News Archive: 2014-06

  • Latest Delta Secondary Interact project supports women's shelter

    June 25, 2014
    Students in Delta Secondary's Interact Club have been active this year supporting a wide range of causes. The mandate of the club, which is supported by the Ladner Rotary and open to students in grades 8 to 12, is to perform school, community and global service.
  • Pinewood Elementary students raise more than $5000 to support clean water in Africa

    June 23, 2014
    After three years of hard work and dedication, students at Pinewood Elementary School in North Delta recently celebrated a hugely successful student-lead fundraising campaign. The students raised more than $5000 to provide a clean water-well for the community of Mwangaza in Kenya.
  • Climate change videogame aims to help communities plan for the future

    June 18, 2014
    A new videogame developed by scientists at UBC hopes to make climate change planning a fun and engaging activity for local communities and residents.
  • English Bluff Elementary celebrates 50th anniversary

    June 12, 2014
    Students at English Bluff Elementary School recently got their hands dirty planting a special tree to mark their school’s 50th anniversary. “This tree was planted to mark our 50th anniversary as a Tsawwassen elementary school. It is our hope that this tree will take root and flourish for another 50 years!” school Principal Michelle Smith told students, staff and parents as the tree was being planted.
  • Student imagines being on Komagata Maru to win essay prize

    June 09, 2014
    Delta Secondary student Emily Lieuwen has won a national history contest by using her imagination to step into the perspective of a young man trapped on the Komagata Maru. In her winning essay, Letters from Then and Now: Changing Multiculturalism, Lieuwen imagines what the 1914 incident, in which 352 passengers on an Indian steamship were denied entry to Canada, would have felt like to a hopeful young immigrant.