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Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2019

We Walk the Path Together Indigenous Education Newsletter and path in the forest with broken treeDear Parents and Guardians,
We are excited to launch our Indigenous Education newsletter; We Walk the Path Together . The quarterly newsletter provides information, news and events regarding Indigenous Education at the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB).
This issue features information on how to self-identify your child’s Indigenous ancestry and upcoming Indigenous Education community events. We encourage you to take some time to participate in local...

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Posted Friday, June 28, 2019

Female student holding a magnify glass up to her eyeResearch notes that “on average, students could lose approximately 1-3 months worth of learning during the summer months." The loss of learning, can be upsetting for children who have worked hard during the school year or impact one's self confidence if a gap in learning already exists.
You can prevent the "summer brain drain" by actively taking advantage of everyday interactions and "teachable moments" to make learning fun. Visit our webpage at https://www.dcdsb.ca/en/programs-services/Beat-Summer-Brain-Drain.aspx...

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Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Priest standing on alter with students and staff around himThe end of a school year is always bittersweet.  Even though we have to say good-bye to many, we will always have our faith that will forever bond us together, if not physically, but in the spirit of prayer and good wishes.  We were reminded again about the importance of this bond that we share during our final school Mass with Father Keith.   We have been blessed to have Father Keith Callaghan grace us with his visits to our school and to celebrate Mass with...
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Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Durham Catholic Parents and Guardians, 
The latest issue of the Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee's (DCPIC) newsletter is now available. This issue offers tips on summer learning, links to the Math@Home games which you can download and enjoy at home and a link to the Math Café for Parents video series. There is also a link to highlights from the board’s 50 th Anniversary Picnic.
Wishing everyone a safe and restful summer. 
Yours...

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Posted Friday, June 14, 2019

Students drawings on a paper t-shirtMrs. Tuccia’s Grade 6 class at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School spent time this week capturing their memories of the school year. Students created t-shirts and highlighted the best moments for them throughout the year, especially focusing on what brought them JOY! Thank you Mrs.Tuccia for sharing your gifts as a warm and caring teacher with this wonderful class! Our English Grade 6 students move on to Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic Secondary School next year and we wish...
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