#FridayReads: Celebrate cultural diversity with The Lost Dumpling

2024 District Highlights

#FridayReads: Celebrate cultural diversity with The Lost Dumpling

May 17, 2024
Highland Park Elementary English Language Learners (ELL) teacher Leah Kitamura and Grade 5 international student Addison Ha recommend The Lost Dumpling and Be You, Mandu! by Kirstin Hepburn. May is Asian  read more

Garibaldi Secondary students selected for national youth wind orchestra

May 16, 2024
Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District students Ethan Knowles and Alex Gibson are striking a chord on the national stage. The two Garibaldi Secondary students have been selected for  read more

Coming back to school 23 years later ‘changed the direction of my life’: Continuing Ed Valedictorian

May 13, 2024
Channi Gonzales stood at the front of the stage, facing her classmates, teachers, family, and friends. “I would like to start off by congratulating the graduates on completing this chapter  read more

#FridayReads: Books to support learning about Red Dress Day

May 3, 2024
SD42 Aboriginal support worker Melinda Mouland and c̓əsqənelə Elementary teacher-librarian Janet Smith recommend A Day with Yayah by Nicola I. Campbell (K-5), Missing Nimama by Melanie Florence (Gr. 5+) and  read more

#FridayReads: Discover novels in verse with Clap When You Land

April 26, 2024
Samuel Robertson Technical teacher-librarian Adria Schafer recommends Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo for National Poetry Month. In honour of April being Poetry Month, I picked a novel written  read more
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