Secondary Orientation

Secondary Academic Student Welcome and Orientation Friday, September 1, 2017  8:30 am                       Students Arrive at Riverside Centre                                     20575 Thorne Avenue                                     Maple Ridge, B.C., Phone:  604-466-6555  8:45 am                       Welcome                                     Introduction of International Education Staff                                     Presentations  9:30 am                       Orientation with Translator (writing sample) 11:30 am                      Refreshment Break (provided) 12:00 pm                      Students Depart for […]

SD42 announces appointments in International Education

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (No. 42) is pleased to announce the following appointments within our International Education department: Tricia McCuaig is appointed to vice principal International Education and English Language Learners (ELL). Tricia’s portfolio includes international students’ academics and support, operations of the International Education office, Homestay Department and ELL program. […]

Maple Ridge councillor visit

Maple Ridge Councillor, Kiersten Duncan, spoke to students of  the Lanzhou Offshore Secondary School, studying at SD42 Summer Learning.. Councillor Duncan discussed volunteering in Maple Ridge as well as her role as a councillor.             Mr. Jerry Zhang of LOCSS presented Councillor Duncan with a thank you gift from China […]


Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) 6th Annual Photo Contest Tell your story through a photograph. Share how an international learning opportunity made for a lasting memory. How did your experience transform your view and enrich your study ? Let your photograph portray your own unique international experience. Visit for complete details.     


Congratulations to  grade 12 Maple Ridge Secondary student, Guziyu (Tiffany) Yan. Her artwork was featured on the June cover for Adminfo

Canadian Ambassador to China

The Canadian Ambassador to China, Guy Saint Jacques and his delegation visited the SD42 International Education booth at the China Education Fair in Beijing October 24th.

Stay Connected!

Download our apps for Information about SD42 and Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows services SD42 Help App Android                                SD42 Help App IPhone   PreArrival App   Available in 5 languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean Available in the ITunes store or for android

Summer Learning

Mrs. Sylvia Russell, Superintendent of School District 42, talked with students from Lanzhou Oriental Canada Secondary School about their experiences while studying in SD42.  LOCSS is a BC offshore school located in Northwest China. Students have taken various courses  offered at  Thomas Haney Secondary for Summer Learning.   Mrs. Russell with  Jerry Zhang, owner of […]

Spring 2015

School District 42 International Education has welcomed many groups this spring, including students from Thailand, Japan, Mexico, and China. In April, we were happy to welcome Ms. Hong WANG from Beijing, China. Ms. Wang started the first International Baccalaureate (IB) program in all of China. Mrs. Wang and her daughter, Lei Li visited several elementary and high […]

Welcome & Orientation 2014

Welcome to all new international students arriving in School District 42. Our Pre Arrival app will guide you through your arrival at Vancouver International Airport. Please check back for the schedule for the week of September 8th-September 12th.

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