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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

Maple Ridge students prepare for annual drive-thru food drive next week

November 28, 2019
By Joti Grewal, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News  Maple Ridge secondary is hosting its annual drive-through food drive event next week in support of the Friends in Need Food Bank. Kris Crawford, MRSS office staff, estimates the school has been organizing the event for about 10 years now.... read more

Beyond Hello: 10 years and counting for Maple Ridge principal

November 22, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News Kristi Blakeway had no idea that one-day school outing would turn into a decade-long program of helping the homeless on the Downtown Eastside. But on Nov. 30, Blakeway, principal of Laity View elementary in Maple Ridge, will be marking the... read more

SD42 trustees put their weight behind leadership

November 21, 2019
By Colleen Flanagan, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News School trustees put their support behind the current chair and vice chair of the board during elections Wednesday evening. Korleen Carreras will remain as chair and Elaine Yamamoto as vice chair for a second year in a row. “I am... read more
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