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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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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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W.E. Students Participate in Robotics Challenge

October 22, 2018
Science North came to W.E. Miller Public School last week. Students had the opportunity to participate in robotics challenges.  The students demonstrated amazing teamwork through this activity.  Thank you to Science North for bringing this amazing experience to our students!







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W. Earl Miller Students Participate in Science Olympics Competition

October 22, 2018
​Students from W. Earl Miller participated in the twenty-fifth Regional Science Olympics Competition on October 19th.   Thank you to Science Timmins for organizing and Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines for sponsoring such a  great event!  This event promoted invaluable skills for students like higher level of thinking and problem solving.  Congratulations to all participants! 
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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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W. Earl Miller Receives Book Box

October 17, 2018

Many thanks to Ted O'Connor, Mary Gardner  and the Porcupine Art Club for providing our students, family and community with another awesome Book Box.  Students from Miller school and the community will be able to drop off and take books to read.  The box will be located in the school...
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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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WE Miller Run

September 21, 2018
​Students at many of our schools have been participating in track and field events during the month of September. ​W. Earle Miller Public School students and staff gathered at Hersey Lake for their annual run on September 20th.  Fun was had by all!





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Miller's Tower Garden

September 14, 2018
​Students in Grade 4 at W. Earle Miller Public School have been busy preparing plants to plant in their tower garden. On September 13th, lettuce and basil were transferred from the grow light to the tower garden. Students are looking forward to having a healthy salad in about 2 weeks. Watch...
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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.
**New this year -  PAY ONLINE, FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME !**
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. 
The...
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Just Say No

May 08, 2018
​Students from both Pinecrest and W. Earle Miller Public Schools held their Grade 6 D.A.R.E. graduation during Education Week. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a police-officer led series of classroom lessons that teaches how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.





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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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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,...
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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...