Monday January 25, Non-Instructional Day

SD42 Youth Training in Trades Apprenticeship Programs

Apply Now!

The application process is now open for all of our district Youth Train in Trades apprenticeship programs. If you are starting Grade 12 next year and are interested in applying for one of our nine programs, please visit your school’s career centre and speak to the career planning assistant.

For more information, please contact Brad Dingler at Brad_Dingler@sd42.ca or Brenna Michaud at Brenna_Michaud@sd42.ca. You can also visit our website at https://apprenticeship.sd42.ca to see the program offerings.

Please note: As many programs fill up quickly, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. In order to ensure eligibility, all applications will be evaluated at the time of submission and date stamped.

Quarter #2 Report Card Information

Quarter #2 Report Card Information

Grade 7 to 8 Student Registration

Online registration is coming up for students going into Grade 8 next year. Parents will be able to enrol their child through the Parent Portal (https://parents.sd42.ca) starting noon on February 4 and ending at noon on February 19. If you do not register by the deadline, you will need to complete a paper registration form at your child’s catchment school.

For more information see the attached

Grade 7 to 8 Registration and Transition – Grade 7-8 Transition 2021-01-11

Grade 8 Registration Information 2021/22 fact sheets – Grade-8-Registration-Info-2021-2281

 

Learn more at an upcoming online information night

• District Parent Advisory Council general information night

January 28 (7 p.m.)

The event will be carried live on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3hXdb2h

 

International Baccalaureate

• January 26 (7:30 p.m.)

Preregistration required: https://bit.ly/3noJHLQ

 

Learning Services

• February 2 (7 p.m.)

Preregistration required: https://bit.ly/2MEpJA0

*For parents of Grade 7 students who have support needs (ministry designations & Individual Education Plans)

 

Preparing for Course Selection 2021-2022

PREPARING for COURSE SELECTION – JANUARY 18th to 29th 

Updated 2021-22 PMSS Course Selection-Guide

Dear parents,

This is a reminder that Course Selection for the 2021-22 School Year is in two weeks.  Please make sure to review and discuss elective options in the course selection catalogue with your child so that you are prepared for visits from our counsellors.  Counsellors will be visiting classes starting on Monday, January 18th to support students in filling out the course selection sheets.  Students will bring their completed course selection sheets home that day to review with and be signed by parents.

The next day, counsellors will collect signed forms from students in their class.

Feel free to contact your child’s academic grade counsellor prior to the start of course selection for academic guidance or to address questions you may have.

Grade level academic counsellors are listed below:

STUDENT COURSE SELECTION CONTACTS:

GRADE 8 and 10:           Ms. Morrow – elizabeth_morrow@sd42.ca

GRADE 9:                         Ms. McLaughlin – alisha_mclaughlin@sd42.ca 

GRADE 11:                        Ms. Griffin – penny_griffin@sd42.ca

Fraser Health: Early notification process during winter break

Medical Health Officer Dr. Ariella Zbar has provided the following letter for school communities in the Fraser Valley region regarding school exposure notifications over spring break: School Exposure Notification During Winter Break.pdf

SD42 selects new superintendent

Current Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 Deputy Superintendent Harry Dhillon has been selected for the top job of Superintendent of Schools.

Dhillon, who has been with the district for more than 32 years, will take over for Superintendent Sylvia Russell, who is retiring on Jan. 31, 2021.

“I am proud to serve this incredible community in which I have lived much of my adult life and where I have spent my career,” said Dhillon, who holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Education from Simon Fraser University. [Read more…]

PMSS Course Selection for 2021-2022

Dear parents,

Course Selection for the 2021-22 School Year is not far away.  Please take some time to review and discuss elective options in the Updated 2021-22 PMSS Course Selection-Guide so that you are prepared in January when course selection is underway.  Feel free to contact your child’s academic grade counsellor prior to the start of course selection for academic guidance or to address questions you may have.  Grade level academic counsellors are listed below:

STUDENT COURSE SELECTION CONTACTS:

GRADE 8 and 10:                            Ms. Morrow   email: elizabeth_morrow@sd42.ca 

GRADE 9:                                          Ms. McLaughlin  email: alisha_mclaughlin@sd42.ca    

GRADE 11:                                        Ms. Griffin email: penny_griffin@sd42.ca  

 

COURSE SELECTION for 2021-2022    What will Course Selection look like in January?

Counsellors will be visiting classes starting on Monday, January 18th

  1. Counsellors will visit classes to review and support students in filling out the course selection sheets.  There will be opportunity for Q&A from students as well.
  2. Students will bring their completed course selection sheets home that day to review with and be signed by parents
  3. Parents should adjust and edit choices on the course selection sheet prior to signing.  All adjustments should be made in pen.  Please note that course changes in September cannot always be accommodated and students may be required to remain in the course initially requested. Please encourage your child to select courses carefully and with commitment.
  4. The next day, counsellors will collect signed forms from students in their class.
  5. Course selection will close on January 29th.

December 2020 Newsletter

Dec 2020 Newsletter

Grade 8 Quarter 2 Scheduling Tool

GRADE 8 Q2 READING your SCHEDULE