Council News

December School Council meeting – new date: Wed Dec 9

The next D. A. Morrison School Council meeting was originally planned for this Thursday (Dec 3), but that date conflicts with the Danforth Tech information night.

In order to avoid that conflict, the Council meeting will instead be held on Wednesday December 9th at 6:30pm. Please watch your email for a link to join the meeting. All DA families are welcome to attend and we hope that you can join us.



Community Discussion – Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Our Classrooms

Organized by the Danforth East Community Association (DECA), DECA Discussions is a monthly series of online discussions meant to highlight and inform our community about racism and how it can be addressed. This month’s topic will be “Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Our Classrooms”.

Moderator Lanrick Bennet Jr will be joined by the QuarantineEd team of Matthew Morris and Jay Williams, two TDSB teachers who pivoted their “Quarantine Ed” initiative to focus on anti-black racism.

This session will be held online (accessible through Zoom and Facebook Live) on Monday August 31 at 7pm.

Anyone interested in joining this discussion can visit  (no advance signup necessary) or email

This session will be recorded and available on the DECA website for those who cannot attend in person.

DECA Discussions - Confronting Anti Black Racism in our Classrooms


Details on the start of the 2020-2021 school year

As the start of the school year rapidly approaches, many families still have questions regarding how school will operate in the coming year and what options are open to students.

After a great deal of effort and discussion, the TDSB has confirmed the current plan for reopening schools. Please refer to the August 21 update from Interim Director of Education, Carlene Jackson and Chair Alexander Brown for details.


A few key dates from this update:

  • first day of school: Tuesday September 15.
  • Registration dates for In-School or Virtual Learning:
    • Wednesday, August 26: Email sent to all parents/guardians and registration open
    • Saturday, August 29: Registration closes


The D. A. Morrison School Council has offered our support to the school administration and will be sure to communicate any additional information or announcements here as they become available.

Council News

Winter Concert and Bake Sale

Winter Concert Bake Sale - Wed Dec 18 7-8pmThe D. A. Morrison School Council will be holding a fundraising bake sale at the Winter Concert this week on Wednesday December 18 from 7:00-8:00pm. Please stop by for a delicious treat before or after the performance.

In addition to the usual collection of baked goods, we will be hosting a raffle to win 2 tickets to the Friday Dec 20 Raptors game which have been generously donated.

All funds raised will go towards school equipment and events for students.

If you are able to donate some baked goods for this sale, please drop them off at the school office on Tuesday or Wednesday.



Potluck reminder

Reminder that our annual school potluck is tomorrow night – Wednesday November 6 from 6-8pm in the school cafeteria.  Along with good food and games to play, it is a great way to meet other D. A. Morrison families.

In an effort to reduce waste, we’d ask all families to to bring their own plates and cutlery if possible. We will have some extras on hand if needed.

We hope to see you there!


School Potluck – Wednesday Nov 6

Potluck Dinner - Nov 6 from 6-8pmAll D. A. Morrsion families are welcomed to join us for our annual potluck supper on Wednesday November 6 from 6-8pm in the school cafeteria. Bring a dish for all to share and enjoy a great meal with the D. A. community.

In addition to the meal, we will also have board games and music, so it’s a fun night out and a great way to meet other families.

Hope to see you all there!