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Parents claim York Region school Internet filters ineffective; pornography accessible

TORONTO — A Markham couple said computers in York Region’s public school system aren’t adequately equipped to filter out pornography, putting children at risk.

Eva and John Himanen have three daughters at Little Rouge Public School in Markham, and Eva is even the vice chair of the school council. 479 more words


Mother of boy with autism fights school board for transportation service

TORONTO — The mother of a grade one student is considering filing a human rights complaint against her son’s school board, after the board refused to provide transportation for the boy to get to his after-school therapy. 459 more words


Teacher accused of Islamophobic tweets connected to post about imposing atheist beliefs on students

TORONTO — A high school teacher being investigated in connection with a Twitter account that discusses alleged Islamophobic beliefs is also being connected to a blog post that discusses imposing atheist beliefs on students. 791 more words


Richmond Hill high school teacher under investigation for alleged Islamophobic tweets

TORONTO – A Richmond Hill, Ont., teacher is being investigated for a series of alleged tweets with Islamophobic themes, the York Region District School Board confirmed. 418 more words


Sir John A. MacDonald & Black Walnut Public Schools

The projects for Sir John A. MacDonald and Black Walnut Public Schools in Markham, Ontario presented the challenge of customizing a prototype design developed by the York Region District School Board for its new elementary schools. 59 more words


The Best Moment of My Life

Have any of you heard of YRDSB Arts Camp? Not many have, but that place is magical. Basically, it’s an overnight camp in May that is run by my school board. 552 more words

Straight Talk

Head of History, Markville SS: Mark Melnyk

Mark Melnyk is the Head of History at Markville Secondary School in the York Region District School Board, and arguably one of the best history teachers in the Greater Toronto Area. 359 more words