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Sylvia Russell, School District 42 superintendent. (Contributed)

In-class instruction for Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows schools to resume June 1

Classes will be part-time, remote/at-home learning to continue

Sylvia Russell, School District 42 superintendent. (Contributed)
A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. British Columbia’s education minister says he wants to learn from other provinces and countries like New Zealand before starting to reopen schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

Teachers should be prepared to provide ‘trauma-informed practices’ in response to students’ needs

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. British Columbia’s education minister says he wants to learn from other provinces and countries like New Zealand before starting to reopen schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canadian high school grads-to-be grapple with possible ceremony cancellations

Canadian high school grads-to-be grapple with possible ceremony cancellations

Many provinces are looking for alternatives to traditional graduation ceremonies

Canadian high school grads-to-be grapple with possible ceremony cancellations
Yennadon Elementary has started a mystery reader activity for students to help keep them engaged with reading. (SD42/Facebook)

Maple Ridge students collect clues to identify weekly mystery reader

School aims to help keep kids engaged with reading while learning from home

Yennadon Elementary has started a mystery reader activity for students to help keep them engaged with reading. (SD42/Facebook)
(Black Press Media files)

‘We don’t have a date’: Some B.C. kids might return to school before summer, but focus is on fall

Children of essential workers will be prioritized, Dr. Henry said

(Black Press Media files)
Grade 2 student, Haven Vivero, reads out his letter from his teacher Chris Bucholz. (Screen grab)
Grade 2 student, Haven Vivero, reads out his letter from his teacher Chris Bucholz. (Screen grab)
Some schools are already using online platforms to teleconference and send messages. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19

K-12 educators will receive access this month, up to individual districts whether they use it or not

Some schools are already using online platforms to teleconference and send messages. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
School District 42 schools are closed indefinitely. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/ File photo)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows schools closed indefinitely

All students on track to graduate this year will graduate

School District 42 schools are closed indefinitely. (Maple Ridge Secondary School/ File photo)
Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown

Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown

Police found the weapon and a stolen phone later

Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown
(Black Press Media files)

B.C. teacher gets 15-year ban after lying about having sex with just-graduated student

Teacher had been dishonest with the B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation

(Black Press Media files)