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2022 District Highlights

#FridayReads: Follow monsters and magic in Shadow of the Lion

June 3, 2022
Garibaldi Secondary teacher-librarian Keith Thomson recommends The Shadow of the Lion by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer. The most difficult thing about #FridayReads is which author and which book to choose. There are so many good ones amongst the thousands on offer in the library! It is... read more

Culinary students shine at SD42 Chowder Competition

June 2, 2022
Cooking contestants from across the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District sliced, diced, and stirred their way through the annual SD42 Chowder Competition. Equipped with sharpened chef’s knives and finely-honed recipes, more than a dozen teams competed for the admiration of their culinary colleagues and the coveted Chef... read more

Garibaldi Secondary now fully accredited International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program school

May 30, 2022
Garibaldi Secondary is now fully certified to offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), an innovative curriculum that gives students the chance to think critically and direct their own learning. The designation follows a five-year accreditation process and makes Garibaldi one of only three schools in the province... read more

Little Einsteins take top prize at Reading Link Challenge

May 25, 2022
A group of Albion Elementary students are Reading Link Challenge grand champions after besting students from across the Lower Mainland in the trivia-style contest this month. Called the Little Einsteins, the team took home medals and a trophy after an intense tie-breaking final match, capping a months-long journey that... read more

Two SD42 hairstylists heading to national skills championship

May 17, 2022
Two students in the Samuel Robertson Technical hairstylist program are heading to the national hairstylist skills championship after taking home medals at the provincial competition earlier this month. Kyra Mohammad won gold and Brooke Martin took silver in their event and will now go up against some of the best secondary... read more
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