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edcomlogo2.jpg The Educate and Communicate Newspaper, or EdCom Now, is the district publication for parents and guardians, providing information on district events, projects and school-based activities.

2015
February​​Have your say on Surrey Schools, app out on Android, student performance climbs, fitness program wins national award, home town appeals to students, jazz festival starts, basketball well support, song and dance showcased.
MayDistrict wins prestigious prize, teacher's mentoring recognized, students land medals, third of a century for jazz festival, double basketball win at provincials, BC Green Games success, Science Fair flair, sumo robot wrestling.
SeptemberSAIL Academies launched, Android​ SchoolLink app, printers in Surrey classrooms, community support thanks, Shania Twain visit, Sedins visit, charity supports summer rec program, Learning Centres re-locate​.   
NovemberDistrict recycle program thrives, ​simple guidelines for raising healthy children, community support thanks, DPAC message, classrooms receive "fun" 
learning supplies, grads win major scholarships, classroom space grows, take our kids to work day, QE Secondary celebrates 75th Anniversary, Safe Schools manager recognized.

 

2014
February ​Goldstone Park opens, eLibrary rolled out, no letter grade project explained, Punjabi Film Festival, book donation, tech use consultation, high-school completion rate.
May Learning about a career in trades, Energy Conservation Cup, Katzie opens its doors, week of anti-bullying activities, choral and jazz festivals, push for new schools, Education Minister tours schools.
OctoberNew school and new additions to create more student space, welcome to the new school year, library book grant, parent participation, class cancellation information, RCMP partnership, tech-savvy teachers, preliminary budget details.
November Orange Games, board champions sustainable funding, singing in Vienna, learning about careers, Rethinking Dwelling, Remembering the fallen, Diwali celebrated, energy success.

 

2013
February ​Classroom 2.0, student careers take off, outstanding principal, science academy, another Cambridge scholarship for Semiahmoo.
May ​Energy Conservation Cup, Trades Exploration, L.A. Matheson book donation, scuba class, Prince Charles Elementary's energy diet.
September ​New app, International Baccalaureate expansion, Montessori expansion.
November​ ​Students support ER, superintendent to retire, power saving success, cultural mixing, T.E. Scott Elementary upgraded, generous couple honoured.

 

2012
February Visually impaired students learn hockey, help for hard of hearing, hairdressing students help cancer patients, trip of a lifetime for Lena Shaw students.
May Taking it to the wall, grant for vulnerable students, Geography Challenge, Daytrippers.
September New district website, Power Smart Award nomination, Love of Reading, Learning Centre on the move, homework help.​
November ​Hope for children with autism, Flat Classroom, Images in Vogue, PM's Award of Excellence, Future Shop donation.

 

2011
February Free vision testing, Chantrell principal recognized, Courage Canada Skate Day, Jumpstart program, RONA teaches job skills, mad scientists.
May New district brand, Love of Reading grant, Walk to School, Surrey Appreciates ME, volunteers honoured.
September​ District conserves energy, alert system explained, totems installed at DEC, PM students go to NASA.
November Completion rate hit all-time high, district wins enviro awards, East Kensington program, Surrey Connect.

 

2010
FebruaryEnvision Jazz Fest, balanced calendar, gingerbread art, YWCA sponsorship, Reading Tree, tech grants from Best Buy.
MayTorch of Remembrance, iR3, Dream camps, skills competition, new playgrounds.
SeptemberNew Adams Road Elementary, Indigo grant awarded to K.B. Woodward, online resources.
NovemberStudents perform at Carnegie Hall, Stephen Lewis addresses conference, Mitchell Odyssey Family Foundation, Woodward Hill opening.

 

2009
FebruaryEnvision Jazz Fest, DPAC, understanding report cards, gingerbread house competition.
MayElgin band Ireland bound, Canwest Canspell, skills competition, literacy plans for Surrey/White Rock.
SeptemberEducation centre, RBC grants, welcome back, new schools.
NovemberTrees for Tomorrow, new tennis court grant, Climate Challenge at Tweedsmuir, teachers awarded.

 

2008
FebruaryUnited Way award, student achievement, StrongStart, Trading Up.
MayShell Busey lends a hand, FitKid, summer camp, Elgin Orcas best in B.C.
SeptemberSafe Schools earns international recognition, Vancouver Foundation grants, Lena Shaw literacy grant.
NovemberEnrolment continues to climb, science achievement award, new counselling clinic, vandalism.

 

2007
FebruaryDistrict students excel, Envision Jazz Fest, Guildford Park wrestling, BC Lions honoured.
AprilWhite Rock Elementary opens, theatre arts at Betty Huff, StrongStart, website upgrade.
JuneGuildford Park wrestling champs, Trading Up, Vaisakhi parade, skills competition.
SeptemberWelcome back, Take Our Kids to Work Day, fine arts events, Community-Schools Partnership.
NovemberScience grants, nutrition, Maple Leaf Day at Laronde, Fraser Heights making a difference.

 

2006
FebruaryAchievement report, donations, Surrey Food Bank, DPAC, district's 100th anniversary.
AprilCommunity forums, Canstruction, speech fest, basketball clinics.
JuneBridgeview documentary, Tamanawis school sports, parent involvement, lard sculptures.
SeptemberCentennial mural, 100-year reunion, Tamanawis student leaders, international kudos for teachers.
NovemberSullivan Man in Motion tribute, Dr. F.D. Sinclair remembered, FitKid program, Surrey Connect.

 

2005​
FebruaryTsunami fundraiser, Earl Marriott lends a hand, Holly principal Mary Gibbons, leadership conference.
AprilVision 2008, salmon in the classroom, Valley chess tournament, student art showcased.
JuneNew school named, vandalism, French immersion, new PSST website.
SeptemberNew superintendent, accident insurance, Surrey Traditional School.
DecemberSAFE program, scholarship elite, Canucks for Kids, Roots of Empathy.

 

2004​ ​
AprilStudent leadership, Discovery Elementary, White Rock Elementary demolition auction, ​Punjabi language program.
JuneTrade fair, East Kensington Heritage School, public forums on street drugs, Safe and Caring Schools policy, Montessori program.​
SeptemberSchool fundraising, new equipment, learning resources, advocacy project.​
NovemberPublic consultation, Steps to Prevention program, Take P-art program, facility rentals.​

 

2003 ​
NovemberSchool meal program, Envision Jazz Fest, fine arts programs, Surrey International Writers' Conference, Surrey College.​
  
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