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Maple Ridge grad earns Aboriginal Achievement Award

June 18, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News It’s all about making students feel included, happy and, most of all, connected with their culture. That is why Emily Barker-Voisine loves to be a mentor to indigenous youth. And now the Grade 12 Westview secondary student has been... read more

Fairview Elementary celebrates aboriginal culture

June 14, 2019
By Neil Corbett, The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News Fairview elementary school hosted its first Indigenous People’s Day celebration on Friday, with help from Katzie elders and volunteers. Every class took part, and each classroom hosted different activities. In one, students learned about powwows and traditional dances, led... read more

Leonardo da Vinci inspires students in Pitt Meadows

June 13, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News  One of the most influential artists in history was celebrated at Edith McDermott elementary. Students at the school hosted the da Vinci Spring Festival of Arts and Design, with art inspired by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, who lived from 1452... read more

Maple Ridge students learn more from volunteering in addition to giving back

June 9, 2019
Students from Webster’s Corners elementary go two times a week to the Salvation Army to volunteer By Colleen Flanagan, The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News The teachable moments are an educator’s dream. That’s how Ramin Mehrassa, the principal of Webster’s Corners elementary, views the time he spends with... read more

Ramblers finished third at track and field provincials

June 5, 2019
By Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News The Maple Ridge secondary track and field team placed third overall at the BC High School Championships held last week in Kelowna. The Ramblers sent a team of 16 athletes to the event. The MRSS boys placed second in the... read more
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