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Posted On Saturday, February 04, 2023

Newsletter - Week of February 6th

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Posted On Friday, February 03, 2023

A big part of health and safety in schools is air quality.  
Between 2015 and 2020, more than 180 projects have been completed to upgrade the air quality in DDSB schools and buildings.
We have invested in upgraded filters for all of our ventilation systems. These upgraded filters are highly effective at removing a broad range of particles, including bacteria and even some viruses. We use MERV 13 filters in our central air handling units and change these on...

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Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2023

Durham Student Transportation Services have cancelled buses in all zones, due to road conditions resulting from inclement weather.
Busses will not operate in Zone 1,2,3 or 4 in the morning or in the afternoon.  All elementary and secondary schools remain open. 
Students and families can find a list of schools within each weather zone by visiting the Durham Student Transportation Services  (DSTS) website  or by clicking the links below.
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Posted On Monday, January 23, 2023

In the event that transportation services are cancelled due to inclement weather , both elementary and secondary schools located within the affected cancellation zone(s) will remain open .
In very rare situations, if a decision is made to close schools: 
Elementary schools located in the affected zone(s) would be closed. 
Secondary schools located in the affected zone(s) would switch to a virtual learning day for all students.
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Posted On Friday, January 20, 2023

Book cover Brooklyn DoucettePeer relationships often define a student’s school experience.
What do you do when a peer relationship goes south?  This was the case for one student who turned her experiences into what she hopes can be a resource that could help others.
“I experienced bullying and thought that if I put my experience into a book or just some words to paper it may help someone else,” says Brooklyn Doucette who recently completed her Grade 9 year.
Brooklyn wrote...

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