District Highlights

District Highlights

#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

#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

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: Celebrate Ramadan with Night of the Moon

March 22, 2024 3:10 PM
Glenwood Elementary student Alishba Zeeshan recommends Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story by Hena Khan for Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. This  read more

What is Nowruz? SD42 students explain how they celebrate in new video

March 13, 2024 10:01 AM
Students from three Maple Ridge elementary schools are sharing how they celebrate Nowruz in a new informative video. Fifteen students from Albion Elementary, Fairview Elementary and Harry Hooge Elementary participated,  read more

Maple Ridge Elementary class donates hundreds of socks to homeless

March 14, 2024 2:48 PM
A Grade 4/5 class at Maple Ridge Elementary (MRE) has donated more than 200 new pairs of socks as part of a kindness project. “I’m very proud of the students  read more

#FridayReads: Celebrate Nowruz with the Seven Special Somethings

March 15, 2024 2:29 PM
SD42 settlement worker Shabnam Momtahen recommends Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story by Adib Khorram for the Persian New Year. Nowruz is a celebration of the arrival of spring and  read more
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