District Highlights

District Highlights

Eric Langton students participate in Traditional Aboriginal Games Day

June 11, 2018 11:06 AM
Students at Eric Langton Elementary learned more about Aboriginal culture by participating in a series of fun, interactive activities during the school’s inaugural Traditional Aboriginal Games Day last month.   Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District Aboriginal Education Leadership students hosted the event, which included traditional games such... read more

SD42 students win gold, silver at Skills Canada nationals

June 18, 2018 10:52 AM
Pictured above: Gold medallist Carmen-rosa Bilodeau and Mike Steele, instructor of SRT’s Culinary Program.   Two Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District students delivered medal-winning performances at the Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton earlier this month. Samuel Robertson Technical student Carmen-rosa Bilodeau won gold in the cooking/cuisine category after... read more

SRT top chef prepping for nationals

May 31, 2018 11:54 AM
  Samuel Robertson Technical student Carmen-rosa Bilodeau is busy sharpening her culinary repertoire for the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Edmonton from June 4-5. With the clock ticking and judges scrutinizing every ingredient and cooking technique, the young chef will be required to prepare, among other things, a... read more

Energy Challenge empowers students to make sustainable choices

May 31, 2018 11:37 AM
Pictured above: Superintendent Sylvia Russell presents the 2018 Energy Challenge trophy to the Kanaka Creek Green Team. For the third year in a row, students and staff across the school district turned down the lights and turned up their energy-saving efforts while participating in the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows... read more

GSS Interdisciplinary Arts Academy holding auditions

May 28, 2018 9:35 AM
The Garibaldi Interdisciplinary Arts Academy is holding cast and crew auditions for its upcoming production of Aladdin. Auditions are open to all Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 students who have an interest in theatre production. “We are looking for actors, dancers and singers. And because... read more

Fine arts take centre stage at Golden Ears Elementary

May 17, 2018 9:23 AM
When Golden Ears Elementary puts on a musical production, every student in the school becomes part of the cast and crew. For the recent intermediate (Grades 4-7) production of Pirates the Musical!, that meant nearly 250 students participating in every aspect of the show – from acting, singing and... read more

May Music Madness at Garibaldi Secondary

May 4, 2018 8:56 AM
Garibaldi Secondary Music presents its May Music Madness concert series on Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8. “We’re wrapping up Garibaldi Secondary’s spring concert series with a showcase of jazz and concert bands – all 6 of them! – on Monday evening in the gym, and choirs and... read more

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows students win medals at Skills BC provincials

April 26, 2018 12:10 PM
Pictured above: Culinary student Carmen Rosa Bilodeau. “Carmen made us very proud and represented our school with the highest level of professionalism and poise,” said chef Mike Steele, culinary instructor at SRT. Six Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District students earned podium spots at the Skills BC provincial competition in... read more

SD42 Inquiry Program helps students hone their critical-thinking skills  

May 1, 2018 11:52 AM
Pictured above: Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District students shared their projects at the SD42 Inquiry Fair on April 20.  Can eating bugs save the world? Do energy bars work? Why should Pluto be a planet? Those are just some of the questions that Grade 6 and 7... read more

THSS Sightlines Theatre presents The Diary of Anne Frank

April 17, 2018 4:05 PM
Thomas Haney Secondary’s Sightlines Theatre is preparing to present the award-winning play The Diary of Anne Frank, dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. “At 13, Anne Frank went into hiding in a tiny annex above her father’s Amsterdam shop; two years later, she died in the Nazi concentration... read more
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