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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...
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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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Remembering Our Veterans

November 12, 2018

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HALLOWEEN FUN

November 02, 2018
​ Great fun was had by all on Halloween as students enjoyed a Halloween Costume Parade in the morning  and Spectacular Spooky   Activities in the afternoon.  Activities that the students enjoyed included cooking interesting pizza and creating scary monster apples, they tried their hands at a stem activity of building the tallest tower with...
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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 –...
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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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Smile Cookies

October 12, 2018
​Smiling faces are in full force at Elk Lake Public School. Following the hard work of harvesting our Community Garden, students were thanked with a "Smile Cookie".
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Thanksgiving Feast

October 12, 2018
​Staff and students at Elk Lake Public School have a lot to be thankful for, as they enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast together.  They cooperatively prepared a delicious Hearty Turkey Vegetable soup, using vegetables from our Community Garden. 
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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 fortheparents@ontario.ca or auservicedesparents@ontario.ca.

An...
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Harvesting

September 20, 2018
Students did a wonderful job gathering all the vegetalbes from the Community Garden.  The planters were then made ready for new produce to be planted it the spring. 
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Fall Fair Fun

September 20, 2018
​There were many activities to try at the fair to keep everyone busy.
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Student Vote 2018

June 07, 2018
Our CIVIX Student Vote 2018 was held on June 5, 2018.  We had amazing engagement in our unit on government, and especially with learning about the political party platforms, and with the actual voting.  Students also really loved creating their own speeches and platforms to run for Class President (Josh Henry) and...
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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. 
The...
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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...