Overview

For individual community information, click the appropriate link: DW Poppy Community, Brookswood Community, Walnut Grove Community, Fundamental Community.

Letters have been distributed to the Brookswood, Walnut Grove, DW Poppy and Fundamental (click to view letters) communities on December 7th, 2016. The letters outline the next steps in the community consultation process for the transition to middle school programming, including dates of individual community consultations.

Why Middle School? A presentation by Tim Everson (pre-meeting)

Fundamental Community Consultation Dates:

Brookswood Community Consultation Dates:

Walnut Grove Community Consultation Dates:

DW Poppy Community Consultation Dates:

 

  • Small Group Meeting: November 3, 2016

    LTFP Middle School Programming - PACs and Principals 2016Nov23_page1Wednesday, November 3rd a small group meeting of DPAC members, School PAC members, District staff and School Administrators was held to engage a small group to discuss the plan for the upcoming community consultations in the Brookswood, Walnut Grove and DW Poppy school communities.

    As you may be aware, the District has a Long Term Facilities Plan that needs to be updated. Our plan is to complete the process by June 30, 2017. One of the recommendations in the current plan speaks to middle grades programming across the District:

    It is recommended that School District no. 35 (Langley):

    2. Commences a stakeholder consultation process to discuss middle grades education with a potential follow-up process on middle grades configuration for the Brookswood, D.W. Poppy, and Walnut Grove areas.

    Dates for further community consultations in each of the affected communities will be confirmed shortly but have been set tentatively for:

    • Brookswood: January 17, February 22, and April 26, 2017
    • DW Poppy: January 11, February 9, and April 19, 2017
    • Fundamental: January 26, March 2, and May 8, 2017
    • Walnut Grove: January 31, February 27, and May 2, 2017

    The Final report on the Transition to Middle School Programming will be presented at the Board of Education Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.