On November 30, 2019, Meadowridge School will be hosting its third annual Child Haven Dinner in support of Child Haven International. Child Haven International is a non-profit organization that aims to help destitute or socially disadvantaged women and children in South Asia through the creation of homes that support these individuals...
the Parent Guild is supporting the Maple Ridge Christmas Hamper Society by collecting gently used toys, clothing, and household items. New gifts are also welcomed and appreciated!
Last Friday, 15 Meadowridge teachers became the students, renewing or certifying their First Aid qualifications. Currently, over half of our staff have valid first aid certifications, including everything from Basic – with CPR and AED training – to Occupational Level 2, to Wilderness First Aid.
Read Mr. Spurgeon's updates on the fall season of our Volleyball, Swimming, and Cross Country teams.
“My dog is making me hyper,” announces one kid. “My owl is talking to my elephant!” proclaims another. It may sound like random make-believe, but these students are actually learning, reflecting, and making connections. If you wander the halls and hear talks of dogs and owls and elephants, listen closer.
Chef Kyle is answering all the things you’ve ever wondered about food at Meadowridge (including his approach to getting kids to eat more vegetables!). Check out 11 Questions with Chef Kyle
Exploring settlements in Grade 2. Showing us the shapes and sizes and distances between places, maps are usually a place for answers. In Grade 2, however, they take on a new life – not giving answers, but raising questions instead.
Grade 1 students exploring "Who We Are". Student-initiated action is a big part of the IB Primary Years Programme. Encouraged often and in many ways, students are provided the agency (and techniques and skills and understanding) to act.
Lindsey Oneil, Faculty
How do you teach a group of Grade 10 about financial literacy and budgeting? When it came time to plan her class' financial management unit, Ms. Oneil decided to find something that would give students a taste of what it's really like, something with real-world choices and consequences.
Alice L., Class of 2020
When Alice L. (Grade 10) started planning for her Personal Project, she hoped to dispel the misconceptions most people have about the homeless. She began her project in September, holding up a sign and inviting homeless people to come speak to her, and then published her findings in a book, Longing For Warmth
James Willms, OE3 Coordinator
What is an Outdoor Experiential Educational Coordinator (OE3)? Get a quick peek on how Mr. Willms helps to make our OE3 program happen at Meadowridge.
Learning to live well, with others and for others, in a just community
Our Mission is woven into our everyday actions and interactions. It acknowledges the importance of positive interactions with others and in seeking to better the community as we better ourselves.
It looks beyond gender, nationality, culture, and class. It guides staff, administration, students, and families to meet responsibilities and fulfill dreams.