Press Releases

Trustees share your frustration

May 1, 2014
Although preparing a balanced budget is always a challenging task, this year’s budget process has been especially difficult. As a board, we share in the frustration of our employees who worry about the effects of the unrelenting budget cuts necessitated by provincial funding pressures. We will soon be discussing... read more

Parent letter: teacher job action

April 22, 2014
As you are probably aware, the BC Teachers’ Federation served 72-hour strike notice on Thursday, April 17, and will commence Stage 1 strike action in all BC public schools on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The main issues in this contract negotiation will be settled at the provincial level between... read more

School trustees alert community to budget pressures

April 1, 2014
As the local Board of Education begins to prepare its 2014/15 budget, trustees express frustration at having to consider significant cuts of over $5 million for the second year in a row. Their collective concern is that all of the cuts made now will have an impact on students... read more

District appoints acting superintendent as search for new superintendent begins

January 22, 2014
The Ridge Meadows School District will see a reorganization of senior staff by the end of this month as Superintendent Jan Unwin leaves the district. Unwin announced her intention to step down in late October, though at the time no further details about the date of her departure or... read more
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