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Drewry SS Teacher Wins MLSE Community Coaching Award

Drewry SS Teacher Wins MLSE Community Coaching Award

Drewry is a small special needs school serving approximately 140 students with a variety of intellectual and physical exceptionalities.  Teacher Dan Mascalidis has been working at Drewry SS for the last three years and since then he has ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The magic of tdsbCREATES dance & spoken word!

The magic of tdsbCREATES dance & spoken word!

  On Tuesday, April 19th, 160 Grade 7-12 students from across the TDSB performed their dance and spoken word pieces at The George Weston Recital Hall. The audience was packed and thrilled by the incredible range of skill, passion and ...
Monday, April 25, 2016
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TDSB Calls Two By-elections

During this week’s regular board meeting, Trustees with the Toronto District School Board voted to request that the City of Toronto hold a by-election to fill the vacancy in Ward 5 (York-Centre). The City confirmed this week that the ...
Friday, April 22, 2016
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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

TDSB Graduation Rate at All-Time High

The Toronto District School Board’s most important goal is to support all students to achieve academic success. That success is demonstrated by the Board’s most recent graduation rate, which is at an all-time high of 85%. This marks a ...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
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TDSB Hosts Parents as Partners Conference

This year, the Toronto District School Board’s Parent Involvement Advisory Committee, Special Education Advisory Committee, Mental Health and Well-Being Parent Partnership Committee and Model Schools for Inner Cities' Parent Academies are ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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TDSB Proudly Celebrates International Day of Pink

April 13th marks International Day of Pink, where Toronto District School Board staff and students wear pink in support of diversity and to raise awareness to stop discrimination, gender-based bullying, homophobia and transphobia. This day began ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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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

Statement from Chair Robin Pilkey and Director of Education John Malloy on the Passing of Trustee Howard Kaplan

It is with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of Trustee Howard Kaplan. We know that all Toronto District School Board Trustees and staff join us in expressing our sincere condolences to Howard’s family, friends and colleagues at ...
Monday, April 11, 2016
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