February 05, 2021
Starting on Monday, February 8, all secondary students will be required to show confirmation that they have completed and passed the self-screening tool at the beginning of the school day. Students will be asked to show a screen capture of the self-assessment confirmation to their teacher. Access the provincial screening...
January 13, 2021
Timmins High & Vocational Alumni Association
Many students from every walk of life have walked the halls of Timmins High & Vocational School since its inception in 1923. Our shared educational experience draws us together, regardless of where our lives have taken us after graduation. We've graduated and moved on with...
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 25, 2020
We have received some amazing resources for our NBE teachers and students!
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 16, 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 are the offerings for the week of...
July 03, 2020
English Indigenous Studies Course for All Grade 11 Students Questions and Answers District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is committed to providing all students with rich, authentic learning experiences to ensure that every student will have access to rigorous and relevant curricula that reflect Indigenous history, culture...
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
Graduation is now: WED. JUNE 24. We look forward to celebrating this event with our graduates and their families! Access to the "Drive-In Graduation" at the Sportsplex parking lot begins at 9:00 p.m. The ceremony will also be live streamed on Youtube for those unable to attend. Congratulations 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 18, 2020
District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) is proud to work with the Porcupine Health Unit to raise awareness regarding overdose prevention and where to obtain Naloxone kits.
Below, you will find information on where kits are available in the Timmins area.
For more information, visit the Porcupine Health Unit Website.
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 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 07, 2020
Congratulations to Briana Sutherland! She has been voted Valedictorian for the Class of 2020
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:
March 25, 2020
TH&VS Grad Photos have been postponed to: April 14, 15, 16. Please visit the "Guidance" tab for more details.
March 05, 2020
Englehart High School was host to the DSB1 regional Carpentry and Cabinetmaking Skills Competitions this week.
Skills Competitions inform and engage Ontario youth to the fulfilling world of skilled trades and technologies. DSB1 is proud to offer varied opportunities for students to engage in trades and pathways to support their positive future stories.
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...
January 08, 2020
TH&VS Blues won the annual United Way Challenge on Jan. 7, 2020 defeating the other 4 area high schools. This spirit competition is a fund raiser and awareness program for the United Way. The competition categories included games, a creative performance, spirit, entrance & banner. The Blues demonstrated enthusiasm, teamwork and sportsmanship! ...
December 20, 2019
On December 19th, the Timmins High & Vocational School Senior Boys Basketball team, along with Principal Greg Vincze, served Christmas dinner to the residents and their families at the Walford Residence. Great community spirit by our very own Timmins Blues!
December 12, 2019
The Timmins High & Vocational School Senior Boys Basketball Team recently had the opportunity to travel to Moncton, New Brunswick, to take part in the DNA Swag Men's Hoop Classic Tournament.
This was a great opportunity for the team to participate in a highly competitive tournament. The team worked hard...
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. ...
October 01, 2019
The new track and soccer field at Timmins High & Vocational School was officially unveiled today. The event was a celebration of this important renewal project.
The event was kicked off with a ribbon cutting and culminated with the first official soccer game on the field, featuring the TH&VS team versus O'Gorman...
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...
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 10, 2019
The OFSAA track and field Championships were held at Guelph University this past week, June 6th-8th. This event showcases the top track and field athletes from across the province. 14 students from Timmins High & Vocational School competed this year.
Last year’s OFSAA silver medalist in the Midget boys high jump, Corbin...
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...
May 01, 2019
Timmins High and Vocational School students are mentoring students from Pinecrest Public School. Students come together every few weeks to learn from each other, play games and participate in different activities. A great initiative that shows the culture of caring and learning in our schools.
This week, the students came together...
April 11, 2019
Pinecrest Public School and Timmins High and Vocational School are working together to begin a peer mentoring program. Child and Youth Workers Erica Hurteau-Ludgate and Shelley Robinson partnered with Brady Power and his travel and tourism class to bring the students together. The older students will be working with the younger students...
March 26, 2019
Please be reminded that all students writing the literacy test are to be in their respective classrooms by 8:45 a.m. on March 27. All Grade 9 students are required to attend and write a practice test.
