Six students receive 2017 SASSY awards

May 17, 2017

The 2017 SASSY Awards took place on April 27. Six students received awards for their service in selfless leadership. SASSY —Service Above Self Student Youth— is an awards program run by the four Rotary Clubs of Langley. The program celebrates youth, aged 15-21 living in Langley, who excel in peer leadership, community service, and students who…

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 iPad Photography at Belmont Elementary

May 16, 2017

During the photography exploration at Belmont Elementary, students were introduced to a new photography technique and/or element of composition each week. With iPads as their cameras, students were encouraged to explore these teachings by taking photos throughout the school and on the schoolyard. Second year students worked on a ‘finding the alphabet’ project and conveying…

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 Four Langley schools set up Little Free Libraries in their community

May 15, 2017

Students from four Langley Elementary schools have taken steps to create a community around reading in their neighbourhoods. Gordon Greenwood, Dorothy Peacock, Langley Fine Arts, and Richard Bulpitt students have each constructed their own Little Free Library at their schools. Little Free Libraries are often seen as outdoor cabinets filled with books where community members…

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 Student Vote 2017

May 11, 2017

Students at Belmont practiced voting in the BC elections as a part of the Student Vote event. Grades 4 & 5 students set up the polling station – and had a blast doing it – for students to take part in this mock up election process.  

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 Say “oui” to French at Brookswood!

May 10, 2017

Grade 8 Core French and French Immersion students from Mme Spori’s class visited the Greater Vancouver Zoo to learn about our social responsibilities to our planet.  Students were tasked with completing a range of creative assignments, including describing a hybrid animal and designing an ideal zoo.  Both parent supervisors and zoo staff were impressed by students’ mature…

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 Star Wars Day at James Kennedy Elementary

May 9, 2017

May 4th was not just another day at James Kennedy Elementary. It was Star Wars Day. Children and teachers came to school dressed up as their favourite characters and took part in a school wide celebration. In the morning, students assembled in the gym for a presentation. At the same time, a class of pre-school students gathered…

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 10th Annual 2017 Speechfest Elementary & Middle School Finals

May 9, 2017

Click here to move directly to picture slideshow District Finalists & Winners: Primary Adam Budd, Belmont: Endangered Ocean Life Andrea Ho, Alex Hope: My Trip to Taiwan Avery Zhang, Gordon Greenwood: Cows Ella Woo, Langley Fundamental: How to Get Picky Eaters to Eat     First Place Winner James McIntyre, Noel Booth: Tacos Jasmine Kim, Richard…

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 Blacklock Fine Arts presents “From Far and Wide”

May 8, 2017

Students from Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary staged a performance for parents and classmates on May 3. Divisions 1 through 4 organized the show “From Far and Wide”, which featured drama, dance, and choir with instrumental accompaniment. The play took place in a Canadian airport, as a diverse group of people with diverse backgrounds discussed the reasons why…

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 Rugby pep rally kicks off at Yorkson Creek Middle

May 4, 2017

Students from Yorkson Creek Middle School poured onto the field on Friday, April 28. They gathered in Yorkson Community Park, and the playing fields for an afternoon of rugby. The day began with playful drills, as students tried out the different skills that go into playing rugby. Each station was manned by older students, while the…

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 All Candidates Meeting comes to Brookswood Secondary

May 2, 2017

    The BC Liberal, NDP, and Green party were represented in a candidate debate on April 28 at Brookswood Secondary. Mary Polak represented the Liberals, Gail Chaddock-Costello represented the NDP, and Elizabeth Walker represented the Green Party. The town-hall style meeting was organized by teachers Katie Glover and Kaitlin Neufeld. Taking place in the school’s…

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