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Welcome to the news source of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), Canada's largest public school board.

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Remembering Abshir Hassan

Earlier this week, the TDSB family learned of the tragic death of Abshir Hassan, one of our teachers who was killed following a senseless act of violence.    Abshir was an integral part of the Lawrence Heights community and worked ...
Friday, July 11, 2014
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TDSB Seeks Trustee for Ward 10 (Trinity-Spadina)

The Toronto District School Board is accepting applications to fill the trustee vacancy in Ward 10 (Trinity-Spadina) following the resignation of Chris Bolton last month.   During the regular June board meeting, Trustees voted to establish ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
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Somewhere over the rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbow, north of College St, east of Ossington is Central Commerce CI, renamed Central Toronto Academy for September. This is magical land where staff and students welcomed Horizons Alternative School and members of the ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Elmlea Learning Garden Blooms

Elmlea Learning Garden Blooms

Summer is in full bloom at Elmlea Junior School where students are planting flowering plants in a Monarch Butterfly garden bed, and tomatoes and herbs in tire planters as they unveil their Elmlea Learning Garden.  The ground work for this ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Superheroes in the Driftwood Community

Superheroes in the Driftwood Community

Following an intensive ten-week preparation, students from Driftwood PS proudly unveiled their play, “Superheroes in the Driftwood Community” to an appreciative audience. Showcasing student activism and leadership experiences, the ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Special Guests Attend Giants of Africa Celebration at Nelson Mandela Park PS

Students at Nelson Mandela Park PS knew they were going to be taking part in an assembly with Toronto Raptors President & GM Masai Ujiri on June 19, but what they didn’t know is that he’d be bringing along some of his famous ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Speak Up Project Grant Supports Student Mental Health at L’Amoreaux CI

With reports of rising levels of stress, anxiety and depression among students and within school communities, the Student Equity Committee at L’Amoreaux CI set a goal to raise awareness and provide students with strategies to address this ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Western Tech Serves as Final Stop for Free the Children Tour

Western Tech Serves as Final Stop for Free the Children Tour

After more than ten inspiring weeks on the road visiting schools across Canada, Free the Children wrapped up its We Create Change tour with a final stop at Western Technical-Commercial School (WTCS) on June 17. Grade 10 student Mackenzie had ...
Monday, June 23, 2014

TDSB Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Every year, people across Canada mark June 21 as a day to recognize the rights and achievements of Aboriginal peoples. The unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada are celebrated and TDSB ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
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Mari Rutka Elected Chair of TDSB

Trustees have elected Mari Rutka as the new Chair of the Toronto District School Board, following the resignation of Chris Bolton last week.   Rutka, who represents Ward 12 and formerly held the position of Vice-Chair, has been involved ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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