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585 new student spaces to target enrolment pressure in Maple Ridge

February 24, 2017
The Province and the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District are tackling increasing student enrolment and community growth with a brand new $24.4-million South Albion Elementary school. Education Minister Mike Bernier made the announcement today at the Maple Ridge Board of Education office. He was joined by Marc Dalton, MLA... read more

New BC Early Years Centre opens in Maple Ridge

November 25, 2016
Parents of young children in Maple Ridge will be able to access a range of early learning, health and family services in one convenient location now that a new BC Early Years Centre has opened at Blue Mountain Elementary to serve families with children aged 0-6. “As host agency,... read more

Board reduces student transportation fees, reinstates courtesy rider policy

August 4, 2016
At a special meeting on Thursday, August 4, 2016, the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education reviewed the status of the regular student transportation pilot and approved changes to the 2016-17 transportation fees and eligibility requirements. The revisions were based on the evaluation of the regular student... read more

Board of education directs funding to schools and regular student transportation

June 16, 2016
At its regular public meeting last night, June 15, 2016, the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education approved a number of one-time budget changes to the 2016/17 Preliminary Budget. These budget changes were necessitated by last month’s unexpected redirection by the Ministry of Education of $25 million... read more

School board welcomes return of administrative savings

June 1, 2016
The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education welcomes yesterday’s provincial funding announcement that $25 million in administrative savings is being redirected to services for students for the 2016/17 school year. We would like to acknowledge the importance of the advocacy work undertaken both by our parent community,... read more
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