Most Grade 12's at Southridge can't wait to leave, but Mr. Jones couldn't wait to come back.
Southridge Voices Blog
This page is a compilation of blogs from the many authors in the Southridge Community.
Design thinking refers to cognitive, strategic, and practical processes by which design concepts (proposals for new products, buildings, machines, etc.) are developed by designers and/or design teams.
As the Lower Mainland enters a cold snap, it's important to be prepared for ice and snow. With the winter weather, comes a greater risk of slips, trips, or falls. We encourage our students (and families) to travel safely and follow these important tips...
When I think of failure, a quote from Michael Jordan comes to mind: "I've failed over and over and over again in my life... and that is why I succeed."
Design thinking is an important element in education because it fosters many critical aspects of learning, including empathy to identify problems/issues, as well as creativity in coming up with innovative solutions.
"Advisory in the Senior School is the most important thing that we do." This was a statement I made to a group of parents at an evening event in September of this school year.
Southridge is a place where students regularly make contributions to the greater good, and it can be seen throughout our K-12 program. Our students, young and old, positively impact our local and global communities through a wide array of service programs, initiatives, and partnerships.
Education has changed significantly over the past decade, and learner-centred, forward thinking Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools are not what they once were. As Southridge looks to the future and we strive to prepare our students for learning and life after their educational journey with us, articulating what it means to be successful focuses and amplifies our collective efforts as educators and it supports and guides our students as learners.
At Southridge we move well beyond developing productive workers, and we don't limit ourselves to preparing children for specific careers pathways or post-secondary programs.
Our Director of Admissions, Renée Lepp, shares some advice on finding the right school, and gives a glimpse into what it's like here at Southridge.