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Posted On Monday, September 16, 2019

National Science Reading Day posterSeptember 18 th  is National Science Reading Day, and to mark the occasion Durham District School Board (DDSB) STEM & Science Facilitator Jane Kennedy will be hosting a read aloud at Joseph Gould Public School. Grade 4 students will engage in a reading of the book,  Once Upon a Time in the Woods  which explains engineering principles through an imaginative story set in nature. The read aloud will also be streamed live on the DDSB STEM YouTube channel: ...
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Posted On Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Durham District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is calling for applications for volunteer Parent Representatives from each of the following areas:  Pickering, Whitby, Brock/Uxbridge/Scugog. ...
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Posted On Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Returning to school can be an anxious time for some students as they get ready to meet new friends, get acquainted with a new teacher, new routines and possibly a new school. Here are some tips that can help ease the transition to a new school year.  
Start preparing your kids for school at least a week before. For example, practice the route to school, and get them back into a school-time sleeping schedule.
Prepare a “Must Know” list for the school...

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Posted On Friday, June 07, 2019

Welcome! We hope you find our new website helpful and easier to navigate. It's now as easy to use on your smartphone as your desktop. Take a tour and please tell us what you think. (Please note Search may need up to 24 hours for a one-time update with all of the new information)

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