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Posted On Thursday, May 26, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
The latest issue of the Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (DCPIC) newsletter is now available.
This issue of the newsletter includes:
A Message from the Chair;
DCPIC Parent/Guardian Survey ;
2022 Distinguished Catholic Volunteer Awards;
DCPIC Events, including a save the date for an upcoming virtual family craft evening; and
DCPIC Faith Formation – Celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus!
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Posted On Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) will be introducing the Grade 12 NDW 4M course , Contemporary Indigenous Issues and Perspectives in a Global Context , at all secondary schools beginning in the 2022-2023 school year. 
Offering this Grade 12 course in all secondary schools responds to student voice and interest. After completing the Grade 11 compulsory English course, Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices , students...

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Posted On Monday, May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022
Dear Parents and Guardians,
The following is the final update this evening regarding the status of our Durham Catholic schools. We understand that many households are still without power and have limited to no access to internet or cellular service. Please share this information as best as you can with family and friends.
Power has been restored to all DCDSB schools. Classes will resume as scheduled tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. 
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Posted On Monday, May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022 
Dear Parents and Guardians, 
Following the severe storms that passed through the Durham Region on Saturday, we have been monitoring power outages and have been communicating with regional authorities with regards to the extent of the damages across the system. 
We understand that some households may continue to be without power, internet and/or cell service and we ask that you share this information as best you can with family and friends. 
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Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) staff believe in the value of open and responsive communication between home and school in support of our students.
In December 2021, the Ontario Government passed the  Working for Workers Act  which requires all employers with more than 25 employees, to implement a policy that ensures staff have the opportunity to disconnect from work each day.
As a Board of Education...

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