Maddaugh Elementary School is set to open March 29. (Image via Twitter from @DaveRiley36.)

Maddaugh Elementary School is set to open March 29. (Image via Twitter from @DaveRiley36.)

Maddaugh Elementary to open in Clayton Heights

School to welcome new students March 29

Maddaugh Elementary School in Clayton Heights will open soon.

The new school has a capacity for more than 600 kids and will officially open March 29.

“Our beautiful school … will welcome families this coming Monday, March 29th. We are excited to finally get to the finish/start line!” Maddaugh Elementary principal Antonio Vendramin wrote on Twitter via the school’s twitter account.

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Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Mike Starchuk said in a press release families in Clayton North have been waiting for a new school to open up in the community. “We are ecstatic for it to finally become a reality for children in the neighbourhood.”

(Story continues below Twitter posts.)

“The Clayton area is one the fastest-growing communities in our school district,” said Laurie Larsen, chair, Surrey Board of Education. “Maddaugh Elementary is a much-needed addition to our school district that will ease capacity in neighbouring schools and provide a modern learning environment for our students.”

Maddaugh Elementary is located on 76 Avenue which, before 1957, was called Maddaugh Road.



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