19438 – 116B Avenue
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 1G1
Pitt Meadows Secondary School (school capacity – 1,100)
Pitt Meadows Secondary School is a dual-track English and French Immersion school of just under 1,000 students that offers a variety of regular, honours and enrichment courses, including gifted programming. Students can choose from several university prep and vocational programs that follow a linear September-June schedule. Also featured is a daily one-hour FLEX block that allows students to choose their learning activity and location, thus promoting independence, ownership and personalization.
PMSS features programs in visual, theatre and musical arts. Visual arts students produce top-quality 2D and 3D pieces of work that are regularly displayed throughout the community of Pitt Meadows. The music program features both beginner and advanced concert band and guitar classes while PMSS also offers drama/theatre classes at all grade levels.
A full range of applied skills elective options include: automotive, textiles, woodwork, metal tech, welding, cooking, power mechanics, robotics, maker space programs, desktop publishing, digital media, photography, computer technology and others.
PMSS is known for its far-reaching and successful athletics program. Sports offered include basketball (boys and girls), volleyball (girls), ball hockey, football (provincial champions in 2016), soccer (boys and girls), lacrosse (boys), cross- country (boys and girls), track and field (boys and girls) and golf (boys and girls). A number of recreational clubs also are offered such as ski and snowboarding, outdoors club, yoga, fitness and conditioning and weightlifting.
Student Support Services
PMSS offers support for students with a variety of learning needs. Support is available through support teachers, an aboriginal support teacher, special education assistants, and/or a youth worker.
PMSS is home to the Pacific Room Hockey Academy, a program popular with both local and international students. The Grade 8 ‘transition’ program provides a ‘podded’ approach to learning and thus eases the transition from elementary to secondary school. Also included in our Grade 8 and 9 years is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)/Laptop program that promotes computer enhanced academic instruction and learning. PMSS also features Leadership and Social Justice programs that involve many students becoming active in the surrounding community.
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Visit the Pitt Meadows Secondary website at http://schools.sd42.ca/pmss.