December 21, 2020
We know that the holiday break will be different this year. It has been a challenging year, and it has taken a toll on the mental health of many families and children. Beyond this, with school being closed, some of the usual supports for your children might not be...
December 18, 2020
We would like to thank all of our staff, students and families for their valued collaboration in keeping our schools as safe as possible since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.
We are planning for schools to re-open on January 4, 2021.
However, given that the...
December 14, 2020
On Friday, December 11, the board office staff challenged the staff across our schools to take part in a Holiday Spirit Day! It was a fun way to connect staff from Temagami to Hearst, and everywhere in between!
Thank you to everyone who took part to have some fun together, ahead...
September 29, 2020
Orange Shirt Day is being honoured across Canada on September 30, 2020. This important day provides an opportunity to continue the conversation about Canada's residential school system and the lasting impacts we see today.
District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is committed to reconciliation through the 94 calls to action from the Truth...
September 23, 2020
DSB1 Staff and students are excited to be back in school! This vignette shows the safety measures put in place by DSB1 and the amazing learning that is happening in our schools. Enjoy!
To learn more about our Strategic Plan, visit www.dsb1.ca
September 22, 2020
Mary Jane Archibald is the owner of Cree Mij Designs, located in Cochrane, ON. Cree Mij Designs is an Indigenous business that provides crafting supplies, sewing supplies and services, Indigenous gifts, language and culture services and so much more. Mary Jane is passionate about revitalizing the Cree Language “L” dialect....
September 08, 2020
District School Board Ontario North East requires a Public School Board Trustee to serve the communities of Timiskaming Shores, Temagami and Elk Lake The successful applicant will serve on the Board of Trustees of District School Board Ontario North East and represent the interest of the area from Timiskaming...
August 14, 2020
The Ministry of Education has announced that all District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) schools will reopen in a conventional model with enhanced public health measures on September 3, 2020.
This means that students will attend school all day, every day.
Families must choose to either...
August 11, 2020
Our Mental Health & Well-being Team understands that students may be experiencing a wide range of emotions and questions during these uncertain and unprecedented times. Encourage your child to join them for weekly seminars designed to support their well-being and strengthen their resiliency. Below is the schedule for the week of August 10 to 14,...
July 31, 2020
Our Mental Health & Well-being Team understands that students may be experiencing a wide range of emotions and questions during these uncertain and unprecedented times. Encourage your child to join them for weekly seminars designed to support their well-being and strengthen their resiliency. Below is the schedule for the week of August 4...
July 03, 2020
July 3, 2020
We are happy to share with you that our Mental Health & Well-being Team will be providing support services throughout the summer. We understand that families and students may be experiencing a wide range of emotions and questions during these uncertain and unprecedented...
June 26, 2020
We are so pleased to share our June Strategic Plan Vignette, which celebrates the DSB1 community's successes this year!
June 24, 2020
The DSB1 Board of Trustees share an important message with the graduating class of 2020!
June 22, 2020
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is a day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultural diversity and rich traditions of Indigenous peoples. DSB1 students and staff shared actions they are taking for Indigenous History Month. This video was created to celebrate National Indigenous People's day while honouring physical...
June 18, 2020
Since the mandatory school closures across Ontario on March 13, District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) has been exploring how to safely and responsibly re-open our schools.
Although the Ministry of Education has said that students will return to the classroom in September, a formal announcement on the...
June 15, 2020
So many of you submitted photos and videos for our Virtual Pride Parade! A big thank you to Kelly Howard for compiling all of your submissions into this beautiful video! #PrideInside
June 11, 2020
We are proud to present an opportunity for families to learn about the Kindergarten Program and how to prepare your child for school on June 22, 2020 at 8 p.m.
This virtual event will feature a panel of Kindergarten Educators from across our board. They will share information about the program, ...
June 04, 2020
Science North is introducing a series of virtual summer camps to continue to engage youth in learning and innovation.
Summer Science at Home will provide children with the opportunity to continue to learn about the wonderful world of science from the comfort of their home.
To learn more and register...
June 01, 2020
In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
DSB1 is committed to providing all students rich, authentic learning experiences to ensure that every student will have access to an intensive learning experience through the lens of Indigenous history,...
June 01, 2020
Happy Pride Month! Although celebrations may look a bit different this year, DSB1 is committed to highlighting this important month as the LGBTQI2S continues to work towards equity and justice in all aspects of their lives.
Follow us on social media to learn more about how to take part in...
May 04, 2020
This Mental Health Week, take care of your mental health with the Five Ways to Well-Being!
Five Ways to Well-Being is a set of five simple, evidence-based actions which can improve well-being in everyday life. Each weekday of Mental Health, we will promote one of the five actions. Join us...
