Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2019

We Walk the Path Together Indigenous Education Newsletter and path in the forest with broken treeDear Parents and Guardians,
We are excited to launch our Indigenous Education newsletter; We Walk the Path Together . The quarterly newsletter provides information, news and events regarding Indigenous Education at the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB).
This issue features information on how to self-identify your child’s Indigenous ancestry and upcoming Indigenous Education community events. We encourage you to take some time to participate in local...


Posted Friday, June 28, 2019

Female student holding a magnify glass up to her eyeResearch notes that “on average, students could lose approximately 1-3 months worth of learning during the summer months." The loss of learning, can be upsetting for children who have worked hard during the school year or impact one's self confidence if a gap in learning already exists.
You can prevent the "summer brain drain" by actively taking advantage of everyday interactions and "teachable moments" to make learning fun. Visit our webpage at


Posted Thursday, June 27, 2019

Male and female students outside on the baseball diamondEnjoying the last days of June at Good Shepherd Catholic School. The weather is wonderful to enjoy a game of soccer.  As we say goodbye to the Year of Joy we look forward to the Year of Hope!  Wishing everyone summer blessings.


Posted Friday, June 21, 2019

Female adult playing a hand drum and singing to Kindergarten studentsThis week, Good Shepherd Catholic School honoured National Indigenous People’s Day by welcoming Karli Robertson, an Indigenous Consultant. Karli shared her culture through music and stories with the students.


Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Durham Catholic Parents and Guardians, 
The latest issue of the Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee's (DCPIC) newsletter is now available. This issue offers tips on summer learning, links to the Math@Home games which you can download and enjoy at home and a link to the Math Café for Parents video series. There is also a link to highlights from the board’s 50 th Anniversary Picnic.
Wishing everyone a safe and restful summer. 


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