From Frame to Wall: A Hands-On Experience in Trades

December 2, 2021

Over the last few weeks, the BC Wall & Ceiling Association has been setting up displays in our middle schools. They first toured HD Stafford, before moving to Peter Ewart Middle school, where they are giving demonstrations to both middle and high school students. Below is a Q&A with Geoff McSherry, District Teacher – Career…

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 Langley Teachers Turn Canadian History into a Collaborative Learning Experience

November 25, 2021

“My students counted down the days until they would meet their grade 9 buddies.” That’s the response from Langley Fundamental Elementary teacher Amanda Younger talking about a recent project involving her grade 4 students and grade 9 students from across town at Walnut Grove Secondary. This collaborative project focused on the history of Canada. The…

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 Letter to Parents/Guardians: Fuel and Travel Restrictions

November 22, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students: Re: Fuel and Travel Restrictions The District acknowledges that we are already facing challenges with the pandemic and the addition of last week’s floods and landslides around the province have made things more difficult for all of us. We recognize that some of you or your loved ones may have been…

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 New Langley School District Leadership Team

November 17, 2021

The Langley School District is pleased to announce the appointments of Edward (Woody) Bradford as Deputy Superintendent of Schools, Lisa Lainchbury and Marcello Moino as Assistant Superintendents of Schools effective on January 4, 2022. The positions were filled following a search and interview process undertaken to replace the role vacated by Mal Gill who will…

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 Langley Board of Education Elects Vice-Chair

November 17, 2021

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the Board of Education held an election to determine a new Vice-Chair, under the guidelines of Policy 7 (Board Operations). The Board elected Trustee Marnie Wilson. The Board welcomes Vice-Chair Marnie Wilson in her new role and is pleased to continue to work with Trustee Rod Ross who remains as…

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 Board News: November 16, 2021

November 15, 2021

Agenda   Board Election for Vice-Chair The Langley Board of Education nominated Trustee Marnie Wilson and Trustee Charlie Fox for the role of Vice-Chair which both trustees accepted. The Board voted and elected Trustee Marnie Wilson as the new Vice-Chair. Superintendent’s Reports Draft Reporting Order and Communicating Student Learning District Principal of Instructional Services George…

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 Message from the Langley Board of Education: Vaccine Mandate for Staff Update

November 12, 2021

At a Special In-Camera meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, the Langley Board of Education voted not to proceed with a vaccination mandate for staff. The Board discussed the information provided by Fraser Health, the guidelines from the provincial advisory committee, and the potential implications a vaccine mandate would have on student learning and District…

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 Remembering in a Different Way

November 10, 2021

On November 11, we take the time to pause and remember those who served and still serve our country. For some of us, we think of the distant past, but for others, they may have family or friends who have served, bringing it a little closer to home. Typically, schools would hold an assembly this…

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 Halloween Fun across the District

October 29, 2021

Halloween may be on a Sunday, but schools across the District have been busy getting in the spirit all week! Schools were decorated, some with traditional hanging bats and spider webs, and others turned to unique themes. Staff and students got dressed up in a variety of costumes to show off their creativity. Many classes…

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 Board News: October 19, 2021

October 18, 2021

Agenda   Superintendent’s Reports COVID-19 Update Superintendent Gord Stewart provided the Board an update on COVID-19 in schools and provincial guidelines. He gave an overview of common questions from parents and the community regarding mask wearing, vaccine mandate, COVID-19 notifications, and the topic of parents in schools. He touched on the updated provincial mask mandate…

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