI students develop award-winning heart monitor

MaST@Danforth CTI students develop award-winning heart monitor

Two MaST (Math and Science Technology) program students at Danforth CTI are winning accolades for their work on HeartWatch, a 24/7 wearable heart monitoring system that contacts emergency services when a user is in distress. Frank ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Runnymede CI receives STEM-sational tech grant

Runnymede CI receives STEM-sational tech grant

Runnymede CI was recently selected as one of only 14 schools across Canada to receive a significant technology grant from Best Buy. As a STEM-lead (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) school, Runnymede CI will use their grant dollars ...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Free Your Mind

Free Your Mind

A Hip Hop Education STEMposium

Hip Hop and STEM?  Yes, it is possible!  More than 500 TDSB students and teachers explored their science genius at the points where Hip Hop meets science, technology, engineering and math at a Hip Hop STEMposium held on March 27 at ...
Thursday, April 02, 2015
STEM Fair a success at Brookview MS

STEM Fair a success at Brookview MS

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) were at the forefront recently at Brookview MS as the school hosted a STEM Fair on February 25. Students used a collaborative inquiry process to work with peers to design innovative car ...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Delta Alternative students design highway wildlife crossings

Delta Alternative students design highway wildlife crossings

Delta Alternative is a school that emphasizes both high academic learning and experiential learning, with a triumvirate of students, staff and parents working together to help prepare students for secondary school and life beyond. All of those ...
Monday, March 09, 2015
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