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Posted Friday, March 27, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
I hope you and your families are safe and well during this unprecedented time as we continue to follow precautions informed by the province to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  In spite of the necessary restrictions being followed in our community and world-wide, it is my wish that you were able to spend time together over the March Break and are maintaining the deep sense of hope that we foster here at Durham Catholic District School...

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Posted Sunday, March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020 
Dear Parents and Guardians,
During this unprecedented time, we remind you that our schools remain closed from March 23 to April 5, 2020. Please do  not  send your child(ren) to school during this time.
As a community of faith, we encourage you to practice self-care and invite you to pray as a family and reflect on your Lenten journey. Our Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee created a  Lenten Calendar  that is available...

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Posted Friday, March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020
Learn at Home Online Resources
Today the Government of Ontario and Ministry of Education launched the  Learn at Home  online resource for continued learning during the provincial-ordered school closure period currently in place until April 5, 2020.
As indicated by the province, these materials do not replace what students have been learning at school, however, during this unprecedented time, these at-home activities offer quick and easy access...

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Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020

On March 17, 2020 the Ministry of Education announced they are cancelling all EQAO assessments for Grades 3, 6, 9 and OSSLT for this school year. For students who are graduating this school year, the literacy graduation requirement as set out in Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to Grade 12: Policy and Program Requirements, 2016 will be waived. Students who are not graduating this school year will have the opportunity to write the OSSLT in the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.   
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Posted Friday, March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Further to yesterday’s direction from the province to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario schools from  March 14 to April 5, 2020 , the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) continues to review the impact of this decision.
While we continue to work through the operational considerations and impact on families and staff, we have posted a  Question and Answer  (Q&A) resource on...

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