April 28, 2020
On Monday, April 27, 2020, DSB1 staff had the pleasure to learn with Kevin Lamoureux. Mr. Lamoureux is a faculty member at the University of Winnipeg and a well-known public speaker. He has served as Associate Vice President for the University of Winnipeg, Education Lead for the National Centre for...
April 23, 2020
On April 20, 2020, the District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) Student Senate elected two new Student Trustees. A motion was passed at the April 21, 2020, board meeting to support the results of the selection process. We are pleased to welcome Rowan Glover from Englehart High School, who...
April 08, 2020
The Ministry of Education is providing financial support to parents to assist with the costs of educational resources during school and child care closures as a result of Ontario’s declared emergency to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Parents are eligible for a one-time per child payment of: $200 for...
April 08, 2020
We know that educator-led distance learning is new for everyone – for you, for your child, and for your child’s teacher. We created this tip sheet for families as we continue to learn together:
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...
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. ...
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...
September 19, 2019
Staff at Diamond Jubilee Public School carried on a proud tradition in Kapuskasing by forwarding Tim Hortons smile cookies to others in the community. Smile cookie deliveries were made to staff at NEOFACS and Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services. The treats and the gesture sure brought a smile to the...
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...
June 26, 2019
Congratulations to our nine graduating students who were celebrated at our ceremony on the evening of June 20th! Grade 7&8 teacher Ms. Paula Rich, school staff, volunteers, and students transformed the auditorium into a "red carpet experience" and all members of our school family enjoyed looking back over the students' careers at DJPS and anticipating...
June 26, 2019
Staff, students, and families of Kindergarten students in Ms. Danielle Bealieu's class celebrated successful completion of Kindergarten with a ceremony, tasty snacks, and fellowship on Thursday, June 20th. Congratulations and all the best as you start Grade 1!
May 13, 2019
Students and staff participated in a variety of activities during the third instructional block of each day, centered around the themes of Connect, Take Notice, Be Active, Keep Learning, and Give. These included teamwork challenges, creating and distributing positive affirmations to the community, local area spring clean-up, school-wide bike/run/walk, and 21st century...
April 05, 2019
On Tuesday April 2 we marked World Autism Day at DJPS. Students and staff wore blue in support and participated in workshops led by Mrs. Boyer and her Edge high support class. We learned about autism through touching videos, simulation activities, crafts, and hands-on introductions to specialized supports that many students who are...
April 05, 2019
This winter our Grade 7&8 class at DJPS had the opportunity to participate in the Elementary School Curling Program
offered by the Club de Curling de Kapuskasing Curling Club. The Curling club put on a top notch clinic and the volunteers were ready
and willing to help the students with all aspects of...
March 22, 2019
year Nishnawbe Aski Nation hosts an opportunity for DSB1 staff to visit one of their northern communities. This year one of our teachers, Danielle Beaulieu- now teaching Kindergarten-Grade 1 at DJPS, was fortunately able to join the group for a tour of Kashechewan. She reports this visit was a wonderful experience and...
March 21, 2019
Science North came to Diamond Jubilee this week to provide curriculum linked workshops to each of our classes. Seen below are members of the Edge, Kindergarten to Grade 1 and Grade 2-4 classes. having a blast learning about coding!
February 27, 2019
Two teams of junior-intermediate basketball players from DJPS participated in the annual tournament hosted by Kapuskasing District High School. Despite having many players new to the sport, both teams displayed a great deal of heart, effort, and sportsmanship as they gained valuable game experience against skilled teams from the region. Many...
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...
February 19, 2019
Ms. Beaulieu's Kindergarten- Grade 1 class recently welcomed local Conservation Officer, Kyle Smith. They learned about some of the animals in the area and how they live during the four seasons. Mr. Smith will be back again in the spring to address invasive species with our intermediate students and we are quite fortunate...
January 17, 2019
This week Ms. Paula Rich's grade 7&8 class began the process of constructing traditional Indigenous drums in a project that saw a partnership between the Kapuskasing Indigenous Friendship Centre and our school, as part of the DJPS/KDHS Grade 7&8 Reach Ahead program. Students from other elementary school classes, as well as the...
January 17, 2019
Due to our weather day streak before the winter break our holiday lunch was held today in the DJPS. Students were treated to a turkey meal and fellowship in the KEC cafeteria.
January 11, 2019
A big congratulations to Ivy-Rae Brunet who earned first prize (intermediate-colour) in the Legion Remembrance Day Poster contest. Great job Ivy!
