Schools

Coast Salish drummers Bernadette Williams and August Williams perform a welcome song at Cloverdale Traditional School May 3 during a 100th-anniversary celebration for the longest continuously used school site in Surrey. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Traditional School hosts 100th-anniversary celebration

Cloverdale Traditional latest in long line of schools at same location

Coast Salish drummers Bernadette Williams and August Williams perform a welcome song at Cloverdale Traditional School May 3 during a 100th-anniversary celebration for the longest continuously used school site in Surrey. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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Surrey teacher reprimanded for angrily telling her class a student was failing

Teacher regulatory body document states Jasmine Kaur also ‘pulled on’ the student’s arm

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Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta School District projecting over $2.7-million shortfall for 2022-2023

Public can weigh in on the draft budget via email or at a virtual board meeting on Tuesday, May 3

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
A B.C. teacher is banned for 10 years after inappropriately communicating with at least four students in Grades 8 to 12. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. teacher dealt 10-year ban for inappropriate communication with 4 students

Joseph James Hizon Arnesto taught Grades 7 to 12 at an independent B.C. school

A B.C. teacher is banned for 10 years after inappropriately communicating with at least four students in Grades 8 to 12. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Volunteers made 3,750 pierogies over three consecutive days last week at North Delta’s Sands Secondary as part of a fundraiser that raised nearly $3,000 for a family fleeing the war in Ukraine. (Delta School District/submitted photo)

North Delta pierogi fundraiser raises $3K for family fleeing war in Ukraine

Volunteers at Sands Secondary made 3,750 of the dumplings in three consecutive days last week

Volunteers made 3,750 pierogies over three consecutive days last week at North Delta’s Sands Secondary as part of a fundraiser that raised nearly $3,000 for a family fleeing the war in Ukraine. (Delta School District/submitted photo)
White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary students rename playgrounds

Aquatic-themed monikers chosen

White Rock Elementary leadership students pose on the school’s ‘Orca’ playground, installed last summer with support from the Rotary Club of White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Communities Grant, The City of White Rock and Forge Properties. (Contributed photo)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Draft Delta School District budget to be released April 28

Distritct likely facing another significant budget shortfall for 2022/2023 school year

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Tickets go on sale this week for the Earl Marriott Secondary grad fashion show, set for April 20, 2022. (File photo)

Earl Marriott fashion show returning to catwalk

Event is a fundraiser for South Surrey dry-grad event

Tickets go on sale this week for the Earl Marriott Secondary grad fashion show, set for April 20, 2022. (File photo)
Students returning to school this morning are no longer required to wear a mask. (surreyschools.ca photo)

Masks now a matter of choice for Surrey district students, staff

Updated provincial-health order took effect on first day of spring break

Students returning to school this morning are no longer required to wear a mask. (surreyschools.ca photo)
W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof moves to install surveillance cameras at rainbow crosswalk

The crosswalk has been repeatedly vandalized by drivers performing burnouts on it

W.L. McLeod Elementary students in Vanderhoof spent a Thursday morning last June remediating the community’s new rainbow crosswalk that was recently damaged by a large burnout. (Photo by Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Province funding building upgrades at five North Delta schools

$1.734 million for roof upgrades at Pinewood and Annieville; HVAC upgrades at Delview, Sands, NDSS

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
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Surrey looks to public schools for daycare spaces before and after classes

Surrey roughly 11,000 spaces short compared to national average, Coun. Linda Annis says

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Delta School District offices in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Public input sought on Delta School District budget

Zoom session March 8 to focus on open discussion and gathering feedback on the community’s priorities

Delta School District offices in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel cuts the ribbon in front of his new mural at Don Christian Elementary Feb. 28. The mural depicts an eagle, a hummingbird and a wolf, symbolising respect, resiliency and responsibility. (Image via surreyschools.ca)

New mural unveiled at Don Christian Elementary School

Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel’s art tells the story of working together for a greater cause

Kwantlen First Nation artist Brandon Gabriel cuts the ribbon in front of his new mural at Don Christian Elementary Feb. 28. The mural depicts an eagle, a hummingbird and a wolf, symbolising respect, resiliency and responsibility. (Image via surreyschools.ca)
Staff and students from Sunrise Ridge Elementary warm up before a walk through their school neighbourhood in support of Coldest Night of the Year. The fundraising initiative supports the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Sunrise students raise funds for ‘Coldest Night’ while duct taping principal to gym wall

Kids’ project raised funds for Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Staff and students from Sunrise Ridge Elementary warm up before a walk through their school neighbourhood in support of Coldest Night of the Year. The fundraising initiative supports the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Grade 3 students at Douglas Elementary sing for guests at the official opening of the school on Feb. 17. (Alex Browne photo)

South Surrey’s Douglas Elementary receives delayed official opening

School, open since 2020, hosts dignitaries and guests

Grade 3 students at Douglas Elementary sing for guests at the official opening of the school on Feb. 17. (Alex Browne photo)
Prize winners in the annual Peace Arch News/White Rock Rotary Club Essay Writing Contest are (left to right) third prize winner Naveen Sharma, first prize winner Cabrinha Clark and second prize winner Miranda Newell. (Paige Whittingham photo)

PAN-White Rock Rotary Club essay winners recognized

Earl Marriott students receive cash prizes for opinion pieces

Prize winners in the annual Peace Arch News/White Rock Rotary Club Essay Writing Contest are (left to right) third prize winner Naveen Sharma, first prize winner Cabrinha Clark and second prize winner Miranda Newell. (Paige Whittingham photo)
Delta School District offices in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Upcoming online engagement sessions on Delta School District budget

Zoom webinar on Feb. 23 to be followed by public input session March 8

Delta School District offices in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney removes his mask as he gives a COVID-19 update in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Court denies challenge of government decision to lift mask mandate in Alberta schools

Judge rejects Alberta Federation of Labour appeal, citing ‘no evidence of irreparable harm’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney removes his mask as he gives a COVID-19 update in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Grandview Heights Secondary Grade 11 student Keira Murphy speaks during Thursday’s grand-opening of the South Surrey school. (Surrey Schools photo)

Grandview Heights Secondary holds official grand-opening event

Ribbon-cutting event had been delayed due to COVID-19

Grandview Heights Secondary Grade 11 student Keira Murphy speaks during Thursday’s grand-opening of the South Surrey school. (Surrey Schools photo)
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