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Elgin Park Secondary students explore all of the different career options presented to them for WorkBC’s ‘Find Your Fit’ event. Mattia Trentanove operates a flight simulator. (Sobia Moman photo)
Elgin Park Secondary students explore all of the different career options presented to them for WorkBC’s ‘Find Your Fit’ event. Mattia Trentanove operates a flight simulator. (Sobia Moman photo)
Surrey school district building (File photo)

Surrey student who battled cancer diagnosis among 5 grads recognized for achievement

Five students from the Surrey school district were chosen as recipients for the awards

Surrey school district building (File photo)
Noah Peppin, who has Sturge-Weber Syndrome is now able to attend school without fear of not having access to life-saving medication if a seizure occurs. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey family wins battle to get 7-year-old son access to life-saving seizure medication

‘It takes a village, I’m thankful for ours,’ says mom

Noah Peppin, who has Sturge-Weber Syndrome is now able to attend school without fear of not having access to life-saving medication if a seizure occurs. (Contributed photo)
The Delta School District’s new journey canoe Wave Warrior pulls into Captain’s Cove at the mouth of the Deas Slough during its maiden voyage on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Delta School District photo)

Delta School District holds traditional ceremony for launch of new journey canoe

39-foot ‘Wave Warrior’ to be used in leadership program for students with Indigenous ancestry

The Delta School District’s new journey canoe Wave Warrior pulls into Captain’s Cove at the mouth of the Deas Slough during its maiden voyage on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Delta School District photo)
Staffing shortages have impacted some of First Student Canada routes. (File photo)

Staffing shortages at bus company leaves some students stranded

Frustrated father says son ‘left stranded’ with school staff at school’

Staffing shortages have impacted some of First Student Canada routes. (File photo)
Queen Elizabeth Secondary students reported multiple incidents of experiencing racism, sexism and bullying, according to report. (Surrey Schools photo)

Racial slurs, sexual harassment, bullying towards BIPOC students was reality at Surrey high school

Report on student and staff experiences captured in November, released to public recently

Queen Elizabeth Secondary students reported multiple incidents of experiencing racism, sexism and bullying, according to report. (Surrey Schools photo)
The former Clayton Elementary School site on 184th will be transformed into a childcare facility. (Image via Surrey Schools)

Surrey Schools to add child care spaces in Clayton

Child care centre to open on old Clayton Elementary site

The former Clayton Elementary School site on 184th will be transformed into a childcare facility. (Image via Surrey Schools)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)

Surrey school board passes motion to address racism within schools

Report from November found that racism is a significant issue in schools throughout the city

Surrey School District building. (File photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks during a COVID-19 update at the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, March 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Don’t blame schools for high COVID rates among B.C. youth: provincial health officer

Bonnie Henry study’s findings similar to those in other jurisdictions

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry speaks during a COVID-19 update at the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, March 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
School zone speed limits are now in effect. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times photo)

Surrey, White Rock RCMP warn drivers to slow down in school zones

Police patrol different school-areas daily to ensure drivers are using caution while passing kids

School zone speed limits are now in effect. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times photo)
An addition of 10 classrooms at Sunnyside Elementary was expected to complete this month, but is being delayed. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Construction delays set back opening dates of South Surrey, White Rock school additions

Sunnyside, Morgan and White Rock Elementary schools affected by construction delays

An addition of 10 classrooms at Sunnyside Elementary was expected to complete this month, but is being delayed. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Meal programs are offered by the Surrey School district at elementary and high schools throughout the city to help feed students coming from low-income backgrounds. (Surrey Schools photos)

Surrey school district’s programs gets $7.3M boost from province

The district currently provides breakfast and lunch to more than 2,000 students

Meal programs are offered by the Surrey School district at elementary and high schools throughout the city to help feed students coming from low-income backgrounds. (Surrey Schools photos)
Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening its doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate more students. (Surrey Schools photo)

School year starts with two new facilities in Surrey

An expanded Sullivan Heights Secondary and brand new Regent Road Elementary have opened

Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening its doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate more students. (Surrey Schools photo)
The Anti-Prejudice Project organization stands with staff of a homeless shelter that the group recently helped by delivering supplies to. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey students fight against discrimination by lending a hand to the vulnerable

The Anti-Prejudice Project is youth-led and aims to aid marginalized people

The Anti-Prejudice Project organization stands with staff of a homeless shelter that the group recently helped by delivering supplies to. (Contributed photo)
The Cowichan Valley school district has made a video to explain the "Washrooms for Everybody" concept at the new Cowichan Secondary School. (Screen shot)

New B.C. high school being built with gender-neutral ‘Washrooms for Everybody’

Officials say Cowichan Secondary washrooms will provide safety, privacy, dignity for every student

The Cowichan Valley school district has made a video to explain the "Washrooms for Everybody" concept at the new Cowichan Secondary School. (Screen shot)
Students at Semiahmoo Secondary made an animated COVID-19 video to share with other youth throughout the community. (File photo).

VIDEO: South Surrey high school students make COVID-awareness video to educate youth

Semiahmoo Secondary students part of medical and youth groups started the project a year ago

Students at Semiahmoo Secondary made an animated COVID-19 video to share with other youth throughout the community. (File photo).
Regent Road Elementary is the newest addition to the Surrey School district, which will be opening this school-year. (Google Street View)

Regent Road Elementary welcoming Clayton students at the start of the school-year

Clayton Elementary school is closing, with students and staff moving to the new school

Regent Road Elementary is the newest addition to the Surrey School district, which will be opening this school-year. (Google Street View)
Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening their doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate students better. (Surrey Schools photo)

Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary addition nearly complete as new school year approaches

The high school became the district’s most overcrowded in 2018

Sullivan Heights Secondary is opening their doors for the new school-year with additions complete to accommodate students better. (Surrey Schools photo)
The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)
It is important to learn about online safety before heading back to school (file photo).

Back-to-school prep: RCMP offers tips for teens and parents to navigate cyberbullying

Thirty-one per cent of Canadian youth say they have experienced cyberbullying

It is important to learn about online safety before heading back to school (file photo).
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