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2021 District Highlights

Students and staff find time for festive fun in December

December 17, 2021
It’s been a busy December, but students and staff in the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District still managed to find some time for fun this holiday season. Yennadon Elementary got into the spirit with a gingerbread house contest. Staff divided into groups to create the delicious structures... read more

SD42 students give generously this holiday season

December 16, 2021
Toy drives, food hampers, and fundraising initiatives were held across the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District this holiday season as students and families gave generously to those in need. At Harry Hooge Elementary, more than $800 has been collected so far for the annual Coins for Kids... read more

Hammond students go on journey with The Bubble

December 13, 2021
Hammond Elementary students were taken on a journey around the globe when local author Joseph Patenaude came for a visit last month. The award-winning writer read his new book, The Bubble, during a presentation in the school library, telling the story of a bubble’s adventures as it discovers the... read more

Desiree Bartels: ‘I can’t say enough good things’ about the SD42 Continuing Education program

December 6, 2021
After years of working various odd jobs in retail and the restaurant business, Desiree Bartels wanted to make a change. There was just one problem: She never finished Grade 12 and many of the career programs she was looking at required a high school diploma. “I knew I had... read more

#FridayReads: Red and Lulu gives readers a bird’s-eye view

December 3, 2021
Yennadon Elementary teacher-librarian Candace Kibbins recommends Red and Lulu by Matt Tavares. This story of two bonded cardinals that get separated, and the frantic search for Lulu by Red, culminates in the magic of the Rockefeller Christmas tree. I love everything about this book! I love the bird’s eye... read more
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