Welcome to School District No. 42

Our vision is for every individual to feel valued and for all learners to reach their full potential.

School District No. 42 meets the learning needs of approximately 15,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. The District is committed to educational choice and an inclusive, local approach to special education. It has developed numerous skilled trades training partnerships with colleges and universities.

 

Upcoming:         
Policies for Public Input:  New policies have been posted for public input. Review policies here. 
Outreach Alternate Secondary School Registration:  Registration starts August 25. Download poster for additional information and to see if this Outreach may be for you.
Bookfest 2014: Wednesday, December 3, 2014. 

accolades.jpgAnnouncements and Accolades: 

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Congratulations to SRT student Anthony Wock, who has won the National Championship for Microsoft PowerPoint. This is the first time a high school student has won this championship! Anthony completed the 50 minute exam in 17 minutes with a perfect score. Off to the World Championships he goes to compete with around 100 students from about 90 countries. Woot! Best of luck, Anthony. We're very proud!

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Connections Magazine is out! Read it online!  

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Congratulations to all our amazing students in the Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District, some of whom are featured in this year's Leaders of Tomorrow publicationbullet_ball_glass_green.png

In the News

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District Announces New Superintendent

MAPLE RIDGE, BC, September 29, 2014 – The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Board of Education has appointed Sylvia Russell as the district’s new superintendent and CEO, effective November 17, 2014.

“We are very happy to announce that Sylvia Russell has agreed to join us as the new superintendent of schools,” said Board Chair, Mike Murray. “Sylvia is a strong and visionary leader with significant depth and breadth of experience in public education. She will be an outstanding leader for our district.”

Samuel Robertson student to Microsoft world championships

By Neil Corbett, The Maple Ridge News

A Maple Ridge student will be carrying the flag at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship competition in California.

Samuel Robertson Technical (SRT) Grade 11 student Anthony Wock’s test scores in PowerPoint made him tops in Canada.

Aboriginal awards honour students

By Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge News

A young woman who has been forced to grow up in a hurry was one of the winners at the annual Aboriginal Achievement Awards.

Each year the awards recognize the most impressive efforts of aboriginal students in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School district.

One of the major award winners was Darian Robertson, who took home the coveted Spirit Eagle Award, given to students who show spirit.

Make BC Smile is worthwhile

By Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge News

“Honk if you love someone.”

If you saw a student on the side of the road holding that sign, would you?

More importantly, would it make you smile?

“Today is awesome,” or “Don’t be so hard on yourself” – would those messages, on a placard, brighten your day, just a little bit, for a little while?

Those in the leadership class at Thomas Haney secondary think so and have embarked on the Make B.C. Smile campaign.

Maple Ridge youth wax eloquent about the future

from Maple Ridge News

When Rose Patch imagines Maple Ridge 20 years from now, she envisions a town sans garbage with electric trains transporting people to work, more bikes, but sadly less forest.

The 13-year-old Fairview elementary students laments that all the development will affect animal habitat.

“I wish Maple Ridge could find a way to balance the expansion and find a way to live together with the animals,” she says in a short film, which won first place in Cinema Politica’s inaugural youth film festival.

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