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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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Detour Gold Hosts Experiential Learning Opportunity

November 06, 2019

On October 30th, 2019, Detour Gold hosted an Experiential Learning Opportunity for students from Kapuskasing District High School and Kirkland Lake District Composite School. Students visited the Detour Lake mine which is located approximately two hours North East of Cochrane. Students participated in presentations by Detour Geologists, Environmental Monitors, Production...
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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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STEP and STARS Spread Cheer!

September 19, 2019
​ The STEP and STARS students at Kapuskasing District High school paid a special visit to the North Centennial Manor. The students in the STEP and STARS classes delivered ‘Smile Cookies’ to all residents at the manor. This year, Tim Horton’s is donating 100% of the funds raised to the Sensenbrenner...
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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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KDHS Famine Event a Success

June 14, 2019
The Kapuskasing District High School CARE Club, wishes to convey their gratitude and appreciation to all the sponsors who donated to make their Famine Event a real success. Thank you to McDonald's, Tim Hortons, and Chartwells – KDHS Cafeteria for their donations towards a big breakfast after the famine.   

We also wish to thank Marion...
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STEP and STARS Warrior Challenge

June 06, 2019

Mrs Dagenais and Mrs Piché Swain's STEP and STARS Weekday Warriors would like to thank everyone who participated in the Warrior Challenge yesterday. The event was well attended with over 800 students from all Kapuskasing elementary schools. 
The aim of this challenge was to build community, promote positive mental health,...
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DSB1 Students Elect New Senate and Student Trustees

May 09, 2019

On April 29, 2019, District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) students elected a new Student Senate to represent them in the 2019-2020 school year. Two representatives from each of our nine secondary schools were elected to the 2019-2020 Senate, with an additional three Indigenous participants appointed.  At the...
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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 Eastern 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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KDHS Hosts Rudolph Run

December 11, 2018

​On December 11th, Mrs. Dagenais' STEP and Mrs. Piche Swain's STARS High Support Programs at Kapuskasing District High School welcomed over 300 elementary students to their first Rudolph Run.  The event was attended by local emergency services. The fire trucks and ambulance lead students on their route. Off-duty officers also attended to...
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Youth Welding Program Partnership in Kapuskasing

November 23, 2018
Kapuskasing District High School (KDHS), Moose Cree First Nation, the Kapuskasing Indian Friendship Center, Rayonier Advanced Materials, Cloutier's Machine Shop Ltd and CWB Welding Inspector John Longstreet joined forces to create a Youth Welding Program.  This venture is a first in the region and brings attention to the trade deficit currently...
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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 –...
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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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Cannabis Talk Kit

October 17, 2018

Talking to your child about drugs and alcohol can be daunting.  Talking with them in a friendly and non-confrontational way early and often can make a difference.  By keeping the lines of communication open with your child, you are creating opportunities to guide them in making good decisions when it...
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Notice Regarding the Legalization of Cannabis

October 10, 2018


Cannabis will be legalized in Canada once the Cannabis Act  comes into effect on October 17 th , 2018.  The District School Board Ontario North East (DSBONE) would like to remind students, families and staff that it will be treating cannabis in the same way it does alcohol.  It...
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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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Kap Terry Fox Walk

October 03, 2018
​ On Thursday September 27th students from grades 9-12 participated in Kapuskasing District High School's annual Terry Fox Run/Walk. The school held a "Spare Change Challenge" for period 2 classes which raised $256 for cancer research.

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STARS and STEP Initiative

October 01, 2018
​The STARS and STEP classes at Kapuskasing District High School have taken on a new initiative of “Brewing Independence”. The students take orders from the three schools located in the Kapuskasing Education Centre and then organize orders and deliver to staff twice a week with their choice of specialty tea, coffee,...
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The Amazing Entrepreneurial Race

May 29, 2018
​On June 5th, Kapuskasing District High School will play host to the “Amazing Entrepreneurial Race”, with assistance from the local Head Start in Business. The race is designed to create excitement about entrepreneurship in secondary school students. Students from the Northern and Central region schools will be challenged to complete activities at stations...
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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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KDHS Cookie Challenge

May 14, 2018
​On May 10th, Kapuskasing District High School saw collaboration at its best! The Grade 10 Food and Nutrition Class baked lots of cookies for a "Cookie Team Challenge" organized by KDHS CARES (Poverty Champions) which brought out a lot of student participation during the lunch hour. This was followed by a real treat from the Grade...
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KDHS Cares

May 08, 2018
​Kapuskasing District High School is taking action against poverty, by deciding to be the bridge between students and their potential. KDHS C.A.R.E. is made up of this group of Grade 9, 10, and 11 students dedicated to creating a school environment where there is a sense of COMMUNITY; heavy presence of...
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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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Fun Excursion for Kap Students

April 27, 2018
​ Grade 11 & 12 French Immersion students from Mrs . Piche Swain's  class at Kapuskasing District High School visited La Fromagerie Kapuskoise on Friday, April 27th. Students toured the facility and learned about the process of making cheese, entrepreneurship and Franco Ontarien heritage. They were also lucky enough to taste test several locally-made cheeses. Merci pour...