District Highlights

District Highlights

‘Stone Soup’ meal brings together Webster’s school community

November 12, 2019 11:47 AM
It’s Webster’s Corners’ secret ingredient for creating a tight-knit school community. On October 29, the Maple Ridge elementary school served up its Stone Soup meal, an annual tradition that brings together the entire Webster’s community. Each classroom from Kindergarten to Grade 7 was responsible for bringing different ingredients and... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Tye Dosanjh, Alouette

October 1, 2019 9:00 AM
Tye Dosanjh is in his second year of the Wheelhouse Program at Alouette Elementary. If you saw Tye coming down the hall at school, you would not immediately notice him as he rarely draws attention to himself. However, once you make eye contact, he is quick to smile and... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Mackenzie Bermudez, Arthur Peak Centre

November 5, 2019 9:00 AM
Mackenzie Bermudez is a leader today and tomorrow. Mackenzie entered Arthur Peak Centre with the goal of completing her requirements for graduation. She has been an excellent role model for the students that she sits with and encourages students to do their best. She is working on the final... read more

The amazing races: SD42 hosts elementary cross-country events 

November 1, 2019 9:32 AM
More than 1,000 elementary students from the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District participated in a pair of cross-country races last week. Intermediate students raced along a 2.5-km course through wooded trails at Alouette Lake on October 22, while the primary students dashed around a 1-km course at... 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

#FridayReads: There’s a Norseman in the Classroom!

October 4, 2019 11:22 AM
Alexander Robinson Grade 1 teacher Fen Hsiao recommends There’s a Norseman in the Classroom! “I loved this book because it invites readers to consider kindness and inclusion in the classroom. One day a large, clumsy Norseman starts in a new classroom and is disruptive to the others due to... read more

SD42 installs electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at c̓əsqənelə Elementary

November 4, 2020 9:02 AM
Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 has installed a pair of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at c̓əsqənelə Elementary. “In the last year, British Columbia has been home to the highest adoption rate of electric vehicles per capita in Canada and School District No. 42 is... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Connor Leggett, Blue Mountain

October 29, 2019 9:00 AM
“Connor is a treat to have in class,” Connor’s teachers report.  Connor is a Grade 7 leader (2018-19) in the Blue Mountain community because he often thinks of others before himself. Connor helps several students with special needs in his classroom. Without any hesitation, Connor is also quick to... read more

Yennadon students get safe-cycling lessons

October 16, 2019 12:31 PM
On this bright October morning, an eager group of Grade 6/7 students from Yennadon Elementary is preparing for a neighbourhood bike ride.  It marks the culmination of a five-session Bike to School program taught by certified HUB Cycling instructors.  The program sessions included learning about bicycles and how to... read more

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Kyle Martin, Eric Langton

November 19, 2019 9:00 AM
Kyle Martin is a Grade 7 student at Eric Langton Elementary School (2018/19). He is incredibly motivated, a tremendous leader, and a terrific role model. Kyle uses his incredible motivation both in and out of the classroom environment. Within the classroom environment, he is motivated to do whatever is... read more
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