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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.

TDSB Celebrates Portuguese Heritage Month

June marks Portuguese Speaking Heritage Month at the TDSB. With some 250 million speakers worldwide, Portuguese is the world’s 5th most spoken language and the mother tongue of nearly 60,000 Torontonians. In addition, approximately 1400 ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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TDSB Celebrates Italian Heritage Month

In June 2010, the Ontario Legislature unanimously passed legislation naming June as Italian Heritage Month Act. This encourages recognition of "the important contributions immigrants have made in building Ontario's communities and the economic, ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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TDSB Supports Fort McMurray

Wildfires have recently devastated the area in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. More than 80,000 people have been displaced from their homes and it’s unclear when they’ll be able to return or how many of them will have ...
Friday, May 27, 2016

TDSB Approves Balanced Budget for 2016-17

More resources focused on supporting schools and students

Toronto District School Board Trustees have approved a balanced budget for the 2016-17 school year that will align resources more closely to schools, as well as programs that have a direct impact on students. The budget reflects the ...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Overcoming Obstacles to Make a Difference: Spencer West Empowers TDSB Students

Overcoming Obstacles to Make a Difference: Spencer West Empowers TDSB Students

Written by: Jennifer MacPherson, Student Reporter, Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI

Hundreds of students from schools across Scarborough congregated in the auditorium of Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute. The audience buzzed with excitement as the students, many of whom were involved in Me to We or Free the Children ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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David Lewis PS Students Spend a Day with Award-Winning Author

David Lewis PS Students Spend a Day with Award-Winning Author

Written by: Orelia and Christine, Students

Imagine a world of green creatures, evil stepmothers, and elephant gods. Does that sound interesting to you? Well, these characters are all part of the Silver Birch awarded book The Third Eye by Mahtab Narsimhan. David Lewis Public School ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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Albert Campbell CI Raises Money for Kids Help Phone

Albert Campbell CI Raises Money for Kids Help Phone

Albert Campbell CI recently held a talent show for an audience of 400 local elementary school students and repeated the spectacular event for the school community where they raised over $900 for Kids Help Phone. A free and anonymous service ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Martingrove CI Wins Reach for the Top Provincial Tournament

Martingrove CI Wins Reach for the Top Provincial Tournament

Team defeats UCC to be crowned Ontario champion for third year in past four

For the third time in the past four years, Martingrove Collegiate Institute (MCI) is the Ontario champion for the iconic quiz-based competition Reach for the Top. The MCI team competed in the provincial tournament and finished ahead of ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Westmount JS Hosts Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo

Westmount JS Hosts Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo

Westmount JS played host to three other west-end TDSB schools for its first annual Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL) Expo. Teams from Westmount, Millwood JS, Bala Avenue CS, and Lambton-Kingsway JMS filled the gymnasium on May 3 to showcase ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Rose Avenue PS First Public School in Canada Recognized as Changemaker

Rose Avenue PS First Public School in Canada Recognized as Changemaker

Rose Avenue PS has been selected as a pioneering Changemaker School by Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs. It is the first public school in Canada to receive the designation. The Mabin School is the first ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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