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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 ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
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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
Symposium promotes mental health and wellness

Symposium promotes mental health and wellness

TDSB middle school staff and student leaders in schools encompassing the neighbourhoods of Jane and Finch, University Heights, and Downsview, joined with local high schools, Toronto Public Health, York University, Toronto Police and other ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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Women in the World of Work

On Friday, May 6, grade 8 girls from the Regent Park area participated in workshops aimed at gaining the skills and courage necessary to speak up and think critically about the world around them.  Female professionals, some of whom are ...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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27th Annual Ontario Technological Skills Competitions (OTSC) Come to a Close

For 27 years now, students in Ontario secondary schools have had a chance each Spring to compete against their peers in a wide variety of technological skills contests as part of OTSC - the Ontario Technological Skills Competitions, presented ...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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Student Symposium Uses Mind, Body and Spirit to Promote Well-Being

“When we talk about student well-being, we need to look at the whole person. Much like nutrition and sleep, mental wellness needs to be achieved before you can even begin to look at academic achievement. Today we learned how to start the ...
Monday, May 09, 2016
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Lambton Park Promotes Student Confidence Through the Arts

Through a grant from Canadian Heritage and VIBE Arts, visual artist Sandra Tarantino is working with 36 students in Grades 4-6 at Lambton Park Community School on a Canadian Heritage Art Project.  “It is truly a pleasure to work ...
Friday, May 06, 2016
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#MSICEdAppHack Winners!

On May 4, Grade 7 and 8 students from across the TDSB came together to pitch their mobile app designs and participate in #MSICEdAppHack, a hackathon competition supported by Model Schools for Inner Cities. Twenty five teams of budding ...
Thursday, May 05, 2016
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