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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.

June is Portuguese Speaking Heritage Month

“Imagine a new story for your life and believe in it.” (by Paulo Coelho – Brazil) The Toronto District School Board is proud to recognize June as Portuguese-speaking Heritage Month. During this month, the TDSB’s ...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

During the month of June, the TDSB honours National Indigenous History Month in recognition of the rights, histories and extraordinary achievements of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The unique cultures and perspectives of First Nations, Métis and ...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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June is Italian Heritage Month

The Toronto District School Board is proud to recognize June as Italian Heritage Month. In June 2010, the Province passed the Italian Heritage Month Act, recognizing the important contributions immigrants have made in building Ontario's ...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Birchmount’s Walk for Water

Recently, staff and students from Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute headed outdoors for a walk. It was a walk for water to raise awareness about the lack of access to safe, clean water.  Students walked in unison with schools in Toronto ...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Bike to School, a year-round celebration

From May 28 to June 1, schools across the province will be celebrating Bike to School Week, a week-long celebration of active transportation. However, at Garden Ave. PS, the celebration has already started! “We try to promote active, safe ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Innovation in Teaching and Learning Receives National Recognition

The Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning was established by Dr. Ken Spencer to support educators who work tirelessly to ensure that all students discover their place, purpose and path.  The Ken Spencer Award recognizes ...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Two TDSB Teachers Win Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence

John Polanyi CI teacher Nicole Anthony and Central Toronto Academy teacher Rebecca (Beckie) DiLeo are two of twelve teachers across Canada, and two of just six Ontarians, to be recognized with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching ...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
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May is Jewish Heritage Month at TDSB

In recognition of Jewish Heritage Month, the Jewish Heritage committee of the TDSB, in collaboration with the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC), is pleased to make available for our grades 5 and 6 students the ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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May is Asian Heritage Month at the TDSB

This year, TDSB celebrates Asian Heritage Month in May with the theme: “Let us surprise you. Learn who we are.” More than 40% of TDSB students identify as Asian and heritage months are a valuable opportunity to celebrate the many ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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R.H. King Student Puts Her CPR Skills to the Test

Kayley Baker is a grade 12 TDSB student who attends R.H. King Academy located in the east end of the city near the Scarborough Bluffs.   Last Fall, Kayley found herself in an emergency situation when she was downtown with her ...
Monday, April 9, 2018
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