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DSB1 Board of Trustees Sworn In

December 05, 2018

District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is proud to announce that Trustees were sworn-in on Tuesday, December 4 th , 2018. The Honourable Ralph Carr administered the Declaration of Office and Oath of Allegiance to five newly-elected and six returning Trustees. "It was a pleasure to have our...

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....

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...

Student Vote at DJPS!

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...

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,...

Roots of Empathy in Grade 5&6

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...

Race Day at the Kapuskasing Education Complex

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. 

Niemi Named New Superintendent

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.

“On behalf...

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


Terry Fox and Welcome Back BBQ

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...

Orange Shirt Day at DJPS

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. 

Happy Franco-Ontarian Day!

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...

Launch Day!

September 13, 2018
​One of the many successful launches made by our Grade 7&8 Rocketeers

Grade 7&8 Reach Ahead Rockets

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).

Fun Day One!

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!

First day of school is September 5th

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!

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. 

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...


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.

Humboldt Broncos

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,

Special Trip For DJPS

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...

Curling Fun in Kap!

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...