161.Etobicoke School of the Arts wins Show Choir Canada National Championships
Splash, the 32-member show choir from Etobicoke School of the Arts, placed first at the second annual Show Choir Canada National Championships over the weekend. The ensemble also won Best Show Design, Best Choreography, Best Vocals and a $7500 prize. Splash edged out the 75-member Wexford Gleeks ... More
162.TDSB's Got Talent!
Who has talent? TDSB has talent. Lots of it, in every subject you can think of. And it's celebrated every day in schools and by industry experts. In the Arts, the latest to receive industry recognition are 11 year-old Claude Watson School For the Arts student Shale Wagman and 18 year-old ... More
163.David Lewis PS Principal wins award
The Principal of David Lewis PS, Karen Peach, recently received the Leading Women, Building Communities Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding achievement, is presented by Ontario’s Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues and is awarded to women who have demonstrated exceptional ... More
164.TDSB approves retraining program for Educational Assistants
Toronto, ON, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – At this evening’s meeting of the Toronto District School Board, Trustees approved an innovative partnership with Humber College, the Ministry of Education and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4400. This September, more than 400 Educational ... More
165.International Day of Pink!
The Toronto District School Board has a strong mandate against bullying and intolerance in schools and in the workplace. To further recognize and to stand up against bullying, we are marking April 11 as the International Day of Pink across the TDSB. This day is based on the actions in 2007 ... More
166.What happens when 68 teens are turned loose on the ecosystem?
Environmentalists, academics and policy makers around the world try every day to resolve the major issues facing our ecosystem. But what would happen if instead of the world leaders of today, we asked the leaders of tomorrow to tackle these critical issues? That’s exactly what students and staff ... More
167.“Attendance Matters” at Walter Perry JPS
On March 5, staff and students at Walter Perry JPS gathered together for the school’s monthly Pride Assembly. Students were particularly excited as they anxiously awaited the announcement of the Junior and Senior winners of the "Attendance Matters" school-wide poster competition. ... More
168.Emery CI robotics team qualifies for World Championships
March came in like a lion for the members of Emery CI’s robotics team. The “Iron Eagles” took part in the First Robotics Canada Greater Toronto East Regional Robotics Competition last month at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Participating in the event were 36 schools from ... More
169.The play is the thing
It’s spring in the city and that means hundreds of thousands of children will be outside at recess and before and after school, enjoying the warm weather, green space, and a variety of outdoor activities. At Seneca School, staff, parts and community are hard at work to design and develop a new ... More
170.Top rankings add up for TDSB schools at math competition
Toronto District School Board schools were among the top ranked schools in the entire country at this year’s Canadian National Mathematics League competition for Grade 6, 7 and 8 students. The annual contest saw Cummer Valley MS tied for 2nd out of 288 schools across Canada that took part in the ... More