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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
A Pawsitively Praiseworthy Performance

A Pawsitively Praiseworthy Performance

Glen Ames PS robotics team turns heads at international competition

A robotics team from Glen Ames Public School  returned from a successful international competition in California and, in a field of 80 of the best teams from around the globe, brought home a second place finish in the category of Innovative ...
Tuesday, May 30, 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
California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Glen Ames PS robotics team qualifies for international competition

Glen Ames Public School’s robotics team has qualified for an international competition in California after finishing second at the FIRST Lego League (FLL) Ontario East Provincial Championship, recently held in Oshawa. The squad is the only ...
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
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
Conference

Conference "STEAMS" into Queen Victoria PS

Dancing neuro-scientists, laser-shooting mathematicians, and several generations of robots were among the two dozen presenters who joined astronaut Chris Hadfield, appearing via Skype, in sharing the challenges and thrills of applying Science, ...
Monday, March 02, 2015
“STEM’ing” it up with robots at George Harvey CI

“STEM’ing” it up with robots at George Harvey CI

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) came to life for students at George Harvey CI recently. The high school invited some fifty 11 to 13 year old students from area schools to participate in a joint initiative that introduced ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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