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The value of a prison education

January 20, 2020
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News On the surface, Kevin Heinze’s physical education class appears to be no different than any other in the school district. Except that it takes place in a men’s prison in Maple Ridge. His students, 18 and older, learn how physical... read more

Maple Ridge students wish seniors a Merry Christmas with candy

December 17, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News Students at Kanaka Creek elementary gave some seniors in Maple Ridge an early Christmas present this year with bags full of candy. More than 1,000 bags were decorated by students at the school and filled with left over Halloween candy.... read more

c’usqunela students raise $1,200 for Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society

December 13, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News  A steady stream of students from c’usqunela elementary flowed through the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society on Thursday after donating about $1,200 to the organization. The students were getting a tour of the facility to learn more about... read more

Students take control of conflict resolution in SD42

December 9, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News A new conflict resolution program offering an alternative to suspension is being piloted at three SD42 schools. Teachers at Highland Park and Harry Hooge elementary schools, as well as students and teachers at Westview secondary school, have been trained in... read more

MRSS students collect donations at drive-thru food drive

December 6, 2019
By Joti Grewal, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News Before hitting the books Friday morning, students and staff at Maple Ridge secondary accepted donations during an annual fundraiser in support of the Friends in Need Food Bank. Student council presidents Kaelen Coles-Lyster, 17 and Darren Granale, 17, waved at... read more
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