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Posted Friday, October 18, 2019

Purple shoes and Dress Purple Day is October 24In recognition of Dress Purple Day on October 24, 2019, students across Durham Region are participating in various activities to raise awareness about Child Abuse Prevention Month in partnership with Durham Children’s Aid Society, the Durham Catholic District School Board, Durham District School Board and community childcare centres. 
As key partners in caring for kids, schools and Children’s Aid Societies work closely together on this day to help children...

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Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Two female students holding Franco-Ontario flag with female adult principalOn Wednesday, September 25, 2019, our Durham Catholic schools celebrated Franco-Ontarian Day by wearing green and white. Grade 3 and 4 students and staff at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School, in Oshawa proudly raised the Franco-Ontario flag to recognize the vibrant culture of Francophones living in Ontario. The students sang our national anthem and the Francophone Ontarian song, while raising the flag.
Our board appreciates and acknowledges the diversity that the Francophone...

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Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Female students playing rugby and #RowanLawDayIn honour of the memory of Rowan Stringer, “ Rowan’s Law  Day” is commemorated on September 25 to raise awareness about concussions in sports. While the effects of a concussion are usually short-term, a concussion can lead to long-lasting symptoms and long-term effects.
Learn to recognize the signs of concussions in others – signs and symptoms of a concussion can included:
Headache;
Dizziness;
ringing in the ears;
memory loss;
...

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Posted Friday, September 20, 2019

Group of people forming a solid heartSunday, September 21 is International Day of Peace. Established in 1981 by the United Nations, Peace Day is a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences. Our students and staff at the Durham Catholic District School Board are committed to building a culture of peace and being hope for the world.
This year’s theme for Peace Day is promoting the importance of fighting climate change. We all have a responsibility to protect Mother Earth...

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Posted Friday, September 20, 2019

WE Day sign on big screen in arenaWE Day 2019 saw almost 20,000 youth and their educators fill the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to listen to world-renowned speakers and performers who shared their stories of inspiration and change.  The goal of WE Day is to inspire students to become leaders of change and to transform communities and changed lives.   
Our Durham Catholic students and staff participated in the annual WE Day, on Thursday, September 19, 2019.  Each of our schools took on both...

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