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Statement from Chair Robin Pilkey on the Election of Trustee Neethan Shan as City Councillor

I want to congratulate Neethan on his election as Toronto City Councillor for Ward 42, Scarborough-Rouge River. Since being elected Trustee in 2016, Neethan has been a strong voice at the Board for the communities he represents. His skills and ...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Glen Ames PS robotics team qualifies for international competition

Glen Ames Public School’s robotics team has qualified for an international competition in California after finishing second at the FIRST Lego League (FLL) Ontario East Provincial Championship, recently held in Oshawa. The squad is the only ...
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Shawn Desman Visits Earl Haig SS

Shawn Desman Visits Earl Haig SS

Recently, Canadian Juno award winning recording artist, Shawn Desman was invited into Earl Haig Secondary School as a guest speaker and performer.  The purpose of the visit was to inspire students in the arts, to hear a personal story from a ...
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Teacher Recognized at Reimagine Education Awards

Teacher Recognized at Reimagine Education Awards

Recently, Robert Service Public School Teacher Rich Baxter had the honour to present The Bootstrapping Checklist at the Reimagine Education Awards in Philadelphia after he was shortlisted in the Teaching Delivery Category. He uses the ...
Thursday, February 02, 2017

United Hearts Program Delivers Care Packages

Throughout the month of January, more than 4,000 care packages were delivered to TDSB schools as part of Brands for Canada’s United Hearts Program. The care packages, containing personal care products and household supplies, have been ...
Thursday, February 02, 2017
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Two TDSB Educators Recognized as Canada’s Outstanding Principals

Two Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Principals have been recognized by The Learning Partnership as being among Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017.  The winning TDSB Principals are:  ...
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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February is African Heritage Month

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela February is African Heritage Month at the Toronto District School Board.  African Heritage Month is an opportunity for the experiences, ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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February is Chinese Heritage Month

A nation's treasure is in its scholars. -   Chinese Proverb The Toronto District School Board is proud to recognize February as Chinese Heritage Month for the first time. During this month, we celebrate the energetic ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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Message from Director John Malloy & Chair Robin Pilkey Re: Events in Quebec City

Our thoughts and prayers are with Muslim communities in Quebec, here in Toronto, and around the world in the wake of yesterday’s attack on a Quebec City mosque.   It is difficult to comprehend what motivates these acts of ...
Monday, January 30, 2017
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Mental Health and Well-Being: We're Here to Help

Mental Health and Well-Being at the TDSB   Good mental health and well-being are critical and foundational to the success of each and every student. Promoting positive mental health, safe and accepting schools and healthy and inclusive ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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