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Katzie First Nation and SD42 deliver summer learning with traditional language

August 26, 2019 10:14 AM
It is a warm, overcast July morning and Katzie language instructor Leah Meunier is leading a scavenger hunt with a group of enthusiastic children along a riverside trail in Pitt Meadows. The elementary-aged students from the Katzie First Nation hold laminated flash cards with pictures and hən̓q̓əmín̓əm̓ names for... read more

What is Orange Shirt Day?

September 28, 2022 9:45 AM
Orange Shirt Day is an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day intended to raise awareness of the individual, family, and community inter-generational impacts of residential schools. On September 30 and throughout Truth and Reconciliation Week (Sept. 26-30), Canadians wear orange to symbolize the stripping away of culture, freedom, and self-esteem experienced... read more

Ridge Meadows Youth Impact Summit 2019

July 4, 2019 9:57 AM
Ready to make a positive difference in your community and the world? If you are a grade 9-12 student in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, you can apply for the Ridge Meadows Youth Impact Summit (RMYIS), which takes place from October 4-6, 2019. At the all-expenses-paid weekend retreat, students... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Ryleigh Meredith, Albion

September 17, 2019 9:00 AM
When the Albion Elementary community thinks of leaders in our school, the name Ryleigh Meredith always comes to mind. As a member of the school leadership committee, she has played an integral role in organizing and running events to raise awareness for causes such as the SPCA and Children’s... read more

SD42 wins award for excellence in budget presentation for second straight year

September 18, 2019 4:45 PM
For the second consecutive year, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 has earned the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation (2019/20). MBA awards are presented annually by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) to promote and recognize best budget presentation practices... read more

PMSS teacher awarded international fellowship travels to Japan to study

August 1, 2019 2:59 PM
The next time social studies teacher Tim Dilley discusses Japan with his students, he will be able to offer some first-hand insight. Dilley, who teaches at Pitt Meadows Secondary, was recently awarded the 2019 Keizai Koho Center Teacher Fellowship and had the opportunity to travel and study in Japan... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Maialee Decker, Alouette Elementary

September 24, 2019 9:00 AM
Maialee Decker has been a student at Alouette Elementary for the past year and a half and has made a strong impression on the students and staff at the school.  Her kind nature and mature attitude are natural components of her leadership skills, but it is her passion about... read more

Community Inclusion BBQ at Greg Moore Youth Centre on Oct. 9

September 17, 2019 9:37 AM
The Life After School Transition Committee is hosting its annual Community Inclusion BBQ at the Greg Moore Youth Centre on Oct. 9, from 11:30 am to 2 pm.  The event celebrates inclusivity and diverse abilities and contributions of all members of the community. Enjoy free hotdogs, pop, chips, cookies,... read more

Welcome to c̓əsqənelə elementary: Students arrive for the first day at new school

September 25, 2019 4:52 PM
The motto of c̓əsqənelə elementary is “Walk Together as One, Learn Together as One.” So, for the opening day at the brand-new Albion-area school, that’s exactly what they did. On Wednesday morning, more than 400 students and their parents and guardians gathered at Albion Sports Complex so they could... read more

THSS grad returning to Microsoft Office World Championship

July 17, 2019 11:53 AM
For the third straight year, former Thomas Haney Secondary student Karrah Parke will be testing her skills against the best from around the globe at Certiport’s 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship. Parke, who now attends Kwantlen University, earned a spot at the 2019 world championship by finishing first... read more
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