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A B.C. teacher has been banned for 15 years for engaging in inappropriate relationships with former students. (Pixabay)

15-year ban for B.C. teacher who travelled overnight, shared room with recent graduates

Teacher entered into intimate relationship with 1 former student during trip

 

Hannah Sullivan Facknitz poses for a photograph in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Students are finding their dollar doesn’t go as far when covering rising tuition, housing and food costs, while buying books and basics is more expensive than before. Many of the current prices are the most expensive they’ve ever encountered. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘Surviving just by the skin of my teeth’: Students face high inflation for first time

39-year high inflation is something most in university have never had to deal with

 

Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey student awarded $100K – largest STEM scholarship in country

Aerin Brown graduated from Southridge School and will be heading to McGill University in September

 

Chantrell Elementary Grade 7 students (from left) Olivia Goodman, Sophia Awan and Poppy Bower-Gibbs strike a pose after a bake sale they hosted as part of the school’s Jean Up event raised more than $700 for BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey students cook up $700 boost for BC Children’s Hospital

Bake-sale event pushes school’s ‘Jean Up’ fundraising total past $3,200

Chantrell Elementary Grade 7 students (from left) Olivia Goodman, Sophia Awan and Poppy Bower-Gibbs strike a pose after a bake sale they hosted as part of the school’s Jean Up event raised more than $700 for BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)
Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo member Alexa Lehwald and Tara Wall of UNITI present at the film festival. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey students host inclusion-centred film fest

H.T. Thrift Elementary leadership team aimed to spread awareness, understanding

Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo member Alexa Lehwald and Tara Wall of UNITI present at the film festival. (Contributed photo)
H.T. Thrift Elementary students help remove invasive plants during an Earth Day (April 22, 2022) effort organized by the Lower Mainland Green Team. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Earth Day effort removes ‘tubs’ of plants

Volume of invasives cleared from Ruth Johnson Park could fill 88 bathtubs

H.T. Thrift Elementary students help remove invasive plants during an Earth Day (April 22, 2022) effort organized by the Lower Mainland Green Team. (Contributed photo)
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary removed invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park in June 2021. (Contributed file photo)

Students dig in to White Rock park for Earth Day

Green Team’s invasive-plant removal continuing at Ruth Johnson Park

The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary removed invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park in June 2021. (Contributed file photo)
A B.C. teacher is banned for 10 years after inappropriately communicating with at least four students in Grades 8 to 12. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. teacher dealt 10-year ban for inappropriate communication with 4 students

Joseph James Hizon Arnesto taught Grades 7 to 12 at an independent B.C. school

A B.C. teacher is banned for 10 years after inappropriately communicating with at least four students in Grades 8 to 12. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Noah Peppin with his mom and dad, Stephanie Vazquez and Mark Peppin. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey boy at risk of life-threatening seizures ‘discharged’ from rescue-medication program

Noah Peppin hasn’t had a seizure in nearly five years, but will never be out of the woods: mom

Noah Peppin with his mom and dad, Stephanie Vazquez and Mark Peppin. (Contributed photo)
After hearing calls for help, Star of the Sea students Aleks Majstorovic, James Paxton and Noah Wong located an elderly man in need of assistance. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey students celebrated as heroes for coming to rescue of injured senior

Trio praised for ‘quick thinking and coolness in stressful situation’

After hearing calls for help, Star of the Sea students Aleks Majstorovic, James Paxton and Noah Wong located an elderly man in need of assistance. (Contributed photo)
Dunsmuir middle school Grade 8 students Taylor Funk and Avery Snook are being praised after turning in a diamond ring they found last month, in the hope it could be reunited with its rightful owner. (Photo courtesy of Dunsmuir middle school)

B.C. teens sparkle after finding ring with multiple diamonds on their way to school

Two Vancouver Island middle school students found the ring on their way to school last month

Dunsmuir middle school Grade 8 students Taylor Funk and Avery Snook are being praised after turning in a diamond ring they found last month, in the hope it could be reunited with its rightful owner. (Photo courtesy of Dunsmuir middle school)
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B.C. kids in grades 4-5 learn new skills in cycling safety

Everyone Rides Grades 4-5 teachings things such as helmet safety and hand signals

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Semiahmoo Secondary students claimed a provincial title Saturday (March 5, 2022) at the UBC Physics Olympics, held virtually. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary students claimed a provincial title Saturday (March 5, 2022) at the UBC Physics Olympics, held virtually. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
The Youth Leaders in Law conference is set for this Sunday (March 6, 2022) in Vancouver. (File photo)

Law-focused youth conference ‘inspires’ South Surrey student

Sneha Bansal, 16, says March 6 event offers insights for youth interested in legal profession

The Youth Leaders in Law conference is set for this Sunday (March 6, 2022) in Vancouver. (File photo)
Crescent Park Elementary parent Michael Bjorge raised the alarm earlier this week after learning the rapid COVID test the district sent home with his 10-year-old daughter contained potentially poisonous ingredients. The school district has since changed its policy, and now require that parents of students in kindergarten to Grade 7 pick up the kits from their child’s school. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Surrey Schools tweaks distribution plan for K-7 COVID antigen test kits

Kit access limited to parents or guardians following Health Canada advisory

Crescent Park Elementary parent Michael Bjorge raised the alarm earlier this week after learning the rapid COVID test the district sent home with his 10-year-old daughter contained potentially poisonous ingredients. The school district has since changed its policy, and now require that parents of students in kindergarten to Grade 7 pick up the kits from their child’s school. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Langley Secondary students protested outside the school building against SD 35’s code of conduct on sexual assault cases in school. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. students protest school district’s sexual violence policy

They want the conduct of conduct for sexual violence cases to be changed

Langley Secondary students protested outside the school building against SD 35’s code of conduct on sexual assault cases in school. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Youth group members from Peace Portal Alliance Church are offering a by-donation Christmas tree pickup service this weekend and next (Jan. 8, 9 and 15). (Black Press Media file photo)

South Surrey youth group offers ‘effortless’ Christmas-tree disposal

Service aims to raise funds for grad trip to Disneyland

Youth group members from Peace Portal Alliance Church are offering a by-donation Christmas tree pickup service this weekend and next (Jan. 8, 9 and 15). (Black Press Media file photo)
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

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

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