WSS music students hitting a virtual high note

2020 District Highlights

SD42 Ab Ed students get together for bannock-making session on Zoom  

April 30, 2020
Pictured above: Natalie Robertson and son Jet helped host the bannock-making gathering on Zoom.   It had become a popular weekly tradition. Natalie Robertson, an Aboriginal Support Worker, would make traditional bannock bread with students in the Aboriginal Education room at Thomas Haney Secondary. “It brings a lot of... read more

Online Mystery Reader activity has students excited about collecting clues and reading

April 27, 2020
Week 2 Mystery Reader: Grade 6/7 teacher Tyler Miller and his daughter read Thelma the Unicorn for an online audience of Yennadon students.   Students at Yennadon Elementary can’t wait for the next online clue. The Maple Ridge school has introduced a new school-wide online activity to keep students excited... read more

How teachers at Webster’s Corners are reconnecting with students

April 13, 2020
After spending his days working alone inside an empty school, Webster’s Corners principal Ramin Mehrassa was excited to finally see some of his students again during a video conference. “It was a class of Grade 4 students. Webster’s is a small school, so you get to know all of the students,... read more

Yennadon’s inaugural book swap helps foster a love of reading

March 4, 2020
Students at Yennadon Elementary had more than 1,500 titles to choose from at the school’s inaugural book swap on February 12. “We came up with the idea for a book swap because it’s tied to our school growth plan of increasing student reading engagement,” explained Caroline Williams, a Grade... read more

Fairview brings together school communities with Kindness Parade 

February 26, 2020
Students, staff and parents from Fairview Elementary participated in a pink-themed parade on Wednesday to celebrate Pink Shirt Day and deliver a message of kindness in the community.  Students from kindergarten to Grade 7, who were joined by pink shirt-clad members of the Ridge Meadows RCMP, carried colourful hand-made... read more
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