District Highlights

District Highlights

#FridayReads: Celebrate cultural diversity with The Lost Dumpling

May 17, 2024 2:03 PM
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 3:48 PM
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 3:26 PM
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 1:29 PM
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 11:12 AM
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

Albion Elementary students celebrate Earth Day with community cleanup

April 23, 2024 3:55 PM
Albion Elementary students rolled up their sleeves and got to work on Earth Day to do their part in creating a cleaner, greener environment. Armed with garbage bags and pickers,  read more

Students show off woodworking, auto service skills in regional competition

April 11, 2024 4:41 PM
Secondary students from across the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District participated in the Skills Canada BC regional competition held at Westview Secondary this year. “This is my favourite  read more

#FridayReads: Stroll through the Butterfly Park this Earth Day

April 19, 2024 11:08 AM
Alexander Robinson teacher-librarian Anita Neufeld recommends Butterfly Park by Elly MacKay for Earth Day. As a gardener, I am passionate about pollinators! Often overlooked, these small creatures are vital to  read more

Peek behind the curtain at Garibaldi Secondary’s Arts Night

April 17, 2024 3:31 PM
Garibaldi Secondary is holding its second annual Arts Night this month featuring student work from its culinary, visual arts, music, film, dance and theatre departments. “We have such an abundance  read more

#FridayReads: Let’s Celebrate Vaisakhi in an adventure with Maya and Neel

April 12, 2024 3:26 PM
English Language Learners (ELL) teacher Harjit Chauhan recommends Maya & Neel’s India Adventure Series, Book 7: Let’s Celebrate Vaisakhi! Punjab’s Spring Harvest Festival by Ajanta Chakraborty and Vivek Kumar. Let’s  read more
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