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Laronde Elementary French Immersion Grade 6 students undertook Compassion Projects, with efforts benefiting five non-profit organizations. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey students learn about compassion, turn words into action

Five non-profits to benefit from efforts of Grade 6 Laronde Elementary class

 

Cloverdale Chamber director Scott Wheatley is seen in 2020. Wheatley said a new workforce development initiative between Invest Vancouver and Amazon Web Services is coming to Lower Mainland post-secondary institutions. “It has the potential to prepare thousands of students for jobs in the growing tech sector.” Wheatley sits on the board for Invest Vancouver. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Invest Vancouver to collaborate with Amazon Web Services to promote tech sector jobs

Initiative has potential to prepare thousands of students for digital future

 

A group of Semiahmoo Peninsula students are building a VR platform to preserve White Rock’s COVID-19 stories. (whiterockcity.ca screenshot)

PHOTOS: South Surrey/White Rock students’ COVID-era history project ‘cathartic’

Council updated on Community in You(th) effort to commemorate ‘world-changing event’ at local level

 

A majority of students in the South Surrey-White Rock riding picked Gordie Hogg for the MP seat, according to results shared by Student Vote Canada. (Black Press Media/Student Vote Canada graphics)

Semiahmoo Peninsula students choose Liberal candidate, leader in mock election

South Surrey-White Rock student ‘voters’ put Conservative candidate third

A majority of students in the South Surrey-White Rock riding picked Gordie Hogg for the MP seat, according to results shared by Student Vote Canada. (Black Press Media/Student Vote Canada graphics)
Three Semiahmoo Secondary students are leading a campaign to encourage their peers to eat local. (File photo/eatlocalcampaign.ca graphic)

South Surrey students urge peers to ‘eat local’

Campaign supporting South Surrey/White Rock businesses runs Sept. 20-Oct. 11

Three Semiahmoo Secondary students are leading a campaign to encourage their peers to eat local. (File photo/eatlocalcampaign.ca graphic)
Semiahmoo Secondary student Joyce Guo was among 25 French-speaking young leaders chosen this summer to represent and promote French and bilingualism in the community. (File photo/french-future.org photo)

South Surrey student an ambassador for French language

Joyce Guo was among 25 teens across Canada selected to promote bilingualism

Semiahmoo Secondary student Joyce Guo was among 25 French-speaking young leaders chosen this summer to represent and promote French and bilingualism in the community. (File photo/french-future.org photo)
Participants in the Cmolik Foundation’s Summer ‘Camp-in-a-Box.’ (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey foundation doles out $26,400 to young students

Summer camp part of Cmolik Foundation’s Expanding Horizons program

Participants in the Cmolik Foundation’s Summer ‘Camp-in-a-Box.’ (Contributed photo)
Retired doctor Don Stewart - who has become a ‘grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s kindergarten/Grade 1 students at Ray Shepherd Elementary - entertain the children during one of their recent forest walks with one of his ‘party pieces,’ a droll three-legged dance performed to ‘Can I Have This Dance For The Rest Of My Life?’. (Alex Browne photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey students, senior forge unexpected connection during pandemic

Don Stewart, 89, became a ‘Grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s young ’Forest Explorers’

Retired doctor Don Stewart - who has become a ‘grandfriend’ to Ellen Petersson’s kindergarten/Grade 1 students at Ray Shepherd Elementary - entertain the children during one of their recent forest walks with one of his ‘party pieces,’ a droll three-legged dance performed to ‘Can I Have This Dance For The Rest Of My Life?’. (Alex Browne photo)
Surrey Schools officials received the keys to the newly finished Grandview Heights Secondary on Wednesday (June 30, 2021). (Peace Arch News photo)

Keys to South Surrey’s new Grandview Heights Secondary in-hand, says district

Tweet from Supt. Jordan Tinney announces high school’s completion

Surrey Schools officials received the keys to the newly finished Grandview Heights Secondary on Wednesday (June 30, 2021). (Peace Arch News photo)
A team of White Rock Elementary students has won the Reading Link Challenge. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary Grade 5 students win Reading Link challenge

