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 […]

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.     

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!

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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 […]

Sad to see you go

Many times throughout the year, students leave us to return home. It is always heart-wrenching to leave after having made good friends that you will not see every day. We wish all of our departing students much success in their future studies. We hope that you will come back and visit us.  Keep in touch […]

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     

Tepeyac Institute plays soccer at WSS

Mr. Jorge Anguiano, owner of Tepeyac Institute in Mexico, was welcomed to Westview Secondary on April 5th for the annual soccer tournament. Tepeyac has sent boys’ soccer teams and girls’ soccer teams to the tournament for the past 4 years. Dennis Schmidt presented Mr. Anguiano with mementos of the tournament.  Read the article in the Maple Ridge Times newspaper.  

Welcome Mexico

SD42 is pleased to be hosting students from a number of schools in Mexico. In the mornings, the groups have been studying English at SRT, MRSS, PMSS and Davie Jones. They have spent the afternoons exploring many of BC’s great outdoor activities. Apparently, snowshoe races are quite difficult! 

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