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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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Holiday Fun at Timmins Centennial Public School

December 20, 2019
Timmins Centennial Public School organized many fun activities to celebrate the holidays with students and their families! Grade 1 students hosted an art evening and invited families to take part. 

The entire schools enjoyed a delicious lunch prepared by Siva's Family Restaurant.  A warm thank you to Siva's for...

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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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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TCPS Students Support Local CMHA Branch

January 30, 2019
​ Timmins Centennial Public School students raised over $430 in honour of Bell Let’s Talk day for Mental Health initiatives in our community.   The funds raised were donated to the local Canadian Mental Health Association Cochrane-Timiskaming Branch.
Photographed is Child and Youth Worker Stephanie Farrow and Emily Johns presenting the...

TH&VS Concert Band play for Elementary Students

January 14, 2019

The Timmins High and Vocational School Concert Band played for students at Timmins Centennial, Pinecrest and W. Earle Miller Public Schools on Friday, Janaury 11th. The elementary students loved the concert and were inspired by the concert.  Thank you for sharing your talents!

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TH&VS students Rock!

January 11, 2019
​Today the TH&VS concert band performed for the students at Timmins Centennial Public Schools.  Our students danced to the music and enjoyed some songs originally performed by Musicians such as Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury and even a hit song from the movie "Moana".  The performance was exceptional and enjoyed by all. ...
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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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Music Of The Season

December 17, 2018
​ Congratulations to grade 3-6 Timmins Centennial Public School Choir for performing with the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, during their Christmas concert, last Saturday evening.  Our choir sang "Vive Le Vent" and "Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle".  This is the fourth consecutive year that our choir has sung with the orchestra.  Thank you Mme...
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December 17, 2018
​ Late October, Mme Simpson’s Grade 3 class made the decision to collect non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the Timmins Food Bank. Throughout the month of November, not only were they busy collecting food items and donations but they made posters to hang around the school and to bring home...
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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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Castle Inquiry

October 09, 2018
Mme Cooper and Mme Chantalle's class has been very busy with an inquiry project.  The kitchen center in the classroom was no longer being used, so the teachers polled the students to see into what they would like to change that area.  After many different ideas, the students decided that they...
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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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Timmins Centennial Public School Running Club

October 03, 2018
​Our grade 3-6 Running Club has partcipated in a run at Hersey Lake and Gilles Lake so far this school year.  At both of those runs they displayed enthusiasm, sportsmanship and determination!   They are continuing to practice during the first recess everyday and are looking forward to competing in the Northern...
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TCPS Celerates Journee Franco

September 26, 2018
It was a sea of white and green today at TCPS as we celebrated la journee Franco-Ontarien.  We started the day off by listening to the song “Mon beau drapeau” as students came into the school.  We had some draws this morning for some cool gear!  Winners were: Cooper, Tatianna, James, Megan...

Taking Art Outside

September 18, 2018
​Some of our kindergarten classes took their art lessons outside this week.  Students collected items from the nature around them to create open-ended art work.  The purpose of an open-ended experience is to allow students to use their imagination, as well help them gain skills which will allow them to express...

TCPS Celebrates Dot Day

September 17, 2018
​Mme Steele’s class at Timmins Centennial Public School recently celebrated International Dot Day with a “dot party”. International Dot Day is a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. It is based on the book The Dot by Peter Reynolds which the class read numerous times. Students celebrated by wearing polka dots to...
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High Performance Basketball Camp

June 11, 2018
​Timmins High and Vocational School will be holding its 13th annual High Performance Basketball Camp July 30th to August 3rd, 2018. It is open to boys and girls entering Grades 6-12.
Please see below for the brochure, as well...
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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. 
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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...

TH&VS Summer Basketball Camp

April 27, 2018
​The 5 time OFSAA Champions Timmins High Blues will be holding a Summer Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls entering Grades 1 to Grade 9, July 2 to July 6, 2018. Beat the summer boredom, make new friends, and learn valuable basketball skills from the BEST.
**New this year -  PAY ONLINE,...

TH&VS Multi-Sport Summer Camp 2018

April 19, 2018
​Say goodbye to boredom this summer, get your child involved in a great activity, and support Timmins High at the same time!  Timmins High and Vocational School will be holding a "Multi-Sport Camp" for children ages 5 to 14 at the school July 9 to July 13, and July 16 to July 20 (9:00am...

Pasta Lunch

April 12, 2018
​Just a reminder that Wednesday April 18th, is our school pasta lunch.