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Posted On Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Pride flag on display in front lobby of school Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic Secondary School has been blessed to witness the raising of the Rainbow Flag at their school, something that COVID prevented last year. All the members of the QSA, also called the Alphabet Rainbow Club, were able to do this together.    Pereyma had a week dedicated to school-wide queer positive music before the mornings' final bell, a week dedicated to reading the profiles of notable 2SLGBTQ+ personalities during morning announcements......
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Posted On Friday, June 17, 2022

The following information is being shared on behalf of the Durham Region Health Department for parents and guardians of Grade 7 to 12 students.
The Health Department community immunization clinics will continue to offer an opportunity for eligible students to get caught up on missed school-based vaccines including:
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster), typically given at age 14 – 16 years
Meningitis, Hepatitis B or Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines,...

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Posted On Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Male adult smilingThe Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kayode Akomolafe to the position of Human Rights and Equity Advisor starting June 6, 2022. 
Kayode Akomolafe is a lawyer and joins DCDSB from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, where he has been an Investigator for Systemic Advocacy since 2019. Prior to immigrating to Canada, Mr. Akomolafe practiced law in Nigeria and was Principal Counsel at the Law Firm of Olukayode Akomolafe....

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Posted On Friday, June 03, 2022

Room with Pride flags on each table set up for a 2SLGBTQ+ Student Summit As Catholics, we are called to love one another. We believe every human being is created in the image and likeness of God and should always be treated with dignity, compassion and respect. During the month of June, we support and acknowledge our 2SLGBTQ+ students, family members, staff and community members in particular. We are committed to ensuring that our Catholic schools are safe places for people to learn and work.   On Tuesday, May 31, 2022 we were...
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Posted On Friday, June 03, 2022

Dear Parents and Guardians, 
Our June 2022 DCDSB News is now available! Please click here to view the newsletter .
This issue of the newsletter offers families an overview of current news, upcoming events, and information on what's happening across the Durham Catholic District School Board.
Highlights include:
DCDSB Updates : 2022-2023 School Year Calendars; Register for Kindergarten; and Lyme Disease Information from Durham Region Health...

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