December 21, 2018
Students participated in a number of mindful themed group activities and a STEM challenge in a great way to wrap up a week of school. Many thanks to Ms. Beaulieu for organizing and leading the event.
December 21, 2018
Members of our DJPS girls and boys volleyball teams pose during their opening tournament hosted by KDHS. Their hard work and dedication in practice paid off on the court. A special thank you to coaches Ms. Casselton-Inman and Ms. Corrigan for volunteering their time in support of the team.
December 21, 2018
Students in Mrs. Stickley's Grade 2-4 class worked together to create instructions for a unique concoction of spooky ingredients while learning procedural writing skills.
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...
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....
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...
October 24, 2018
On Friday October 19, coinciding with the Muncipal and School Board Trustee Elections, students at DJPS participated in the Student Vote organized by our junior and intermediate teachers and powered by Civix. In a great addition to the day Dave Plourde, a local mayoral candidate, visited the school to meet students and...
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 –...
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,...
October 17, 2018
Students in Ms. Grenier's Grade 5&6 class have started the Roots of Empathy program facilitated weekly by our CYW Ms. Raeann Albert, and a volunteer mom (Sabrina Habel) and her baby Zachary. Students learn empathy through interactions with a developing baby, lessons, and activities over the 27 week program. If your child is in...
October 17, 2018
Opening round of the Great CO2 Races! Students in Ms. Rich’s Grade 7&8 class designed, built, and customized CO2 powered race cars as part of the Reach Ahead program run jointly with KDHS industrial arts. Students and staff had a “blast” seeing their creations tested for the first time.
October 05, 2018
The Board of Trustees of District School Board Ontario North East is proud to announce the appointment of Kristen Niemi as new Superintendent of Schools, serving the Board’s Northern family of schools, as well as parts of the Kindergarten to Grade 12 Learning and Teaching portfolio.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
October 02, 2018
On Thursday Sept 27 the students and staff, joined by parents, performed a whole school Terry Fox walk and collected donations in support of the Terry Fox Foundation. The walk was followed by a tasty welcome back barbecue lunch prepared by staff volunteers and the KDHS cafeteria. It was great to see...
October 02, 2018
On Friday September 28 students and staff from DJPS wore orange to honour th evictims and survivors of the Canadian residential school system. As a public school it is our hope to build awareness and educate the next generations about this history and its many impacts on Indigenous Peoples and communities.
September 25, 2018
Students from Mr. Parent's core French classes were sure to mark the more than 400 years of history and culture that are celebrated on this day. The day began with O'Canada en Francais and students and staff were encouraged to learn and share the history of the day and how it is...
September 13, 2018
One of the many successful launches made by our Grade 7&8 Rocketeers
September 11, 2018
Students in Mrs. Rich's grade 7&8 class were straight into hands-on learnig this week as part of the Reach Ahead program taught in collaboration with Mr. Vallee, the Tech teacher from KDHS. This week's project: Pneumatic Rockets! Launch day is Wednesday (KDHS Period 4).
September 05, 2018
Some of the newest members of the DJPS community wasting no time in having a blast on their first ever day at our school. A warm w elcome to one and all joing us at Diamond Jubilee, from Kindergarten Year 1 to Grade 8!
August 31, 2018
Staff are excitedly looking forward to Opening Day at DJPS. For any new students it is not too late to register for Kindergarten or Grades 1-8. Here is to a wonderful 2018-19 school year!
June 27, 2018
We are so proud of our Diamond Jubilee 2018 Grads!
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.
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...
May 02, 2018
Under the Stars was the theme of this portable planetarium. The inflatable dome was transformed into a classroom where student learnt about space, stars, planets and the earth. This was 2 days of extreme excitement of learning thanks to our friends at Science North, the Provincial government and DSB1.
May 02, 2018
A fun day with Eric the Juggler! A great day for all when Eric the Juggler entertained all the student of Diamond Jubilee Public School and their teachers. We all need days when your imagination is brought to new heights and you laugh with wonder at just what will transpire next.
April 12, 2018
The community of DJPS remembers the Humboldt Broncos. Jersey day today in support of the Humboldt Broncos as well as their families and friends,
March 29, 2018
Imagine being over 200 km from home, deep in the Ontario wilderness for three days during the winter. You have no cell phone signal or running water. Unforeseeably, a location matching this description has become one of the favourite places in the world for the Grade 8 students of Diamond Jubilee Public...
March 21, 2018
The rocks were gliding at the Kapuskasing Curling Club! Grade 8 students at Diamond Jubilee Public School recently participated in curling seminars put on by club volunteers. Students learned the basics of curling, found some “new muscles” as they stretched into textbook position, and even discovered how to decipher the scoring system. Many...