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Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2022

News_YearEnd Summer Dear Families,
As the 2021-2022 school year comes to an end, we reflect upon the school year that started with the pandemic and over time transitioned back to in-person learning. We have joyfully embraced the opportunity to finally re-engage in person with one another for religious celebrations, social events and activities such as sports, field trips, proms, graduations and retirements.
Throughout the school year, our spiritual theme Community of Faith provided opportunities...

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Posted On Friday, June 17, 2022

The following information is being shared on behalf of the Durham Region Health Department for parents and guardians of Grade 7 to 12 students.
The Health Department community immunization clinics will continue to offer an opportunity for eligible students to get caught up on missed school-based vaccines including:
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster), typically given at age 14 – 16 years
Meningitis, Hepatitis B or Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines,...

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Posted On Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Male adult smilingThe Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kayode Akomolafe to the position of Human Rights and Equity Advisor starting June 6, 2022. 
Kayode Akomolafe is a lawyer and joins DCDSB from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, where he has been an Investigator for Systemic Advocacy since 2019. Prior to immigrating to Canada, Mr. Akomolafe practiced law in Nigeria and was Principal Counsel at the Law Firm of Olukayode Akomolafe....

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Posted On Friday, June 03, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
Our June 2022 DCDSB News is now available! Please click here to view the newsletter .
This issue of the newsletter offers families an overview of current news, upcoming events, and information on what's happening across the Durham Catholic District School Board.
Highlights include:
DCDSB Updates : 2022-2023 School Year Calendars; Register for Kindergarten; and Lyme Disease Information from Durham Region Health...

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Posted On Friday, May 27, 2022

Today marks one year since the mass grave recovery at a former Residential School site in Kamloops, British Columbia. Over the past year unmarked graves continue to be identified. To date, 16 former Residential School sites that have been investigated with ground-penetrating radar and 2,008 Indigenous peoples' graves have been recovered. This is only a small number of sites considering there were 139 Residential Schools in Canada between 1870 - 1996. Former Residential School...
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