Today, I have accepted the resignation of Director of Education Chris Spence from his position with the Toronto District School Board. This resignation is effective immediately. Given the unexpected nature of this situation, we are taking steps to appoint an interim Director to ensure stability ... More
72.Students present ideas to councillors to make city better, more sustainable
Amid debate over casinos, condo zoning and city transit woes, East Alternative School of Toronto (E.A.S.T.) grade 8 students believe they have solutions to some of the tough questions facing Toronto. In November, the students hosted a recommendation panel, open to Toronto City Councillors, ... More
73.Holiday spirit alive at 'little school that could'
During this season of giving, a small school in the west end is making a big impact in helping those who need a hand. Wellesworth Junior School has embraced the holiday spirit in what has come to be a very successful food drive. Over the past two weeks students in kindergarten up to grade five, ... More
74.Smithfield MS takes a stand against bullying!
This fall staff and students at Smithfield Middle School became concerned about news items from across Canada, detailing the devastating effects of bullying. To address this issue teachers Suzanne Gumbs- Fleming and Dharmesh Kshatri organized a week of Anti-Bullying activities ... More
75.Grey Cup comes home
Toronto Argonauts' safety Matt Black made a triumphant return to his alma mater Northern SS recently and brought along a good friend. The hometown favourite had the Grey Cup with him as he visited his old stomping grounds. "This is where my dreams of playing pro football ... More
76.Ryerson Vocal Music Academy Students Perform at Opening Celebration
November 29 was a very special day for students of the Vocal Music Academy (VMA) at Ryerson CS because they took to the stage and performed for the first time in front of staff, elected officials, parents/guardians, and members of the community at the school’s Inaugural Concert and Gala Opening ... More
77.Chris Bolton Acclaimed as TDSB Chair
Chris Bolton, Trustee for Ward 10, was acclaimed by Trustees as the Chair of the Toronto District School Board during the annual Organizational Board meeting this evening. Shaun Chen, Trustee for Ward 21, was re-elected to the position of Vice Chair. A former Toronto school board teacher and ... More
78.Yellow Fish Road Program
As part of the social action component of the grade 6 critical pathway at D.A. Morrison, students in Mr. Brandreth, Mr. Lobo, Ms. Nakamura and Ms. Ng’s classes raised awareness of non-point water pollution around the school neighbourhood. During their investigation on healthy ... More
79.On your marks!
The dome is inflated, the field is prepped, and lights are on. Let the games begin! Following months of construction, preceded by community consultation and an RFP process, staff and students were excited to help officially unveil the new Monarch Park Stadium on December 5. The stadium is a ... More
80.Business Careers Conference explores variety of occupational opportunities
Nearly 300 grade 8 students from across the city visited Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy, the TDSB’s only entrepreneurial academy, to explore a wide variety of business themes and occupational opportunities. Several well-respected professionals from a number of different industries, ... More