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Rick Hugh, chair of the Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation, awards Lord Tweedsmuir’ Ashan Khangura a CRYIF scholarship at the Tweedy’s 2022 commencement. (Photo submitted: Rick Hugh)

Several thousand dollars in scholarship money once again available to Surrey students

Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation offering scholarships, deadline is May 29

 

Semiahmoo First Nation drummers shared music and knowledge in a reconciliation ceremony at Semiahmoo Secondary on May 30, 2022. (File photo - Surrey Schools)

Low graduation rates for Indigenous students in Surrey point to failures of government systems

57 per cent of Indigenous students graduated from the Surrey school district last year

 

A B.C. teacher who worked at two schools in Peace River was suspended for four weeks, after the commissioner for teacher regulation found he made racist comments to coworkers and yelled at students. (Pixabay)

B.C. teacher suspended over racist remarks to coworkers, yelling at students

Brent Daniel worked at two schools in the Peace River South school district

 

Finn Liu, a Fraser Heights student, talked about talk about the need for inclusion for Asian transgender-identifying individuals during his TEDxSurrey talk at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey on Jan. 21, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Hundreds Attend TEDx Surrey event Jan. 21 at Bell theatre

TEDxSurrey returned as a forum for technology, entertainment and design

Finn Liu, a Fraser Heights student, talked about talk about the need for inclusion for Asian transgender-identifying individuals during his TEDxSurrey talk at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey on Jan. 21, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Chloe Chiang, 8, with her painting that was recognized for her painting along with three other students across Canada in the FORED BC Society’s environmental art contest for youths. (Contributed photo)
Chloe Chiang, 8, with her painting that was recognized for her painting along with three other students across Canada in the FORED BC Society’s environmental art contest for youths. (Contributed photo)
Fraser Heights Secondary students Muhaddisa Sarwari, left, and Finn Liu have been selected to speak at TEDxSurrey on Jan. 21, 2023. (Photo: surreyschools.ca)

2 Surrey students among 12 speakers at TEDxSurrey event Jan. 21 at Bell theatre

Partnership with Surrey School District brings students to the stage this year

Fraser Heights Secondary students Muhaddisa Sarwari, left, and Finn Liu have been selected to speak at TEDxSurrey on Jan. 21, 2023. (Photo: surreyschools.ca)
Through participating in a Makers Making Change initiative, Grade 7 students at Southridge School had a unique opportunity to make assistive switches which will be donated to children with disabilities at BC Children’s Hospital and Sunnyhill to control their adapted toys. (Contributed photo)

Assistive devices explored in South Surrey classrooms

Grade 7s at Southridge design, builds tools to help disabled family members

Through participating in a Makers Making Change initiative, Grade 7 students at Southridge School had a unique opportunity to make assistive switches which will be donated to children with disabilities at BC Children’s Hospital and Sunnyhill to control their adapted toys. (Contributed photo)
A B.C. elementary school teacher is suspended for one day after showing her Grade 2 students a horror movie and inappropriately using classroom time. (Pixabay photo)

B.C. teacher who showed R-rated film to Grade 2s suspended 1 day

Teacher also described to class how she bullied kids when she was in school

A B.C. elementary school teacher is suspended for one day after showing her Grade 2 students a horror movie and inappropriately using classroom time. (Pixabay photo)
Elgin Park Secondary school students wrote letters on Monday, Nov. 28 to government officials to advocate for social justice globally. Individuals from countries who are experiencing human rights violations inspired the students to write the letters demanding justice. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey students write letters to ‘make a change’ towards social justice

The campaign, Write for Rights, is an international, annual campaign

Elgin Park Secondary school students wrote letters on Monday, Nov. 28 to government officials to advocate for social justice globally. Individuals from countries who are experiencing human rights violations inspired the students to write the letters demanding justice. (Sobia Moman photo)
Winners Gurkirt Kaur Manhas and Balreet Kaur Randhawa with teacher Ms. Singh. (contributed photo)

Surrey students take home Punjabi literature prizes

Five Surrey high school students are celebrating after winning youth Dhahan Prize

Winners Gurkirt Kaur Manhas and Balreet Kaur Randhawa with teacher Ms. Singh. (contributed photo)
Elgin Park Secondary grads Seth Hayward and Donnee Janzen, along with Michael Hibbert, have helped promote the school’s annual Community Christmas Dinner in years past. (Contributed photo)

Elgin high’s Community Christmas Dinner returns

Dec. 7 event is South Surrey school’s first festive meal since 2019

Elgin Park Secondary grads Seth Hayward and Donnee Janzen, along with Michael Hibbert, have helped promote the school’s annual Community Christmas Dinner in years past. (Contributed photo)
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Write for Rights: Elgin students to write letters advocating for social justice globally

Students are participating in the internationally-recognized campaign

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Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

UBCO students rent affordable units at senior’s residence in exchange for fun

Two students in their 20s are living at the Vinyards residence for seniors

Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Two B.C. teachers disciplined for angry interactions with students. (Pixabay)

2 B.C. teachers disciplined over angry, intimidating behaviour

One school teacher yelled at elementary school student, held their shoulders

Two B.C. teachers disciplined for angry interactions with students. (Pixabay)
Surrey student winners of the 2022 Youth Writing Contest by Surrey Libraries. (Surrey Schools photo)

Original written work by Surrey students awarded for excellence in youth contest

Youth Writing Contest is run by Surrey Libraries annually

Surrey student winners of the 2022 Youth Writing Contest by Surrey Libraries. (Surrey Schools photo)
A B.C. high school teacher is suspended for two months after an investigation found he had inappropriate relationships with numerous students. (Credit: Pixabay)

B.C. teacher who held inappropriate one-on-ones with students suspended for 2 months

Teacher touched students’ hands, knees, thighs on several occasions, commissioner found

A B.C. high school teacher is suspended for two months after an investigation found he had inappropriate relationships with numerous students. (Credit: Pixabay)
Students who participated in a ‘mock ‘ election chose many different candidates compared to who was actually elected in Surrey and White Rock. (File photo)

Student Vote differs greatly for Surrey, White Rock election results

Student Vote allowed those under age of majority to ‘cast their vote’ in municipal election

Students who participated in a ‘mock ‘ election chose many different candidates compared to who was actually elected in Surrey and White Rock. (File photo)
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada to allow international students to work more hours due to labour shortage

CASA: ‘This is not only a win for international students, but also for Canada’

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Kashish Hukku Jani is seen in Vancouver, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Jani, 22, a fourth-year communication design student at Emily Carr University, said skyrocketing living costs make it hard to focus on her studies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks

One Vancouver food bank said three-quarters of the students it aids were from overseas

Kashish Hukku Jani is seen in Vancouver, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Jani, 22, a fourth-year communication design student at Emily Carr University, said skyrocketing living costs make it hard to focus on her studies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Food purchased for Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society’s Nutritional Snack Program fills a Costco store parking lot in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Submitted photo: Sylvester Law)

PHOTOS: $80,000 in snacks loaded up for Surrey firefighters’ program to feed hungry students

The food will be distributed to thousands of students in 113 schools in Surrey

Food purchased for Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society’s Nutritional Snack Program fills a Costco store parking lot in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Submitted photo: Sylvester Law)
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