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The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District suffered a massive data leak on Jan. 17 that affected 19,126 personal records. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District suffers massive data breach

Nearly 20,000 student and staff records were shared online after Tuesday data leak

 

The Starfish Pack Program helps feed hungry students on the weekend whose families are financially struggling. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Maple Ridge student charity keeps doors open after huge wave of community support

The Starfish Pack Program still needs additional funding to make it to end of school year

 

Students from Eric Langton Elementary School collect their bags of nutritious snacks from the Starfish Pack Program and bring them back to school, where they will be stored for students in need until the following Thursday. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows student charity in desperate need of funding

The local Starfish Pack Program helps feed more than 200 students over the weekends

 

English Language Learners teacher, Harjit Chauhan (centre) has been actively involved with educating students and the community about cultural celebrations like Diwali and Ramadan. (The News)

Maple Ridge teacher wins national We Love Teachers contest

Harjit Chauhan was one of eight finalists in the inaugural Staples Canada program

English Language Learners teacher, Harjit Chauhan (centre) has been actively involved with educating students and the community about cultural celebrations like Diwali and Ramadan. (The News)
Mike Murray, Elaine Yamamoto, Korleen Carreras, Kim Dumore, Pascale Shaw, Dan Ruimy, Gabe Liosis, Brian Dominick, Onyeka Dozie, Johnnie Day, Karen Redkwich, Yvonne Desabrais, Jacques Blackstone, Leah Pillet, Carisa Bell (not pictured), and Jenny Tan (not pictured) were all present at the Thomas Haney Secondary School student meet and greet. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

Thomas Haney Secondary School hosts several Maple Ridge candidates

9 of the 10 school board candidates were present to meet students and answer questions

Mike Murray, Elaine Yamamoto, Korleen Carreras, Kim Dumore, Pascale Shaw, Dan Ruimy, Gabe Liosis, Brian Dominick, Onyeka Dozie, Johnnie Day, Karen Redkwich, Yvonne Desabrais, Jacques Blackstone, Leah Pillet, Carisa Bell (not pictured), and Jenny Tan (not pictured) were all present at the Thomas Haney Secondary School student meet and greet. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
Voters will going to the polls on Saturday, Oct. 15. (SD42/Special to The News)
Voters will going to the polls on Saturday, Oct. 15. (SD42/Special to The News)
Howard Kushner (pictured) is the British Columbia Commissioner for Teacher Regulation who was responsible for suspending former Maple Ridge teacher Austin Uzama (Government of BC/Special to The News)

Former Maple Ridge teacher suspended after showing Halloween prank video

Austin Uzama showed an age-inappropriate video to students and lied about credentials

Howard Kushner (pictured) is the British Columbia Commissioner for Teacher Regulation who was responsible for suspending former Maple Ridge teacher Austin Uzama (Government of BC/Special to The News)
French immersion students make up over 10.7 per cent of the School District 42 student body. (Canadian Parents for French BC & YK/The News)

French immersion student enrolment climbs higher in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

School District 42 has over 5% more French immersion students than 2015-16

French immersion students make up over 10.7 per cent of the School District 42 student body. (Canadian Parents for French BC & YK/The News)
(School District 42/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District gets a late infusion of funds

Province tops up school board budgets across the province as new school year begins

(School District 42/Special to The News)
Coast Mountains School District 82 released highlights from a self-report questionnaire of students in various grades. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Northwest B.C. public school students report lack of well-being: Survey

Grade 8 students lag behind average well-being for B.C. school districts

Coast Mountains School District 82 released highlights from a self-report questionnaire of students in various grades. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley teen’s sliced finger leads to lawsuit against school district

Student allegedly damaged tendon in finger on a field trip

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)