District Highlights

District Highlights

SD42 students share their stories, experiences and ideas at Student Voice forum

February 14, 2018 5:59 AM
Student voices filled the large room. More than 160 students representing every secondary and alternate school from the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District attended the SD42 Student Voice forum at Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club on Jan. 31. The students, from grades 10-12, shared their stories,... read more

Sharing cultures: international students and host families learn from each other

February 6, 2018 9:29 AM
Pictured above: international student German Eduardo.  When hosting an international student, the culture exchange goes both ways. Just ask the McGuinness family. They’ve been hosting students from the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) International Education program since 2010. “We really enjoy the experience,” said Tracy McGuinness. While... read more

2017 Leaders of Tomorrow: Nevaeh Rikley – Glenwood

December 26, 2017 9:00 AM
Nevaeh is a remarkable leader in and out of the classroom. She can always be relied upon and goes above and beyond, regardless of the task or situation. She volunteers her time for the lunch program every day and also does active kids every Thursday. Nevaeh is kind and... read more

New curriculum at work in Gr. 8/9 math project at WSS

December 20, 2017 11:10 AM
BC’s redesigned curriculum gives teachers the flexibility to create engaging and practical learning activities for students. Grade 8/9 students at Westview Secondary, for instance, are learning about math while designing, building and selling houses. Teacher Kate Easby came up with the cross-curricular learning activity that will culminate with the creation... read more

2017 Leaders of Tomorrow: Mackenzie Brown – Glenwood

December 19, 2017 12:06 AM
A Grade 6 student during the 2016/17 school year, Mackenzie is an active leader both inside and outside of our school community. At school, she helps with morning announcements, kindergarten lunch monitoring, office monitoring, and is part of DSAC. Mackenzie has also helped fundraise with the Halloween for Hunger Food Drive,... read more

Albion’s young entrepreneurs host holiday fair

December 15, 2017 8:59 AM
Albion Elementary’s young entrepreneurs unveiled their latest product inventions on Thursday. The sixth annual Young Entrepreneur Fair took place inside the school’s gymnasium and gave staff, family and community members the opportunity to shop local this holiday season. The creative student-made products included everything from Emoji pillows and duct tape... read more

Alexander Robinson students deliver a message of joy and peace

December 15, 2017 3:12 PM
Nearly 600 elementary students and staff at Alexander Robinson Elementary got together on Dec. 13 to wish their community joy and peace for the holidays. They did so by joining together into a gigantic peace symbol formation on the school’s outdoor field. “We wanted to show our appreciation for... read more

2017 Leaders of Tomorrow: Angelica Amado – Glenwood

December 12, 2017 9:03 AM
During the 2016/17 school year, Angelica was new to our school, but fit in very well by involving herself in many areas of the school community. She has volunteered as an office monitor and is quick to offer her help when needed. She eagerly is involved in our school... read more

Author Norma Charles inspires young readers at BookFest 2017  

December 4, 2017 9:41 AM
After discussing her book Last Chance Island with a group of Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District elementary students, author Norma Charles answered several questions about her craft. For aspiring writers – young or old – Charles had this advice: Read Read every day Read the kind of... read more

Katzie First Nation artist dreams big with inspirational new artwork at PMSS

November 29, 2017 8:52 AM
Katzie First Nation artist Trenton Pierre’s new artwork inside Pitt Meadows Secondary School is inspired by dreams. Really big dreams. “I’m a firm believer in energy and coming up with this piece I was just sitting in the hallway corridor and... read more
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