LSS Metal Shop has a grand re-opening

July 11, 2018

After a long period of construction, and being moved to a new building, the Langley Secondary Metal Shop reopened in June. It will be ready to receive students for September. The grand reopening of the shop took place on June 14, where staff from the school and board office visited to mark the occasion. The…

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 Langley Fine Arts student is recognized with Platinum at National Science Fair

July 6, 2018

You’ve probably not thought about the transportation of baby chickens (chicks). However, grade 7 Langley Fine Arts student, Mac Dykeman, thinks about it a lot. Recently, Mac was recognized with a platinum award at the 57th Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa. She presented her project, the Safer Chick-Ments: An Innovative Solution to Reducing Stress in…

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 Yorkson Creek recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day with Inuit games

June 25, 2018

Last Thursday National Indigenous People’s Day was recognized around the district. At Yorkson Creek Middle School, they had a special day of music and games. The day was coordinated with the help of the school’s Aboriginal Staff.   Teacher Duane Kroeker led students in an Inuit games tournament. They played the traditional Inuit games of…

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 Little Feathers celebrate their graduation

June 21, 2018

Shortreed gathered in assembly on National Indigenous People’s Day to celebrate a few kids from their school. Little Feathers is a program for indigenous children in kindergarten. For their graduation, the Little Feathers kids were blanketed and given cedar headbands, in an honouring ceremony, just before the assembly.   They then joined the assembly, while…

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 The Career Discoveries Program wraps up its 30th year

June 20, 2018

On June 13, 2017 the Langley School District’s Career Discoveries Program held its 30th Annual Year End Celebration.  Student work experience successes in restaurants, stores, offices, warehouses and manufacturing sites across Langley were recognized with slides, applause, and awards.  This year several students completed over 200 hours of work experience.   The Career Discoveries Program…

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 Board News: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education will be streamed live beginning at 7:00pm. A link to the video feed will be posted here in Board News just prior to the start of the meeting. Agenda

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 Drumming flash mob visits district schools

June 19, 2018

Indigenous First People’s Day is this Thursday, and the celebrations have already begun around the district. On Monday, June 18, Sheila Jack’s drumming circle students, the Red Hawk Drummers, visited several schools, including the School Board Office, around the district with a drumming “flash mob” where the drummers would drum a prayer at each location….

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 2017-2018 District Retirees Celebrated

June 18, 2018

A special evening of celebration was held for those employees of School District #35 that have chosen to retire in 2017-2018. The Board of Education and the District Leadership Team thanked all those in attendance that have recently retired for their dedication and service to the students of Langley. Retirees were each honoured with dinner,…

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 Grad breakfast celebrates FOCUS student grads

June 15, 2018

The Langley Secondary FOCUS Program is proudly graduating nine students this year. To celebrate, they hosted a special breakfast for students in the program, which was sponsored by Coast Capital Savings. Parents were invited out, as well as staff and trustees.   The FOCUS Program at LSS offers a “higher teacher-student ratio, individualized instruction, flexible…

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 Lynn Fripps students showcase their STEM learning

June 11, 2018

Robots, games, 3d printing, oh my! Grade 1 to 5 students at Lynn Fripps Elementary were showcasing their STEM learning from the year. STEM is an acronym that means “Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics”, and students have been applying these forms of learning through various applications, and experiments. Some students shared their home-made video games, with…

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