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Minister Fleming’s Update on Changes to New Curriculum Implementation Schedule, Grades 10-12

November 3, 2017 3:04 PM

See letter from Minister of Education Rob Fleming on changes to the new curriculum implementation schedule for grades 10-12. This letter includes information about the nature of the changes as well as associated timelines:

Changes to New Curriculum Implementation Schedule, Minister of Education.pdf

 

Draft policies ready for public review

October 19, 2017 10:23 AM

At the October 18, 2017 public board meeting the following draft policies were received by the Board for information and continuation with the consultation process:

Draft Policy 10200: Communications
Draft Policy 10310: Volunteers

Review these policies at http://www.sd42.ca/board-of-education/policies-procedures-public

To provide feedback on these policies, email Karen Yoxall at karen_yoxall@sd42.ca.

Children will soon be safer in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district

October 11, 2017 3:31 PM

 

By the end of next year, every student in Maple Ridge will be going to a seismically safe school, Premier John Horgan announced today.

“Finishing upgrades at Fairview Elementary and Westview Secondary will mean every single child in Maple Ridge is learning in a seismically safe school,” said Premier Horgan.

“We know there is more to be done in other communities. That is why we are working to fast-track seismic upgrades and school capital projects throughout the province.”

Fairview Elementary school and Westview Secondary school are the last two high-risk schools in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district.

Premier Horgan made the announcement at Fairview Elementary school today alongside Minister of Education Rob Fleming.

Read the full news release

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Board of Education meeting time change (June 21)

June 2, 2017 2:38 PM

In order to ensure trustees and staff are able to attend upcoming graduation ceremonies, the start of the June 21, 2017 public board meeting has been moved from 6 pm to 1 pm.

The board meeting will take place in the District Education Office at 22225 Brown Avenue, Maple Ridge.

 

 

Grade 7 Elementary Summer Learning 2017 programs cancelled

June 1, 2017 12:48 PM

Due to low enrolment numbers, School District No. 42’s Grade 7 Elementary Summer Learning 2017 programs have been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. All other SD42 Summer Learning programs for elementary and secondary students are running as scheduled. To learn more, click here

 

Retirement Tea

May 24, 2017 12:26 PM

On Tuesday, June 20, the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District will be honouring retiring staff during a special ceremony at Garibaldi Secondary starting at 3:30 p.m.

For more information about the Retirement Tea, please click here

 

 

Survey: Name for new elementary school

May 18, 2017 4:45 PM

On February 24, 2017, the Ministry of Education announced funding for a new elementary school in the Albion area of Maple Ridge. The school is scheduled to open September 2019.

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education would like your input on a potential name for this new school. You can give us your feedback through this quick online survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6995T7D.

The survey CLOSES at 4 pm on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Thank you for your participation,

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education

Testing of water quality at all school facilities

May 15, 2017 11:24 AM

Like other school districts across the province, starting September 2016 the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District worked with the local health authority to conduct district-wide testing of water quality at all school facilities. The tests, which were processed and evaluated by an independent lab, were designed to detect potentially elevated levels of lead at these water sources. (more…)

Local MLA candidates answer education questions

May 1, 2017 3:59 PM

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education recently asked local MLA candidates a series of education-related questions in advance of the May 9, 2017, provincial election. Seven of the nine candidates in the ridings of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows responded to the questions by our deadline. Click here to read their responses.

Day of Mourning: SD42 honours those who have lost their lives due to work-related incidents

April 28, 2017 9:03 AM

In Canada, the national Day of Mourning is observed on April 28 each year to remember workers who have been killed, injured or suffered occupational disease on the job. 

Last year in British Columbia 144 workers lost their lives to workplace injury or disease.  

Please join us in paying tribute to fallen workers and raising awareness about creating healthy and safe workplaces.

For more information about the Day of Mourning in B.C., visit: http://www.dayofmourning.bc.ca/

 

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