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Posted On Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Celebrating and showcasing the success of former students and public education in our community, the Durham District School Board (DDSB) is proud to announce the 2023 honourees inducted into the Definitely Durham Hall of Fame.
The 2023 Definitely Durham inductees include:
Stacey Jiggins, World-class volleyball player
Matthew Samuels (‘Boi-1da’), Grammy Award-winning record producer and songwriter
William Levine, Former DDSB Principal and philanthropist
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Posted On Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an intensive Arts exploration opportunity for Durham District School Board (DDSB) students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Music Theatre, Drama and Dance.
Camp location, Date and Fee
? DIAC is hosted at Camp White Pine in Haliburton, Ontario
? Saturday September 21- Friday 27, 2024 ? $655.00 per student to be paid via School Cash Online. (After completing the Google Registration Form you will receive a link to make payment...

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Posted On Tuesday, February 20, 2024

DBEN is hosting a Paint Night Thursday, February 29, beginning at 6:00 pm.
The event is being held at Ajax High School, 105 Bayley Street East, Ajax.
Embark on a unique art experience that will unleash your creativity.
fee of $45.00
To reserve your spot, register at  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrxnfxUxfzGlvy1wsWbqVEIQWA1ln3eri5IpHOeRLyyvkLQw/viewform

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Posted On Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The next festival in the Jewish Calendar is Purim! which begins on Saturday night, March 23 and continues through Sunday, March 24.
Traditionally, revelers send gifts called Mishloach Manot to one's friends.
This year, Shalom Durham! would like to send Mishloach Manot.
Supplies are limited so anyone who'd like to receive a Mishloach Manot is encouraged to sign up at https://bit.ly/purimddsb24

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Posted On Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Recognizing Black Excellence and Addressing Anti-Black Racism Year-Round 
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is committed to naming and dismantling anti-Black racism for Black students and staff, and to improve experiences and advance achievement, excellence and success of Black students in our classrooms and schools. 
Our commitment extends beyond Black History Month, with a year-round focus through the Compendium of Action for Black Student Success,...

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