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

This section includes all media releases and web stories on events at our Board.

May is Asian Heritage Month at the TDSB

Asian Heritage Month is recognized during the month of May at the Toronto District School Board. Our theme this year is, “Our stories. Our voices. Our journey.” Asia is a land of great political, economic, social, ethnic, ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Chair Writes Letter to the Minister, re: Reduction of Teaching Positions and Funding

Robin Pilkey, Chair of the Board, wrote to the Minister of Education Lisa Thompson to express the Board's deep concerns with the Ministry's announcement on Friday, March 15, regarding funding reductions and increased class sizes. The ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Into Orbit

TDSB robotics teams shoot for the stars at provincial competitions

Four TDSB schools are preparing to go “into orbit” at FIRST Robotics Canada’s Ontario Innovation Celebration (OIC). Glen Ames PS, Clinton Street PS, and Armour Heights PS all qualified for the OIC by virtue of their strong ...
Friday, February 22, 2019

Message from Director Re: Tuesday Storm

Dear Parent/Guardian,   We want to follow-up with you on our decision to close schools on Tuesday and to thank you for your understanding of the decision. As you know, the TDSB typically only cancels school buses in inclement ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Central Etobicoke Hosts the Draft an Athlete Campaign

Six students from Central Etobicoke High School (CEHS) will be competing in the Track and Field category at the first Invitational Youth Games (IYG) to be held in Toronto next May. The Games will be held over four days and welcome 2,500 ...
Monday, February 11, 2019
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Information Re: Weather-Related Cancellations/Closures

We have received a number of questions from members of our school communities about how the TDSB makes the decision to cancel buses and/or close all schools and we wanted to provide some important information that will explain the process. A ...
Thursday, February 7, 2019
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February is African Heritage Month at the TDSB

February is African Heritage Month at the Toronto District School Board and we’re proud to recognize the experiences, contributions and achievements of African Canadians. This year’s theme is Out of many we are one: Across differences ...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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February is Chinese Heritage Month at the TDSB

The Toronto District School Board is proud to recognize Chinese Heritage Month during the month of February and the theme this year is “Year of the Pig: Happy, Easy Going, Honest, Trusting, Sincere, Optimistic & Sociable.” ...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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They Built their First Real Six-String

They Built their First Real Six-String

An innovative new interdisciplinary course has been a smash hit at Yorkdale SS. Two teachers--one music, one wood-working-- joined together to develop and offer a “Guitar-Making” course to a class of students enrolled in the ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Let’s Talk: Mental Health and Well-Being

Dunlace PS has a Kindness Club. Newtonbrook SS has a Mental Health Committee. At Lambton-Kingsway JMS, staff connect about improving student engagement. At George B. Little PS, the youth wellness committee created a wellness mural to raise ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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