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Salmon Signs Hoped to Help Cultivate Awareness

A Southridge student is adding her voice, and handiwork, to a call to end ocean-based fish farms. Amadea de Wit, in Grade 11 at the South Surrey school, said she sent 10 red-and-green laminated salmon signs – in the shape of the fish and bearing the words ‘Stay Wild’ – to a small store in Alert Bay this month, “knowing they will be posted on one of the two fish farms in the First Nations territory that is currently occupied by the FN people.”

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Southridge Students Make Impact in Surrey

For the past decade, Southridge students have been tasked with stepping out of their comfort zone. Work begins first thing every Friday morning. The students – as young as four years old – and staff at the South Surrey private school make soup from scratch and prepare up to 100 sandwiches for the Surrey Urban Mission Society (SUMS) at the north end of the city.

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Grade 12 Student Receives Governor-General's Award

Southridge Grade 12 student Rohin Buttar recently received the Governor General's Award for Caring. Inspired by his visit to rural Kenya last spring, Rohin founded Microh Financing, dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty one entrepreneur at a time. Check out his website to learn more about how he is making a difference.  

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