Belmont has first ever Career Education event

April 25, 2017

  Grade 4/5 students in Mrs. Ronse’s class explored the skilled trades of carpentry, plumbing/piping, and horticulture as they designed, engineered, and constructed self-watering planter boxes in this first-ever Career Education event for elementary students. Special thanks are due to Mr. Jason Proulx for his guidance in the planning phase of the project and also…

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 French Immersion and Core French students represent their schools at District’s annual French language speaking competitions

April 24, 2017

We congratulate 47 of our French Immersion and Core French students who represented their schools at our District’s annual French language speaking competitions hosted at Noel Booth Elementary and Brookswood Secondary on April 4th & 5th. Judges were impressed by the wide range of topics presented and had a difficult time deciding on finalists in…

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 DPAC donates $5200 to the Weekend Fuelbag program

April 21, 2017

The District would like to extend heartfelt thanks to DPAC for donating $5200 towards the Weekend Fuelbag program. The parent council made a presentation earlier this week announcing the donation. Suzanne Perreault, DPAC President, presented the cheque. Their support is greatly appreciated and will go a long way to help feed students in need. The program…

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 Walnut Grove Secondary Students win Worksafe BC video contest

April 19, 2017

Two students from Walnut Grove Secondary School won two separate video contests through by WorkSafeBC. Ethan Eigenfeldt’s video,“Find your voice” is the BC Safety Authority Student Safety Video Contest Award winner, and Kevin Kim’s video, “Speak Out” has won the Seaspan Student Safety Video Contest Award. Each student was awarded prize money for themselves and their school. In…

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 Willoughby Elementary students interview District Administration

April 18, 2017

On the afternoon of April 13th, grade five students from Willoughby Elementary came to the Langley District Office. They were beaming with excitement as they awaited their honoured guests, Acting Superintendent, Gord Stewart, and District Principal in Educational Planning, Sam Muraca. Each student introduced themselves and shook hands with admin staff. The interviews were organized…

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 Students prepare for their future with Grad Transition Interviews

April 14, 2017

Grad transition interviews were underway at Brookswood Secondary and Walnut Grove Secondary last week. Students came dressed in formal wear for the occasion. Each student came prepared with a presentation of their plans and goals are beyond high-school. Interviews were conducted by school and district staff, including teachers and school trustees. The program, stated by the BC Curriculum,…

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 Langley District Employee Commended by RCMP

April 13, 2017

District Principal of Student Support Services Renge Bailie was presented with a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer in Charge Commendation by Langley Detachment Superintendent and Officer in Charge Murray Power for her role in supporting a program that connects Langley youth with Langley RCMP Officers. The Langley RCMP Onside Program is a partnership between the Langley Detachment, the…

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 Langley Celebrates International Day of Pink

April 11, 2017

District schools are recognizing April 12th as International Day of Pink. The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, and Transphobia across the world. Schools invite everyone to celebrate diversity by wearing a pink shirt and by attending organized activities in their schools. To mark this special day, schools will be receiving lesson…

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 Canada 150 and Me Challenge

April 10, 2017

In term 2 at U-Connect, Ms. Davidson introduced a contest to the students that was being held by Experiences Canada.  This contest asked students to present their thoughts on the following question: “What is the greatest opportunity or challenge facing Canada for your generation?” Three students wrote excellent essays on topics that were important to…

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 Truth and Reconciliation Assembly unveils Longhouse Façade at WGSS

March 31, 2017

Walnut Grove Secondary School held an assembly on March 7 to learn more about residential schools, racism, and how they can lead the future in a positive direction. During the assembly, a façade, to be placed in the WGSS courtyard, and a plaque that will be posted at the school entrance, were revealed as symbols…

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