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Student Accident Insurance

January 09, 2020
Our District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) staff work diligently to ensure student safety. However, accidents can and do happen! Each year, many of our families spend thousands of dollars when their children are injured at school, on field trips, while participating in non-school activities, or at home.  DSB1 does...
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Community Lunch on Thursday

December 02, 2019

OSSTF Job Action

December 02, 2019
​ Dear families - Just a reminder that on Wednesday, December 4th, due to the OSSTF strike action, there will no classes for all students in District School Board Ontario North East. OSSTF encompasses Secondary teachers, Early Childhood Educators, Educational Assistants and Child and Youth Workers. If there is a settlement...

Defying Limits with Dr. Dave Williams

November 08, 2019

District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Dave Williams on November 7th, 2019.  Dr. Williams is a Canadian icon with an impressive career: Emergency Doctor, Astronaut, Aquanaut, Jet Pilot, CEO, Author and Speaker.  

Tales from his extraordinary life journey captured the audience through both presentations. ...
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Join Us for a Presentation by Dr. Dave Williams

September 30, 2019
District School Board Ontario North East is thrilled to invite staff, families and community partners to a presentation by Canadian astronaut, Dr. Dave Williams.

  Dr. Dave William will present from Timmins High & Vocational School, in the auditorium.  We are pleased to welcome all of our communities to...
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Save the Date - Dr. Dave Williams

June 26, 2019

District School Board Ontario North East is thrilled to invite staff, families and community partners to a presentation by Dr. Dave Williams.   Thursday, November 7, 2019
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  (book signing to follow in Timmins) Timmins High and Vocational School Auditorium  (Broadcasted live to all schools in...
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Central PS Donates to Public Library

February 22, 2019
Mme Natalie's Grade 2 class at Central Public School lead a fundraising project in support of the Community Library.  Many of the students take part in Kirkland Lake Library's after school programming.  The students were hoping to raise  $40.  They exceeded their goal and raised $90!  One parent matched the donation and Mme Natalie matched...
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Transportation Cancellations due to Inclement Weather

February 22, 2019
Student safety is our main priority at District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1).  The Northern Ontario climate can sometimes cause the cancellation of student transportation.  That decision is made between the North East Tri-Board Student Transportation, the three school boards who are part of the consortium, as well as transportation operators...
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2018 Year in Review

December 21, 2018

As we approach the end of 2018, District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is proud to reflect on accomplishments that help support a positive future story for every student. We are pleased to welcome five new Trustees on our Board this year.  We are grateful for the contributions...
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Educators Take Part in Inquiry-Based Science Innovation Workshop

November 27, 2018

Elementary educators took part in a Science North  Inquiry-Based Science Innovation workshop on November 22 nd at THVS. The full day of hands-on learning, interactive experiments and engaging activities for teaching the grade 4, 5 and 6 "Understanding Structures and Mechanisms" strands, was a unique experience for all participants....
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Dr. Greg Wells Inspires

November 15, 2018

Dr. Greg Wells is a physiologist, researcher, author and broadcaster.  He spoke to DSB1 students, families, staff and community partners on Tuesday, November 13th.  His presentation was broadcasted to our northern and southern schools via livestream video from Timmins High and Vocational School. 
Dr. Wells shared the sleep-eat-move-think pathway to...
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District School Board Ontario North East Trustee Election Results

October 24, 2018

(October 24, 2018, Timmins) – With the 2018 School Board Election now finalized, District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) would like to thank all candidates for their interest in becoming a Trustee for our Board. DSB1 is looking forward to continuing to work with returning Trustees: Bob Brush –...

Eat Well, Sleep Well, Move Well

October 18, 2018

District School Board Ontario North East is proud to host Dr. Greg Wells on Tuesday, November 13 th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Timmins High and Vocational School.   Schools in the North and South regions will be able to attend the talk via a YouTube livestream.  "We invite students,...
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Consultations on Education Reform

October 03, 2018
The Ontario government has launched consultations on education reform. There will be three ways for people to participate:

An online submission form, available now, that allows people, organizations or groups to provide their views on any of the consultation topics. Submissions can also be sent to the ministry by emailing or

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School Council meeting

September 14, 2018
We will have our first School Council meeting on Thursday, September 27th at 5;30 - 6:30.    ​


September 14, 2018
​Come on out on Thursday, September 20th for our Open House - Free hotdog or hamburger between 12:00 and 1:00 - thanks to Mr. Armstrong for being the Barbecuer this time!
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Book Fair

September 14, 2018
​Book Fair will take place from Monday until Friday.   During Open House on Thursday, we will be open to sell as well.  There are some fabulous books available.  
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CHASA Meeting

September 14, 2018
​Please join us for the first CHASA meeting of the year.  It will take place Wednesday, September 19th in the meeting room at Central PS. 

Central Art Gala

June 12, 2018
​Central Public School held its fourth annual art gala on Wednesday, June 6th. During the art gala, the gym was transformed into a gallery, celebrating the arts and displaying presentation pieces created by our students. In addition to the gallery, there were many activity booths for children to enjoy. These included face painting, finger...
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New Canada Learning Bond

May 22, 2018
​The Canada Learning Bond is an initial $500 offered by the Government of Canada to help you start saving now for your child’s education after high school. Your child could also get $100 every year until age 15. In total, a child could receive up to $2,000 in an RESP. 

Robotics Challenge

May 15, 2018
​Students at Central Public School fared well at the recent Robotics Challenge hosted by Science Timmins. After designing, building and programming robots to compete in a timed maze challenge, a head-to head robotic sumo match, and a creative show and tell, Central students took gold and silver in their age group. Federal...
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2018 Fun Pass

May 04, 2018
​Celebrate the summer with savings when you plan a trip to Ontario's attractions with the 2018 Fun Pass. The 2018 Fun Pass coupons provide free admission for up to two elementary school-aged children at 18 popular attractions when accompanied by a paying adult or senior. Parents can also save $5 on...
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Jump Rope For Heart

May 04, 2018
Congratulations to Central PS families for their support of Jump Rope for Heart! $9817.00 was raised for the Heart and Stroke Foundation! ​
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Humboldt Strong

April 12, 2018
Central PS students showed their support for Humbolt today by wearing hockey jerseys. ​

Outdoor Learning for Central Students

March 06, 2018
Grade 3 students at Central Public School had a great time learning about pioneer living! At the end of January, they spent some time navigating the snowshoe trails around Kirkland Lake.