March 19, 2019
On Thursday, April 18 the students and staff of TH&VS are going door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items for the Timmins Food Bank and First Baptist Church Food Bank. Students are to come to school for a delicious pancake breakfast cooked and served by the teachers. After homeroom, students will get...
March 05, 2019
From March 1st to 3rd, Timmins High and Vocational School team 4704 competed in the 2019 FIRST Robotics Canada competition Deep Space.
This event combines the excitement of sport with the rigours of science and technology. Students showcase their design and engineering skills and compete in Canada’s largest high school robotics competition....
March 01, 2019
Timmins High will be hosting OFSAA 'AA' Boys Basketball March 4-6. Come out and cheer the boys on! Go Blues!
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 15, 2019
TH&VS is hosting its Winter Carnival on Wed. Feb. 27th. Events include: both alpine and nordic skiing, snow boarding, snow shoeing, hockey, skating, scavenger hunt, games and more. Permission forms and payment are due to the homeroom teacher: Feb. 21st. Our goal is 100% student participation!
February 15, 2019
TH&VS is hosting their Gr. 8 Orientation - Wed. Feb. 20th - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. All grade 8 students from all schools and their parents are welcome! Meet the teachers, tour the school & enjoy the CANDY BAR! Wear comfy shoes to participate in a fun game in the gym!
January 16, 2019
The Timmins High Senior Boys Basketball team won the Consolation Championship at the 24 Team St. Benedict's Invitational in Cambridge this past weekend. Jack Hagerty and Ethan Miron were selected to the Tournament All Star Team. The team finished with a 4-1 record. Their only loss was by a single point. ...
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!
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...
December 20, 2018
Each year, Timmins High & Vocational School Staff donate funds to provide turkey dinners to families over the holidays. This year, the school partnered with Levis Foodland in Timmins to provide 18 full turkey dinners including dinner rolls and apple pies for Timmins High families. Huge thank you to Dan Levis...
December 07, 2018
Sonic Democracy is a musical band, made up of many talented young artists attending Timmins High & Vocational School. The band includes 30 members, with junior and senior members working together to develop their skills under the direction of Dr. Barry Promane. Members' different musical tastes fuse to create...
December 07, 2018
On December 6 th , 2018, Timmins High and Vocational School (TH&VS), in collaboration with the Ontario Secondary School Teacher's Federation (OSSTF), hosted a ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women today. This day, also known as White Ribbon Day, is observed...
December 06, 2018
TH&VS won "BEST ENTRANCE" at the annual United Way Challenge, Dec. 6, 2018. Congratulations BLUES!
November 19, 2018
Wednesday, November 14 th was Take Our Kids to Work Day. This career exploration activity provides an opportunity to Grade 9 students from across the country to spend a day in the workplace and begin conversations about career options and pathways. District School Board Ontario North Easts (DSB1) Student...
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...
November 09, 2018
On Nov. 8th - 37 presenters, representing 26 different careers donated their time to provide valuable insight into their careers, assisting students to make wise choices for their future.
October 27, 2018
TH&VS is hosting a:
Halloween Costume Contest
Haunted House $1
Pumpkin Carving Contest
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
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...
October 16, 2018
Timmins High and Vocational School is hosting the KNOW MORE Tour on October 19 th , 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The tour is a nation-wide campaign to educate young people on the serious and growing opioid crisis in Canada. Students will have the opportunity to engage with...
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...
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 02, 2018
in NAC 1OA made their very own Talking Stick with natural, and decorative
materials, learned about the smudging ceremony, and had it smudged to activate
a positive use for their speaking tool.
September 25, 2018
On Friday, September 21, TH&VS welcomed Bladder Cancer Survivor Ryan Lougheed with warm applause as he took the stage to discuss his battle with the disease. Students were entertained by Ryan's candid and optimistic approach to this very serious fight in which he is engaged. Ryan's message was to pay...
September 21, 2018
A HUGE thank-you to all of our students, staff and families for supporting the Terry Fox Foundation with their annual runs, walks and other fundraisers. Cancer can be beaten! Here are a few photos from the Timmins High walk on September 21st.
September 19, 2018
A bake sale is being held & students of TH&VS are walking to support cancer research.
September 05, 2018
Sept. 10 - 14th
Themed dress days!
Games at lunch - on a voluntary basis.
