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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.

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
Newtonbrook Student Wins Speakers Idol Competition

Newtonbrook Student Wins Speakers Idol Competition

Rebekah Hwang represented Newtonbrook Secondary School as a finalist with her compelling speech in the Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s Speakers Idol 2016 Competition. Rebekah spoke with poise, passion, and maturity ...
Friday, April 15, 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
Chester ES walk raises money for access to clean water

Chester ES walk raises money for access to clean water

A Grade 1/2 class at Chester Elementary School organized a walk to raise money and awareness about the importance of global access to clean water. The small but mighty class of 20 six and seven year olds raised $700.  “It all ...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Two TDSB teachers chosen for acclaimed National Geographic Education program

Two TDSB teachers chosen for acclaimed National Geographic Education program

Two TDSB teachers are among a select group of educators to be chosen to participate in the acclaimed Grosvenor Teacher Fellow (GTF) program this school year. Ellie Clin from The Grove Community School recently returned from a trip to ...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Student leader develops inspiring event for youth

Student leader develops inspiring event for youth

On March 21, 2016, Debbie Dada, the 16-year-old Toronto Youth Councillor for York South-Weston, hosted an exciting event called Find Your Path. The goal of the event was to inspire young people by helping them understand that they have ...
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
City View students meet with Mayor ahead of Day of Pink

City View students meet with Mayor ahead of Day of Pink

Students from City View Alternative School’s Queer Straight Alliance met with Toronto Mayor John Tory on March 26, in preparation for the International Day of Pink on April 13. Over the 45-minute meeting in the Mayor's office, the students ...
Tuesday, April 05, 2016

TDSB Celebrates Inaugural Sikh Heritage Month in April

The TDSB is the first Board to officially recognize Sikh Heritage Month. On March 22, 2016, a motion was passed with unanimous support to recognize Sikh Heritage Month every April. We wish to remember and honour the Sikh Canadians who have played ...
Friday, April 01, 2016
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Celebrating Latin/Hispanic Heritage Month with the TDSB

April marks Hispanic Heritage month at the TDSB, where students can participate in a variety of events to learn more about the unique and dynamic population. As part of this special celebration, we commemorate the rich culture, achievements and ...
Friday, April 01, 2016
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Parkdale CI named ‘School Cycling Champion’ by CycleToronto

Parkdale Collegiate Institute’s Bike Club was awarded “School Cycling Champion of the Year 2015” by CycleToronto at its annual bike awards to recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses that have championed the ...
Monday, March 21, 2016
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