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Posted On Monday, January 17, 2022

Durham Student Transportation Services have cancelled buses in all zones today, Monday, January 17, 2022 due to inclement weather .  
In-person Secondary schools will be transitioning to online learning for the day.
All in-person Elementary schools will be CLOSED.
DDSB@Home Elementary and DDSB@Home Secondary are open for virtual learning. 

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Posted On Friday, January 14, 2022

With the full return of all bus routes, Durham Student Transportation Services (DSTS) may encounter higher than normal absent rates for school bus drivers due to the COVID variant.
Parents, students, and school communities need to be aware that it may be necessary to cancel bus runs on a temporary basis if we experience high rates of driver absences.
The cancellation of school bus routes is a last resort for DSTS. It is important that parents, guardians, and students are...

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Posted On Friday, January 14, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians,
As a follow-up to the message shared on Wednesday evening, we are writing to share reminders and further updates that will support the return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17. Before coming back to school, please make use of the rapid antigen screening tests that were provided prior to the winter break if you have any left. If your child tests positive, please keep them at home and follow the instructions in the self-screening tool.
You...

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Posted On Friday, January 14, 2022

Do a self-assessment first.
Parents/guardians must check their child(ren) for symptoms of COVID-19 every morning using the Government of Ontario’s easy to use COVID-19 school screening tool at:  https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/context
Read more on  Staying Safe and Healthy  on our website.

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Posted On Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Earlier today, the Ministry of Education officially announced that all schools in Ontario will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17 and all in-person schools will resume a full-day schedule. We understand that this change may be stressful for some families, and we acknowledge the uncertainty that some of you may be feeling during this period of continued change.
We know how important your child’s educators and school administration...

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