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

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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.


SD42 International Education is delighted to welcome our new (and our returning) international students. We look forward to helping you have a successful year studying in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows school district. Check out the Sept. 3rd Orientation Day photos on our Facebook page.  

Before you travel

Download our PreArrival app to help prepare for your trip and to guide you through the Vancouver International Airport. Available in 5 languages. Find the MapleRidge PAL in the App Store. Android users can download it HERE or scan     

Summer 2013

SD42 International Education is delighted to welcome students from Japan, Mexico, China, Korea, Taiwan, and Germany to our 2013 Summer Program.  Watch our Facebook page daily for pictures of what’s happening.

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