Six Grade 5 students conquer book competition via Zoom

A team of White Rock Elementary students has won the Reading Link Challenge. (Contributed photo)
A Grade 7 class at Khalsa School in Newton has been fundraising to send money to help people in India fight the COVID-19 pandemic. With an initial goal of $1,000, the students are now aiming for $10,000 with an art auction. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Khalsa School students raising money for COVID-19 relief in India

Khalsa School in Newton holding online art auction until June 20

A Grade 7 class at Khalsa School in Newton has been fundraising to send money to help people in India fight the COVID-19 pandemic. With an initial goal of $1,000, the students are now aiming for $10,000 with an art auction. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The Duke of Edinburgh Award ceremony May 25, 2019 at Government House in Victoria. This year’s Silver Awards are to be presented virtually on June 10, 2021. (Duke of Edinburgh Award BC & Yukon Division/Flickr)

Surrey students’ ‘infinite potential’ to be celebrated with Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Virtual ceremony set for June 10 – the late Duke’s 100th birthday

The Duke of Edinburgh Award ceremony May 25, 2019 at Government House in Victoria. This year’s Silver Awards are to be presented virtually on June 10, 2021. (Duke of Edinburgh Award BC & Yukon Division/Flickr)
Students walk to school at the Durham College campus and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ont., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Despite economic reopening, students still worry about lack of summer work

Concerns raised about the ability of young people to earn enough to help cover tuition in the fall

Students walk to school at the Durham College campus and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ont., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Students from Cloverdale Catholic School sit on school grounds while they play music for residents of Bethshan Gardens. So far students from every grade have played for the seniors in a series of music performances. (Photo submitted: Clive Heah)

Students at Cloverdale Catholic School play for residents of Bethshan Gardens

Musical performances have been running since the beginning of May

Students from Cloverdale Catholic School sit on school grounds while they play music for residents of Bethshan Gardens. So far students from every grade have played for the seniors in a series of music performances. (Photo submitted: Clive Heah)
The leadership team at Johnston Heights Secondary is looking to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society through the Relay for Life, planned as an online and in-person event (following COVID-19 restrictions) for the week of June 1 to 7.

Pushed back a year, Surrey students well on their way to Relay for Life fundraising goal

Johnston Heights Leadership Team aims to raise $6,500 for Canadian Cancer Society

The leadership team at Johnston Heights Secondary is looking to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society through the Relay for Life, planned as an online and in-person event (following COVID-19 restrictions) for the week of June 1 to 7.
Students from Southridge School dropped off a donation of food and clothing to Surrey Urban Mission on Friday. (Contributed photo)

Southridge students replenish shelves at Surrey Urban Mission Society

School dropped off donation of food, drinks and clothing on Friday

Students from Southridge School dropped off a donation of food and clothing to Surrey Urban Mission on Friday. (Contributed photo)
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L.A. Matheson Secondary students with teacher Gurpreet Kaur Bains (second from right) and Guru Nanak Diversity Village fundraising officer Ankita Grewal (second from left). The students are fundraising for the next four years to support the long-term care facility for South Asian seniors. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
L.A. Matheson Secondary students with teacher Gurpreet Kaur Bains (second from right) and Guru Nanak Diversity Village fundraising officer Ankita Grewal (second from left). The students are fundraising for the next four years to support the long-term care facility for South Asian seniors. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)

Earl Marriott alumna selected for new $15K scholarship

Tanis Orsetti is studying the use immunotherapy in cancer treatment

Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)
Madeline Lauener stands with her family after celebrating her graduation from SFU. (Photo: Submitted)

Tweedy grad awarded scholarship

Madeline Lauener will work toward her master’s at UBC

Madeline Lauener stands with her family after celebrating her graduation from SFU. (Photo: Submitted)