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The making of Matheson: Why I spent a month back in high school

As cliche as it may sound, spending a month back at school has made me more optimistic about the future generation than ever. We're in fantastic hands.
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Parents are gaining insight into their children's secret school lives

Host Stephen Quinn speaks with LA Matheson's parent advisory council president Ateesh Chand.
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'Everybody does it': Surrey students talk candidly about teen vaping

L.A. Matheson Secondary School students in Surrey, B.C. speak to CBC anonymously about the prevalence of teen vaping.
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Matheson: Everybody Does It

Story producer Jason D'Souza shares with us one final lesson he's taken from LA Matheson Secondary: that vaping is a big deal for students.
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Brownwashing and the n-word: Race and culture are complicated topics at Surrey's Matheson secondary

South Asians — generally considered a minority — are the majority of the student body at Matheson. That has led to a unique, diverse cultural milieu within its hallways and classrooms. But some students feel singled out and treated differently.
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Matheson: Brownwashing

The Early Edition's story producer Jason D'Souza takes us back to LA Matheson where he learns about a cultural term called "Brownwashing".
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School program aims to boost inclusion for students with special needs

CBC reporter Jason D'Souza spent a month embedded at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, B.C., and got an inside look at how the school is trying to improve inclusion for students with intellectual and developmental disorders.
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Matheson: The Kids You Don't See

On this episode, The Early Edition's story producer Jason D'Souza shares the story of the kids who are overlooked at school.
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Class is in session, students are not: Making it on time to Matheson secondary

Tardy teenagers is a tale as old at time, but at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, getting students seated punctually is a constant battle and has at least one teacher questioning if it's one worth fighting.
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Matheson: The Handshake Bell

The students at LA Matheson have a unique way of tackling tardiness.
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'You have to be popular': Friends, parties and fitting in at high school

CBC reporter Jason D'Souza speaks to L.A. Matheson Secondary School students in Surrey, B.C., about high-school hierarchy and the pressure to be popular.
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Matheson: The Party

Kids at LA Matheson Secondary get ready for a big party. But story producer Jason D'Souza discovers that not everyone gets an invite.
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'We're not all in gangs, doing drugs and bumming out of school': Surrey students defend their city

Students were given the chance to talk to the CBC about any stories they wanted to. No one topic was brought up more often than the unfair reputation they feel they have as Surrey students.
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Matheson: Reputation

In Part 2, Jason D'Souza explains why Surrey kids shun and embrace the stigma of being from their hometown.
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'You gotta Snapchat': An inside look at teens, social media and 'spam accounts'

Students at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey offer a 'behind the screen' peek at what they are up to on the smartphones that have become an integral part of their social lives.
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Matheson: Confiscated

The role of social media and cell phones at L.A. Matheson Senior Secondary in Surrey.
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Take a look inside Surrey's Matheson high school

A special series by CBC Vancouver’s Jason D’Souza looks at the lives of students at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, B.C.
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Matheson: an introduction

CBC story producer Jason D'Souza heads back to school to learn what it is teens in Surrey are dealing with.