Treats! (Smile Cookies, pizza, candy)
Teams/Clubs Display - Sept. 13th
August 16, 2018
Grade 9 Students - 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Assembly & Homeroom, Timetables & Lockers
Pizza lunch provided. (Aug. 27th date cancelled due to ongoing construction).
1:00 p.m. - Grade 10, 11, 12
Assembly & Homeroom, Timetables & Lockers.
We look forward to seeing you!
June 27, 2018
A huge pat on the back to Barry Promane and his Music students at Timmins High. Sonic Democracy played to a crowd of thousands at the annual Stars and Thunder event in Timmins. The band opened for the Julian Taylor Band, Virginia to Vegas and Marianas Trench.
June 22, 2018
Students in the Grade 9/10 French Immersion Geography class at Timmins High, visited the Timmins Ecological Beekeeping Association recently, to plant wildflowers to help the bees with their jobs. A fire in TEBA's main work garage this past winter sadly destroyed all of their equipment. The class got together, painted a bee themed jar, and...
June 12, 2018
Congratulations to Corbin Deblois from Timmins High and Vocational School! Corbin placed second in the midget boys high jump during the OFSAA Track and Field Championships at Toronto's York University last week.
It was Timmins High's first medal at OFSAA in nearly 40 years! The last medal in track won by TH&VS...
June 11, 2018
Sonic Democracy performed their year-end shows on June 8th and 9th at Timmins High. They also released their second album, Crossroads and Dreamlands , which is NOW AVAILABLE on all digital platforms. Friday night will be our official album release concert, as our album will go live on all digital services that night! Band members performed a...
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.
**New this year - PAY ONLINE, FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME !**
Please see below for the brochure, as well...
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 08, 2018
Did you know that gardening is beneficial for mental health and well-being? Not only can regular gardening reduce mental health problems like depression and anxiety, but it can also reduce stress and combat high blood pressure. On May 8th, students and staff at Timmins High ad Vocational School partnered with the Porcupine...
May 04, 2018
The Jack Chapter at Timmins High and Vocational School is a youth led initiative that works to change how people think about mental health in their school communities. On May 3rd, the chapter prepared cookies to "take a bite out of stigma". The cookies were offered to parents and staff during parent-teacher interviews. Great job!
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...
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,...
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...
April 12, 2018
Members of the Timmins High & Vocational School Senior Blues basketball team were honoured by Timmins Mayor Steve Black and City Councillors at the April 10th meeting of Timmins City Council. The team captured the bronze medal at the 2018 OFSAA Boys ‘A’ Basketball Championships in Cornwall Congratulations boys! . Original article about their win...
April 11, 2018
On June 8th, 2018, Sonic Democracy will release Crossroads & Dreamlands, their second full-length studio album. The band, comprising 23 senior music students at Timmins High & Vocational School, under the creative direction of Barry Promane, is presently composing five songs that they will record at Coalition Music in Toronto in...
March 26, 2018
The Timmins High and Vocational School Robotics Team 4704 (Northern Lights Robotics) had a great showing at the Waterloo Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in late March. After 12 qualifying matches, the team was ranked 12 th out of 35 teams. The team was selected to be in an alliance with 2 other teams...
March 22, 2018
The students and staff of Timmins High and Vocational School will be doing their part to help the less fortunate in our community. After enjoying a pancake breakfast cooked and served by their teachers, students will board buses and go door-to-door in Timmins (the North end, Melrose and Mountjoy), collecting non-perishable food items for...
March 07, 2018
Members of the Timmins High Robotics team recently put their skills to the test at the FIRST Robotics Competition in Oshawa. After the first day of qualifiers, the team was ranked 3 rd out of 37 teams competing. The team was able to make it to the quarterfinals, but lost 2 out...
March 06, 2018
Timmins is indeed a City with a Heart of Gold! A car wash fundraiser put on by the students and staff of Timmins High and Vocational School on February 17th raised $12,000 for a Timmins student battling cancer. "Community support was overwhelming and many of us at the end of the day were brought...
March 06, 2018
Trappers Basketball is back! The Trappers Basketball League provides boys and girls in the Timmins area with an opportunity to play in a competitive basketball league with no travel and minimal expense. The league is open to both boys and girls and will operate in two separate divisions. All players will...