Maple Ridge’s envrionmental school attracts attention

By Robert Mangelsdorf – Maple Ridge News Published: May 04, 2012 7:00 AM An innovative outdoor education program offered by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district is garnering attention from educators around the world. [Read full article …]

The Environmental School Project is Up and Running

Article: Connections Magazine – Fall 2011 School District 42 To read full article: Click here and go to page 12 (to page14)    

Maple Ridge environmental school has lessons for all

The kids are back in school. But for 60 students in Maple Ridge, school doesn’t mean a stuffy classroom. According to an article in the Vancouver Sun, the children, ranging in age from four to 12, will get their lessons “in parks, at picnic tables, alongside streams, under tarps and tents, in gardens, libraries, restaurants, […]

Maple Ridge school lets Mother Nature be the teacher

Dozens of Maple Ridge children will be without a school when classes resume next week, but no one is complaining.

Environmental School in Maple Ridge

M. Sather: A new school is opening up in the district of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, one without walls, textbooks or desks. One without walls, textbooks or desks — at least not in the way we usually think of them. Instead, the walls will sometimes be the tent of a donated yurt; the textbooks, […]